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  • 01 Feb 2021 10:17 AM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    This year's Blue Cross Broad Street Run won't be held in the spring due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It is being delayed until the fall.

    Coronavirus Concerns Push Philadelphia’s 2021 Blue Cross Broad Street Run to the Fall – NBC10 Philadelphia (nbcphiladelphia.com)

  • 30 Jan 2021 11:22 AM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    US CDC announces that mask-wearing will be required on all public transportation beginning Monday night.


  • 28 Jan 2021 1:52 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    On a cool night in early October, Andrei Doroshin stood on the rooftop of an apartment building near Temple University in front of a dozen of his staff and volunteers. More people joined via livestream to watch the 22-year-old CEO of Philly Fighting COVID unveil his plan to vaccinate the city of Philadelphia.

    Why the city chose Philly Fighting COVID to administer vaccine - WHYY

  • 28 Jan 2021 11:50 AM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart's damning report comes after investigators interviewed dozens of residents, city leaders and police officials but, notably, not Jim Kenney.

    Rebecca Rhynhart's Scathing Report on Tear Gas Use in Philly (phillymag.com)

  • 27 Jan 2021 2:03 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    With input from the union, the institution is trying to balance community needs and safety concerns.

    Free Library installs COVID protections after worker push - On top of Philly news (billypenn.com)

  • 27 Jan 2021 1:59 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

     A 4-year-old Instagram star from Philadelphia may have made up the song of the year -- and it's only January.


  • 27 Jan 2021 12:47 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    The School District will slowly phase in groups of students, beginning with pre-K through second grade.

    Philly Schools to Transition Back to Hybrid Learning Starting Feb. 22 – NBC10 Philadelphia (nbcphiladelphia.com)

  • 26 Jan 2021 3:38 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    The All-Star catcher, who became a free agent at the end of the 2020 season, has agreed to a five-year, $115.5 million, contract with the Phillies, according to sources.

    Phillies Sign J.T. Realmuto to Record-Breaking Contract, Sources Say – NBC10 Philadelphia (nbcphiladelphia.com)

  • 26 Jan 2021 9:58 AM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    At Philly311 when temperatures drop, our calls go up. To help you plan for the season, we created this helpful guide. Here are some of the most common topics we get calls about when snow and chilly temperatures are in the forecast.

    Philly311’s Winter Weather Call Guide for Cold Weather | Philly311 | City of Philadelphia

  • 25 Jan 2021 3:34 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    Tyrone “Butterfly” Crawley, who had an impressive boxing career as a lightweight champion, died on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Crawley was 62.

    Crawley, a Philadelphia boxing legend, held titles as USBA champion, Army champion and was the first ESPN champion as well as being the WBA, WBC, IBF No. 1 contender.

    Tyrone Crawley, former lightweight boxing champion, dies at 62 | Obituaries | phillytrib.com

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