The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
July 22, 2020 - 6:03 pm
Philadelphia parents uneasy about sending their children back to school buildings this fall have the option of a completely online education. Registration opened Wednesday for the school district’s new Digital Academy. Read more here.
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Justin Udo
July 01, 2020 - 1:05 pm
If you’re feeling particularly isolated during the pandemic, specialists advise taking advantage of digital platforms to socialize — even if you feel too exhausted to log on. Make the effort and get creative. Read more here.
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Justin Udo
June 22, 2020 - 4:59 pm
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many traditional summer camps to close their doors for the season. But Philly-based gaming company Nerd Street Gamers, partnered with Butler University, launched an online summer camp program to give kids a full day of esports practice and education. Read more...
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Tobias Harris
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Mike DeNardo
June 22, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Sixers forward Tobias Harris joined state Sen. Vincent Hughes on a Zoom call to announce that the senator's eight-year-old program, called Read to Succeed , will be held online this season due to the coronavirus. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia Headquarters.
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Mike DeNardo
June 20, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia is using feedback from web surveys and town halls to draw up a fall reopening plan after the COVID-19 shutdown. Read more here.
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Cynthia Erivo and Jason Derulo
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John McDevitt
June 16, 2020 - 12:49 pm
The Wawa Welcome America festival looks quite different this year. Jason Derulo and Cynthia Erivo will take the stage, but it is not open to the public. Instead, turn on the TV at home or livestream the performance. Read more here.
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Lynne Adkins
May 31, 2020 - 5:30 pm
COVID-19 has been found to lead to strokes in some young patients — an illness that is devastating at any age. But there is a way for young people to get support from others who understand what they’re going through. Read more here.
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LaVonne Camp, a Moorestown resident who served in the military as a nurse during World War II, will be honored by Moorestown in a virtual Memorial Day ceremony.
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Kimberly Adams
May 24, 2020 - 6:27 pm
Women who served in the military will be honored at a Moorestown virtual Memorial Day ceremony, including a nurse who served during World War II. Read more here.
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The nonprofit Carry the Load schedules cross-country walks on Memorial Day to honor the fallen, but this year, COVID-19 has them taking their events online.
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Charlotte Reese
May 24, 2020 - 12:14 pm
Memorial Day traditions are being changed this year due to coronavirus. But one organization is still carrying on its mission, virtually.
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Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show will go on in June, as an online event.
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Andrew Kramer
May 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show is the longest running art show in the country, and despite the pandemic, that streak will continue. Read more here.
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