Stacy Graning

Give thanks for blessings and crosses

Hank Jones interrupted the conversation on Thursday and asked a question. “Before we receive our food, how about we go ahead and give thanks?” Bowing ... Read more

Ready for another ‘Miracle’

The Miracle Field opened at the Troy Sportsplex on July 7, 2011, a cloudy, rainy day that marked the culmination of years of dreaming, hard-work ... Read more

‘No is not the answer’

Don Schofield was worried on Tuesday. The executive director of East Central Mental Health, Schofield says he knows first-hand the impact Tuesdsay’s special election potentially will ... Read more | 4 comments

For Liberty, and the salute of labor

On Sept. 7, 1942, nearly 20,000 shipyard workers and guests gathered at Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard in Baltimore, Maryland. They were there to commemorate the launching of ... Read more

Lessons learned under Golden Arches

I can still see my mother’s face as I handed her the job application. “I’m going to work at McDonald’s,” I told her one evening, ... Read more