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Philadelphia Energy Solutions Oil Refinery Announces Plans to Close Following Fire

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Philadelphia Energy Solutions CEO Mark Smith said Friday’s fire at the company’s South Philly refinery “made it impossible” to keep the plant open, so it will be permanently shut down […]

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Fun Flows at Beer & Boats Bash at Bartram’s Garden

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The great annual Beer & Boats event on the Schuylkill River at Bartram’s Garden the afternoon of June 6th was an incredible success this year, according to organizer June Mansfield, […]

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Philanthropy Network in Southwest

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Approximately 20 members of the Philanthropy Network of Greater Philadelphia participated in a day-long introduction to Southwest. Pictured are Kyle Flood from PHA and Stacey Humphreys Blankin from WRT presenting […]

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Philadelphia Selected for U.S. Navy Band Tour

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — America’s Navy is coming to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, one of four cities in three states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2019 tour […]

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Summer Food Program Ensures Healthy Meals for Kids

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Philadelphia Housing Authority’s (PHA) school age residents and those in surrounding neighborhoods will have access to healthy breakfasts and lunches, even thru their summer vacations. The PHA Summer Food Service […]

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The 12th District Police Advisory Council (PDAC) and Police Clergy Are Seeking New Members

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you are a resident or are employed in the Southwest Philadelphia area and interested in partnering with the 12th District as we strive to make this community a safer […]

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Birds and Bees Project for Southwest Globe Times

By Globe Times Staff | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Trash Academy, a project of Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Restored Spaces Initiative, uses the issue of trash and litter as the vehicle to remedy mistaken perspective about city environments, involving participants […]

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Area 1 SANITATION CONVENIENCE CENTERS Now Open at New Location

By Globe Times Staff | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

5101 Grays Avenue and 3033 S 63rd St. between Passyunk Avenue and Lindbergh BLVD Sanitation Convenience Centers are available – and free – for Philadelphia residents only. From October 1 […]

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Breaking Bread- Breaking Barriers Southwest Dinner at Bartram’s Garden

By Globe Times Staff | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Southwest Philadelphia “Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers” dinner took place on May 23, 2019, at Bartram’s Garden. This event is part of an ongoing dinner series that encourages communities at […]

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Bartram Choice Neighborhood Remake Taking Shape

By Globe Times Staff | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Bartram Choice Neighborhood Initiative joint task force has begun drafting a plan that promises to bring new housing, services, and jobs to the Kingsessing neighborhood in Southwest Philadelphia.  The […]

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