first responders

Muslim Federation of South Jersey PPE collection
Muslim Federation of South Jersey
Kimberly Adams
May 11, 2020 - 5:03 pm
The Muslim Federation of South Jersey has been delivering face shields, masks and gloves to first responders throughout Camden and Burlington counties. Read more here.
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ECI Comfort in Bensalem is offering air scrubbers to first responders, health care workers, and other front line workers.
Courtesy of ECI Comfort
Antionette Lee
May 09, 2020 - 1:29 pm
A small business in Bucks County is saying "thank you" to front line workers and first responders with a freebie that could help make their lives safer and easier. Read more here.
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A health worker wearing a protective medical equipment extracts a blood sample from a patient's finger to make an antibody test.
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Jim Melwert
May 08, 2020 - 2:45 pm
Chester County has the green light from the state to start antibody testing of frontline workers, including first responders and healthcare personnel. Read more here.
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Alan Brody of Bryce’s Catering Company in Wynnewood.
Courtesy of Alan Brody
Antionette Lee
April 17, 2020 - 4:00 am
Alan Brody, owner of Bryce’s Catering Company in Wynnewood, says most of his employees have been with the company for a long time. And like many other business owners in similar situations, the ripple effect from COVID-19 really hit home. Read more here.
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Holiday Inn
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Pat Loeb
April 15, 2020 - 3:57 pm
Philadelphia officials announced additional measures to help residents during the coronavirus crisis, including two more hotels dedicated to quarantining patients — indicating they think the pandemic could last a while longer. Read more here.
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This Tuesday, March 31, 2020 photo provided by emergency room nurse Cynthia Riemer shows her at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago, wearing a welder’s mask from a hardware store and other hospital-issued protective gear.
Cynthia Riemer via AP
AP News
April 10, 2020 - 12:23 pm
With supply shortages, changing guidelines and evolving science, some nurses are now are asking: “Did I sign up to be a hero?” Read more here.
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Clapping hands
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Jim Melwert
April 01, 2020 - 1:35 pm
Bucks County commissioners are asking everyone in the county to join New Jersey and New York residents in showing thanks to the people on the front lines in the battle against coronavirus. Read more here.
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Police lights at night.
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Jim Melwert
March 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Gale took some time last week to praise people on the frontlines in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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This tree, in a Newark, Delaware, neighborhood, was struck by lightning.
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Tim Jimenez
August 02, 2019 - 6:53 am
UPDATED: 8:09 a.m. NEWARK, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — Two Delaware men are in the hospital, one is in critical condition, after they were hurt during a lightning strike yesterday. It seemed like a nice summer afternoon on Medley Drive in the Harmony Woods neighborhood of Newark. A man with his friend...
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President Donald Trump speaks before signing H.R. 1327, an act ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, July 29, 2019, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
July 29, 2019 - 10:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Appearing in the Rose Garden on Monday with first responders from the 2001 terrorist attacks, Trump approved a bill extending the fund...
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