Mom’s 96 years: a timeline of love

1962 at our home outside Pittsburgh World War I had ended; Babe Ruth was just showing the sparks of explosive dominance on the diamond,  Mississippi had become the first state in the union to ratify prohibition, and a most remarkable woman was just beginning her long journey of service to God and family. America was just asserting itself as a world power when my mother entered the picture in 1918.  A recent trip to Pittsburgh marked her 96th birthday, and Marie Schaad still had that authoritarian gleam in her eye, which always served as a warning to be on…

Staff member with patient

Nicole’s Notes: Free dental care, from the heart

UPDATE : Racheal Judy emailed me today and said they broke a record over the weekend. The patient you see in this picture below is Melissa. …

Nicole’s Notes: “More Than Boobs” raising cancer awareness

UPDATE: The event was a success! What an amazing show of strength and courage by the models- all survivors of various forms of cancer, and s…

The Newsroom’s top 5 at 5: The weather breaks

 Everyone seems a little more excited  since the sun peaked through winter’s grey veil, and temperatures reached 60 plus degrees.   The news…