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7BoysCafé Opens on Woodland Avenue

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

There is a new restaurant in Southwest that opened this year called the 7BoysCafé located at 5717 Woodland Avenue; on the corner of Woodland Avenue and Ithan Street.  Gina Gbondo, […]

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Join The Southwest Senior Center

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Southwest Senior Center (SWSC) has been serving seniors for over 30 years. They have an active membership of 500 seniors. The center is actively involved with community liaisons. SWSC […]

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Legislators ‘serve up’ support for minimum wage hike in Pa.

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

PHILADELPHIA, July 12 – State Reps. Joanna McClinton, Stephen Kinsey, Chris Rabb, Summer Lee and Sara Innamorato joined advocates and restaurant workers in support of increasing the minimum wage in […]

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Heat-Related Safety Issues for Seniors

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

With extremely high temperatures gripping the area last week, here are heat-related safety issues to keep in mind.   Heat, when combined with certain medications, can seriously put seniors at risk. […]

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The French Battle at the Fort Mifflin

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Come celebrate one of American history’s epic events!     By Elizbeth Beatty Did you know that Fort Mifflin, site of the greatest bombardment of the American Revolution, was designed and defended […]

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TRIPLE P TAKES THE GUESSWORK OUT OF PARENTING

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Do you have a teenager? Do you need new ideas for handling behavior issues? RAISING KIDS ISN’T ALWAYS EASY. You want the best for your family—to set up your kids […]

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Eastwick Soil Testing Phase Two Begins

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Contractors have started surveying the soil conditions beneath 4 selected streets in Southwest Philadelphia this week. The goal of this project is to test different methods for making a map […]

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Rolling back women’s reproductive rights: The newest form of voter suppression

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

By U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon The following is excerpted from a letter from Congressperson Scanlon. As an attorney, you never forget your first client – that’s when the power […]

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Southwest Mom, Nadira Branch a two-time Fulbright Scholar

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

On a very hot day last week, Southwest Philadelphia single-mom Nadira Branch and her 11-year-old son Amin Richard Branch,  named for his grandfather Richard Branch who was shot to death […]

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“DRINK PHILLY TAP” CALLS ON PHILADELPHIANS TO DRINK MORE TAP, LESS BOTTLED WATER

By Globe Times Staff | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Campaign aims to Empower Philadelphia Residents with Knowledge and Confidence to Consume Tap Water and Reduce Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles  PHILADELPHIA (July 8, 2019) – “Drink Philly Tap,” a public […]

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