With the efforts of a group of intrepid volunteers, Greene County’s only canoe/kayak launch on the Mon has been restored and strengthened in Greensboro. Its name – Potters Landing – is a nod to the pottery that once made this old river town famous.
It’s quiet down on South Richhill Street, where the train tracks encounter South Fork Ten Mile Creek in Waynesburg, and that is what makes the location so appropriate for Jennifer Adamson and her partners at Kiln to Table. The newly-inaugurated restaurant, which opened its doors on Oct. 23, might be out of sight for those passing by High Street, but that is part of the charm. The mostly silent surroundings provide customers with a space to work, study or even just enjoy a meal in a peaceful environment.
Born from a fiery gospel writ from burnished rows of steel. Smoke lay heavy under the canopy of the trees and confusion was rampant. The order to “Fire at Will” was given, and shots rang out from all directions. It was difficult to see who was on your left and right. All you had to follow were the commands from the Captain, barely audible and muffled by the sound of rifles firing.
Just before the start of the Civil War legislation was passed in Pennsylvania, and many other states throughout the country, for each county to establish houses to care and support the poor. These houses often started out as converted family homes, usually beginning small in scale and expanding greatly over time.
For more than a century, one advertising campaign used an unusual medium to feature the same message: “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco: Treat Yourself to the Best.” The ad and accompanying slogan – painted on barn sides first regionally, then across the country – was the marketing campaign of the Bloch Brothers Tobacco Company of Wheeling, West Virginia.