Bristol, Tennessee, for now, sits as silent as it did in 1960, when it was still a dairy farm—waiting like the rest of us to welcome its family back home.
A new poll conducted by SSRS for CNN showed that nationwide, President Trump trails Biden, but in the battleground states, which include Pennsylvania, 52 percent favored Trump, and 45 percent favored Biden.
Ron Necciai's story is not a story about baseball; it is a story about being the best there ever was in whatever you do.
Pandemics are not the only forces that have taken a toll on this town.
For months during this pandemic, consumers who used to drive to the supermarket to buy prepackaged food have instead gotten food delivery literally from a farm to their table. People are getting hooked on direct food sourcing and eating healthier because of it.
The economic and emotional change we typically see in this country is a slow erosion of a town, city or village. Now the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating that erosion up to warp speed.
We all come from a different place, but we all end up at the same destination, usually at places such as this diner. When our cathedrals are locked, we worry and wonder if we will ever get back to our idea of normal.
The quintessential American Everyman is ordinary only to the unobservant, his common traits are generosity, pride in community, volunteerism and knowing everyone by name.
As social media becomes a replacement for connection, online communities have proved to be a very weak link to the physical communities that made America stand out for its willingness to shed social barriers and congregate.
What is happening in Allegheny and Lancaster counties, and countless other counties across the country, shouldn't surprise anyone. It has been reflected in every single Democratic debate of this presidential cycle.
A Pew survey showed that nearly 60 percent of the nation’s teenagers experienced abusive online behavior through the various platforms of social media. Today, there is no clock giving children relief they used to have from bullies when they went home from school.
Just imagine the national news coverage if a Trump supporter had plowed his van through a Democratic voter registration tent in Florida.
Despite moans from the chattering class saying there have been too many stories on Trump voters, farmers such as these have a story to tell about lives focused on faith, family and farming. Few who actually know them could argue they're not creating a profound benefit for the entire country.
Appalachia has been a very maligned, misunderstood, mischaracterized region, but Foxfire magazine elevates the conversation about the region.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is a celebration of food; fuel; life; milkshakes; hot, flaky potato doughnuts; fresh double-fried mozzarella cubes; hard work; conservation; and a way of life that is not often understood by outsiders.
A study by the University of North Carolina Hussman School of Media and Journalism found that hundreds of newspapers have closed across the country. Thousands of journalists have lost their jobs, leaving local news deserts for millions.
The Keystone State, as always, will be in the center of which way the winds might blow nationwide.
Politicians have targeted the deep-discount retailer for failing to provide "nutritious options" to their low-income customers. But the chain is a part of Americana worth saving . . . and celebrating.
At the moment, the Keystone State is Biden’s to lose—and he will lose it if he continues to appear to be out of touch with blue-collar workers.
How the populist uprising of 2016 will reverberate in 2020.