Pregnant Mayor-Elect Paige Cognetti Will Be First Female Mayor Of This Pennsylvania City

Pregnant mayor-elect Paige Cognetti is making all kinds of history in Scranton, Pennsylvania Mayor-elect Paige Cognetti will be the first female mayor of Scranton, Pennsylvania and the very pregnant Cognetti will be the first to give birth during her term in office. Quite a story for a young woman who is taking on a huge challenge. She ran in a special election after Scranton’s then-mayor, Bill Courtright, pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges. Cognetti stepped into the race as an

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Waffle House Customers Jump In When Schedule Mistake Leaves One Employee Behind The Counter

Waffle House employee smothered and covered with kindness from helpful, understanding customers Make that one Waffle House order of kindness with a smothering of help and love. So, you’re in a WH for a late night meal and you notice there’s only one employee. One struggling employee. That’s what happened in Birmingham, Alabama last weekend. The restaurant chain says it was apparently some sort of scheduling snafu. For some kind-hearted customers, it was simply a chance to get to work.

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News Anchor Gina Maravilla Shares Her Deaf Daughter’s Inspiring Cochlear Implant Journey

Cochlear implant has brought Gina Maravilla’s daughter’s hearing back for a second time A device called a cochlear implant is a miracle for AZ Family anchor Gina Maravilla, her family, and especially her 11-year-old daughter, Kennedy. Kennedy wasn’t born completely deaf, but she has had hearing issues from the beginning. When she was four-years-old she completely lost hearing in her left ear. That’s when she received her first implant. It has been a big success. A few months ago, Kennedy

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Hearing-Impaired Dad Signs With Newborn Daughter

Hearing impaired dad uses sign language that we can all understand This hearing-impaired dad brings you the most loving moment of your day. He is signing to his newborn daughter. Look at how alert she is! She’s taking in every sign, every gesture of love. This video originally posted back in January on Instagram on a feed called, “Untimely Blessing.” They write, “Daddy who is Deaf signing to Baby Arrow who recently passed the Deaf test. ASL is vital for

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Man Brings Emotional Support Clown To Meeting Where He’s Laid Off

Bringing emotional support clown was one thing he could control as he lost his job. That sinking feeling Joshua Jack had a bad feeling when he received an email telling him HR needed to have a meeting with him. Maybe it was something about the line that said he might want to bring someone with him for emotional support. He figured he was losing his job. They call it a “redundancy meeting” in Auckland, New Zealand. Most people would probably

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13 Children of Fallen 9/11 Firefighters Are Joining The NYFD

Fallen 9/11 firefighters live on through their remarkable children. The legacies of several fallen 9/11 firefighters live on. 13 new firefighters for the New York Fire Department have firefighting in their blood. They have a connection to the work and the department unlike any other. 13 grown children of fallen 9/11 firefighters are set to join the department. A New Generation of Heroes The New York Post reports the current FDNY Academy class includes 13 members whose firefighter fathers were

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First All-Female Hurricane Hunter Flight Crew Makes NOAA History

First all-female hurricane hunter flight crew hoping to inspire girls and save lives The first all-female hurricane hunter flight crew for The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is working hard. They are part of an expert team of scientists who are trying to gather as much data as possible about Hurricane Dorian as it barrels toward the East Coast. Making history NOAA says this is the first time an all-female crew of three pilots has flown a reconnaissance mission for

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Why Tyler Perry Started Crying When He Saw A New Highway Sign Going Up

Tyler Perry shares why this sign is a sign of faith Superstar Tyler Perry is one of the most powerful, successful men in show business. But he knows what it is to struggle. He really, really knows. So, when he saw a new exit sign going up on an Atlanta highway, he started to cry. Tears of joy. Tears of struggle. Tears of gratitude. He shared his thoughts on Facebook and Twitter. “Just know that it is possible to believe

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How One Large Public High School Is Going Phone-Free For Entire School Year

How do you get high school kids to go phone-free for entire school day, everyday? San Mateo High School is going phone-free starting with this school year. It is the largest public high school in the US to make this move. How do you get high school students to loosen their cement clasp around their phones? It is the heart of Silicon Valley, so you go with some new technology. KGO-TV reports the school will be using something called a

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New Dad Meteorologist Tom Meiners Overcomes Missing Babysitter. Brings Baby Daughter To Work

New Dad Meteorologist Tom Meiners found himself in a tough spot last week. One that all sorts of parents can relate to. The babysitter didn’t show. What’s a parent to do? Took some quick thinking It’s not like he could call in late when he was expected to be live on the air delivering weather forecasts for WBBJ in Jacksonville, Tennessee. Way to rally, new Dad! Way to multi-task! He doesn’t seem to miss a beat–cradling his daughter’s head, responding

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