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Pennsylvania Launches COVID-19 Job Hiring Portal

By Globe Times Staff | April 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Pennsylvania Launches COVID-19 Job Hiring Portal

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvanians looking for work can now find life-sustaining businesses that are hiring through a new online COVID-19 job portal the Department of Labor & Industry is launching […]

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School District of Philadelphia Schools Closed for the Remainder of the Academic Year

By Globe Times Staff | April 17, 2020 | Comments Off on School District of Philadelphia Schools Closed for the Remainder of the Academic Year

PHILADELPHIA — All School District of Philadelphia schools will remain closed for the rest of the 2019-2020 academic year, as ordered by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, in an effort to […]

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Streets Department Announces Changes to its Services During COVID-19 Recycling Collections Reduced to Every Other Week Pickup

By Globe Times Staff | April 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Streets Department Announces Changes to its Services During COVID-19 Recycling Collections Reduced to Every Other Week Pickup

PHILADELPHIA – As the City continues to address the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, the Streets Department has been challenged with maintaining trash and recycling collection on a consistent schedule. Effective Monday, […]

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Parenting Children During the Coronavirus Pandemic: Tips for Parents

By Globe Times Staff | April 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Parenting Children During the Coronavirus Pandemic: Tips for Parents

By Stephanie C. Nash, LICSW; President & CEO, Episcopal Center for Children This is an unprecedented time in our world and, understandably, there are many questions and concerns due to […]

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Mortgage Deferments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Globe Times Staff | April 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Mortgage Deferments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, record numbers of people are facing lay-offs and job insecurity. In response, many of the country’s largest banks have stepped in to offer help to […]

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Mental Health Resources – Coping with the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Globe Times Staff | April 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Mental Health Resources – Coping with the Coronavirus Pandemic

To assist all Pennsylvanian’s in coping with mental health challenges brought on or made worse by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the PA Dept. of Human Services (DHS) announced the launch […]

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CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCES COVID-19 EMERGENCY TUITION FUND

By Globe Times Staff | April 10, 2020 | Comments Off on CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCES COVID-19 EMERGENCY TUITION FUND

The education nonprofit will raise $1 million to support thousands of K-8 students PHILADELPHIA – Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) today announced the creation of its COVID-19 Emergency Tuition Fund. […]

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All of Pennsylvania Ordered to Stay-at-Home

By Globe Times Staff | April 10, 2020 | Comments Off on All of Pennsylvania Ordered to Stay-at-Home

Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced that all 67 Pennsylvania counties would be under stay-at-home orders effective Wednesday, April 1st, at 8 p.m. The stay-at-home […]

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Fighting Domestic Violence During the Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

By Globe Times Staff | April 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Fighting Domestic Violence During the Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

The social distancing and stay-at-home measures that are designed to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus can force victims and survivors to spend more time in close proximity to […]

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Financial Resources for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

By Globe Times Staff | April 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Financial Resources for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

The Pennsylvania Dept. of Community and Economic Development (DCED) knows that small businesses have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. DCED and Governor Wolf have worked to make sure […]

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