Asylum seekers wait outside the El Paso bus terminal in December hoping for help to reach the airport or other transportation to their next destination Witness at the Border volunteers offer assistance. (Photo: Sue-Ann DiVito)
Montgomery County Woman Witnesses the Plight of Immigrants at US-Mexico Border: ‘They Carry Hope in Our Country’

Sue-Ann DiVito, a member of the Bucks County organization Immigrant Rights Action, returned to the border for the third time in December to find migrants enduring life-threatening conditions to find refuge in the US.

Legislators of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives are sworn-in, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. The ceremony marks the convening of the 2023-2024 legislative session of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Matt Smith)
Which Party Has the Majority in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives?

How Pennsylvania arrived at this odd stalemate in the House, and how — potentially — the uncertainty over which party is in control could be settled.

Quakertown High School, Quakertown, Pa. (Photo: Quakertown Community School District)
Quakertown School District Preparing for Teacher Shortages as “Triple Pandemic” Hits

With a growing number of teachers and support staff falling ill, the Bucks County district has developed a “yellow alert” virtual learning plan for days when schools aren't sufficiently staffed.

Aerial view of Pennridge High School in Perkasie, Pa. (Pennridge School District)
Bucks County School Board Votes to Reduce High School Social Studies Credits

Despite strong community opposition, the Pennridge School Board approved paring down the number of social studies credits needed to graduate from four to three.

State Rep. Melissa Cerrato in her Horsham Twp. home. (Photo: Freda Savana)
Democrat Melissa Cerrato is Ready to Bring Her Working-Class Roots to Harrisburg as State Rep.

The 40-year-old mother of four’s message of understanding the real-life challenges of working class families resonated with Montgomery County voters, who ultimately put her over the top in the newly redrawn 151st District by 58 votes.

ACLU headquarters, Washington D.C. (Shutterstock)
US Department of Education Will Investigate Central Bucks School District After Allegations of LGBTQ Discrimination

The Education Department will investigate the state’s fourth largest school district, after allegations of a “toxic educational environment” for LGBTQ+ students from the ACLU of Pennsylvania.

Democratic state House candidate Melissa Cerrato (Photo: Freda Savana)
‘I’ve Had to Work Every Day of My Life’: Democratic State House Candidate Melissa Cerrato Knows the Struggles of Working-Class Pa. Families

Melissa Cerrato is running against incumbent Republican Todd Stephens in the redrawn 151st district, which includes part of Montgomery County. It’s the Horsham Twp. resident’s first run at public office, a position she is seeking to give voice to working class families like her own.