Category Archives: Media

Summer Digest – Litigation, Preservation, Rehabilitation, Reflection, Intrusion

UPDATED Sept. 6, 2017 to clarify comments made by Anne Clarke Ronce.  The past several weeks have included some out-of-the-ordinary activities, including some time off from work along with some medical tests and procedures. To say that me and mine … Continue reading

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Change in Sewickley, Part 2 – Picture Shows, Parking, Phones, and Left Turns

  At the end of March, I posted the first in a short series about changes both in progress and on the horizon in Sewickley Borough’s business district. Below are some additional things that I’ve noticed. First, an update about … Continue reading

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Change in Sewickley: Character Matters, But to Whom?

My wife and I were both born in Sewickley Valley Hospital during the month of March. While we have both also lived in other regions of the country for extended periods of time, the bulk of our formative years were … Continue reading

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February Digest: Fickleness, Fate, Folly, and the Future

The first months of the new year have brought with them new resolve around our house – a need to renew old efforts, blaze new trails, reset and try to re-energize relationships and living arrangements that too often can grow … Continue reading

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Summer / Autumn Decennial Digest

The days are moderating into the familiar, blessed coolness that brings with it the anticipation of harvest festivals, apple cider, and pumpkin spice everything. I’ve been collecting things to summarize – things that I’ve touched upon before, things that are … Continue reading

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Our Hockey Year

I’ve gotten away from writing about things that myself and my wife enjoy together, or other aspects of our life as a couple – as parents, grandparents, and so on. The only exception to this is when our lives as individuals … Continue reading

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Quaker Valley: A Great Year Ends with Crash, Thuds

  Quaker Valley High School held their commencement a week ago this past Monday. The district’s got a lot to celebrate, and a lot to be proud of. I could spend a lot of words highlighting many of the student and … Continue reading

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March / April Digest: Arrivals, Departures, Returns

    It’s been an interesting month (and more) without a portable electronic device. Aside from the complications of lacking a mobile phone in the age of constant connectivity, I have come to miss other things even more than the … Continue reading

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Some Digestible Portions

One of the more interesting e-mail newsletters I receive is Eat That, Read This by Adam Shuck. Mr. Shuck finds news stories from many local sources, and posts them with links and insightful, snarky commentary into a mostly daily e-mail digest. It’s a … Continue reading

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Edgeworth Land Use Activity Raises Concerns, Eyebrows, Hackles

  ADDENDUM,  January 18, 2016 – Several of the below issues are on the agenda for Edgeworth Council’s consideration at their monthly meeting, scheduled for tomorrow, January 19, at 7:00 pm. Local media has indicated they will be present. The possibility … Continue reading

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