For the Glory of Old State: This Weekend’s Penn State 5k Supports Local College Students

Bianca Portillo-Maldonado of northeast Philadelphia is a Penn State Philadelphia Chapter scholarship winner. Bianca Portillo-Maldonado, the daughter of Guatemalan immigrants, was born and raised in northeast Philadelphia. She is a junior at Penn State University, studying broadcast journalism and digital media. She is a scholarship recipient of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association. This [...]

Ms. Veteran America Contest Recap: ‘An Experience of a Lifetime’

Erica Webster (Walsh) of Philadelphia may not have won this year's Ms. Veteran America crown, but she had the experience of a lifetime. Webster, an Army veteran and former Guantanamo Bay guard, was one of 25 finalists who competed in Washington on October 9. Webster raised $13,411 for Final Salute Inc., a Virginia-based nonprofit that [...]

Meet Your 2016 Movers & Shakers: Pete Leontaras

Philly Happening has been hard at work naming the top 10 Movers and Shakers of 2016 and the much anticipated list is out! We’re taking the opportunity to shine the spotlight on each one of the amazing people who made this years list. Pete Leontaras is an entrepreneur whose restaurant brings great food and drinks to Philadelphia's [...]

Meet your 2016 Movers & Shakers: Kory Aversa

Philly Happening is proud to announce the inaugural list of  top 10 Philadelphia Movers & Shakers of 2016! Philadelphia's Movers &  Shakers were nominated by readers and selected by Philly Happening and its Publishers at Happenings Media. Over the course of the month, we will be shining a spotlight on each one of the amazing people who made the list. [...]

Meet your 2016 Movers Shakers: GauravJit Singh

Philly Happening has been hard at work naming the top 10 Movers & Shakers of 2016 and the much anticipated list is out! We’re taking the opportunity to shine the spotlight on each one of the amazing people who made this year's list. GauravJit Singh, is the Founder and CEO of DroneCast, which uses drones to advertise [...]

Meet your 2016 Movers & Shakers: Jen Leary

Philly Happening has been hard at work naming the top 10 Movers and Shakers of 2016 and the much anticipated list is out! We’re taking the opportunity to shine the spotlight on each one of the amazing people who made this year's list. Jen Leary is the founder of the Red Paw Emergency Relief Team. Her [...]

Meet Your 2016 Philadelphia Movers & Shakers: Antoine Johnson

Philly Happening is proud to announce the inaugural list of  top 10 Philadelphia Movers & Shakers of 2016! Philadelphia's Movers &  Shakers were nominated by readers and selected by Philly Happening and its Publishers at Happenings Media. Over the course of the month, we will be shining a spotlight on each one of the amazing people who made the list.  [...]

Meet your 2016 Movers & Shakers: Colleen Kelly Howard

  Philly Happening has been hard at work naming the top 10 Movers and Shakers of 2016 and the much anticipated list is out! We’re taking the opportunity to shine the spotlight on each one of the amazing people who made this years list. Colleen Kelly Howard is a dedicated mother of three girls and [...]

Meet Your 2016 Philadelphia Movers & Shakers: Ashley George

    Philly Happening is proud to announce the inaugural list of  top 10 Philadelphia Movers & Shakers of 2016! Philadelphia's Movers &  Shakers were nominated by readers and selected by Philly Happening and its Publishers at Happenings Media. Over the course of the month, we will be shining a spotlight on each one of the amazing people who made [...]

Strength and Service: Philadelphia’s Erica Webster Competes in Ms. Veteran America Pageant on Sunday

Erica Webster (left) and Charlynda Scales, contestants of the Ms. Veteran America Pageant, appeared on Good Morning Washington on Sept. 26. Grit and Glamour: Several months ago, Erica (Walsh) Webster spoke with Philly Happening about her participation in the Ms. Veteran American Pageant. Webster is a native of Roxborough and currently lives in Lafayette Hill. [...]