My Writing

My 10th Anniversary

I would be remiss if I let October pass by without acknowledging the fact that this month officially marks ten years since I became a professional writer. It all started because of a daily newspaper in Latrobe! During my senior year at Saint Vincent College the Latrobe Bulletin's editorial director, Steve Kittey, contacted me about… Continue reading My 10th Anniversary

Ligonier Valley Vignettes, Local History, My Writing, Pennsylvania History

The Ligonier Echo celebrates 125 years in print!

Today marks the 125th anniversary of the Ligonier Echo - the Ligonier Valley's hometown newspaper! The weekly newspaper was first published on September 5, 1888.  It wasn’t the first newspaper in Ligonier (four others preceded it), but it’s been the longest running of those publications. The location of the office has changed over the years, and… Continue reading The Ligonier Echo celebrates 125 years in print!