1. An old woman is seated in an upright armchair in a sparely furnished room.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2015
  • Sub Heading A major retrospective tracks famed photographer and McKeesport native Duane Michaels
As we get older, as age begins to play tricks with our memories, as our surroundings change and the immediately familiar becomes obliterated, we come to rely on simple strategies like keeping a photograph album or simply hanging on to significant things.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2015
  • Sub Heading At 80, the painter publishes his memoir and Gov. Corbett names him artist of the year
Jennifer Matesa, a writer living in Friendship, was a well-​dressed, middle-​class junkie. She didn’t score from shady dealers in back alleys, though. Her supplier was the pharmaceutical industry. Starting about 10 years ago, this self-​described “white soccer mom” got hooked on pain-​killers after seeking legitimate treatment for chronic pain. Vulnerable from a family…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2015
  • Sub Heading A Pittsburgh writer traces the fascinating keys to recovery
One of the many beautiful areas in western Pennsylvania for hiking or paddling is the Clarion River. Designated a wild and scenic river, the middle Clarion runs along the southern boundary of the Allegheny National Forest and is bordered by many other protected lands — state park land, state forest, game lands and privately conserved…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2015
  • Sub Heading Along the Clarion River
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