Too many of us with stories to tell, sadly

By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Oh, Matt Lauer. Honestly, as I watched Savannah Guthrie read the prepared statement from NBC executives, I can’t say that I was really that surprised. There have been rumors about him being unfaithful to his wife for years. So, it wasn’t a huge leap to believe that he could be disrespectful to his female co-workers. To me, what is most upsetting about...

All About Connecting: Just for the ladies

By Nancy Plummer, Columnist, The Times Although many of us strong, independent women don’t want to admit it, it’s still a man’s world. Moreover, without getting involved in the nastiness of politics these days, our rights, ladies, are definitely on the down-turn. Thus, I feel it is my duty to encourage every woman to start standing up for herself all day and all night. Not just in your dating...

What’s in my bag?

By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times As a member of the social media marketing company, Social Stylate (www.socialstylate.com), one of my favorite blog posts to participate in is a feature called “What’s in Her Bag?” It’s a sneak peek into the essentials we carry around on a daily basis. I am a firm believer that sorting through the contents of a woman’s purse is like conducting...

Springtime puts stress on women

While men just let it all hang out, women want perfect summer bodies By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Spring is here! FINALLY. I know this not because of the weather forecast or by sticking my head out the front door…I know this because every female in my life is on a diet. LITERALLY.    Send article as PDF   

World Cup team sheds light on unequal status of female athletes

The ticker tape parade for Team USA was great, but women in sports still get less attention, pay By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times On Friday, the champions of the Women’s World Cup enjoyed what many male athletes before them have come to enjoy after victory…a ticker tape parade in New York City. See, this type of celebration is rarely bestowed upon the fairer sex. In fact,...

Iron and Steel Museum recognizes Women’s History Month

Women ran businesses at home, supplied front lines during Civil War By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times Dr. Florence K. Williams presents recreated artifacts to attendees. Items included slippers, a brandy bottle, faurina packets, and lemonade mix, which used the same recipe still used today. COATESVILLE – While men are very often the ones recognized with songs and medals during times...