Editor's note: This Optimist column first appeared in the March 29, 2009 edition of the Sunday Dispatch. It has been edited for space.
It's great to see seafood more prominently displayed in the stores and advertised at fast food and other restaurants this time of year. Seafood is a food that health professionals promote to eat more often. It includes finfish, shellfish, and...
1953 – 62 Years Ago
William Kyle Carpenter.
I remember when I first became engaged, on the frontier, everyone had an opinion. My mother-in-law wasn't thrilled. I think she wanted her son to marry a Byzantine Carmelite nun, but that wasn't in the cards. My own mother gave me this...
Editor's note: This Optimist column first appeared in the March 13, 1988 edition of the Sunday Dispatch. It has been edited for space.
Question:In 1964, who was “Shaky” Stanley and what was he doing in West Pittston?1964 – 51 Years Ago
Spring is finally here! At least the calendar says so. When the weather doesn't feel like spring, time has a way of creeping up on us. Those who celebrate Easter and dye Easter eggs will want to know that now is the time to buy those...
The theme “Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives” has been selected for the 2015 Women's History Month, which has been celebrated yearly in the month of March since 1987. The selection was made to “present the opportunity...
Decisions, decisions, decisions. We face decisions every day, every hour, every minute of our lives. Sometimes we make good decisions and sometimes we make bad ones. Some people never have a problem second-guessing themselves and others just over...
We've all had the urge to write a letter to someone who's done us wrong, took advantage of our complacent nature or was simply just a colossal moron. We don't actually send these missives, yet it's an effective exercise in...
Editor's note: This Optimist column first appeared in the Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002 edition of the Sunday Dispatch. It's been edited for space.
Editor's note: This column was written by Cassandra Fox, Marywood University Intern.
Wondering what's aloftEveryday we see the sky,marvel at its creator, oh so high!There are times of anger or fright,and stars twinkling in the middle of the night.
The Greater Pittston Stoners Youth Soccer Association is a 501c3 non-profit organization that has been a thriving member, and vital part of youth development, in our community since 1982. It is the mission of the Greater Pittston Stoners Youth Soccer...
Editor's note: This Optimist column first appeared in the Sunday Dispatch on March 2, 2003. It has been edited for space.
Daylight savings time is here! The days are getting longer and it's time to get motivated to move more if you haven't already.
Editor's note: This Optimist column first appeared in the Sunday Dispatch on Aug. 14, 1988. It has been edited for space.I used to have very little sympathy for smokers. Especially young ones.