General News

PECO Extends Financial Resources for Customers Impacted by COVID-19

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

Company extends support policies through July 1, spotlights flexible bill pay, customer assistance and Gift of Energy program  PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 15, 2020) — To offer continued assistance to customers impacted by […]

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June 2nd PA Primary Election Day Changes

By Globe Times Staff | May 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

On March 27, Governor Wolf signed Senate Bill 422, which rescheduled Pennsylvania’s primary election from April 28 to June 2 due to the COVID-19 emergency. Voters have the option to […]

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Addressing community conflicts during the City’s Stay at Home Order

By Globe Times Staff | May 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

These are stressful times for all of us. As the City continues to respond to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, we thought it would be helpful to provide Philadelphia residents with […]

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Small Business Relief Grant Program

By Globe Times Staff | May 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

A Message from Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC): Thank you for your interest in the Small Business Relief Grants which are part of LISC’s Rapid Relief & Recovery Fund programs to help business with immediate […]

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Voter Registration Deadline for PA Primary Election May 18

By Ted Behr | May 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mail-in voting is now convenient and safe! The revised Pennsylvania Primary Election Date of Tuesday, June 2 is rapidly approaching. This means that for new voters in Philadelphia County the […]

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Guidance on how to protect yourself from COVID-19 while reporting is available in English, Spanish, and Simplified Chinese.

By Ted Behr | May 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Looking for COVID story ideas? Mobile Billboards. Last weekend, the City deployed trucks outfitted with LED billboards to remind Philadelphians to stay home. These trucks will be out citywide again […]

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Construction activity resumed in Philadelphia May 1

By Globe Times Staff | May 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

New OSHA COVID-19 safety measures in effect to protect workers The good news for contractors and construction workers is that Mayor Kenney and Health Commissioner Farley issued an Executive Order […]

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COVID-19: What it Actually Feels Like!

By Globe Times Staff | May 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Most people know the symptoms of COVID-19: dry coughing, shortness of breath, and fever, along with headache, shaking, chills, and loss of the sense of taste or smell. Doctors at […]

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Health Annex doing weekly Covid-19 Testing

By Jackson Adams | May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

For the past three weeks, the Health Annex, located at the Woodland Plaza Shopping Center at 6120 Woodland Avenue, has been open and doing testing for Covid-19/CoronaVirus.  Some things to […]

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COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program

By Globe Times Staff | May 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Do you (or your organization) serve, work with, or know anyone who has lost income due to COVID-19 and is unable to pay their rent? Do you know any landlords whose tenants are in […]

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