Stories tagged: "Harrisburg"


Photo Credit: Mill Creek Coffee
Check Out These Women-Owned Coffee Roasters in Pennsylvania

These six women-owned roasters do a lot of good in their communities by offering fair prices, raising funds for locals in need, and creating inclusive places for people to gather.

7 MLK Day of Service Opportunities throughout Pennsylvania
7 MLK Day of Service Opportunities in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvanians will have an opportunity to do for others by volunteering Monday as we honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

FILE-  In this Jan. 8, 2020 file photo, visitors walk amongst various displays during the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, Pa. The massive annual Pennsylvania Farm Show was canceled as an in-person event on Wednesday, Aug. 19 because of the pandemic, ending the prospect of hundreds of thousands of people converging on the Harrisburg complex in January.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
7 Things to See at This Year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show

The 2023 Farm Show opens Saturday in Harrisburg, with exhibits highlighting Pennsylvania’s farming industry, alpacas, and, as always, a giant butter sculpture.

A crowd protesting the overturning of Roe V. Wade by the Supreme Court holds a rally outside the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh, Friday, June 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
How Pennsylvania Lawmakers Worked to Protect or Block Abortions in the Past Session

With abortion rights being determined at the state level, Democratic lawmakers have introduced bills to protect that right, but their efforts have been blocked by the GOP majorities in Harrisburg.

Activists with Our Revolution hold $15 minimum wage signs outside the US Capitol complex in February 2021, to call on Congress to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. (CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images/Bill Clark)
Fourteen Bills on Raising the Minimum Wage Waiting in Pennsylvania’s State Legislature

Pennsylvania’s paltry minimum wage celebrated its 13th anniversary this year. Democratic state lawmakers have tried to increase it, but their efforts were blocked by the GOP majorities in Harrisburg.

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12 Pennsylvania Hanukkah Celebrations That Celebrate the Festival of Lights

These 12 Hanukkah celebrations will take place throughout Pennsylvania—some are free for the community, others require paid admission—leading up to or during the Festival of Lights. 

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These Locally Owned Bookstores Deserve Your Support This Holiday Season

By shopping at independent bookstores you’ll be able to check some items off your gift buying list, but the benefits go beyond that.