What's New Here on the Peek? 

Actually, there's nothing ever really new here on Po's Peek at the Past because the theme naturally is concerned with the past - but the links below will provide visitors with a quick way to see the latest stories written or the latest ones to be published in local papers or magazines.  If you find yourself visiting this site only every-so-often, this page should be the one you seek. Just click on the links below to find each story.   Thanks for your patronage.  Dave "Po" Potchak, site administrator

A Long Jump Into my 40s for the Mainline Papers and the Morrisons Cove Herald. - June, 2019

The Phone Interview - for the May, 2019 issues of The Morrisons Cove Herald and the Mainline Papers of Cambria County. 

The Stolen Goggles - Republished for April, 2019 - Mainline Papers and Morrison's Cove Herald

Rubbing Elbows  - from the "Rubbing Elbows" section of the Altoona Mirror, Sunday, March, 10, 2019

A Father's Way To Manage A Sick Kid  for the March Editions of the Cove Herald and the Mainline Papers of Cambria County.  

Costanza and Creed at Sheetz  - For the Mainline Papers of Cambria County and the Morrisons Cove Herald of Martinsburg, PA - February, 2019. 


My Roots - The Potchaks - circa 1927

My Roots - The Potchaks - circa 1927
From Left: Son, Steve - Dad, Frank - Mom, Anastasia (Makar) - Sons; John, Mike, Frank, Chuck (Author's Dad) - Twins, Pete & Mary - Daughter, Catherine. Photo taken in Wilmore, PA