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PHILADELPHIA VETERAN COMMUNITY FIGHTS COVID-19 SHUTDOWN BY DIRECTLY SERVING ISOLATED VETERANS

By Globe Times Staff | March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

CARLO ARAGONCILLO, Director, Veterans Affairs PHILADELPHIA, PA. – The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Veterans Affairs is no stranger to serving our community and is coming together during the COVID-19 shutdown […]

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McClinton announces $10,000 to help ensure accurate 2020 Census count in Philadelphia

By Globe Times Staff | March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Lawmaker stresses importance of it amid COVID-19 concerns PHILADELPHIA, March 19 – State Rep. Joanna McClinton today announced a $10,000 state grant to help the Coalition of African Communities promote awareness […]

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State Rep. Roebuck, U.S. Rep. Evans praise $1 million in state support for manufacturing expansion in Kingsessing

By Globe Times Staff | March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

PHILADELPHIA – On February 26th, State Rep. James Roebuck, D-Phila., and Congressman Dwight Evans, (D-PA-03) congratulated D.C. Humphrys for its more than 33-year commitment to the Kingsessing community, which recently […]

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‘This is a great day for Philadelphia, for Pennsylvania and for the nation!’

By Globe Times Staff | March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) joined members of the late Congressman William H. Gray III’s family and fellow lawmakers today for the signing of a formal agreement with Amtrak for the […]

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Dear Philly Spring Cleanup Volunteers and Southwest Block Captains

By Globe Times Staff | March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

By: Keith Warren, Deputy Commissioner – Sanitation Division Your passion, your spirit, and a whole lot of togetherness helped make last year’s Philly Spring Cleanup a shining success. I want […]

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PHA Assists 80 Households Move from Renting to Owning Homes

By Globe Times Staff | March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

(Philadelphia – February 18, 2020)—Eighty (80) former Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) renters became homeowners in 2019, thanks to PHA’s Homeownership Opportunities Program. The total sales figure marks an all-time record […]

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SOUTHWEST SENIOR CENTER: A WONDERFUL PLACE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS TO HANG OUT

By Globe Times Staff | March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

By: Barbara Ann Mary Mack, published author and resident of the Southwest Community A few weeks ago, I was invited by one of our Church members to check out a […]

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We Must Do More to Protect Renters from Eviction

By Globe Times Staff | March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Councilmember Jamie Gauthier Our city’s housing market is going through a period of major change. For the first time in Philadelphia’s history, renters outnumber homeowners. Over half of those […]

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The New Grace Center Church in the Old Mercy Wellness Building

By Globe Times Staff | March 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

First Baptist Church of Paschall (71st and Woodland) and Word Tabernacle Baptist Church (52nd and Chester) have joined together to form The Grace Center Church which is located in the […]

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IN MEMORIAM: The Life Story of Ms. Lola Francis

By Globe Times Staff | February 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

A Southwest Philadelphia Icon was laid to rest on Saturday, February 8, 2019, after closing her eyes on February 3, 2020.  Ms. Lola Francis was the 9th of 11 siblings, […]

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