Observations about my life and the world around me.
Journalistic Career Highlights:
Freelance Writer, 1986 to Present
The Mason Missile, November 2005-present, my personal e-mail newsletter, which I write in and publish.
Progressive, August 2005 – story on liberal Baptist evangelist Tony Campolo
Philadelphia Tribune – reporting on labor and religion conferences, award banquets, Martin Luther King Day community celebrations; drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs, programs for the homeless, and job-finding programs for ex-offenders; discussions by former neo-Nazi skinheads, and political demonstrations.
Philadelphia Sunday Sun –community sports activities and political demonstrations.
Milestones –Senior-oriented programs, emergency volunteer opportunities, personality profiles, senior organizations.
Intercounty Newspaper Group, Northeast Breeze,Roxborough Review, Bensalem Advisor, Bristol Pilot –Friends-of-Parks groups, Town Watches, Bristol Borough School Board, local personalities impacting the community, and community groups.
Irish Edition –Prominent Irish-Americans and community activities.
Chestnut Hill Local – general reporting on community activities, cultural activities, and neighborhood personality profiles
Germantown Courier and Mt. Airy Times Express – community meetings, activism, and personalities.
Philadelphia Public Record –reporting on labor demonstrations.
Philadelphia City Paper –reporting on political demonstrations.
Philadelphia Jewish Voice –cultural activities and peace demonstrations.
Star Newspapers, Girard Home News,Art Museum Home News, Bridesburg Star – reporting on community meetings