Since fall 2003, I’ve written hundreds of articles for the Latrobe Bulletin, a daily newspaper based in Latrobe, PA.  The following are my feature articles that have appeared in the paper. Always a work in progress!

*Please note: links to stories from September 2, 2015 through 2018 are broken as the Latrobe Bulletin website was revamped in July 2019. As I work on update these links, if you’re interested in reading one of these stories, please contact me in the interim.

Idlewild & SoakZone sets July 11 season opening
– June 11, 2020
Ligonier theater hosting virtual auditions for Greece Lightning musical
-May 15, 2020
Family donating meal to Latrobe hospital staff in memory of late mother
-April 8, 2020
Idlewild and SoakZone delays 2020 season opening
-April 3, 2020


Instrument repair is a labor of love for Ligonier luthier
-April 21-22, 2018


Idlewild debuts new castle at Story Book
-March 17, 2016
Lebanon United Methodist Church closes after 150 years
-February 20-21, 2016


“Caroling for Coats” drive to spread warmth through charity
-December 15, 2015
The Toy Box to close after holiday season
-December 5-6, 2015
Fall play and brick fundraiser to benefit Friendship Park
-November 19, 2015
Bennett brings ‘Saturday Town’ to life at library talk
-October 10-11, 2015
Watershed restoration continues story of historic Ligonier Farm
-October 1, 2015
Workshop to educate residents on tree care
-September 12-13, 2015
Loyalhanna Watershed benefit merges art and nature
-September 2, 2015
LV Library digitally preserving Pennsylvania Room treasures
-June 6-7, 2015


Loyalhanna Creek still contender for 2015 PA River of the Year
-November 29-30, 2014
Fagan chases history through art
-November 10, 2014
First LVRR Museum Day draws interest
-September 30, 2014
Loyalhanna Watershed farm project to restore historic barn and farmhouse
-August 8, 2014
Ligonier Valley Trail expands through scenic township
-July 19-20, 2014
Ligonier Relay for Life halfway to fundraising goal
-May 22, 2014
Group to cross Ligonier Valley Trail Bridge for pediatric stroke awareness
-May 9, 2014
New Bethlen Communities wellness center targets aging adults
-May 2, 2014
Plaque fundraiser to keep screen lit at historic Ligonier Theatre
-April 19-20, 2014
Kid-centric season planned at Fort Ligonier
-April 7, 2014
LWA seeks teens for summer program
-April 1, 2014
New Ligonier Valley Trail signs connect town, township
-March 22-23, 2014
Ligonier Coffee House celebrates 10th season
-March 15-16, 2014
Valley Youth Network in 20th year helping Ligonier teens
-March 8-9, 2014


“Vintage Christmas in Ligonier” display lights up library
-December 6, 2013
Ligonier churches to host 2nd annual “Christmas Story and Nativity Display”
-November 30 – December 1, 2013
Ligonier jump rope team in Macy’s Parade
-November 23-24, 2013
Local vets share stories of healing from Grand Canyon trip

-November 9-10, 2013
LV Library to celebrate dinosaur’s 10th birthday
-October 16, 2013
Grand Canyon rafting trip helps wounded vets heal
-October 7, 2013
Ligonier missionaries spread ministry in Nicaragua
-August 5, 2013
Lincoln Highway songstress celebrates road’s centennial
-May 1, 2013
Ligonier trail bridge for Mill Creek arrives
-March 15, 2013


Animal philanthropist to expand dog grooming business
-October 23, 2012
Lincoln Highway Heritage seeking byway through Ligonier
-October 9, 2012
New Darlington Honor Roll honors Valley WWII vets
-July 14-15, 2012


Ligonier Valley Trail partners hope to bridge financial gap
-December 8, 2011
Valley World War II veteran gave ultimate sacrifice to country
-November 17, 2011
LVHS Junior ROTC honors Staff Sgt. Alvin Carey, local veterans
-November 17, 2011
September 11 at St. Vincent
-September 9, 2011
Valley fire companies seeking community support

-August 26, 2011
Historic Ligonier Valley landmark to reopen
-August 20-21, 2011
Recreation board hosting kids bike rally June 25

-June 24, 2011
Ligonier fountain celebrates 90 years on Diamond
-June 21, 2011
Ligonier garden club receives state award for veterans memorial
-May 5, 2011
Fort Ligonier celebrates historical leaders during busiest season
-April 9, 2011
Historic Washington Furnace Inn plans to reopen
February 1, 2011


Ligonier Trail and Bikeway’s future connects major valley destinations
-December 7, 2010
Ligonier Valley Trail reaches first destination
-December 2, 2010
Ligonier Valley veterans honored with Blue Star Memorial

-August 21, 2010
ACS looking for volunteers for Road to Recovery Program

-June 14, 2010


Ligonier planner claims fight against wood-burners, politics
-November 9, 2009
Ligonier resident goes under the scissors for breast cancer awareness

-November 3, 2009

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