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Chill with the Bangura Foundation at their Fun Day for Kids events!

By Alanna O'Malley | July 12, 2024 | Comments Off on Chill with the Bangura Foundation at their Fun Day for Kids events!

Stop by on July 20th from 2pm to 8pm at 6441 Dickens Avenue for a fun event for the family! The event is free and food, baby supplies and toys […]

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Hiring Event at Goodwill Job Resource Center

By Alanna O'Malley | July 12, 2024 | Comments Off on Hiring Event at Goodwill Job Resource Center

Looking for a job in the home care field? Head out to the Hiring Event at the Goodwill Job Resource Center in Lansdowne next Wednesday, July 17 for an on-site […]

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Cobbs Creek Watershed Community Mini-grant Request for Proposals

By Globe Times Staff | July 9, 2024 | Comments Off on Cobbs Creek Watershed Community Mini-grant Request for Proposals

Clean Air Council is pleased to announce the Cobbs Creek Watershed Community Mini-grant Program focused on connecting residents and neighbors to green and blue space within Cobbs Creek Watershed. Growing […]

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Empowering Tomorrow’s Healthcare Leaders

By Globe Times Staff | July 5, 2024 | Comments Off on Empowering Tomorrow’s Healthcare Leaders

By Aaditi Diwan and Maison Kennedy Educators 4 Education (E4E) and Drexel School of Medicine partnered to host its first Health Career Camp for Philadelphia youth. The Camp began on […]

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CITY COUNCIL REACHES AGREEMENT ON THE FISCAL YEAR 2025 CITY BUDGET, LOCAL COUNCIL MEMBER WINS BIG FOR SOUTHWEST

By Globe Times Staff | July 2, 2024 | Comments Off on CITY COUNCIL REACHES AGREEMENT ON THE FISCAL YEAR 2025 CITY BUDGET, LOCAL COUNCIL MEMBER WINS BIG FOR SOUTHWEST

On June 14th, Mayor Parker signed the FY25 City budget into law. The budget, which received unanimous approval from City Council, makes significant investments in critical programs and services while […]

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Kingsessing Heals

By Ted Behr | July 2, 2024 | Comments Off on Kingsessing Heals

On June 4, some 60 community leaders and concerned residents came together at The Common Place to hear an exciting outline of the  purposes and plans of “Kingsessing Heals” by […]

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Southwest Philly block renamed in honor of environmental activist Leo Brundage

By Globe Times Staff | July 1, 2024 | Comments Off on Southwest Philly block renamed in honor of environmental activist Leo Brundage

Lenoard “Leo” K. Brundage, the late environmental activist and ironworker from Eastwick had the 7800 block of Saturn Place near Lindbergh Blvd renamed in his honor this month. Brundage was […]

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Park in a Truck Initiative opens a new park at 59th and Greenway

By Globe Times Staff | July 1, 2024 | Comments Off on Park in a Truck Initiative opens a new park at 59th and Greenway

Southwest is now home to another green space designed and implemented by youth in the community thanks to Jefferson University’s Park in a Truck initiative. Through this project, Jefferson brings […]

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Juneteenth Jubilee at Bartram’s Garden

By Globe Times Staff | July 1, 2024 | Comments Off on Juneteenth Jubilee at Bartram’s Garden

Bartram’s Garden hosted a day of free festivities, co-hosted and emcee’d by VinylTap 215. There was live performances by Jacqueline Constance, youth storytelling with Paul Best, free fruit, fitness classes, […]

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Black Farmers’ Co-op Celebrates 2-Year Anniversary at John Heinz Wildlife Refuge

By Globe Times Staff | July 1, 2024 | Comments Off on Black Farmers’ Co-op Celebrates 2-Year Anniversary at John Heinz Wildlife Refuge

On June 1, The Black Farmers’ Cooperative (BFC) celebrated the second anniversary of their organization at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. For the past two years, BFC has worked to […]

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