Personal History: A Father Moore Story

Father Moore was the only true spiritual guide I had solidly in my life.  I would talk to him about anything, no holds barred.  He would give me sound advice, not something full of religious fluff.  Relevant and usable advice.  Oftentimes these conversations would occur in the confessional and we would ramble on for a lengthy amount of time.  It caused more than one conversation to occur with my Dad who was worried that people were wondering what it was I had []

History: Shirley Donnelly on the Johnstown Flood

Shirley Donnelly was a local (Fayette County, WV) historian.  He wrote a column for the Beckley Post-Herald covering a wide range of topics (not just local).  He wrote about my great uncle once, I hope to have a lengthy blog about both the article and the notorious uncle.  I thought it would be fun to find his original newspaper clippings and share them. I found one clipping on the Johnstown PA Flood.  As I am just returning from Johnstown and having visited []