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Over 200 Attend Community Meeting after Refinery Fire

By Globe Times Staff | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Over 200 Attend Community Meeting after Refinery Fire

The office of  U.S. Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon organized a public listening session regarding the June 21 explosion and fire at the PES refinery in South Philadelphia. On the evening […]

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Research Brief: Kids experiencing food insecurity drink more sugary beverages, eat less fruit in summer

By Globe Times Staff | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Research Brief: Kids experiencing food insecurity drink more sugary beverages, eat less fruit in summer

While children experiencing food insecurity benefit from school-based nutrition assistance programs during the school year, little is known about what foods they consume during the summer when those programs are […]

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TheVillage and Silver Springs Plan to Merge

By Globe Times Staff | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on TheVillage and Silver Springs Plan to Merge

On June 25, 2019, the Boards of Directors of theVillage and Silver Springs – Martin Luther School, following an extensive exploratory process, voted in favor of uniting to operate as […]

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Vaping and Tobacco Cessation Program to Help with Youth Vaping Epidemic

By Globe Times Staff | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Vaping and Tobacco Cessation Program to Help with Youth Vaping Epidemic

National Jewish Health Launches Vaping and Tobacco Cessation Program to Help with Youth Vaping Epidemic My Life, My Quit™ is the first comprehensive program designed just for teens. Nearly 5 […]

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Water/Sewer Line Repair Fund for Low-Income Households: Selection Criteria for Philadelphia Energy Authority Referral

By Globe Times Staff | July 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Water/Sewer Line Repair Fund for Low-Income Households: Selection Criteria for Philadelphia Energy Authority Referral

The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) administers the Water and Sewer Line Protection Program in partnership with American Water Resources (AWR). This program allows property owners to purchase low cost proactive […]

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Jamie Gauthier Visits Southwest CDC

By Globe Times Staff | July 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Jamie Gauthier Visits Southwest CDC

Staff at Southwest CDC met with Jamie Gauthier, the presumptive winner of the general election scheduled for November 5th.  Ms. Gauthier will be replacing long-time Councilperson Jannie Blackwell.  Southwest CDC […]

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Media Depictions of Suicide Should Follow Recommended Guidelines to Avoid Harm

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Media Depictions of Suicide Should Follow Recommended Guidelines to Avoid Harm

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Themes of suicide and self-harm are common in movies and TV shows, reflecting the struggles that many individuals face. When done responsibly, media depictions of suicide can help to reduce […]

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

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2019 | Comments Off on The 12th District Police Advisory Council (PDAC) Police Clergy and Town Watch Are Seeking New Members

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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More NAC News!

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2019 | Comments Off on More NAC News!

Neighborhood Advisory Sub-Committee (NAS) Elections The deadline to apply for the 2019 -2021 term is Friday, July 12, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Every two years, elections are held to determine […]

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Pennsylvania Governor Makes Juneteenth a State Holiday

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Pennsylvania Governor Makes Juneteenth a State Holiday

Members of the Philadelphia Juneteenth Family traveled to Harrisburg on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 to witness Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) sign House Bill No. 619 into law, declaring Juneteenth […]

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