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Social Distancing Protocol: Stay home, stay safe, wash your hands!

By Globe Times Staff | March 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Social Distancing Protocol: Stay home, stay safe, wash your hands!

Some tips from Joanna McClintion’s office, Please remember to practice good hygiene habits and exercise social distancing.  Our office may be closed, but we’re still here to serve you and […]

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Is COVID-19 affecting your job status? Considering applying for unemployment.

By Globe Times Staff | March 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Is COVID-19 affecting your job status? Considering applying for unemployment.

You may be eligible for unemployment compensation if: Your employer temporarily closes or goes out of business because of COVID-19. Your employer reduces your hours because of COVID-19. You have […]

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In Memoriam of Kobe Bryant

By Globe Times Staff | March 20, 2020 | Comments Off on In Memoriam of Kobe Bryant

Student Lavon Taylor at Patterson elementary school does black history project on Kobe Bryant

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FREE meal pickup locations for students

By Globe Times Staff | March 20, 2020 | Comments Off on FREE meal pickup locations for students

With schools closed until March 27, free meals are being distributed to students across the 191st Legislative District. Families in the Philadelphia School District can pick up meals Monday through […]

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COVID-19: Closures

By Globe Times Staff | March 20, 2020 | Comments Off on COVID-19: Closures

Gov. Tom Wolf has asked non-essential businesses to temporarily close for at least two weeks to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. This includes the following: Community and Recreation Centers […]

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PHILADELPHIA VETERAN COMMUNITY FIGHTS COVID-19 SHUTDOWN BY DIRECTLY SERVING ISOLATED VETERANS

By Globe Times Staff | March 19, 2020 | Comments Off on PHILADELPHIA VETERAN COMMUNITY FIGHTS COVID-19 SHUTDOWN BY DIRECTLY SERVING ISOLATED VETERANS

CARLO ARAGONCILLO, Director, Veterans Affairs PHILADELPHIA, PA. – The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Veterans Affairs is no stranger to serving our community and is coming together during the COVID-19 shutdown […]

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McClinton announces $10,000 to help ensure accurate 2020 Census count in Philadelphia

By Globe Times Staff | March 19, 2020 | Comments Off on McClinton announces $10,000 to help ensure accurate 2020 Census count in Philadelphia

Lawmaker stresses importance of it amid COVID-19 concerns PHILADELPHIA, March 19 – State Rep. Joanna McClinton today announced a $10,000 state grant to help the Coalition of African Communities promote awareness […]

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State Rep. Roebuck, U.S. Rep. Evans praise $1 million in state support for manufacturing expansion in Kingsessing

By Globe Times Staff | March 19, 2020 | Comments Off on State Rep. Roebuck, U.S. Rep. Evans praise $1 million in state support for manufacturing expansion in Kingsessing

PHILADELPHIA – On February 26th, State Rep. James Roebuck, D-Phila., and Congressman Dwight Evans, (D-PA-03) congratulated D.C. Humphrys for its more than 33-year commitment to the Kingsessing community, which recently […]

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PHLPreK Early Childhood Education Numbers Shine Soda Tax funds quality Pre-K program and much more

By Ted Behr | March 19, 2020 | Comments Off on PHLPreK Early Childhood Education Numbers Shine Soda Tax funds quality Pre-K program and much more

Philly residents were astounded at the latest numbers of children and families being served by the city’s quality early childhood education program.  This was revealed in the latest “PHLpreK by […]

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Coronavirus – What should I know?

By Ted Behr | March 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Coronavirus – What should I know?

What is it?   Coronaviruses are a large family of disease cells that infect both animals and people. They can cause mild to moderate flu-like illnesses of the respiratory tract.  The […]

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