This is Fast Three, a news experiment from The Post, for Friday (Aug. 7, 2020). You'll next see Fast Three on Monday (Aug. 10) at 2 p.m.
A young woman was rescued Thursday from the Schuylkill River bank near Black Rock Tunnel after hitting rocks and suffering a head injury. First-responder personnel arrived from several area companies.
Things have always been somewhat busy for the Perkiomen Valley's Daily Bread Community Food Pantry. But as the coronavirus pandemic wears on and more people remain jobless, its needs have grown.
Food Service Department employees in the Perkiomen Valley School District have catered to those in need of a meal for months. They’re offering a special dinner Friday: it's Thanksgiving in July.
Tower Health plans to open a new urgent care center Monday in North Coventry. The Reading PA-based non-profit healthcare provider is battling against other firms, some of them larger, for market share.
The pandemic resulted in highly restricted travel, which cut into state motor license fund revenues. Traffic projects in Limerick and Trappe were put on hold, but similar projects in Upper Providence, Upper Pottsgrove, and Lower Salford move ahead.
The Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce wanted to keep serving members, but also comply with orders to keep employees home. So, like some business owners themselves, it's having an out-of-office experience.
With coronavirus spreading, and more Perkiomen Valley residents facing job cutbacks or layoffs, families in need increasingly are turning to the Daily Bread Community Food Pantry for assistance.