Potatoes ~ the prince of foods

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Part II As potatoes marched across the continent, they were proving their incredible value to the people who grew and ate them. Europeans’ health improved as they included the potatoes in their diets.  Diseases...

I Remember…

Patience/Patients There is an old saying, “Do as I say and not as I do.” Guess what. For years as a nurse, I gave out advice. Now the shoe is on the other foot – mine! I recently...

What happened at the poolroom

  “Sometimes even though you are having a good time, you can’t help but to stop and think about how much you miss the old times.”   Wilbur Sharp became the owner of the poolroom on Main...

September 24 ~ Kick up your heels at the 30th Annual Cranberry Shindig

Celebrate fall in Monongahela National Forest at the 30th Annual Cranberry Shindig, Sunday, September 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be held at the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center, close to all...

I Remember…

Outside my window Outside my window, winter is taking place. I’m glad to be inside. Prayers for those who have to venture out in freezing temperatures. The wind is picking up to a gusty whirlwind, and my...

Calhoun Family Cemetery restoration complete

Renovation and restoration of the Calhoun Family Cemetery located near Boyer is complete. Although not much is known about this cemetery, research conducted by Ruth Wilfong Horner from records provided by Jan Orndorff,...

Motherhood is all around us

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The magic of spring brings many gifts, but none more pleasing than the joy of witnessing motherhood in all its many forms. As we watch the tall, new grass sway in...

Fifty years of fun and learning at Cranberry Nature Center

The Monongahela National Forest invites you to celebrate with Cranberry Mountain Nature Center during its 50th year. There’ll be a lot going on Saturday, June 17, at the Highland Scenic Highway Drive Day and Classic...

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