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Philadelphia County selected for Statewide Initiative supporting abused and neglected children

By Globe Times Staff | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Philadelphia — Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court recently announced that Philadelphia County has been selected as one of three counties to participate in the Pennsylvania State Roundtable’s Family Engagement Initiative. The roundtable […]

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Rep. McClinton Senior Appreciation Lunch

By Globe Times Staff | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

State Rep. Joanna McClinton welcomed more than 400 of her “wisest constituents” to her annual Healthy from Head-to-Toe Senior Appreciation Fair. The event was held at Presbyterian Homes and featured […]

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President Trump: Chronic disease patients need the rebate rule

By Globe Times Staff | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The White House recently ditched a plan that would have reduced Americans’ pharmacy costs by boosting transparency in the prescription drug supply chain. The rule would have primarily impacted Medicare, […]

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SEPTA Marks Completion of Woodland Avenue Bridge Replacement Project

By Globe Times Staff | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

PHILADELPHIA (September 9, 2019) – SEPTA gathered with local officials and community members in Southwest Philadelphia today to celebrate the completion of the Woodland Avenue Bridge Replacement Project. SEPTA worked […]

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Groups Come Together to Promote Literacy in Southwest

By Globe Times Staff | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

As two community-centered initiatives backboned by the Free Library of Philadelphia, there could not be a more natural pairing than the Paschalville Partnership’s Community Catalyst Initiative and Read by 4th. […]

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Fred’s Water Ice – The Brand and the Man

By Globe Times Staff | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Everyone in Southwest knows Fred’s Water Ice and its founder and owner Fred Cooper.  He established his business here in 1988 as a retail and wholesale water ice supplier at […]

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Southwest Community Renewal – The Glenda Ann Christopher Memorial Park 5900 Greenway Ave

By Globe Times Staff | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Glenda Ann Christopher Memorial Park was founded and created by Community Activist, Greg Thompson. Mr. Thompson left Southwest in 1993, and he returned to the community in July 2017. […]

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Southwest CDC Conducts Neighborhood Advisory Sub-Committee Election

By Globe Times Staff | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The polls opened at six locations in Southwest on August 29 for the latest election of 15 members and alternates of the Southwest Neighborhood Advisory Sub-Committee (NAS). The current slate […]

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Deadline to Submit Applications for Disaster Recovery

By Globe Times Staff | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding Private NonProfit (PNP) organizations in Pennsylvania of the Aug. 27, 2019 deadline to submit Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications for damages […]

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Baltimore Avenue businesses hosting school supplies drive for Harrington Elementary School

By Globe Times Staff | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Three Baltimore Avenue businesses are teaming up to support students attending a neighborhood elementary school.  Mariposa Food Co-op, together with Hair Vyce Studio and Studio 34 Yoga, are collecting school supplies to donate […]

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