Still using his skills in his field of expertise

Long-time math teacher Angelo Turco, seated, is shown with Armstrong Junior-Senior High School principals Kirk Lorigan (left) and Michael Cominos. His ability to talk to students and teach the ongoing lessons of other, full-time math teachers makes him a valuable asset as a substitute, Mr. Cominos said.

A recent book about rethinking retirement says people get to their absolute peak of knowledge and skill at their jobs around retirement age, but then if they live out a traditional retirement and sit at home for the next 30 years, all that knowledge and skill goes to waste.

Angelo Turco of Kittanning is living an unconventional retirement.

Anne Cloonan is a staff reporter for the Leader Times. She can be reached at 724-543-1303, ext. 1337, or