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Crisis shows need for remote learning task force in Pennsylvania

By Globe Times Staff | April 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Crisis shows need for remote learning task force in Pennsylvania

By Susan Spicka For most Pennsylvanians, the COVID-19 pandemic became real on March 13 when Governor Tom Wolf ordered Pennsylvania’s schools to close. While there was resistance in many quarters, […]

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Lyft Providing Free Rides for Seniors

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Lyft Providing Free Rides for Seniors

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 | Comments Off on PA 211 and United Way Launch Texting Campaign to deliver vetted information to Pennsylvanians

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 | Comments Off on PA AG Wants You to Report Price Gouging

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 | Comments Off on Primary Election

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 | Comments Off on Small Business Relief Fund

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 | Comments Off on Stimulus Package

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 | Comments Off on The Common Place Is Doing Meal Giveaways

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 | Comments Off on Stimulus Package: Questions You May Have

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 | Comments Off on School District of Philadelphia Expands Hotline to Multiple Languages During District-wide School Closures

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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