The Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center is offering an Oct. 20 class on “Finding Your Ancestor’s Passenger List.”
It’s not yet certain how a full-size Prairie Wagon sold over eBay Liive Auctions will be delivered to its Massachusetts buyer.
Steven D. Murphy of Des Moines, Iowa, assumes the new position to manage the National Pork Board staff, which operates checkoff-funded programs on behalf of America’s pork producers.
On two successive Saturdays, Nov. 3 and 10, the underground railroad through Ohio will once more be alive and functioning through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
Following is an excerpt from Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge’s farewell address to the state general assembly Oct. 2, as he leaves to accept leadership of the new Office of Homeland Security.
Tom Koch was installed as the county farm organization’s newest president at the Mahoning County Farm Bureau’s annual Meeting.
The rural-urban interface has become one of Ohio’s top agricultural issues in the past six months, according to OSU agricultural economist Larry Libby.
The USDA’s Economic Research Service reports farm income has hit a record, but the farm component of total household income has fallen for fourth year in a row.
Farmland preservation measures have been effective across the nation. Will Ohio’s efforts succeed? Wayne County Issue 1 comes to the voters Nov. 6.
Meeting with Sen. George Voinovich, the delegation from the East Ohio Conference delivered a message on behalf of Bishop Bruce R. Ough and his cabinet about the need “to maintain that creative tension” in finding a faithful response.
Witmer’s Feed and Grain has purchased the the Simmons retail feed division, and Agland Co-op bought the supply truck. The new Simmons Grain Company will focus on wholesale.
Six years after the Oklahoma bombing, several people are still receiving free counseling offered by the United Methodist Church’s Oklahoma Annual Conference. The conference’s Volunteers-In-Mission program is prepared to send teams to New York and Washington if they’re needed.
Through the day, more than 5,000 people walked through the entrance gate on Sept. 29 and onto the grounds to find more displays, products, information and activities than they could possibly take in.
University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists have a new theory about why autumn leaves turn scarlet and why the hues are more vibrant some years than others.
The 32nd annual Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival Oct. 19-21 offers fun and entertainment for all ages with a craft show, demonstrations, special appearances by Johnny Appleseed, and a variety of contests.
The fifth annual Brush Run Farm Sheepdog Trial will be held Oct. 6-7 at Brush Run Farm in Clarleroi, Pa.
Made from vinyl truck tarps the Brimfield flag can fly proudly forever.
Trucks remain the dominant mode of choice for transporting agricultural products to market. The weaker U.S. economy, high fuel costs, expensive liability insurance rates, and changing asset valuations have lowered profits.
School nurses believe that the “cure” for symptoms of nasal allergy may affect school performance in a way not all that different than if they were left untreated.
“Dream Street: W. Eugene Smith’s Pittsburgh Photographs,” an exhibition of work by one of the great photographers of mid-20th century American life, will open Nov. 3 at Carnegie Museum of Art.