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Philadelphia

02/21/22 1:32am
The University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia’s Housing Development Corporation will jointly operate one of the initiatives, which will focus on housing and be launched in the spring.
02/21/22 1:29am
Seventeen bus routes will undergo slight frequency reductions, and those resources will be shifted to other routes with greater ridership.
02/15/22 8:16pm
The settlement between Shapiro and Andrei Doroshin, CEO of PFC and former Drexel University graduate student, banned Doroshin from involvement in charity, government, or health-related work in Pennsylvania for the next 10 years.
02/13/22 11:17pm
According to the new guidelines which took effect on Monday, Feb. 7, students, faculty, and staff should instead use a three-ply surgical mask, KN95 mask, or N95 respirators 
02/10/22 10:40pm
The report, titled "How the Pandemic Has Affected Philadelphia’s Economy and Jobs," investigated how COVID-19 impacted Philadelphia's employment rates and demographics.
02/08/22 12:49am
President Biden promised to mail 500 million free, at-home rapid COVID-19 tests to Americans. Since Jan. 18, individuals have been able to request up to four tests per household online.
02/07/22 11:09pm
The event was hosted at W.E.B. DuBois College House by Police Free Penn in collaboration with the Coalition to Save the UC Townhomes.
02/07/22 9:54pm
The 13-floor, 310,000-square-foot high-rise office building is set for construction from early 2023 to 2025.
02/06/22 10:12pm
According to Philadelphia Health Commissioner Cheryl Bettigole, most Philadelphians have not yet received the booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine which is necessary to combat the Omicron variant.
02/05/22 8:24pm
More than 129 carjacking incidents have been logged in Philadelphia since the year's start, up from 43 during the same time frame in 2021, according to DPS.
02/03/22 11:04pm
As part of the initiative, up to 60 people in need will receive $500 per month for at least a year starting as early as March 2022.
02/02/22 12:48am
The memorandum of agreement between the two institutions was confirmed at a Jan. 27 School District of Philadelphia board meeting with no dissenting votes.
01/31/22 8:22pm
In an email sent to Temple staff, Anderson announced his plans to take a sabbatical before working on a new research program exploring "college access and inclusion," The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. 
01/27/22 10:02pm
Compared to the previous week's rate of 2,000 cases per day, Philadelphia reported an average of 996 daily cases this week, PhillyVoice reported.
01/25/22 11:50pm
Arkoosh highlighted her focus on public health and healthcare access, and stressed that her previous experience as a physician has helped her enter the role of public service.
01/19/22 8:46pm
Market value and the total taxable land increased more in University City compared to other areas of Philadelphia from 2015 to 2021.
01/19/22 8:28pm
The Philadelphia School District school board is set to vote on Jan. 27 on a policy that would enter the district into an agreement with Penn worth $816,500 a year over the course of five years.
01/17/22 10:33pm
The new requirement applies to any Philadelphia establishment that sells food and drink for onsite consumption indoors — including movie theaters, bowling alleys, and sports venues.
01/13/22 11:41pm
Management from HamCo and The Radian said that their properties have not experienced any significant issues with other delivery or mail services — just Amazon.
12/18/21 4:36pm
The location will be renovated into a mixed-use office building, according to Executive Director of Real Estate Ed Datz.