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Joe Wos expands his daily free classes and online offerings

By Globe Times Staff | April 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Joe Wos expands his daily free classes and online offerings

With recent announcements in states nationwide that schools will be closed for the remainder of the academic year cartoonist and educator, Joe Wos has expanded his free daily online cartooning […]

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PECO Extends COVID-19 Customer Support Efforts Through June 1

By Globe Times Staff | April 17, 2020 | Comments Off on PECO Extends COVID-19 Customer Support Efforts Through June 1

Policies include suspending service disconnections, waiving new late payment charges, and reconnecting customers PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 16, 2020) — To offer continued assistance to customers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, PECO […]

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USciences Donates More than 60,000 Pieces of Personal Protective Equipment

By Globe Times Staff | April 17, 2020 | Comments Off on USciences Donates More than 60,000 Pieces of Personal Protective Equipment

By Nicole Carrera During the COVID-19 pandemic, USciences faculty and staff have collected personal protective equipment (PPE) from across campus to donate to healthcare institutions in Philadelphia. With the help […]

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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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