Kelley Bashew (Courtesy Kelley Bashew)
Woman Becomes an Advocate for Her Indigenous Heritage After Meeting Birth Family at 50

Kelley Bashew decided to look for her birth family when she turned 50. She found herself and became an advocate for Indigenous people.

Jennifer Pacanowski (Courtesy Jennifer Pacanowski)
Empowered and Thriving: Woman Veteran Teaches Others to Heal Through Writing and Performance

Many veterans return home and struggle to find connection. Jennifer Pacanowski shares her healing process with others through her nonprofit, Women Veterans Empowered and Thriving.

L-R: Rep. Melissa Shusterman, Sen Amanda Cappeletti, and Rep. Liz Hanbidge, outside the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown on Oct. 15. (Courtesy Rep. Hanbidge)
New PA Bill Would Provide Three Days’ Paid Leave for Pregnancy Loss

Many women silently grieve a pregnancy loss while going about their daily lives. New PA bill would allow working women to take time off.

An oil delivery truck idles on the street prior to an oil delivery in Hatfield. (Getty Images/William Thomas Cain)
PA Residents Can Apply for Funds to Cut Heating Costs

Pennsylvanians can apply for cash to help them pay heating bills and prepare their homes for winter.

Courtesy of Empire Beauty School
New Laws Look Good For Aspiring Barbers and Cosmetologists

Cosmetology and barber schools in Pennsylvania are hands-on, but not completely. New law allows more theory-based education to be done virtually.

President Joe Biden speaks about his infrastructure plan and his domestic agenda during a visit to the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
President Joe Biden Returns Home to Scranton to Rally Support for His Build Back Better Agenda

Biden says the Build Back Better Agenda will help middle-class working families recover from the hardships of the pandemic. 

NEPA’rogi owners Frank Marcinkowski and Lauren Gorney, in front of their Luzerne County shop. (Courtesy of Lauren Gorney)
Young Business Owners Bring New Flavor to Old Tradition

On National Pierogi Day, Lauren Gorney tells us about her family’s new pierogi business in Luzerne County.