Category Archives: Central Pennsylvania

The False Accusation

In late June of 2002, a dream of mine came true. The Weekly News published this wonderful insert featuring articles about the history of Lincoln Park and its surrounding towns. It was a project that I had spent six months, … Continue reading

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Sometimes It’s Necessary To Retreat

From about 1992 till 2005, I wrote well over 300 articles on the history of my old hometown of Lincoln Park. These articles were published in various regional weekly newspapers. The most recent articles of any given month, went on … Continue reading

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Reflections Of Writing In Central Pennsylvania

My desk at my home in Central Pennsylvania. The sun had already set when I had taken this picture. My window looked out to the Allegheny Mountains. Reflections Of Writing In Central Pennsylvania By Richard Mabey Jr. In 2005, I … Continue reading

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Lawn Mower Season

May twelfth will mark seven years ago that my dad went Home to be with the Lord. People tell me that my mourning time should be over. It isn’t. As I write this blog, I’m looking out my window. My … Continue reading

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My Tribute To A Wonderful Fisherman

My cousin, Wes Mabey, was the greatest fisherman I have ever known. He had such a wonderful enthusiasm for fishing. I had the honor, and I do mean honor, to go fishing with Wes several times. Wes had this incredible … Continue reading

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