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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

Willie Stargell and Savoring Summer - August Edition of The Cove Herald and the Mainline Papers of Cambria County. 

Heart of Gold - for the Mainline Papers of Cambria County and the Cove Herald of Blair County.

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