John Fike, a 1970 graduate of Uniontown High School and a resident of Eighty Four, was drafted into the Army after high school to fight in the Vietnam War.
California native Dan Clendaniel recently released a book about a local regiment of the Civil War that was comprised of soldiers in the Fayette, Greene, Washington and Somerset counties.
Author David E. Stuart has written a book that takes a look at how the well being of different classes throughout various time periods in history has shaped the American population today.
A former daycare and preschool owner has turned a character she created as part of her St. Patrick's Day celebrations each year into a children's book.
Madelyn Cindric, a retired art and home economics teacher at Albert Gallatin School District, has moved on to writing and publishing a book on glasshouses in Fayette County.
Living just outside of Jones Mills for the last 35 years, West Virginia native Rock Foster has written his third historical novel based on family history. "My Name Is Isaac" follows the life of Isaac Sims, a slave who belonged to Foster's fifth great-grandfather.
Author Marci Lynn McGuinness grew up in the Ohiopyle area and over the last 30 years has written more than 40 books.
"Shale Play: Poems and Photographs from the Fracking Fields," has been a five-year labor of love by Penn State University professors Julia Kasdorf and Steven Rubin.
Scottdale Public Library is calling individuals from all over the area, not just Scottdale, to consider taking part in their “Great Scottdale Read” event that piggybacks on the “Great American Read” idea recently done by PBS.
An associate professor of engineering at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus discovered that necessity is the mother of invention when he wrote his latest book, "Metals through History."
Music, mermaids and an inexplicable draw to the sea are the themes that are present in the newly released "The Mermaid's Daughter" by Ann Claycomb of Morgantown, West Virginia.
"Two souls beat within my chest, one will separate itself from the other, but it was a dilemma of loving to things of equal value," wrote Goethe in "Faust."
Traveling to the most magical place on earth with a toddler can be a mixed blessing. In "Mousekatots" the author carefully outlines how to plan and carry out a magical vacation for and with your toddler.