Philadelphia

A quarantined Thanksgiving: What first-time turkey day cooks need to know

Thanksgiving plans canceled? Or, are you staying home or isolated this year, and you’re not used to doing the cooking? Don’t panic. Here’s what first-time turkey day cooks need to know in the age of the coronavirus.
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Teachers use Bitmoji classrooms to reach students online

Going to school online can be unfamiliar and intimidating, especially for younger children. But some teachers are now using avatars to help to put their students at ease.
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Advice from parent on managing at-home teaching aide role: Be patient, take breaks

Some homes have turned into classrooms during the coronavirus pandemic, and many parents have stepped in to help their kids navigate “virtual” learning. But that’s not always easy for parents with more than one child learning at home.
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Families form 'pods' to maximize learning, socialization during COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 puts a halt to traditional learning, some families are coming up with their own ways to help their kids get not only education, but also socialization, while also keeping health guidelines in mind.
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Kobe Bryant's Childhood Home Listed for $900K

The suburban Philadelphia house where the late NBA legend grew up has been put up for sale – and still features the driveway hoop where he honed his craft, listings show.
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Schools Devoting a Half-Hour of Each Online Day to Social, Emotional Health

As Philadelphia school students begin classes this week, part of their online school day will be spent navigating the emotions created by the pandemic.
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Stylist Flips Wigs to Survive COVID-19 as She Waits to Reopen Her Salon

The COVID-19 crisis has struck hair salons and barbershops. A stylist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, flips wigs to survive the crisis as she waits to reopen her salon.
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Three Things You Need to Know on August 15th

An hours-long standoff is over in Philadelphia and a man accused of shooting six police officers is in custody. Police say the man opened fire on officers who tried to serve a drug warrant at a north side home Wednesday afternoon. The standoff ended just after midnight when officers fired tear gas...
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