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That’s really something

Posted by Patrick Schurr | April 9, 2018

How about this snow?!?  I was at the Somerset High School this morning at 8:30 and drove through snow from Cambria County on.  On my way home throughout my evening trip to Fulton County, I was still driving through snow, … Read more>

They had some good ones

Posted by Patrick Schurr | April 8, 2018

I was able to visit a church today with a friend in Williamsburg then met Charlotte and headed to Slick’s Ivystone Restaurant in Bedford County for an 80th birthday party for Chuck Slick, who’s a good friend.  His family had … Read more>

“Just do it”

Posted by Patrick Schurr | April 7, 2018

After my men’s fellowship group this morning, I got to the Altoona Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast.  They always do a nice job with the event, which I have sponsored for many years, and I got to see a lot of friends.  … Read more>

If you can’t make it here

Posted by Patrick Schurr | April 6, 2018

I spent most of the day at the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference, the definitive conservative gathering in the Keystone State.  This is a two-day event, with workshops, presentations, special speakers, and lots of vendors and informational tables.  I was part of … Read more>

Enjoyed my time with the students

Posted by Patrick Schurr | April 5, 2018

The first of two days of the A.B. Ross Leadership Program was today at Buchanan State Forest, outside of McConnellsburg.  We were in the new DCNR building, off of Rte. 522.  We had 56 students, all between the grades of … Read more>

We should have a great day

Posted by Patrick Schurr | April 4, 2018

I was at the Hollidaysburg Veteran’s Home this afternoon for a ceremony honoring Vietnam veterans.  They always do a great job with these programs and today was no exception.  Rep. McGinnis and I were the speakers and we both have … Read more>

Straightforward perspective on the issues

Posted by Patrick Schurr | April 3, 2018

I was on the road today and talked to a lot of people about a lot of issues.  I heard about the prevailing wage, school choice, pension reform, transportation funding, and the lottery privatization effort from several years back.  I … Read more>

Proud they’re in the Senate District

Posted by Patrick Schurr | April 2, 2018

Couldn’t believe the snow when I took the dogs out at 6:00, but it didn’t last long on the roads, fortunately.  I made it to a monthly prayer group meeting in Tyrone at 7:00, then was able to take a … Read more>

Better get to them

Posted by Patrick Schurr | April 1, 2018

Happy Easter!  I hope everyone got to church this morning and celebrated the day with family and friends.  We had a big meal at my sister Gail’s home in Bedford County.  I had way too much to eat, but enjoyed … Read more>

Way to go!

Posted by Patrick Schurr | March 31, 2018

Fulton County Historical Society Officers

We had a great Easter message this morning at the Lighthouse, thanks Pastor Dave.  I got a lot of office work done today, before Charlotte and I headed to Clearville for a dinner at the … Read more>