Newsmakers 2017


Newsmakers  began the New Year by featuring a brand new organization in our area, “Brighter Journeys”.  The organization is designed to meet the needs of parents who have children with special needs. It was formed by a group of families who hope to provide children with a Brighter Journey in life. The monthly Public Affairs program was hosted by Jayne Ann Bugda […]

2017 Egg Hunt

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Hundreds of local special needs children got a terrific treat Wednesday. They took part in an Easter egg hunt inside Mohegan Sun Pocono. 600 kids accompanied by parents or caregivers got to pick-up the easy-to- find eggs that each contained a treat. They also posed for photos with the Easter bunny. The Easter egg hunt […]

Brighter Journeys Gives Away Its First Item


Brighter Journeys purchases a special bike for a little 8-year-old girl from Drums Juliann Tompkins suffers from a rare disease called Cockayne syndrome, and her mom says it could kill her by her 12th birthday. She hasn’t been able to ride a bike, but now with this special new tricycle, they can go on family outings together, and […]