In a meeting with members Sunday, teachers union officials affirmed that pre-k through second grade teachers in a limited number of schools will be back in buildings “soon,” but the list of schools was not finalized. https://t.co/C2mSxpHlCl
Pennsylvania’s regular unemployment application does not include child care among the reasons that applicants can cite on their initial application, making it difficult for parents who have to leave jobs to care for their kids. https://t.co/PncItTxxD1
Philly property owners are enjoying a two-year reprieve from reassessments — and the tax hikes that often follow. But reassessments will start again soon and City Council members are concerned that they could result in higher taxes for their constituents. https://t.co/FdF715EEg7
TerraVida Holistic Centers, a chain of medical marijuana stores based in the Philadelphia suburbs, was acquired a by Chicago weed company, in a transaction valued at about $135 million.
The delivery system for Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine is different from Pfizer's and Moderna's — but the end result is the same: protection from severe disease.
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What a $755,000 teardown in Graduate Hospital tells us about affordability and tax policy in Philadelphia. "A patchwork of city zoning and tax incentives is fueling a frenzy of demolitions around the neighborhood," writes architecture critic @IngaSaffron.
Delaware County ranks 53rd in vaccine doses while rural Elk County is 2nd. An Inquirer analysis of Pennsylvania Health Department data shows Philadelphia collar counties are getting less than their fair share, writes columnist Maria Panaritis, @panaritism.
“Many residents could be confused, blindsided, or surprised by changes that might exist in their property assessments regardless of what’s happening in the market,” Councilmember Helen Gym said.
Story by @LMcCrystalhttps://t.co/qtTEQIJ6Cq
Johnson & Johnson's single-shot #COVID19 vaccine has been approved for emergency use by the FDA. Here is some background from @TomAvril1 on how it differs from Pfizer's & Moderna's. https://t.co/6VC8iwlymJ
Nurse John Muccitelli, volunteering with the Philadelphia Medical Reserve Corps, wears an earring made of an empty Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine vial as he sets up for a community COVID-19 vaccination clinic at University of the Sciences this morning. @PhillyInquirerhttps://t.co/EvQCfwlI1i
West Philly author Fran Ross published a novel in 1974 that the world ignored. Now, she’s a literary force: https://t.co/m3TKZrL45c@lschneiderman_ and I worked hard on this. Glad that it's out in the world. Happy Black History & Futures Month 💚
“The very last Ikea catalog ever” is for sale on eBay for $17, @park_inq writes. Importantly, it’s “in perfect unread condition” and “stored flat in acid-free magazine-protector.” https://t.co/7Xgc11JNQp
are you someone who has had COVID-19 and exercise regularly? i'm interested in hearing about whether having COVID has affected that area of your life for a @PhillyInquirer story - email in bio, DMs open. 🏃