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  • Never Forget0

    “Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost, a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11.” – President Barack Obama Monday will mark the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks on the US. After you enjoy your weekend with friends,

  • The Tuesday After Labor Day0

    As August is about to be in the rear-view mirror, I have so many thoughts as the kids head back to school. I am sure many parents, grandparents, and those who take care of the kids over the summer are happy to hear the words “school’s open,” which I always follow up with “drive safely”

  • Back to School Advice0

    Most of the kids in our area are either back in the classroom or headed there shortly. As we all start to readjust to the school year routine, let’s talk about how we can get kids started in the best way possible. It’s not easy being a middle school or high school student. There are

  • The More the Game Changes0

    The More it Stays the Same Wow! What a start to the Little League World Series, and as you’re reading this, things are just starting to get really interesting over on the Hill in South Williamsport. In my column last week, I focused on the Little League Pledge and the importance of doing things the

  • That’s a Wrap on0

    Little League and Summer Vacation The Little League World Series is winding down and we are closing in on the end of summer. Kids will be heading back to school and this Friday will bring us the first Friday night football games. As all the tiny humans head back to school, remember to be careful

  • Living the Little League Pledge0

    A major league welcome to everyone visiting our little corner of God’s green Earth for the Little League World Series. Congratulations to all the players, parents, and fans as you complete this amazing journey. Baseball is a game woven into the very fabric that makes up our Nation. It can be found within every stitch

  • Play Ball!

    Play Ball!0

    Every year, I mention that I think of the Little League World Series as the unofficial end of summer. Normally, I see that unofficial end coming, but I’ve got to be honest: it’s really snuck up on me this year. I can’t remember the last time that summer has felt so short! But, since this

  • Making a Budget Impasse, Passable0

    The high school football fields have come back to life across the West Branch Valley, and next week, I’ll be writing about the Little League World Series and all the good things going on in our area. I would much rather write about sports than the problems facing our Nation and who deserves the credit

  • A New School Year is Coming

    A New School Year is Coming0

    OK, OK, don’t come for me, but it’s getting to be that time. No one likes it, no one wants to think about it, but the new school year is right around the corner. Believe it or not, we are just a couple of weeks out from the first Friday Night Lights. While summer break

  • You’re Doing a Great Job, Joe!0

    One of the things that keeps coming up in my conversations with people is the kill them with kindness approach. I have written about the division within our Nation and how people are getting paid a whole lot of money to drive that division. I have tried to suggest applying common sense and reason as

  • Let’s Talk Crafts0

    Did you know that Pennsylvania has more breweries than almost every other state in the US? We are second only to California. It works out to just over five breweries per 100,000 adults over the age of 21 in the state. If you are a fan of craft beer, there is little better place to

  • Shameless Promotion

    Shameless Promotion0

    One of the best parts of my job is that Jimmy lets me write about just about anything that I want to. So that means if I want to use my space to shamelessly promote something amazing that a friend or family member is doing, he’s cool with it. So that’s what we are going