I attended the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce's 95th Annual Dinner and a Friars Roast broke out.
Most people would agree that seeing rhubarb ready for cutting is one of the first signs of late spring. If you have ever seen rhubarb growing, the leaves look just as appetizing as the leaves.
Nick Wagner has been handling local sports at the Dispatch for the past two years and is doing a great job, but this week I feel compelled to write about sports.
Memorial Day officially marks the beginning of outdoor cooking. Many of us are planning social get-togethers with family and friends or maybe just a quiet day in the backyard.
The month of May is right in Ron Gitkos' wheelhouse.
Health experts are encouraging folks to get their blood pressure checked during the month of May. Many times we are feeling OK and we assume that our blood pressure is normal. Unfortunately, when our blood pressure increases, we don't feel a...
1955 - 60 Years Ago
This year's Mother's Day is different.This year we celebrate with Mom as a resident in a nursing home. It's bittersweet. Mom is still with us at the age of 87, but watching her suffer from dementia is tough.
I just read an intriguing article titled “Top 5 Mom Myths.” The myths of motherhood were probably firmly planted within the housewifery of 1942, but we all know the real truths: despite any facade, motherhood is an exhaustive game of chess...
That old trunk has been in my life forever. It is not pretty but is strong with character and a survivor of many decades. I cannot remember if Mama said it is the trunk that she, at the age of 15, traveled with from San Cataldo, Italy to America. It...
Happy Mother's Day! History buffs would like you to know that the first American Mother's Day originated in 1908 in West Virginia by a woman named Anna Jarvis. Although not a mother herself, Jarvis wanted to honor her own mother so she...
Kip Adler's nine-year-old daughter Jenna recently saw the moon rising over Ransom, along with a seven-acre brushfire. She begged Kip to grab his camera, which he did. The shot shows the Ransom brushfire, along with the Red Moon from Harding.
“It Can Happen”I tell myself there will be come a timeWhen there will be no more hate.Where everyone will have love and compassion,We just need to believe it is never too late.
Question:The Laurel Line Railroad was the principal form of transportation in the early 1900s. On July 30, 1923, what happened aboard the train that brought the line to national attention?
Today marks the second and last day of the annual Cherry Blossom Festival on the riverbank off the Water Street Bridge. For 44 years, the festival has been held over two days in May. Sometimes, the Japanese Cherry Blossom buds have opened right on...
“A special day - Mother's Day”They are definitely special indeed - like no other.They give up a big part of their lives for us - like no other.
Valley Maria went to the King of Prussia Mall, but it was exactly the same vibe as Country Mouse in the Big City.
Pennsylvania is one of the largest growers of mushrooms. If you purchase mushrooms, it is very likely that they were grown right here in PA.