Andy Rooney

Sharing warm boyhood memories with Andy Rooney

Widely regarded as something of a curmudgeon who rarely granted interviews and had let more than one member of the media know that his private life was private, my hands all but shook as I picked up the receiver to punch in the number I’d been given for Andy Rooney's office at CBS ...

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David Hyde Pierce

Thanks for the Memories, David Hyde Pierce ... And Aunt Mary

I’d been invited by an Alzheimer’s Association representative to cover a “Walk the Miles with Niles” Memory Walk led by FRASIER co-star David Hyde Pierce in the Saratoga Spa State Park and there was no way I was going to let recollections of a relative who had succumbed to the disease a decade earlier ...

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Jody Wheeler

Portrait of an Illustrator

Jody Wheeler is a Class Act not only because she has created captivating illustrations for scores of books for young readers across the nation but also because she is quick to award credit to the teachers who encouraged her earliest artistic efforts.

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Mornings with Morley

Maurice "Chris" Morley

Chris welcomed me into his office every weekday morning to record his memories of life in a now bygone era as well as other stories he wanted to be recorded for this and future generations ...

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Legacies Unlimited is committed to preserving the past and present for future generations. In addition to sharing memories that might otherwise be forever lost, we document "history in the making" by celebrating contemporary lives that add strong and vibrant threads to the rich tapestry of our nation's heritage.


VFW Post 358 donates $2,000 to BSCSD Maurice “Christopher” Morley Literacy Fund

The Maurice “Christopher” Morley Literacy Fund received a healthy shot in the arm when Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 358 Commander Earl “Doc” Manning presented a $2,000 check to the Ballston Spa Central School District during its April 2 Board of Education meeting at BSHS.

Named in honor of a World War II veteran who carved a lifetime of legacy of caring and sharing as the village’s resident history consultant and old-fashioned wooden toy-maker, the Morley Literacy Fund provides annual awards for elementary students who have demonstrated exceptional fortitude and perseverance on the Road to Reading. …  READ MORE.


The Prayer Lines Behind the Bylines - by Ann Hauprich

Memoirs to recall Mornings with Morley & The Prayer Lines Behind the Bylines

As the 40th anniversary of her first newspaper reporting assignment approaches, Ann Hauprich is crafting a pair of memoirs that document two very different chapters in her writing life.

Mornings with Morley records memories of the hundreds of hours Hauprich spent with octogenarian Maurice “Christopher” Morley (read more) while The Prayer Lines Behind the Bylines showcases tributes to other kindred spirits who inspired the author to dig deeper into her heart and soul over the decade (read more).


Mornings with Morley and Ballston Spa: A Village Sampler - by Ann Hauprich

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