I might have enjoyed making my living as a long-haul big-rig truck driver instead of as a journalist — except for the long haul, big-rig 18-wheel tractor-trailer.

I was looking through some old pictures last week and that set me to thinking of a special time of history that I had explored about our county. According to the record, Jefferson County in Pennsylvania was chartered on March 26, 1804, by act of the Pennsylvania Legislature. At the end of th…

While I feel like I should probably talk about the madness going on in the world – voter intimidation and suppression, a super-spreader event at the White House, Republicans packing the Supreme Court and then handwringing that a Biden presidency will play their game against them, a stem-cell…

I’ve had the privilege of attending a couple of new-equipment dedications at Brockway Volunteer Hose Company since I moved back to the area, and this latest one got me thinking.

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Susan B. Anthony, well known Women’s Suffragist. It’s also the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, finally giving women the right to vote. Rochester, New York claims her as one of…