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Vision Zero Isn’t Working

By Globe Times Staff | January 24, 2020 | 1 Comment

Vision Zero advocates want red light cameras and speed cameras everywhere as if that will magically reduce traffic accidents and fatalities. For decades, traffic engineers followed a tried-and-true formula for […]

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Could Rent Control be Coming to Philly?

By Globe Times Staff | January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Councilwoman-at-Large Kendra Brooks introduced her first piece of legislation on Thursday and she called for hearings on rent control.  Rent control would be able to help the 11,000 households that […]

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Mentoring at Tilden Middle School

By Globe Times Staff | January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

During his term as School District Officer at S. Weir Mitchell Elementary School, Donald Lewis created a mentoring program for boys known as “Men of Mitchell.” Now, he is taking […]

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A Thank you from Patterson’s After-School program to Septa & Ms. Carol Looby

By Globe Times Staff | January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Before winter recess began, the Patterson after school program celebrated the accomplishments of the program by rewarding students and staff with entertainment, food, certificates, and gifts. This celebration could not […]

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Roebuck: $110K in grants awarded to fund Clark Park project

By Globe Times Staff | January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Back in November, State Rep. James Roebuck, D-Phila., announced that $110,000 in state funding has been awarded to the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia for sidewalk improvements in Clark […]

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Philadelphia’s 2020 inauguration

By Globe Times Staff | January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

At a 10 a.m. ceremony inside the newly-renovated The Met in North Philadelphia, Jim Kenney was sworn in for his second tour of duty as mayor of the nation’s sixth […]

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A great way to start a New Year- participate in National Mentoring Month 2020

By Globe Times Staff | January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

January is National Mentoring Month. Established by The National Mentoring Partnership & the Harvard TH School of Public Health in 2002, the campaign aims to raise awareness about the need […]

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Justice Thurgood Marshall – Broadway Play Opens in Philadelphia Jan. 7 – Feb. 9

By Globe Times Staff | January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

A one-man play on the life and thought of Thurgood Marshall, first African American Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, opened this week at the Walnut Street Theater, 825 Walnut […]

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New Members Sought for Phila. Board of Education: Apply by Jan. 23

By Globe Times Staff | January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Philadelphia has set in motion the appointment of nine new members of the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia. Mayor Jim Kenney has convened an Educational Nominating […]

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Kenyatta Johnson’s Toy Giveaway

By Globe Times Staff | January 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson gave out hundreds of toys to children at daycare centers throughout his Councilmanic District on December 23. The children ranged in age from 3 months to 12 […]

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