Lorie Cassidy Cooper of Ken’s Barbershop

Me: How long have you lived in York? LCC: I’ve been in York since 1988, so about 30 years. I moved here from Rock Hill, just right up the road. When I first moved here, I lived way out in the country for a long time. Me: So you live in town now? LCC: No, I still live in the country. I have lived in … Continue reading Lorie Cassidy Cooper of Ken’s Barbershop

Ken Carpenter of Ken’s Barber Shop

People of Yorkville Interview with Ken Carpenter Me: How long has Ken’s Barber Shop been in business? KP: January 2014. Across the street was the original barber shop, and that went back before the depression. That was the Sanitary Barber Shop. My dad (that’s Lenny) started working there in 1968. He had been working at another barber shop across the street since 1964 when he … Continue reading Ken Carpenter of Ken’s Barber Shop

Locked in Arthur’s Cooler… A Tribute to Black’s Peaches

Because there are days in the quicksand, and we all need to be able to laugh at ourselves….. A few years ago, during the peak season of my homesteading passion, I ordered an acre of heirloom corn. And by order, I actually collected a group of like minded non-GMO, Earth loving people, and we paid a local farmer to grow us an acre of heirloom, … Continue reading Locked in Arthur’s Cooler… A Tribute to Black’s Peaches

Summer Music Lessons and Workshops (and Camp!)

Educating Patricia Hatch’s Summer Music Offerings Private Lessons – 45 minutes long, $25 weekly, paid at the beginning of each month. (If you or I are taking a week break for some reason, vacation, etc., then there is no charge for that off week. If I am given advance notice – more than 24 hours – of an absence due to illness or scheduling conflict, … Continue reading Summer Music Lessons and Workshops (and Camp!)

2018 – 2019 Writing Workshop

Writing Workshop for High School – This high school writing course is two independent semesters and covers one semester of creative writing and one semester of academic writing. The course is designed for students ranging from the reluctant writers to the wordy wordsmiths. This class is a basic level course that can be adapted to challenge honors level students. The intention is to introduce writing … Continue reading 2018 – 2019 Writing Workshop