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Goodbye Andy and Ernie

As a reporter, I’m sometimes typecast as someone always with a notepad and camera ready to record news or sports, and that’s not a bad role to have, in my opinion.

One scary storm

I grew up in a time where thunderstorms were just that — thunderstorms with no accompanying notation of severity, but the garden variety type of thunderstorms we had back in the day seem to be gone forever.

Waxing nostalgic

I have to admit I never pulled a leaf of tobacco in my life, but I had to wax a little nostalgic coming to work Monday morning and seeing the last of twin tobacco warehouses in Riverdale being dismantled.

Cartoons 101

I was fortunate enough to grow up in what may be the golden age of cartoons.

Lazy days of summer

They’re upon us a lot sooner than we expect, the lazy days of summer, and although summer doesn’t officially start until June 20, the unofficial start date for most of us is always right after school lets out.

Civility, or lack thereof

“Don’t you stand there,” a gray-haired senior citizen sitting in a lawn chair hollered as I tried to take a spot along side the fence on the visitors’ side of the dugout during a recent softball game.

Mission to Mars

“A man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for,” wrote Robert Browning in a 19th century poem.

Flying under the radar

We can’t live without them, but we seldom recognize the work they do, at least publicly.

Less time for service

Service organizations seem to be fewer and fewer in this time-cruncher of a world we live in today.