• The Akron dream

    I suppose it was around 1970 when this new family rolled into the small green home two doors down from us in Akron. For the life of me, I can’t recall anyone else living there prior though...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Building a stronger Pennsylvania

    The Pennsylvania General Assembly faces many challenges as the 2015-2016 legislative session opens. In the midst of those challenges is opportunity. I hope we will take advantage of the opportunity to pass meaningful legislation that dramatically reverses...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • The big red box

      The Washington Avenue Elementary School of the second quarter of the 20th Century was a large red brick structure facing on Washington Avenue. It provided basic education to Ephrata Borough students north of Main Street. During...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Hoop crazy

    As a young boy, despite having constant “ants in my pants” and wanting to go outside to play basketball, ice hockey, street hockey, tackle football and of course, whiffleball, baseball and just about any ball you can...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • ‘You ain’t nothing but a groundhog’

      It was the annual pig stomach feast at the chateau of the Slumbering Groundhog Lodge in the White Rock Valley near Quarryville A good time was being had by all but the band, a country rock...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Meet Jacy Good

      In May 2008, Jacy Good was basking in the thrill of her graduation from Muhlenberg College. She graduated with Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude honors, and originally planned to return to and settle down...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • The only thing the studio refs  lack are Carnac the Magnificent hats and  dramatic drum rolls to spice up their farcical “predictions” that miss the mark about half the time.
    Armchair Angst

    Disclaimer: As a former Eagles season ticket-holder from Philadelphia, I hate the Dallas Cowboys. I’m amazed and angered by the NFL. The absurd officiating, the TV propaganda, and the willingness of fans to accept as fact anything...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • A family thing

      Growing up on East Main Street in Ephrata in the 1950’s, I was often sent to the Geigley sister’s grocery store in a white double house which still stands on the south-east corner of Main and...

    • Posted December 23, 2014
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  • Still time to watch…

      OK, we are going to keep it really light and simple in this final week before the big day. While we spend a great deal of time reminding our children and others around us the reason...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Meet Casey Allyn

      Tune in to I-105 FM week days between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. and you will be among many others doing the same, listening to Uncle Murf and Casey Allyn. In 2014, they were again voted...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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