Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Farm Inviolate of Gas Drilling – May 10, 2012

May 10, 2012 Paradise Gardens and Farm 2771 Paradise Road, Reynoldsville, PA 15851 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (lunch and solidarity afterwards) Contact: Stephen Cleghorn “A Farm Inviolate of Gas Drilling” On May 12, 2012 my wife Lucinda’s remains … Continue reading

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A Transparent Activism to Stop Fracking

[By way of getting this blog started, I thought I ought to post links to the various kinds of activism  – writing of articles, giving speeches, producing PowerPoint presentations – in resistance to fracking that have taken up so much … Continue reading

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Speech at EPIC event in Ithaca, NY – June 25, 2011 – Fracking the Farmland

[Note: thanks to ShaleShock Media, this speech was recorded and is available online as a video at:  Some portions of it appeared in an article published by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at  And this personal note: on the very day … Continue reading

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Why is Senator Joseph Scarnati So Mad at Me?

On February 22 in Brockway, Pennsylvania, at a public hearing that was being held about permitting a new Marcellus Shale gas well to be drilled by Flatirons Development in the Brockway watershed, I asked a question that elicited from my … Continue reading

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Did Senator Joseph Scarnati Snooker His Own Hometown?

On Wednesday, February 22 in the Borough of Brockway, Pennsylvania – the home town of Pennsylvania State Senator Joseph Scarnati, leader of the Senate Republican majority in Harrisburg – there was a public meeting on the question of whether the … Continue reading

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Hope’s lovely daughters – anger & courage

Hello to all who enter here – My name is Stephen Cleghorn. I am an organic farmer operating a 50-acre certified organic farm in Jefferson County, PA. If you’d like to know more about me, visit the farm’s website at … Continue reading

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