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‘This is a great day for Philadelphia, for Pennsylvania and for the nation!’

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

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) joined members of the late Congressman William H. Gray III’s family and fellow lawmakers today for the signing of a formal agreement with Amtrak for the […]

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Dear Philly Spring Cleanup Volunteers and Southwest Block Captains

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

By: Keith Warren, Deputy Commissioner – Sanitation Division Your passion, your spirit, and a whole lot of togetherness helped make last year’s Philly Spring Cleanup a shining success. I want […]

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PHA Assists 80 Households Move from Renting to Owning Homes

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

(Philadelphia – February 18, 2020)—Eighty (80) former Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) renters became homeowners in 2019, thanks to PHA’s Homeownership Opportunities Program. The total sales figure marks an all-time record […]

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SOUTHWEST SENIOR CENTER: A WONDERFUL PLACE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS TO HANG OUT

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

By: Barbara Ann Mary Mack, published author and resident of the Southwest Community A few weeks ago, I was invited by one of our Church members to check out a […]

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We Must Do More to Protect Renters from Eviction

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

By Councilmember Jamie Gauthier Our city’s housing market is going through a period of major change. For the first time in Philadelphia’s history, renters outnumber homeowners. Over half of those […]

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The New Grace Center Church in the Old Mercy Wellness Building

By Globe Times Staff | March 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

First Baptist Church of Paschall (71st and Woodland) and Word Tabernacle Baptist Church (52nd and Chester) have joined together to form The Grace Center Church which is located in the […]

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IN MEMORIAM: The Life Story of Ms. Lola Francis

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

A Southwest Philadelphia Icon was laid to rest on Saturday, February 8, 2019, after closing her eyes on February 3, 2020.  Ms. Lola Francis was the 9th of 11 siblings, […]

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CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH AMERICA

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

Barbara Ann Mary Mack, an Afro-American resident of Southwest Philadelphia, is the proud author of forty-four God Inspired published books. Barbara has lived in the Southwest area of Philadelphia, our […]

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Taxation by Citation

By Globe Times Staff | February 24, 2020 | 2 Comments

By Tom McCarey The Pennsylvania Legislature is desperate for new sources of revenue. They know that everyone has to drive. They know that speed limits are under-posted by 8 to […]

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It’s not true love if they ask for money

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

We recently celebrated Valentine’s Day, and many of us created profiles on online dating sites, apps or social media to find “the one.” But that interesting person who just messaged […]

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