The board’s request is for $80,000 to provide an update to plan that was adopted 15 years ago.
Staff writer Harry Funk, a professional journalist for three-plus decades, has been on the staff of The Almanac since 2015. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and master of business administration, both from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
The house's dining room
Tea service in the dining room
Ready for the holidays at the Spears home
A window seat doubles as a handy storage unit.
The Orr farmhouse was built in 1857.
When the house was built, the fireplace in the original kitchen was used for cooking.
A Chippendale sofa reflects a popular American style of the 19th century.
Robert and Nancy Spears
Entryway to the Spears home