March 2, I was sweeping the restaurant floors of a tea room in Delaware County after all the customers had left, when I heard the landline ring at the front desk and rushed to answer it.
“A lovely young woman showed up at our door one day,” said Rosemary Fuller, a resident of Middletown Township, Delaware County, who lives on Valley Road. “We invited her in and she told us that Sunoco was interested in purchasing an easement of the first few feet of our property. My husband Gordon and I told her that we would need to think about it.”
Pennsylvania will join with at least five other states in working together on coordinating each of their efforts to reopen their economies and get people back to work.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Monday afternoon put out a finalized set of guidelines hospitals can use to make hard decisions such as who gets an intensive care bed or ventilator if there aren’t enough for everyone.
When 4-year-old Jesse Jones was asked if he is scared of the “invisible virus,” he did not hesitate. “Yes,” he said.
As the novel COVID-19 virus continues to spread worldwide, people across the globe are sheltering in place, limiting their outings only for essential tasks. Businesses and schools have closed, and services are limited indefinitely to emphasize social distancing and slow the spread of infection. For many homeless people, however, quarantine is not an option.
At age 13, Brianna Boccuti was admitted to Rockford Mental Hospital for attempted suicide linked to early-onset depression. During her stay, Boccuti had a revelation regarding her sexual identity: she liked girls.