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The History of Valentine’s Day

By Josie Barton Valentine’s Day, a popular holiday known for love, chocolate, and flowers, carries a dark history behind it. The holiday began with Ancient Romans and their ghastly traditions on February 14th. From February 13th through the 15th, Romans celebrated Lupercalia, an ancient tradition to “avert evil […]

Wheatley, Hughes recognizes National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Feb. 5 – State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, and state Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Philadelphia/Montgomery, are recognizing Sunday, Feb. 7 as National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Pennsylvania. National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day began more than two decades ago as a grassroots effort with hundreds of organizations. This yearly initiative […]