Retired Marine Brian Bensen said position allows him to make a difference.
Amidst a year of uncertainties caused mostly by the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is certain: Despite challenges, Washington Health System experienced a great deal of progress in 2020.
When Dr. James Geshay was a dental student at Temple University in Philadelphia, he said he wanted to go into the area of prosthodontics, the practice of repairing teeth with bridges and crowns.
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the winter of 2019-20 required people of all ages and backgrounds to make changes in their daily lives.
As recently as a few months ago, grocery shopping was an uneventful chore that few people were likely to remember after returning home. But in the wake of efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, grocery shopping changed in ways that few people will ever forget.
In the not-so-distant past, extended families were the norm, with multiple generations residing on the same street if not in the same house.
When family patriarch Eli Thistlethwaite purchased a 210 acre farm in Morgan Township in 1892, it was the start of a multi-generational tradition of raising dairy and beef cattle, sheep and hogs and growing corn, hay, wheat and oats.
Way back when John Duda raised beef cattle as a side job along with field corn, hay and grains, he also grew sweet corn in between the fields.
Washington County could have had a gloomy 2019 with what county Commissioner Larry Maggi acknowledged was a decline in the county’s energy sector last year.
When comparing the progress of Greene County from 2019 to this year, the current Board of Greene County Commissioners admittedly have little to compare.
Redstone@Home, a faith based, non-profit organization, based in Westmoreland County, has recently expanded into Fayette County. Redstone@Home is pleased to announce the opening of a new hospice location in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.
It was a busy year for the Excela Health System as a whole in 2019, including major advancements at Excela Square at Frick in Mount Pleasant where numerous physical upgrades were made.
Connellsville officials are growing and revitalizing the city with its 10-year comprehensive plan, Next Connellsville, which was adopted in 2019.
2019 was a big year in District 12 of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and the ongoing bridge replacement and improvement project at Ohiopyle was a huge part of that.
Brownsville made new strides in 2019 as new projects generated more interest in the community and new businesses opened their doors, said Brownsville Borough Council President Tracy S. Zivcovich.
The warm, undulating light cast off by a candle adds an unmatched ambiance to a space. Multiply that candle by many, and it can create a truly awe-inspiring atmosphere.
Few elements can make or break a couple’s wedding day more than entertainment. While factors like the weather are beyond couples’ control, ensuring guests have an opportunity to dance or sing along to some good music is something couples can emphasize as they plan their weddings.
Brides and grooms once felt compelled to conform to the trappings of traditional weddings. From uber-romantic vows to pastel colors to the penultimate white tiered cake, various wedding components were long considered must-haves. But modern couples are increasingly expressing their individuality, and even embracing more edgy and adventurous elements, when planning their weddings.
Brides and grooms may pour over every detail of their weddings, but few components of the festivities may be as fun, especially for foodies, as deciding what the wedding cake will look like. Couples who want to deliver show-stopping visuals often express some measure of their creativity and personalities through statement wedding cakes.
Move over bouquets and centerpieces. Flowers are taking over weddings in a big way. While wedding trends come and go, flowers will always have a place at the wedding table.
Recently engaged couples are often so swept up in the excitement surrounding their engagements that they can be forgiven for initially overlooking all the wedding planning that awaits them. Planning a wedding is no small task, but many couples very much enjoy all the hard work that goes into making their special day a success.
The American Humane Society states that studies show pets help seniors overcome loneliness and depression by providing affection, company and entertainment
Have you ever wanted to ask your doctor a question but didn’t because you felt uncomfortable? Experts say that an impersonal relationship with your doctor could be preventing you from receiving the best care possible.
Games are as popular as ever. For evidence of that, one need look no further than his or her own smartphone. The number of hours people spend playing games on their smartphones might surprise even the most ardent players.
Giving in retirement while avoiding fraudsters is challenging, but seniors who recognize their vulnerability can reduce their risk of falling victim to criminals.
The festive nature of the holiday season makes it an ideal time to sing, especially in groups. Perhaps it's no surprise then that caroling, a tradition that dates back many centuries, ultimately collided with Christmas.