Bob 'n' Along with Bob Stealey

Bob-n-Along: 1977 was a really big year for some really big hits in the music world

By Bob Stealey | March 24, 2017 7:00 AM
This week I thought we'd go with another "Big Year in Pop/Rock Music" theme, and the year I've chosen this time is 1977. There were several big hits on the charts in 1977, so without further ado, let's get started....
 

Bob-n-Along: Happy St. Patrick's Day and My Thoughts on Downtown Revitalization

By Bob Stealey | March 17, 2017 7:00 AM
Today I'll begin with a hearty greeting to you for a most jolly St. Patrick's Day and my best wishes to one and all, whether Irish or not, for a most prosperous and successful remainder of 2017. Thank goodness spring is only thre...
 

Bob-n-Along: Thoughts on repealing and replacing Obamacare: the Affordable Care Act

By Bob Stealey | March 09, 2017 6:00 AM
There has been quite a lot of talk lately about Obamacare, or, as the creators of it have preferred to call it, the Affordable Care Act (ACT). From all the information I've been hearing about it, since it became an actual system of medica...
 

Bob-n-Along: Elks Lodge Returns to Harrison County Area; Officers Elected for 2017-18

By Bob Stealey | February 26, 2017 7:24 AM
Today's Bob'n'Along deals, at least partially, with the return to the Clarksburg area of a fine tradition that was in hiatus for a couple of years.   Now I should state here at the outset that despite any gossip that...
 

Bob-n-Along: Lovin' this weather and waitin' for March Madness to begin!

By Bob Stealey | February 17, 2017 6:00 AM
Well, I need to ask you--to do it in a way that I'm not "jinxing" things--whether you have really enjoyed how Ol' Man Winter has been treating us here in the Clarksburg area so far? If you were to ask me, I'd have to say...
 

Bob-n-Along: My thoughts on the New England Patriots' win and Hillary' Clinton's loss

By Bob Stealey | February 10, 2017 6:00 AM
Often when I'm looking for the definition of a word or of an expression, the dictionary is the logical destination to find the answer. But not always. Let's take a definition for the word "momentum," for example. A splen...
 

Bob-n-Along: Are you ready for some football? I'm cheering for the Atlanta Falcons!

By Bob Stealey | February 03, 2017 6:00 AM
Many times in this column I attempt to keep my subject matter as up to date as I can, that is, I seek to bring current events into my text. In today's instance, with little doubt the most dominant activity that I could point to would...
 

Bob-n-Along: Building a Wall Around Clarksburg....and Happy Birthday Wishes to Clint!

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 31, 2017 8:00 AM
A new U.S. President has now been on the job for one week and it has brought to mind a few perplexing parallels that might be applied to Clarksburg residents' own back yards. President Donald J. Trump has proposed, as one of th...
 

Bob-n-Along: Today in America we celebrate the inauguration of Donald J. Trump

By Bob Stealey | January 20, 2017 11:00 AM
If today is Friday, January 20, 2017, then it's a day I've been looking forward to for a long, long time!   Can you imagine why? Well, it has an awful lot to do with America's version of the Changing of the Guard, as...
 

Bob-n-Along: Telling our city and county history in photographs was a labor of love

By Bob Stealey | January 19, 2017 3:00 PM
Generally in a column that I write, I would try to avoid aggrandizing my own efforts at anything I had done. However, in keeping with my weekly intent of keeping the themes of my columns centered on our fair city of Clarksburg, I found m...
 
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