IMPACT STORIES

(wbez.org) Steve Kamenicky, known on the street as “Ponytail Steve,” is fully aware of the harsh truths about the opioid epidemic having been a heroin addict for four decades. Now that he’s kicked the habit,

(duboiscountyherald.com) – Tyhria Williams was in prison in 2011 when she got the bug to write.She wrote on envelopes, then mailed them to her dad, telling him not to open them.When she was released, she

(thestar.com) Overdose deaths in Calgary and Edmonton are concentrated in the core, but just as many are occurring in the suburbs — and who’s dying might surprise you. Seated at a picturesque home that backs

(billypenn.com) Singer-songwriter Joe Nester made a triumphant return to Philly. When the Undeniable Tour bus recently pulled up for a show at Voltage Lounge in Callowhill, singer-songwriter Joe Nester suddenly realized that the first time

(cbs6albany.com) ALBANY, NY – For two months now Christopher Ritz has walked inside the Albany County Jail for work, inside the kitchen. It is a job he is grateful for. “I’m very blessed that opportunity

(www.nbcnews.com) HUNTINGTON, WV – There was a time when Beth would have laughed if somebody had told her she would wind up selling herself on the streets. She had loving parents. She had a high