The following articles, newsletters and publications are samples of work which I completed, collaborated on or coordinated as a Freelance Writer for 55 Plus, In Good Health and Community Health magazines and NYSMusic.com, as Community Leader of the Rochester Minimalists, as a co-administrator of the Beechwood/Homestead Heights/Winton-Culver Buy Nothing Group and as a Communication Specialist for Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES and DePaul.

Use the categories to the right to help navigate through samples from particular periods of my career.

Jon Lewis Band's "Baby Brother"

the spot 518, November 27th, 2017

Details Fall 2017

DePaul, October 30th, 2017
DePaul Details Fall 2017

Just Say Yes to Minimalism

Rochester Women's Magazine, October 2017
Just Say Yes to Minimalism

Yoko Miwa Trio's "Pathways"

thespot518, August 2nd, 2017

You've Struck Oil!

Community Health Magazine, July 2017

Buy Nothing Not 'about things'

Democrat and Chronicle, July 3rd, 2017
Buy Nothing Not 'about things'

Queen of Brazilian Wax

In Good Health, April 2017

Redefine your life with minimalism

Southwedge News, February 10th, 2017

Details Winter 2017

DePaul, February 7th, 2017

Green vendor has businesses seeing red

Penfield, February 7th, 2017

The importance of winter skin protection

Community Health Magazine, January 23rd, 2017
Visit the original article online

Good-for-you garlic recipes

Community Health Magazine, January 2nd, 2017
Good-for-you garlic recipes

Mike Powell's "Tied to the Rail"

thespot518.com, December 21st, 2016

Trolley Car No. 157

DePaul Blog, October 3rd, 2016
Trolley Car No. 157

Get it in writing

Community Health Magazine, October 1st, 2016
Visit the original article online

Details Fall 2016

DePaul, September 22nd, 2016
Details Fall 2016

Celebrating Good Health

ABVI-Goodwill , September 2016
Celebrating Good Health

More than a Scent

ABVI-Goodwill , September 2016
More than a Scent

Stomping Out Stigma

DePaul Blog, May 22nd, 2016
Stomping Out Stigma

The World of Armand and Bruce

55 Plus, March 2016

Is Your Toothpaste Working?

Community Health Magazine, March 1st, 2016
Is Your Toothpaste Working?

Details Winter 2016

DePaul, March 1st, 2016
Details Winter 2016

Neighborhood of the Arts Butterfly Release

https://www.depaul.org/2015/08/05/neighborhood-of-the-arts-butterfly-release/, August 5th, 2015
Neighborhood of the Arts Butterfly Release

Beauty is in the Eye of the Reptile Holder

https://www.depaul.org/2015/05/27/beauty-is-in-the-eye-of-the-reptile-holder/, May 27th, 2015
Beauty is in the Eye of the Reptile Holder

Details Winter 2015

DePaul, January 21st, 2015
Details Winter 2015

Tales of Football Glory

DePaul Blog, January 15th, 2015
Tales of Football Glory

Every Picture Tells a Story

DePaul Blog, November 24th, 2014
Every Picture Tells a Story

Details Fall 2014

DePaul, October 1st, 2014
Details Fall 2014

Details Winter 2014

DePaul, January 1st, 2014
Details Winter 2014

Man of Steel

55 Plus, November 2013

Meet Three Tennis Pros

55 Plus, May 2013

Confessions of Reverand Mother

55 Plus , January 2013

Up a Creek with a Board and a Paddle

In Good Health, August 2012

Hoarding: When clutter becomes chaos

In Good Health, June 2012

The Great Diaper Debate: Cloth vs. Disposable

In Good Health, January 1st, 2012

The Great Diaper Debate: Cloth vs. Disposable

In Good Health, January 1st, 2012

Lyndonville Central Schools' website

Lyndonville Schools/Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, 2011
Lyndonville Central Schools

Rochester to Become More Bicycle Friendly

In Good Health, July 2011

Superintendent Search Brochure

Lyndonville Schools/Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, July 2011
Superintendent Search Brochure

Senior Recognition Applegram 2011

Lyndonville Schools/Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, July 2011
Senior Recognition Applegram 2011

Keeping Score with Craig Harmon

55 Plus, July 2011

Rowing for a Cause

In Good Health, July 1st, 2011

Passing on the Gift of Parenthood

In Good Health, June 2011

June 2011 Applegram

Lyndonville Schools/Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, June 2011
June 2011 Applegram

Lyndonville Open House invitation

Lyndonville Schools/Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, May 2011

May 2011 Chronicle

Kendall Schools/Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, May 2011
May 2011 Chronicle

2011-2012 Budget Video

Churchville-Chili Schools/Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, May 2011
Churchville-Chili 2011-2012 Budget Video

April 2011 Chronicle

Kendall Schools/Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, April 2011
April 2011 Chronicle

Budget Applegram 2011

Lyndonville Schools/Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, April 2011
Budget Applegram 2011

A Farewell to Lucy

In Good Health, April 2011

January 2011 Link

Churchville-Chili School District/Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, January 2011

Right on the Marks

55 Plus, January 2011

Giving Back

In Good Health, December 2010

Clinical Trials

In Good Health, December 2010

December 2010 Chronicle

Kendall Schools/Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, December 2010
December 2010 Chronicle

Christmas Tree 101

In Good Health, December 2010

November 2010 Link

Churchville-Chili School District/Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, November 2010

Should you downsize?

55 Plus, November 2010

A Publisher's New Life

55 Plus, November 2010

Meals on Wheels for pets

In Good Health, September 2010

A new spin on the daily commute

Spencerport Post, November 29th, 2007

This garden makes the environment better

Penfield Post, October 11th, 2007

A send-off for a champion

Gates-Chili Post, October 11th, 2007

Busy weekend for Gates Police

Gates-Chili Post, October 11th, 2007

Sullivan family clings to hope

Gates-Chili Post, October 11th, 2007

Reading reaps rewards at this school

Gates-Chili Post, October 11th, 2007

It's an amazing gift

Gates-Chili Post, October 11th, 2007

Local firefighter retires

Gates-Chili Post, October 4th, 2007

Pomp and circumstance for Hall of Fame appointees

Gates-Chili Post, October 4th, 2007

Construction project on schedule

Gates-Chili Post, October 4th, 2007

Search for superintendent goes public

Penfield Post, October 4th, 2007

Penfield parish welcomes new leader and his family

Penfield Post, October 4th, 2007

2008 town budget unveiled

Penfield Post, October 4th, 2007

Young actress hopelessy devoted to being center stage

Penfield Post, September 27th, 2007

Former farm sprouts new play land

Penfield Post, September 27th, 2007

Class of 2007 gets sober lesson

Penfield Post, September 27th, 2007

Finney lands $100,000 in grants for scholarships

Penfield Post, September 27th, 2007

John Pytlak - Academy Award winner, family man

Penfield Post, September 27th, 2007

Community pulls together to help migrant worker

Gates-Chili Post, September 26th, 2007

Community spirit is a day of free fun

Penfield Post, September 6th, 2007

Students get back into the swing of school days

Penfield Post, September 6th, 2007

Family business is gone, but many memories remain

Penfield Post, September 6th, 2007

It could be somebody else's treasure

Penfield Post, September 6th, 2007

Press release stirs debate over Open Meetings Law

Penfield Post, September 6th, 2007

Former Bikini Bar gets classy facelift

Penfield Post, September 6th, 2007

A school that has outlived many

Penfield Post, September 6th, 2007

Home-based businesses to show off their wares

Penfield Post, August 30th, 2007

Wine on the vine goes high-tech

Penfield Post, August 30th, 2007

Job 1 for Bill Clinton - Hillary

Penfield Post, August 30th, 2007

Tower applications draw outcry

Penfield Post, August 30th, 2007

A crash course in giddy up

Penfield Post, August 30th, 2007

Chili town election slate set

Gates-Chili Post, August 27th, 2007

Cause of seaplane crash under investigation

Penfield Post, August 23rd, 2007

All aboard, but be careful

Penfield Post, August 23rd, 2007

Eagle Scouts helping keep Penfield looking sharp

Penfield Post, August 23rd, 2007

A business district among neighborhoods

Penfield Post, August 23rd, 2007

A second look draws less opposition

Penfield Post, August 22nd, 2007

A business district on the bay

Penfield Post, August 16th, 2007

Local businesses rally behind young mother

Penfield Post, August 9th, 2007

A business district at a crossroad

Penfield Post, August 9th, 2007

State windfall to fund economic study

Penfield Post, August 9th, 2007

The man behind the films

Penfield Post, August 9th, 2007

Penfield residents led on a journey of faith

Penfield Post, July 26th, 2007

School board to do list: Find a new leader

Penfield Post, July 26th, 2007

Second try at townhouses with a view

Penfield Post, July 26th, 2007

Penfield alumni follows a dream to Broadway

Penfield Post, July 26th, 2007

A dream that started in his mothers kitchen

Penfield Post, July 26th, 2007

Uncovering the truth about a life cut short

Penfield Post, July 19th, 2007

Harry Potter hoopla spurs scavenger hunt

Penfield Post, July 19th, 2007

Looking forward to life after the Navy

Penfield Post, July 19th, 2007

More to the Penfield Library than books

Penfield Post, July 12th, 2007

Familiar faces fill GOP slate this fall

Penfield Post, July 12th, 2007

Not your average dream home

Penfield Post, July 12th, 2007

Penfield pride could be worth $50

Penfield Post, July 11th, 2007

How's business at the Four Corners

Penfield Post, July 11th, 2007

Katie Shirley: A princess and friend to many

Perinton-Fairport Post, July 5th, 2007

Fairport parents grieve for 'princess'

Perinton-Fairport Post, July 5th, 2007

Old local Irish pub gets new owner

Penfield Post, July 5th, 2007

A summer tradition that keeps growing

Penfield Post, July 5th, 2007

An out-of-this-world summer vacation

Penfield Post, July 5th, 2007

Same wonderful tradition, different route

Penfield Post, June 28th, 2007

Business offering new options for staying healthy

Penfield Post, June 28th, 2007

Calling Old Glory?

Penfield Post, June 28th, 2007

Taking the guesswork out of hanging curtains

Penfield Post, June 28th, 2007

As you get older, the earth seems to bring joy

Penfield Post, June 28th, 2007

Democrats hopeful this is the year for change

Penfield Post, June 28th, 2007

Parade marshals walk the talk

Penfield Post, June 14th, 2007

A peek inside the historic Folsom home

Penfield Post, June 14th, 2007

You'd never guess who is buried here

Penfield Post, June 14th, 2007

Caution: Summer construction season ahead

Penfield Post, June 14th, 2007

Helping others find their way home

Penfield Post, June 14th, 2007

Farmers market hoping for a good growing season

Penfield Post, June 14th, 2007

Seniors ready to take on the real world

Penfield Post, June 14th, 2007

Schools chief says: "It's time"

Penfield Post, June 14th, 2007

Best foot forward

Penfield Post, May 31st, 2007

Where it stands: Parks and Rec master plan

Penfield Post, May 31st, 2007

One man's legacy of preservation

Penfield Post, May 31st, 2007

Finding a way to help later in life

Penfield Post, May 31st, 2007

Helping you make a smooth getaway

Penfield Post, May 31st, 2007

Local man killed on third Iraq tour

Penfield Post, May 31st, 2007

War pilots share their high-flying tales

Penfield Post, May 31st, 2007

A festival of Penfield's sounds and flavors

Penfield Post, May 24th, 2007

Green vendor has businesses seeing red

Penfield Post, May 24th, 2007

Next stop for God's Work- Penfield

Penfield Post, May 24th, 2007

A town motto for the past and the future

Penfield Post, May 10th, 2007

A new twist for Don's Original

Penfield Post, May 10th, 2007

The Lady Rubies keep on stepping it up

Penfield Post, May 10th, 2007

Eyes on the prize- and the price tag

Penfield Post, May 10th, 2007

Longtime glass artist in the spotlight

Penfield Post, May 10th, 2007

Penfield's school board hopefuls make their case

Penfield Post, May 10th, 2007

School issues decision time for voter

Penfield Post, May 10th, 2007

Urgent Care to replace Hospitality House

Penfield Post, April 19th, 2007

Public takes a new look at Route 250 plans

Penfield Post, April 19th, 2007

Starr is not letting life pass him by

Penfield Post, April 19th, 2007

You can go hiking morning, noon and night

Penfield Post, April 19th, 2007

Things heat up as school budget vote nears

Penfield Post, April 19th, 2007

She's an expert in getting organized

Penfield Post, April 19th, 2007

East side gets new zone commander

Penfield Post, April 19th, 2007

Shepherd Home readies for fundraising event

Penfield Post, April 19th, 2007

Her Irish eyes still smiling after 100 years

Penfield Post, April 19th, 2007

Third contract, third impasse

Penfield Post, April 19th, 2007

Descendants share stories of the Harris family

Penfield Post, April 19th, 2007

School tax levy may head north

Penfield Post, March 29th, 2007

Drama club finds comedy in the roaring '20s

Penfield Post, March 29th, 2007

William A. Centner obit

Penfield Post, March 29th, 2007

Community center gets room with a view

Penfield Post, March 29th, 2007

Community Center loses its perks

Penfield Post, March 29th, 2007

Capturing a year of memories in 300 pages

Penfield Post, March 29th, 2007

A super sweet 15

Penfield Post, March 29th, 2007

A school that has outlived many

Penfield Post, February 6th, 2007

Borrowing from someone else's playbook

Penfield Post, January 14th, 2007

Erie Canal face-lift begins

Brockport Post, February 13th, 2003

It's mind over matter in Olympiad

Brockport Post, February 13th, 2003

A valentine's gift for vets

Brockport Post, February 13th, 2003

Having a front-row seat to history

Brockport Post, February 13th, 2003

Still in love after all these years

Penfield Post, February 13th, 2003

Discovering the joy of reading

Penfield Post, February 13th, 2003

Competition shows science can be fun

Penfield Post, February 13th, 2003

Penfield celebrates its successes

Penfield Post, February 13th, 2003

Open-space plan honored

Penfield Post, February 13th, 2003

Salty Tale is Played out in Brockport

Messenger Post Newspapers, January 30th, 2003

Seymour Library needs new director

Messenger Post Newspapers, January 30th, 2003

Old Man Winter puts Freeze on Circus

Messenger Post Newspapers, January 30th, 2003

Group honors Penfield farm

Penfield Post, January 13th, 2003

Area's snow removal bills are piling up

Penfield Post, January 13th, 2003

Creating your own garden with native, organic plants

In Good Health, September 1st, 2002

Fall Walking & Running

In Good Health, October 1st, 2001