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Lyft Providing Free Rides for Seniors

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Lyft is offering FREE rides for seniors to and from their homes during morning shopping hours (7:30-8:30 a.m.) through April 1. Older adults are at a greater risk of severe […]

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PA 211 and United Way Launch Texting Campaign to deliver vetted information to Pennsylvanians

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

United Way of Pennsylvania and PA 211 launched an informational campaign by text to keep Pennsylvanians connected to verified sources of information on COVID-19. The campaign includes fraud prevention tips, […]

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PA AG Wants You to Report Price Gouging

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has asked consumers and businesses to report instances of price gouging. Under rules governing a disaster emergency, companies and vendors are prohibited from charging a […]

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Primary Election

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pennsylvania’s primary election has officially been moved to June 2, 2020. In joining 11 other states and Washington, D.C. in delaying our primary election, voters in Pennsylvania will now have […]

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Small Business Relief Fund

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

The small business community has been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the order by Governor Tom Wolf to only allow “life-sustaining” businesses to remain open. In response to […]

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Stimulus Package

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Senator Anthony Williams On March 27th, President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion bipartisan stimulus package to help all Americans through the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals will receive assistance through […]

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The Common Place Is Doing Meal Giveaways

By Gene Burke | March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The unfortunate reality of the COVID-19 pandemic has changed what is normal for our communities. Today, Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf said that about 600,000 Pennsylvanians have filed for unemployment benefits. This means that […]

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Stimulus Package: Questions You May Have

By Globe Times Staff | March 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Article provided by theSkimm Lawmakers reached an agreement on the biggest stimulus package in US history. Great. What does that mean for me? It depends on your situation. Most Americans will get […]

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School District of Philadelphia Expands Hotline to Multiple Languages During District-wide School Closures

By Globe Times Staff | March 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

SDP Hotline to be offered in 10 languages and cover general questions related to school closures  for students and families PHILADELPHIA — The School District of Philadelphia has expanded its […]

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Pennsylvania Extends Personal Income Tax Return Filing Deadline

By Globe Times Staff | March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Department of Revenue announced the deadline for taxpayers to file their 2019 Pennsylvania personal income tax returns is extended to July 15, 2020. This means taxpayers will have an additional […]

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