Stories tagged: "Montgomery County"

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.

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - NOVEMBER 06: Neil Makhija speaks during the South Asian Women Get Out the Vote Canvass Event on November 06, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)
Montgomery County Could Appoint Its First Asian American to the Board of Commissioners

A prominent Pennsylvania civil rights advocate and election law professor could become the first South Asian member of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners.

Reading School District Superintendent Dr. Khalid N. Mumin hugs Laila Jones, 9, before the PIAA Class 6A championship at the Giant Center, Hershey. caption  Photo by Natalie Kolb 3/25/2017 (Photo By Natalie Kolb/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)
Shapiro Taps a Former Superintendent of the Year to Be Pennsylvania’s Education Secretary

Khalid Mumin is currently superintendent of the Lower Merion School District in suburban Philadelphia. He was previously superintendent for seven years at the majority Latino Reading School District.

8 Small Town Pennsylvania Breweries
8 Small Town Pennsylvania Breweries to Check Out

For every Yuengling, there are dozens and dozens of lower profile small town craft breweries in the state that should be on your radar.

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5 Legendary Creatures Believed to Live in Pennsylvania

Perhaps there are even bigger creatures than bears out there—creatures like cryptids, animals whose existence is as of yet unproven. There’s no hard evidence, but there is certainly lore.

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.

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8 Pennsylvania Wine Festivals to Put on Your Calendar This Fall

‘Tis the harvest season, and many wineries throughout the state are staging celebrations this fall.