We are beginning “Fair Season” in the Tri-County Area. Today the Jefferson County Fair opens and the Clarion County Fair will follow on July 21. The Clearfield County Fair will open on July 28 and the Elk County Fair will follow on Aug. 6 and don’t forget the Sykesville Ag & Youth Fair, …

Why do we forget stuff? Keys, to buy that one thing you needed at the grocery store but forgot to put on the list, to take the clothes out of the dryer – the list could go on and on.

July the Fourth is Thursday but with it being so close to the weekend, I’m sure many families will be holding gatherings all weekend long.

Our parents are not invincible, well, I think Dad may be.

Last month I was enjoying a rare night of sitting with Dad and watching television. I had my usual glass of ice tea but on this night I added the healthy addition of an apple. I had a sandwich size plate and a paring knife as well as I planned to peel the apple before eating it.

Well, we had good intentions. We decided to try to follow others’ advice when they told us that to decrease the number of feral felines in the neighboorhood to just stop feeding them.

While she may not always be the first person we see at birth (that is usually a doctor or nurse), she is the first person that we, as babies, develop an invisible but unbreakable bond with – our mothers.

We’ve all heard or made comments about the annual road work on Interstate 80 that never seems to end. In reality the number of vehicles traversing the state on this major thruway makes such repairs more than necessary, especially given our winters of freeze and thaw. However, it’s not the ro…

This column has taken many shapes over the years. Some call it a food column but it isn’t always about food. Many times it’s about family, friends or people I’ve met either recently or long ago. To me this column can be wrapped up into one word – life. Food, family, friends, laughter, pets a…

What makes a memory take hold and stay with us? Over the years I’ve talked to people who remember what they were doing when JFK was killed. I’m not talking about people who were adults at that time but those who were children such as I. I was a toddler then and no I don’t remember where I wa…