- Local Columnists
RANDY GRIFFITH | Research, treatment advances bring new hope in cancer fight
A major discovery in national breast cancer research and continuing expansion of local programs have made it a good year for those at risk for breast cancer or already fighting the disease.
MIKE MASTOVICH | Ligonier Valley facing difficult task
Ligonier Valley and Fort Hill (Md.) might not be exact mirror images, but the two undefeated teams have plenty in common heading into a huge non-conference game Friday night at Weller Field.
RALPH COUEY | Hail to the chiefs
Every year, the Navy selects a few deserving first class petty officers for advancement to chief petty officer. The magnitude of this achievement cannot be overstated.
Ligonier Valley Rams living up to billing
Heritage Conference opponents will have a difficult time slowing down Ligonier Valley’s stable of Rams in the backfield.
High octane? Ligonier’s got it.
Depth? Yes, that too.
Through Week 1, Ligonier has lived up to the conference coaches’ preseason poll tabbing the Rams as the team to beat.
Freaking out over tiny invaders
The other day I arrived at work to find one of my co-workers in full freak-out mode.
RALPH COUEY | Couples should enter marriage with their eyes wide open
On June 17, 1978, a brutally hot and humid Missouri day, a couple of hundred people gathered for a wedding.
Just blogging along at a new address
Every day I write the blog.
Well, actually, not every day. But every week at least.
GREG PLATT | Event showcases Pa.’s importance in defense
This week’s Showcase for Commerce, the nationally renowned defense contracting exhibition taking place in Johnstown, is an important reminder of Pennsylvania’s contributions to our country’s defense industry.
THOMAS YOUNG | Inside a sheriff’s auction
A sheriff’s sale is an auction of real estate of people who have been unable to keep up their mortgage payments. It could be for some other debt, but almost always it’s for a delinquent mortgage.
TOM LAVIS | Festive season consumed by weighty matters
One day after Christmas and I’m already staring at a big fat New Year’s resolution.
- RANDY GRIFFITH | Research, treatment advances bring new hope in cancer fight