Unsung Heroes of Corning

Unsung Heroes of Corning

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 in Best of Corning, Community Voices

I was raised on West Second Street on Corning’s Southside near CFA, and my father was born and raised in Corning, too. This makes me an undeniably honest-to-god Corningite, and no matter how much traveling and moving around I’ve done in the past 10 years or have yet to do, I still reserve the right […]

The Art of Telling a Good Story

The Art of Telling a Good Story

“I’ll give you an example of pure luck: the way I got this job here, when I came up to Corning….” About 5 years ago, I persuaded Thomas S. Buechner to let me interview him to record his stories. He agreed, and we sat in his study from 2pm – 4pm in the afternoon for one week. […]

Harris Hill Putt Putt: Some Things Never Get Old

Harris Hill Putt Putt: Some Things Never Get Old

Thinking back to my childhood, I believe the first time I ever went to Harris Hill was for the birthday party of the first friend I ever made at school. I think we were maybe 8 or 9 years old. I remember other kids being astonished that I’d never been there before, had never played […]