Based in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley
Editor & Profile Writer
Vines cover the ruins of the old Smallpox Hospital on Roosevelt Island, New York.

Mere stones and stories they tell

While our storytelling can reshape the past and present, occasionally something happens to set events in stone, connecting them to future generations forever, it seems. On a recent visit to Roosevelt Island, a lesser known part of New York City, stones lay nearly everywhere. They covered the shores. Some crumbled…