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Taking Care of Those Who Care in Cumberland County, PA (S2E4)

Taking Care of Those Who Care in Cumberland County, PA (S2E4)

Ali Rothrock’s podcast https://onthejobandoff.com/over-a-cup-podcast/#:~:text=Over%20a%20Cup%20is%20a,On%20the%20Job%20and%20Off.   They are the first to rush in but the last to get help. Their normal day is usually someone’s worst day. First responders undergo stress and trauma most people can’t begin to understand. In Cumberland County, PA a new program is supporting these folks with dealing with the stress most […]

Teaching Tech to Seniors in Montgomery County, MD (S2E3)

Teaching Tech to Seniors in Montgomery County, MD (S2E3)

Teaching technology to senior citizens, especially your parents can be tough, but Montgomery County, Maryland has found a way to make it work

McDowell Teachers Lead the Way, McDowell County WV (S2E2)

McDowell Teachers Lead the Way, McDowell County WV (S2E2)

A new apartment building for teachers in Welch, WV is just one of the projects created by Reconnecting McDowell that is changing a coal dependent county toward a more prosperous future.

Turning Coal into Lavender, Boone County WV (S2E1)

Turning Coal into Lavender, Boone County WV (S2E1)

A lavender farm is on the site of former coal field. Meet the people who are bringing jobs and a new industry to the former coal country in Boone County, West Virginia

Commissioner Craig Rice, Montgomery County MD and Season 2 preview

Commissioner Craig Rice, Montgomery County MD and Season 2 preview

A discussion about Good Government and the Good Government show with host David Martin and Montgomery County, Maryland County Commissioner Craig Rice.

The Fabulous Florida Keys

Cleaning up the Canals, Monroe County, FL (S1E11)

Monroe County has very forward-thinking ideas that are bringing back fish life into now clean waters … one canal at a time.

A jail that’s not a jail, but a way out of jail. Smith County, TX (S1E10)

A jail that’s not a jail, but a way out of jail. Smith County, TX (S1E10)

Putting young teenagers in jail for felony offenses gets them off the street for awhile but it doesn’t rehabilitate them.

A Sensory Trail for Everyone in Harford County, MD (S1E9)

A Sensory Trail for Everyone in Harford County, MD (S1E9)

People with disabilities in Harford County, Maryland now have a wonderful way to get exercise thanks to a fabulous new sensory trail.

Suicide Prevention Six Strings at a time in Josephine County, OR (S1E8)

Suicide Prevention Six Strings at a time in Josephine County, OR (S1E8)

Thanks to one guitar playing vet services director, a group of veterans gather weekly to play music together, forming their own musical support group.

From a Bowling Alley to an Art Center in Johnson County, Kansas (S1E7)

From a Bowling Alley to an Art Center in Johnson County, Kansas (S1E7)

The county needed theater space and room for a museum. Some creative thinking by a handful of county officials turned an old and abandoned bowling alley into an arts and cultural center.