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Update from Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon

By Steve Kuzmicki | January 20, 2022 | Comments Off on Update from Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon

Hello neighbor, In the Fall of 2021, our office returned to hosting small in-person events — launching a series of Coffee with Your Congresswoman conversations. While I am eager to meet […]

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Meal Site

By Cynthia Ryant | January 14, 2022 | Comments Off on Meal Site

he School District of Philadelphia is doing its part to make sure none of its students go hungry, despite more than 90 schools switching to virtual learning this week due […]

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Dozens of Little Free Libraries to Sprout across Philadelphia Communities in Spring 2022

By Steve Kuzmicki | January 13, 2022 | Comments Off on Dozens of Little Free Libraries to Sprout across Philadelphia Communities in Spring 2022

Summary: As part of its annual MLK Day of Service Project, the General Building Contractors Association has joined forces with apprentices from the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Training Center – specifically their Pre-Apprentice […]

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New State Grant Program May Offer Up to $5,000 for Your Past-Due Water Bills

By Steve Kuzmicki | January 12, 2022 | Comments Off on New State Grant Program May Offer Up to $5,000 for Your Past-Due Water Bills

With shutoffs starting again this spring, now is the time to apply for assistance, including the new LIHWAP grant program. Do you have past-due water bills that you are unable […]

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Southwest History: Sydney Poitier filmed movie scenes on Elmwood Avenue

By Globe Times Staff | January 10, 2022 | Comments Off on Southwest History: Sydney Poitier filmed movie scenes on Elmwood Avenue

The sad news of Sydney Poitier’s death reminded us that he once filmed a movie in Philadelphia called The Lost Man. Accordining to Wikipedia the story line is a former […]

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Two Southwest Organizations Receive $50,000 Anti-Violence Grants

By Globe Times Staff | December 30, 2021 | Comments Off on Two Southwest Organizations Receive $50,000 Anti-Violence Grants

On December 1, 2021, Governor Tom Wolf announced $15.7 million in grant funding to support local strategies to stop gun and group violence across Pennsylvania. Grants were awarded to two Southwest […]

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New Fishing Pier at Wildlife Refuge

By Globe Times Staff | December 30, 2021 | Comments Off on New Fishing Pier at Wildlife Refuge

Lamar Gore, Refuge Manager at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, showed off the new fishing pier that is being built at the Refuge in a Facebook post on December […]

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$5 Million Plus in State Funds Awarded in Southwest Area

By Globe Times Staff | December 30, 2021 | Comments Off on $5 Million Plus in State Funds Awarded in Southwest Area

Senator Anthony H. Williams announced on December 10th that $5,542,713 in Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding has been awarded to local projects in and around Southwest Philadelphia.  RACP […]

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Remembering My Grandfather, Giovanni Carusone

By Denise Clofine | December 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Remembering My Grandfather, Giovanni Carusone

A World War I soldier honored on the Memorial at Paschalville Library Giovanni Carusone, a World War I Veteran, Italian Immigrant, Proud American, Husband, Father, Grandfather, a Paschall resident of […]

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Evelyn Graves Ministries Celebrates 50 Years!

By Globe Times Staff | December 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Evelyn Graves Ministries Celebrates 50 Years!
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