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Tributes to Paul “Earthquake” Moore Pour In

By Globe Times Staff | February 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Following the sad announcement of Paul’s death, dozens of tributes poured in to Southwest Community Development Corp. where he was Board President for close to a decade. “I’m heartbroken! Paul […]

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Often the People Who Suffer From Problem Gambling Aren’t the Gambler

By Globe Times Staff | February 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Often the People Who Suffer From Problem Gambling Aren’t the Gambler

Compulsive and Problem Gambling Need help? Call the PA Gambling Addiction 24-hour hotline at 1-800-GAMBLER. Search online for a  Gambling Addiction Participating Provider. Text or Chat with CCGP’s 24-hour chatlineOpens In A New […]

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Apply for LIHEAP and Receive a Bag of Food

By Globe Times Staff | February 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Apply for LIHEAP and Receive a Bag of Food

Southwest CDC has been helping Southwest residents apply for the Low Income Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for 34 years. The program helps thousands of households with their heating bills (gas, […]

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Eastwick Town Hall Scheduled

By Globe Times Staff | January 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson is hosting an Eastwick Quality of Life Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday February 2, 2021 at 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.  There are many issues that […]

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The Hill We Climb

By Globe Times Staff | January 22, 2021 | Comments Off on The Hill We Climb

(Excerpts from the poem read by Amanda Gorman at the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., January 20, 2021) We’ve seen a force that would shatter our nation rather […]

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Rep. Young Opens Office in Southwest

By Globe Times Staff | January 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Rep. Young Opens Office in Southwest

Newly sworn-in State Representative Regina Young, representing the 185th District will be opening her District office soon.  The office will be located at 6844 Elmwood Avenue.  The office staff consists […]

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PGW COVID-19 Relief Grant

By Globe Times Staff | January 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) urges customers to call 215-235-1000 immediately to determine their eligibility for a free $300 COVID-19 Relief Grant. The $2 million grant program launched today to help […]

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A Message from Rep. Joanna McClinton

By Globe Times Staff | January 22, 2021 | Comments Off on A Message from Rep. Joanna McClinton

Good afternoon Community Partners, I am writing to invite you to our 2021 Virtual Energy Fair on January 28, 2021, 6pm-7pm via Facebook Live! Join us to learn how you and […]

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Funeral Arrangements for Paul “Earthquake” Moore

By Globe Times Staff | January 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

Friday, January 22: There will be a Walk Through Viewing from 6:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. at the Francis Funeral Home, located at 5201 Whitby Avenue in Philadelphia. Saturday, January […]

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Paul “Earthquake” Moore Passes Away

By Globe Times Staff | January 15, 2021 | 14 Comments

SW’s beloved activist finally succumbs to cancer Paul “Earthquake” Moore has just passed away, fighting the last round in his bout against cancer.  His wonderfully broad range of community service […]

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