I recently noticed that the underbrush had been cleared around the old watering trough on E. Main Street. It looks so much better.

The towns we grew up in or live in now often hold special meaning to us.

Death is not something we like to think about, and we like even less to deal with it. Every day we hear reports on the news that someone who is a stranger or only a familiar name to us has died. But sooner or later each and every one of us is touched by the death of someone very special to u…

Every once in awhile I receive a request to talk about something in my column. Last week I had a request from a borough official who has been receiving phone calls about people not following the borough’s ordinance in regards to pets – especially dogs.

Although most of us haven’t heard them, school bells have been ringing around the country for the past few days.

I had the opportunity to watch the Brookville Area High School marching band on the last day of band camp. By Friday the students seemed to just need a little fine-tuning. Amazingly, after only a week of practice, the students could play the songs that are new to them this year and still be …

Monday morning, August 5, I received a phone call. The voice on the other end said, 'Grandpa this is your grandson." I immediately recognized it as a scam to extort money from me. When I questioned him, the callers answers were very vague. When I asked him which grandson, he wouldn't give me…

A few days ago I was coming into town and felt kind of sad. I drove past a house whose owner died earlier this year.

Thank you to the Brookville community, Brookville Mat Club, our family, and friends for the overall support given to Nathan Taylor during his recent experience at the USMC 16U Nationals Tournament in Fargo, N.D.