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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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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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