Felicia Gans Sobey, Philly Inquirer

Felicia Gans Sobey

Philly Inquirer

Boston, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Felicia:

A shock for Philly homeowners

Today, we tell you everything you need to know about Philadelphia’s first property reassessment in three years. → Read More

These are the most commonly banned books in U.S. schools

"Gender Queer: A Memoir," by Maia Kobabe, is the most commonly banned book in the U.S., according to a PEN report. → Read More

These states would likely ban abortions if Roe v. Wade is overturned

According to the Guttmacher Institute, 22 states have laws or amendments already in place to near-immediately ban abortions if Roe is overturned. → Read More

Overturning Roe v. Wade

Today, we look at the way clinical trials have changed during the pandemic, reaching more patients of color. → Read More

🏠 Skipped inspections, unwanted surprises

Today, we’ll look at the choice many prospective home buyers are making to waive inspections — and the significant (and pricey!) issues that can cause them after closing. → Read More

Catching COVID outdoors is unlikely. So why are Broad Street Run spectators asked to stay home?

The risk of getting COVID outdoors, while small, is not zero, said David Alland, director of the Public Health Research Institute at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. → Read More

Temple’s president wants to add three new buildings to the school’s North Philly campus

One approved new building would house the College of Public Health, and the other would house both the Klein College of Media and Communication and the Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts. → Read More

Recreational pot sales start in N.J. on Thursday. Here’s how to find your closest pot shop.

Click through our map below to find the closest dispensary to you. → Read More

Philly’s indoor mask mandate is coming back today

Philly appeared to be the first big major US city to bring back a mask mandate to slow the spread of COVID. → Read More

Where to find everything you need for a Pennsylvania Passover seder

You can get matzo from New York and wine from California, but why not shop locally? → Read More

What to know about Philly’s newest mask mandate

The mask mandate begins on Monday, April 18. → Read More

Philly’s indoor mask mandate likely to return next week, as city COVID-19 cases creep upward

Masks may soon again be needed in public indoor spaces next week, according to a city official. → Read More

A foot-long blood clot — as thick as a finger — was removed from this N.J. police officer

The pulmonary embolism, caused by the coronavirus, was “one of the largest” the staff at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden had seen. → Read More

The Olympics are putting Comcast in a tough spot

First, the Olympics formally begin in Beijing today, and Comcast is facing pressure to shine light on “horrific human rights issues” in China. → Read More

How much snow is the Philly region getting?

Here is what the National Weather Service in Mount Holly is forecasting, as of around 10:30 a.m. on Friday. → Read More

Here’s how much each Pa. county will get from the opioid settlement

Counties are slated to receive funding as soon as April. → Read More

The right way to use COVID-19 tests

Today, we answer some commonly asked questions about COVID-19 tests and how to use their results. → Read More

Mass. reports 41,063 new coronavirus cases among public school students and 7,351 among staff

The total number of cases, 48,414, represent a drop of 2,686, or about 5 percent, from those reported last week. There was almost 5,000 fewer cases reported among staff, but more than 2,100 reported among students, according to the data. → Read More

Here’s where snow is falling across the Philly region today

Snow is expected to fall at a rate of about two inches per hour for most of the day, according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

Philadelphia vaccine mandate: How to prove vaccination status at restaurants, sports venues, movie theaters, and more

The mandate is the latest effort by health officials to curb the spread of the highly transmissible omicron variant. → Read More