On August 29th, several weeks ago, my wife and I attended a memorial service for long-time friend Joyce Simchick who had passed away at the age of 89 years following a lifetime of service for her family and the tri-county area. The service included a eulogy by her pastor, the Rev. Christophe…

Cooking sometimes seems like an exact science but mistakes and add-ins can sometimes turn out quite tasty.

I first met Elizabeth Warren when she was a professor at Harvard Law School, in 2004. She was fresh off the publication of her bestselling book, “The Two-Income Trap.” There’s no doubt she was politically liberal — our only face-to-face meeting involved a recruitment visit at the W Hotel in …

No one will recall the two weeks leading up to Labor Day 2019 as a turning point in the country’s political history. Vacationers left their lakeside retreats or ended their seashore holidays; parents bought school supplies or moved nervous first-year college students into freshly scrubbed do…

It seems appropriate that the political division responsible for the Pennsylvania government’s inertia often is described relative to Interstate Route 80, which divides the state roughly in half from east to west.