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Flags for Heroes Flown Memorial Day Weekend

By Globe Times Staff | June 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Flags for Heroes Flown Memorial Day Weekend

The Rotary Club of Southwest Philadelphia held a Flags for Heroes Memorial Day weekend.  Community members sponsored flags that flew over the weekend to honor their personal heroes.  Many of […]

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College Gambling (Play it Safe)

By Cynthia Ryant | June 18, 2021 | Comments Off on College Gambling (Play it Safe)

Approximately 75 percent of college students gamble during the past year, betting on the lottery, casino games, cards and sports. Gambling can be fun, as long as you are are […]

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City and Eagles To Host Mobile Vaccination Clinic – June 19th

By Globe Times Staff | June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on City and Eagles To Host Mobile Vaccination Clinic – June 19th

The City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Eagles are encouraging the Eastwick community to “swoop in” and get vaccinated on Juneteenth this Saturday, June 19 at St. Paul’s AME Church, […]

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Former Council President Anna Verna Passes Away

By Ted Behr | June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Former Council President Anna Verna Passes Away

The delighted late former City Council President Anna Verna and Councilman Kenyatta Johnson with the sign dedicating a portion of Broad Street in her honor which he sponsored in 2017.  […]

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Supreme Court Saves Obamacare – Opinion

By Ted Behr | June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Supreme Court Saves Obamacare – Opinion

Photo:  The firm hands of then Vice-President Joe Biden rest on the shoulders of young Marcelas Owens who is looking on as Pres. Obama signs the Affordable Care Act in […]

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The Dangers of Water Runoff

By Emily Owsiany | June 14, 2021 | Comments Off on The Dangers of Water Runoff

When it rains or snows, everything on the street, including all the trash, goes to our waterways. The ground cannot absorb all the rain causing runoff, which is the excess […]

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Pick Up After Your Dogs!

By Emily Owsiany | June 14, 2021 | Comments Off on Pick Up After Your Dogs!

Dogs are a great best friend but they’re the type of friend you need to clean up after. Philly is a dog city with 1 dog for every 4 humans! […]

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The Litter Problem in Philadelphia

By Emily Owsiany | June 14, 2021 | Comments Off on The Litter Problem in Philadelphia

All over the city of Philadelphia, there is litter flooding the streets. The City has put some initiatives in place to try and beautify the neighborhoods like the Litter Index […]

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Improved DeRitis Playground Dedicated

By Ted Behr | June 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Improved DeRitis Playground Dedicated

City opens new play area at Grays Ave. & 56th The city’s greatly improved Russell DeRitis playground at 5655 Grays Avenue and 56th Street was recently dedicated by Councilman Kenyatta […]

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Sports Group Holds Free Camp August 2-5

By Ted Behr | June 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Sports Group Holds Free Camp August 2-5

2-4-1 Team will introduce 3-9th graders to variety sports  John Bartram HS new football field at 5847 Elmwood Avenue will be the scene of a novel sports activity during the […]

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