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Philadelphia

03/04/22 9:31am
An October 2021 survey by The National Council for Mental Wellbeing found that 78% of organizations experienced increased demand for behavioral health services in the three months prior. 
03/03/22 3:00pm
American Airlines currently plans on continuing service to European cities for the immediate future. However, Ukraine has closed its airspace to all civilian flights in light of the conflict. 
03/02/22 11:42pm
Effective immediately, masks are no longer required indoors, with exceptions for the “higher-risk” settings of schools, healthcare institutions, congregate settings, and public transportation. 
03/01/22 9:39am
PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center released a study which revealed that 98% of the Philadelphia public schools tested had drinking water samples contaminated with lead.
02/28/22 10:42pm
Pennsylvania’s average new daily case count this week was the lowest it has been since August, and its hospitalization rate the lowest since September.
02/28/22 12:32am
Restaurateur Stephen Starr reopened Pod as KPod on Feb. 9, after almost two years of a COVID-19 pandemic-induced shutdown.
02/25/22 9:24pm
Hundreds of people at City Hall were draped in the Ukrainian flags and carrying signs, some of which read: “Stop Putin,” “USA help Ukraine,” and “NATO protect our sky.”
02/24/22 10:13pm
Students, organization leaders, and elected officials spoke on the Student Voter Education and Registration Resolution, which will make sure that all students have access to civic engagement and voter registration education.
02/23/22 10:59pm
The protest was hosted by the Coalition to Save the UC Townhomes, a group composed of Penn faculty and students, the Black Bottom tribe, housing justice organizers, and West Philadelphia community members. 
02/23/22 10:48pm
The court chose a map submitted by a group of citizens and proposed by the Democratic plaintiffs that used the "least-change" approach to maintain the same, general representation as the previous map.
02/23/22 10:36pm
Parents, staff, and students of the Robeson High School community gathered at district headquarters on Tuesday to fight for renovations for the school. 
02/21/22 10:26pm
The program aims to promote diversity among principals and assistant principals in the School District of Philadelphia and specifically targets existing educators within the school district. 
02/21/22 1:33am
The goal of establishing the PPFA is to address racial and economic disparities and aid small businesses.
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.