Granted, I haven't experienced any great tragedy. I'm just moving on. It's time for me to play the next play.
As a product of the 1960s, I'm hoping to "live long and prosper." And I wish the same for you, my friends.
A photojournalism graduate of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Mailliard retired last night as the Tribune's "assistant managing editor" (he checked his business cards).
Graduate of St. Agatha High School, 1969, where he received 50 cents per game for reporting basketball results to The Tribune.
Photojournalism graduate of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 1979.
Amateur Softball Association's Pennsylvania Sports Writer of the Year, 1979.
Six citations from The Associated Press for news reporting excellence, including two Special Citations.
Three awards from National Press Photographers Association, one national, two regional.
Created the Tribune's Our Generation teen page in 1992 and guided it for more than 10 years. It and teen pages of two other newspapers were offered in Pennsylvania Newspaper Association trade journals as models for publications to use. Tribune's OG page was discontinued in 2005.
Several statewide honors for Opinion Page and special section content and presentation in annual newspaper contests.
Had one heck of a good time.