This Conshohocken health executive is singing the praises of nurses. Literally.

This song is helping nurses on the frontlines -- and you can even dance to it.

Longtime Philly homeless advocate Cheri Honkala finally gets a home to call her own

Cheri Honkala became a homeowner for the first time in April, with a big assist from Jamie Moffett, another dedicated community advocate.

Longtime Philly homeless advocate Cheri Honkala finally gets a home to call her own

Cheri Honkala became a homeowner for the first time in April, with a big assist from Jamie Moffett, another dedicated community advocate.

At RQ magazine, print is alive and swell

Editor-in-chief Heather Shayne Blakeslee says readers weary of digital overload will find an oasis in Root Quarterly (RQ), the print-only magazine she launched in Philadelphia in 2019.

At RQ magazine, print is alive and swell

Editor-in-chief Heather Shayne Blakeslee says readers weary of digital overload will find an oasis in Root Quarterly (RQ), the print-only magazine she launched in Philadelphia in 2019.

Drag queens deliver home-cooked dinners for San Francisco club’s ‘Meals on Heels’ service

“It felt exhilarating. You could tell from the patrons’s faces, like, ‘Oh my gosh, I haven’t seen a drag queen in so long.’ Sharing that energy with each of them was awesome."

Drag queens deliver home-cooked dinners for San Francisco club’s ‘Meals on Heels’ service

“It felt exhilarating. You could tell from the patrons’s faces, like, ‘Oh my gosh, I haven’t seen a drag queen in so long.’ Sharing that energy with each of them was awesome."
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Being vulnerable is more human than being perfect

Penn professor Angela Duckworth on how vulnerability can help you build trust among those around you.

Holocaust survivor finally gets her high-school diploma - at age 88

Denied a formal education during her war-torn childhood, a Holocaust survivor who educated herself finally receives an honorary high-school diploma.

Villanova senior creates a ‘prevention pantry’ to keep students safe in the pandemic

“I love helping people,” she said, simply. “I always want to do stuff to help people.”

In Salem County, farming links Black and Jewish families — and history

When William Levin's great-great grandfather settled in South Jersey in 1882, his Gentile neighbors helped him farm. Today the Levins' Black neighbors are doing the same. And vice-versa.

An anonymous businessman donated $5,000 to a N.J. barbershop to fund free haircuts for essential workers

Anthony Fiore of Caravelli's Barbershop in Haddonfield was the recipient. The free cuts started on June 22.

This South Jersey diner server got an unexpected tip from her customers: a car

A couple, who are faithful customers, decided to give her a used car

Philadelphia harp society teaches students via Zoom in pandemic

The Lyra Society has offered free harp lessons to Philadelphia public school students since 2004. The nonprofit group wasn't about to let the coronavirus stop the music.

Aiming for good enough can be better than always wanting to be best

Guest columnist Barry Schwartz says asking what's good enough for our kids might be the best question right now.

A Philadelphia military veteran in recovery is using his home to help struggling veterans find peace and sanctuary

Habitat's home repair program is back helping vets and local income Philadelphians, despite the pandemic.

Need stylish clothes for an ailing relative? Manayunk firm sells adaptive clothing

Since opening in December 2017, Smart Adaptive Clothing has grown from offering two men’s shirts and four women’s blouses to 12 options including shirt dresses. They recently added face masks too.

Satanic Delco founder on the group’s ‘To Hell with Homelessness’ campaign: ‘I wanted us to serve a purpose’ | We The People

Joseph Rose, who founded Satanic Delco in February, doesn’t believe in hell. Or heaven. Or even Satan.

Domino’s Pizza bought out the registries of five couples whose weddings got canceled by pandemic

She visited her online registry to find that every item had been bought. A note read: “Did we just buy out all of your wedding registry? Oh yes we did. Congrats on your postponed wedding."

Vermont university students stayed behind in the pandemic to take care of the school’s cows

When the pandemic scattered University of Vermont students home to safety, a frightening question loomed: Who would take care of the school's cows?

Army veterans make music to uplift in spite of pandemic

Voices of Valor, a nonprofit program, holds a songwriting session with Army veterans in New Jersey. The work will be professionally recorded and distributed.

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