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PA Governor Wolf Closes Schools Two Weeks; Philly SWAT Officer Killed; National Emergency Declared
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 03/13/20 12:31 pm | updated: 03/13/20 12:31 pm
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that all schools K-12 in the state will be closed for two weeks starting Monday, 3/16.

All Philadelphia schools will now be closed for two weeks amid the coronavirus outbreak due to staffing concerns. Philadelphia School District Superintendent Dr. William Hite said, "This closure is now necessary as the neighboring counties where many of our district employees reside are asked to self-quarantine and cannot adequately staff... Read More

63 Philadelphia Schools Closed on Friday Due to Staffing Shortages
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 03/12/20 10:11 pm | updated: 03/12/20 10:11 pm
The School District of Philadelphia announced on Thursday night, 3/12, that 63 schools would be closed on Friday, 3/13, due to staffing shortages. The shortages were a result of fallout from the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Earlier in the day, Governor Tom Wolf ordered mass closings of schools, gyms, community centers, and entertainment centers in Montgomery County and urged county residents to restrict unnecessary travel. Officials say that 15% of the staff at the 63 affected schools live in... Read More

Montgomery County Quarantine/Closures; Philadelphia Bans 1,000+ Gatherings; Live Nation Stops Tours
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 03/12/20 1:16 pm | updated: 03/12/20 1:16 pm
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf ordered mass closures in Montgomery County due to the coronavirus COVID-19 for 14 days to create significant social distancing starting Friday, March 13. The order includes all schools, community centers, gyms, entertainment venues, theaters, sporting events and concerts. "No mass gatherings should be held, including conferences and rallies. By closing these facilities, we can control the spread of this disease, that’s the hope. And we can redirect our... Read More

Conference Basketball Tournaments Canceled; NHL, MLB, MLS Suspended Seasons; PIAA Tourneys Postponed
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 03/12/20 11:28 am | updated: 03/12/20 11:28 am
The Big East, Big Ten, Big 12, ACC, SEC, Pac-12, AAC, Atlantic 10, Conference USA, MAC and WAC have canceled their conference basketball tournaments.

The NHL announced that it has decided to pause the 2019-20 season beginning tonight, Thursday, March 12, due to concerns from coronavirus COVID-19.

Major League Baseball has suspended the remainder of spring training Thursday, March 12 in response to the coronavirus. The start of the regular... Read More

Philadelphia Colleges Closing, Open Online; NJ 7-Eleven Sells Bad Spray; Sports Taking Big Hits
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 03/11/20 8:31 pm | updated: 03/11/20 8:31 pm
A growing list of Philadelphia area universities and colleges are altering their schedules and halting in-person classes and activities in response to the coronavirus COVID-19. Many are extending spring break and using that time for faculty to prepare for remote learning. Villanova, Penn State, Princeton, Delaware and Swarthmore will begin virtual learning in the next week or two. Administrators at each of these schools will reassess the situation sometime in April and decide whether to... Read More

Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade Canceled; Deputy Sheriff Shot in Yeadon; Two Teens Shot/Killed
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 03/10/20 7:53 pm | updated: 03/10/20 7:53 pm
The Philadelphia Saint Patrick's Day parade scheduled for this Sunday, March 15th, has been CANCELED due to concerns from coronavirus COVID-19. This afternoon, 3/10, city heath officials announced the first presumptive positive case of the disease in the city limits. Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley recommended that people avoid gatherings of more than 5,000 people and stay home. He said that at the time that they were not going to cancel any of those events,... Read More

First Coronavirus COVID-19 Case in Philadelphia; Monday Night Shootings; Point Breeze Burglar
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 03/10/20 10:52 am | updated: 03/10/20 10:52 am
Philadelphia health officials announced the first presumptive positive case of coronavirus in the City of Philadelphia at a press conference Tuesday afternoon, 3/10. The patient is an adult and is being treated at home. Philadelphia officials are tracing any contact they might have had with other people. As of Monday night, 3/9, the city was investigating 5 possible cases of COVID-19. There are 11 presumed positive cases in the state of Pennsylvania, most of those are in the surrounding... Read More

Attention Philly Music People! Attend the City Council Music Industry Task Force Hearing!
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 03/09/20 7:34 pm | updated: 03/09/20 7:34 pm
Are you an artist, musician, band member, singer, rapper, songwriter, producer, engineer, promoter, venue owner, or other music industry person in the Philadelphia area? Do you support fair compensation for working musicians, dedicated funding to invest in Philadelphia's music economy, and the establishment of a permanent music office charged with supporting the music industry? Do you support the Philadelphia Music Industry?

UPDATE: “ Due to new procedures in City... Read More

Arrest in 4yo's Shooting in Olney; Arrest in Temple Player Murder; New COVID-19 Case, Schools Close
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 03/09/20 1:34 pm | updated: 03/09/20 1:38 pm
Philadelphia police have arrested and charged a man in the shooting of a 4-year-old boy on Saturday night, 3/7. 23-year-old Jerrod Miner is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, and weapons charges. It happened around 8 p.m. on the 5500 block of North 4th Street in the city's Olney section. Miner was inside the home playing around a group of children when he brought out a gun. The weapon went off and struck the boy in the hip. The child was rushed to Einstein Medical Center... Read More

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March 7/8 - Playlist - Michael Tearson's ATTIC - World Wide Dylan: Oh Mercy Revisited
  by: mtearson - Philadelphia, PA
started: 03/09/20 10:31 am | updated: 03/09/20 10:31 am
March 7/8 - Playlist - Michael Tearson's ATTIC - World Wide Dylan: Oh Mercy Revisited

1) "Political World" by Bettye Lavette
2) "Where Teardrops Fall" by Tokyo Bob
3) "Everything Is Broken" by Tim O’Brien
4) "Everything Is Broken" by Ben Sidran
5) "Ring Them Bells" by Natasha Bedenfield
6) "The Man in the Long Black Coat" by Sarah Dean
7) "Most of the Time" by Bettye Lavette
8) "What Good Am I?" by Solomon Burke
9)... Read More

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