At this time of year if someone mentions “doctoring” up, it would be logical to think they meant for the flu. Images of aspirin bottles, cough syrup bottles and boxes of tissues may come to mi…

  • By Jim Grant

After the beginning of each new year, we hear a lot of comments that encourage us to make resolutions that will improve our individual way of life and then resolve to keep them throughout the …

  • By DENNY BONAVITA

I had shared in the half-century dream of many DuBois area residents and businesses: An Interstate-level Route 219 from Canada south through Buffalo to Maryland, then either directly to Florid…

I may have a new title – crazy cat lady. At least if the neighbors would have seen me a few weeks back I’m sure they would have unanimously anointed me with it.

WASHINGTON — We have to face it, bravely and forthrightly, like serious men and women who recognize a sobering sexual crisis when they see it. There is no use fighting it anymore.

Have you heard of Pennsylvania Promise? If you haven’t, I’m not surprised. I hadn’t until a student brought it to my attention this past week. Pennsylvania Promise would provide free tuition t…

  • By DENNY BONAVITA

I got a rueful chuckle from a sports page column written last week by Andy Stine, the sports editor of the Courier-Express.

  • By Marilyn Secco

Sometimes good things just happen by accident. A chance encounter with a woman I had never met turned out to be a real education for me. I was just leaving the library recently when someone ca…

WASHINGTON — As a foreign correspondent who was able to cross national borders and chart thematic changes in whole regions, I look back on one of the most revealing moments — before trying to …

Weather conditions of late have been interesting. There have been sub-zero temperatures at times coupled with snow carried on winds that push wind chill factors to unspeakably cold numbers. It…

  • By Jim Grant

Once again, everybody seems to be talking about the weather these days. Most conversations eventually come around to, “How are you standin’ the winter?” or “Is it cold enough for you?” or “I c…

Last week I noted that I was remaining as the Tri-County Sunday editor. Anyone who saw the article in this past week’s Jeffersonian-Democrat newspaper will know that I am also the editor of th…

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