Globe Times Staff

UESF launches the College Savings Account Program for high school seniors and first-year college students

By Globe Times Staff | October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on UESF launches the College Savings Account Program for high school seniors and first-year college students

PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 24, 2019) – Through a partnership with the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UGPSNJ), UESF has launched the UESF College Savings Account program […]

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Letter to the Editor (October 4, 2019)

By Globe Times Staff | October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Letter to the Editor (October 4, 2019)

What a day to be Praised! Through the years we, the Southwest Philadelphia residents, have heard and read of many terrible and heartbreaking news in our community. At this time, […]

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The 9th Annual Philly Indigenous Peoples Day at Belmont Plateau

By Globe Times Staff | October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on The 9th Annual Philly Indigenous Peoples Day at Belmont Plateau

On October 5th, 2019 Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr and State Senator Sharif Street are Co-Sponsoring The 9th Annual Philly Indigenous Peoples Day at Belmont Plateau. This will be a festival […]

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New Voting Machine Demonstration – October 7 at Southwest CDC

By Globe Times Staff | October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on New Voting Machine Demonstration – October 7 at Southwest CDC

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 | Comments Off on AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN COMMUNITIES GEARED FOR CENSUS 2020

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 | Comments Off on Refinery Update

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 | Comments Off on Philadelphia County selected for Statewide Initiative supporting abused and neglected children

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 | Comments Off on Rep. McClinton Senior Appreciation Lunch

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 | Comments Off on President Trump: Chronic disease patients need the rebate rule

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 | Comments Off on SEPTA Marks Completion of Woodland Avenue Bridge Replacement Project

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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