Sunday, June 28, 2015

"We're famous!"

"We're famous!" is what Brendan said when I showed him an email from Dennis Snyder containing a photo of an article written by Carol Bednar in the southeastern Ohio newspaper "The Times Leader". The article covered our NKPHTS W&LE Chapter's trip to the Adena area back in April and detailed the railroad and coal mining history in the area. But the real surprise was the large group photo of us in Adena taking up almost half the front page of the lifestyles section.

The first time your name or photo gets printed in a newspaper (hopefully for good reasons!) is always a neat experience. For Brendan this was his first time, so he was really excited about it!

The W&LE Chapter Tour shares the Lifestyles front page with Scooter the cat.
Our next trip down to that area I'll be sure to get him some sunglasses, so we aren't recognized and mobbed by crazed fans and the hounding paparazzi.

But seriously, thanks to The Times Leader for sending us a copy for the scrapbook, and to Carol Bednar for writing and submitting a fine article.

Also for those interested in the community and history of Adena, Carol runs a informative website called

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