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Bernard A. Oravec, Town&Gown

Bernard A. Oravec, Town&Gown

Articles by Bernard A. Oravec, Town&Gown

Letter from the Publisher: The Longest Day   Letter from the Publisher: The Longest Day
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
D-Day, June 6, 1944, was the beginning of the end of Hitler’s Third Reich. On that day, the largest military armada the world had ever known set its sights on Nazi Occupied France. From the air and from the sea, Allied soldiers stormed the beaches and small towns of Normandy, paying for every [Read More]
Letter from the Publisher: The Call of the Drum Letter from the Publisher: The Call of the Drum
8 weeks ago - Town and gown
Drumming is in my blood. It’s been 45 years since I first picked up a pair of drumsticks. Rhythm was introduced to me at a very early age, through the pounding beat of the steel mills and railroads near my Johnstown home. Every night I would fall asleep to the thunder of the hydraulic hammer. [Read More]
Letter from the Publisher: The Penn State Glee Club Letter from the Publisher: The Penn State Glee Club
11 weeks ago - Town and gown
It’s April! We welcome more daylight and warmer weather to Happy Valley. The annual Blue-White Game, previewing this year’s football team, will take place on Saturday, April 13. That night, the Penn State Glee Club will be celebrating with a special 130th anniversary concert, solidifying [Read More]
Letter from the Publisher: March Memories   Letter from the Publisher: March Memories
15 weeks ago - Town and gown
As we enter the final weeks of a brutally cold and downright bizarre winter, our thoughts turn to spring. To most residents of central Pennsylvania, St. Patrick’s Day marks the end of winter. While snow likely will occur after that date, the threat of extreme cold will have passed. Warmer [Read More]
Letter from the Publisher: Back in the Community that I Love   Letter from the Publisher: Back in the Community that I Love
19 weeks ago - Town and gown
It has been only about a month since I was officially named publisher at Barash Media and Town&Gown. In this very short period of time, I have learned just how much I don’t know. Having served for the past 10 years as publisher of the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, a daily newspaper, it was [Read More]
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