William Loeffler is a playwright and journalist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He worked 15 years writing features for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He has also written travel stories based on his trips to all seven continents. He and his wife, Michelle, ran the Boston Marathon in 2009.
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How far would you go to fulfill the wishes of your best cremated friend? Should her ashes be scattered, pressed into a vinyl record or encased in bullets to be fired on a hunting trip? Park High School Theater performs Neil Haven's black comedy "Come Back" for Friday's One Act Play Festival. Alec Berchem plays the man with a mission and a birdcage.
A provincial town in 19th-century Russia is thrown into a panic when word spreads that an incognito official from Moscow will arrive to inspect their town. Problem number one: who to bribe? That's the farcical premise of "The Government Inspector," one of three plays in Friday's One-Act Play Festival at Woodbury High School.
Washington County Once declared "the world's top online brothel," the online ad site Backpage on Jan. 10 shut down its adult classified advertising section in the United States. Hours earlier, a U.S. Senate panel released a report that claimed sex traffickers were abetted by Backpage, who removed incriminating words like "teenage" from their online ads. After Backpage's change, pimps and predators will find other sites to ply their trade, Washington County and local law enforcement said. And they'll do what it takes to pick up their trail again.
Afton When he gives a reading from his memoir "Real Mountains," Dan Seftick does so as a parent. "I guess I don't really consider myself an author, just a grieving dad trying to make sure his son is remembered and loved," said Seftick, who lives in Afton with his wife, Sue. The book, published last fall by Beaver's Pond Press, pays tribute to Seftick's son, Gregory Seftick, 31, and a friend who died in an avalanche April 16, 2011, in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.
Washington County Washington County cannot continue to hold down property taxes if the state keeps requiring them to provide more programs and services without money to pay for them. That's the message county commissioners and staff will convey to their state representatives and senators at the Washington County Legislative Reception Feb. 12.
Washington County cannot continue to hold down property taxes if the state keeps requiring them to provide more programs and services without money to pay for them. That’s the message county commissioners and staff conveyed to their state representatives and senators at the Washington County Legislative Reception Feb. 12.
They entered the Washington County jail as criminal offenders. They’ll leave as published writers. And in case anyone on the outside doesn’t believe it, they can show them the anthology of their poems, titled “Our Makeup Hides It Well.” Between its covers, seven female inmates raise their voices, petition the stars, sing their blues and suture their scars with words. Yellow Medicine It’s a cold Nov morning,
The Washington County Board of Commissioners began the new year with the swearing in of three members who won re-election to their respective districts in November.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office will equip its deputies with body worn cameras starting in January. The cameras will be part of a multifunctional software package installed in a chest-mounted...
Mary and Joseph had problems long before they saw the “no vacancy” sign at the Bethlehem Best Western. The teenage Mary’s parents opposed her marriage to Joseph. You can do...