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Updated: 2022-08-12 18:40:31

Grocery store eliminates food desert in Reading neighborhood

Ideal Food Basket, a fresh produce grocery store, opened last Tuesday; with the long-anticipated snipping of their red ribbon a neighborhood food desert in Reading was eliminated.

By Aniya Faulcon

‘I’m ready to face anything head-on:’ Grocery store worker celebrates getting a vaccine after months of waiting

Grocery store workers are among those who have borne the brunt of COVID-19 risk for well over a year. Vaccines, the Wolf administration says, are how the commonwealth is saying thank you.

By Sam Dunklau

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Grocery workers in Philadelphia are getting coronavirus. Will your store let you know?

The stores are a truly “essential” place where all sorts of people have reason to flock.
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Grocery store workers are on the coronavirus front lines

Our documentary looks at the food system's essential workers
By Joseph Darius Jaafari/PA Post

Some hoped letting groceries, mini-marts sell wine would kill Pa.’s state stores. It hasn’t

Total retail sales at the state liquor stores, at $1.872 billion for 2018-19, are up 3.1% since Gov. Tom Wolf and state House Speaker Mike Turzai famously toasted the wine privatization in 2016.
By Charles Thompson/PennLive