Recently on a trip that took me to Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, I walked a small stretch of the Appalachian Trail. It made its way across the town and onto the towpath of an old canal toward faraway Maine. I learned that following the 2-inch-by-6-inch vertical rectangles that are painted white on trees, rocks and sign posts will keep you on the trail instead of lost in the woods. (I’m sharing this in case you are ever lost in the woods along the trail.)
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored three people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
Isn’t it funny how things sometimes work out?
A new memorial honoring five brothers from Fishtown who fought in the Civil War was unveiled last weekend at Palmer Cemetery.
The timing was perfect for state Rep. Kevin Boyle.
Leave the rats alone
The governor has made no secret of his objective to privatize more and more of the commonwealth’s public assets. Even efficiently operated assets that are thriving revenue generators aren’t safe from his ill-advised proposals, most recently to privatize liquor sales.
Young leader Brina Way will soon add another experience to her already full plate: she’ll visit the nation’s capital to help further her skills as a positive force in her community.