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6:46 PM / Thursday January 20, 2022

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Five strategies for a successful hybrid workplace

January 14, 2022

BPT The COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed the work lives of many, especially those working in offices. New challenges and opportunities are arising for both employees and employers in almost every industry. Many workers want to return to the workplace, but they also want to keep the benefits and flexibility of remote work. But getting a…

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Reminder: Deadline for Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Is December 31

December 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Pa. Secretary of Aging Robert Torres ( Photo/pa.gov) Older adults and people with disabilities in Pennsylvania have until Friday, December 31, 2021 to apply for rebates on property taxes and rent paid in 2020.  The departments of Revenue and Aging are reminding Pennsylvanians that the rebates are available through the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, which…

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Tips for small businesses inspired by 2022 tech trends

December 17, 2021

BPT Small businesses are important parts of communities and a key driving factor of the current economic recovery. Modern technology and workplace trends are transforming how these organizations are run, not only to increase productivity, but expand the possibilities of the future. New research found that the United States is home to 32.5 million small…

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Three tips to boost your home design with energy-efficient LED bulbs

November 25, 2021

BPT If you dream about transforming your home on a budget, chances are you’ve considered new paint, area rugs or window treatments. While these updates can refresh rooms without breaking the bank, there’s a crucial and often overlooked design element that can truly transform a room — lighting. The good news is, improving lighting doesn’t…

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Four ways to give back while you shop this holiday season

November 19, 2021

BPT The holiday season has arrived, and with it the hunt to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. The holidays are also a great time to give back to local communities and to those in need. From supporting small businesses and charitable organizations to shopping sustainably, here are four convenient ways to…

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Five ways to enjoy the holidays without breaking your budget

November 12, 2021

BPT A new survey reveals that Americans say the holidays will give them something positive to look forward to, after many people had to curtail last year’s holiday celebrations due to the pandemic. In the new 2021 Coinstar Holiday Survey, respondents said that while gift buying may go down this year (one-third plan to buy…

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Is unlimited data the best deal for you?

November 5, 2021

BPT How much data do you really need on your monthly cellular plan? To hear most wireless companies tell it, the answer is simple: go unlimited! Mobile data usage has been on the rise over the past decade, even before the pandemic forced us to stare at our phones more than usual. Audio streaming, online…

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HUD Secretary Fudge joins PHA and the City of Philadelphia to celebrate completion of New Norris Homes and North Central Choice Implementation Plan

October 29, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: It’s All About the People: The North Central Choice Neighborhood Implementation Grant is helping to bring 302 new units of handsome, modern housing to a neighborhood heralded as today’s  “new model” for housing. People of various income levels are moving into the same zip code, and living side-by-side. North Central Resident Council President Donna…

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Five tips to make holiday shopping easier this year

October 21, 2021

BPT The holidays are right around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning how you’ll be celebrating this season — from how you’ll decorate your home to what you’ll serve on your table to what gifts you’ll give your loved ones. No matter what you’re preparing this season, one thing is for sure:…

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The new homeowner’s moving checklist

October 8, 2021

FAMILY FEATURES Now that you’ve closed on your first house, you’re officially a homeowner. However, before you can get comfy in your new place, you need to actually move in. If you’ve never moved into a new house, there are a few things you may not be aware of.  As you make plans to move…

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Education

Fire victims left lasting impression at Philadelphia school

January 14, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Balloons are released during a vigil by the Bache-Martin School to honor the victims of...

Commentary

SUNrise: cj speaks… Searching for nouns to describe our current lives – Blessed 2022!

January 14, 2022

Personally, I really don’t know how to identify my new year; things are so out of whack. ...

Color Of Money

Five strategies for a successful hybrid workplace

January 14, 2022

BPT The COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed the work lives of many, especially those working in offices. New...

Stateside

Gov. Wolf announces efforts to increase statewide hospital, long-term care capacity

January 14, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Acting Pa. Secretary of Health Keara Klinepeter Photo/official Twitter acct.)  Gov. Tom Wolf has announced...

Week In Review

Arbery killers get life in prison; no parole for father, son

January 14, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Ahmaud Arbery’s mother Wanda Cooper-Jones, center, reacts as Superior Court Judge Timothy Walmsley sentences Greg...

Sports

Eagles hope to dethrone defending champion Tampa Bay Bucs

January 14, 2022

By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Above photo: Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) looking doing...

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