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In midst of closing, local restaurant gives food to homeless, service workers

Since the spread of the coronavirus caused a city and statewide shutdown of nonessential businesses, sales at Don Panchito Halal Mexican Grill have plummeted 98%. They’ve barely been fulfilling orders through delivery services like...

Coronavirus cases in Philadelphia nearly doubles from yesterday

The Northeast Times wants to hear from businesses, schools, individuals and other entities being impacted by coronavirus. Whether you are a local business struggling to adapt to the shutdown, a high school senior who...

As the wait for sports continues, Philly stadium workers receive relief

By Mark Zimmaro The recent rise of the coronavirus has left many things uncertain in the world of the National Hockey League. The entire league is left in limbo, as the regular season was due to...

Lane reduction, safety improvements planned for Castor Avenue

Big changes are coming to Castor Avenue between Oxford Circle and Bell’s Corner. State officials plan to reduce the number of lanes from four to two and make other adjustments to the 3-mile stretch in...

UPS warehouse a hot topic at Somerton Civic

Councilman At-Large David Oh has stepped headlong into the discussion over a 1 million-square-foot UPS warehouse planned for 1 Red Lion Road. Earlier this month, Oh spoke to residents in Bustleton, and, last week, he...

City sets up urgent care and health centers, but none in Northeast

The city delivered an update on local impact and response to the rapid spread of coronavirus this afternoon. As of 8:15 a.m. there are 18 confirmed cases of the virus in Philadelphia, double yesterday’s figure....

Henon available to answer questions during shutdown

City Councilman Bobby Henon (D-6th dist.) is available to answer questions and connect people with resources on any issue, including ones related to the spread of COVID-19. Although city government is largely shut down, Henon’s...

RSVP Philadelphia, KleinLife members chip in to feed needy seniors

Staff members of RSVP Philadelphia and KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., recently cooked and packaged some 250 additional meals for the Home Delivered Meals Program in Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery counties. The extra meals filled a...

FOP establishes memorial fund for O’Connor

The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #5, 11630 Caroline Road, announced it is opening a memorial fund in memory of fallen Philadelphia SWAT Cpl. James O’Connor IV. O’Connor was killed in the line of...

Kenney, Wolf order nonessential businesses to shut down

Mayor Jim Kenney and Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday afternoon placed the city and state in a shutdown of all non-essential businesses in an effort fight the spread of coronavirus. Kenney’s order dictates all nonessential...
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