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New Voting Machine Demonstration – October 7 at Southwest CDC

By Globe Times Staff | October 4, 2019 | 1 Comment

Philadelphia is getting new voting machines for the first time in 20 years. In 2018, Governor Tom Wolf ordered new machines after anxiety about whether Russia meddled in the 2016 […]

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AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN COMMUNITIES GEARED FOR CENSUS 2020

By Globe Times Staff | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Philadelphia Mayor, Jim Kenny, said “an accurate count is vital in our city’s future, which is why we established the Complete Count Communities. We know that community education and outreach […]

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Refinery Update

By Globe Times Staff | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel declared the incident (explosion and fire) that happened on June 21st under control.  Declaring it under control shows that emergency responders are confident all hazards have […]

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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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