Stories tagged: "women"


Jacqueline Romero (US Attorney's Office)
Jacqueline Romero Confirmed as US Attorney for Eastern District of PA

Romero is the first woman of color to lead Pennsylvania’s eastern district.

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Biden Nominates Linda Fagan to Lead US Coast Guard

Fagan could be the first woman appointed to lead a branch of the military.

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Pennsylvania to Extend Postpartum Coverage Under Medicaid

The American Rescue Plan provides states with the ability to expand Medicaid coverage for postpartum depression from 60 days to one year. Pennsylvania has opted in and will extend its coverage starting April 1.

Victoria Schade with her dogs Millie and Olive. (Courtesy Victoria Schade)
Meet the PA Woman Who Coaches the Dogs of the Puppy Bowl

Bucks County’s Victoria Schade uses her powers of puppy persuasion to get the dogs of the “Puppy Bowl” ready for action.

Jennifer Bastidas (Courtesy Jennifer Bastidas)
Organizing Life One Home at a Time in the Lehigh Valley

Jennifer Bastidas turned her knack for organizing into a career, leaving behind a job in the medical field to provide a different type of “treatment” that starts at home.

Emily Leone Honhart pictured at her shop Wandering Spirits in in Ligonier, Westmoreland County. (Courtesy Emily Leone Honhart)
A Bonfire Bitch-Fest Turned a Pennsylvania Woman Into an Independent Liquor Store Owner

After complaining about the lack of Pennsylvania-brewed liquor options offered at state stores, Emily Leone Honhart set out to change things and emerged from her pandemic bubble as an independent liquor store owner.

Sarah Laurel with her brother, Adam Al-Asad, who serves as the director of operations for Savage Sisters, in one of their South Philadelphia recovery houses. (Courtesy Sarah Laurel/Savage Sisters)
Once Left For Dead, This Philadelphia Woman is Helping Those Battling Addiction

Sarah Laurel was a thriving professional who hit rock bottom due to addiction. Having turned her life around, she’s now working on behalf of those in recovery and on the streets with Savage Sisters.