Working & The Economy

Fayette Friends of Animals sees increase in adoptions during pandemic | Helping the Helpers

The shelter, which is the county's only no-kill shelter, has often been forced to stash cats wherever they could find room because so many people were dropping them off at the clinic. They accepted as many as they could.

Visit Philly spearheads effort to support growth of Black and Brown businesses

The tourism marketing agency organization is using advertising, web and social media and public relations bring awareness to these small Philadelphia businesses, which are disproportionately at risk for closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Uniontown’s State Theatre is looking forward to return in live performances | Helping the...

It's been more than nine months since performers took the stage at the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Uniontown, with COVID-19 regulations hampering lucrative productions at the historic venue.

Wolf vetoes proposal to shield businesses from some pandemic liability

The veto was the latest chapter in a long running battle between two powerful groups — businesses and trial lawyers — that has played out in Harrisburg as well as Washington D.C. over the pandemic. 

Allegheny Co. gets more than $1.2M to provide emergency cold weather shelter to the...

The money is part of $3 million in grant funding the Wolf administration is providing to municipalities and organizations in 20 Pennsylvania counties.

New state budget sets aside $16M for Pa. farmers hit by pandemic | Tuesday...

The blink-and-you missed spending plan offers tax credits and grants to Pa. farmers.

In Fayette County, hunters share the harvest to feed the hungry | Helping the...

Last year, more than 4,000 hunters donated about 160,000 pounds of venison – the highest total in the 29 years the program has been in place.

Hit by pandemic, SWPA’s Touchstone Crafts Center looks for 2021 comeback | Helping the...

“[The need for] self-care is amplified with the pandemic, but it’s also something we should’ve been concentrating on before. We never take time to do something for ourselves, and we’re all guilty of that,” he said.

Here’s how to combat politically charged office watercooler chat | Opinion

Instead of being judged by the content of our character, co-workers are being judged by the content of their posts.

SWPA nonprofit The River Fund helps children far and near | Helping the Helpers

Parents often tell their children to do good deeds and give back to their communities. Not this SWPA family.