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TPC Parent Café

By Ted Behr | January 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dealing with Change Turning Points For Children (TP4C) is sponsoring a new virtual Parent Caré on the subject “Cultivating Change.” If there is one element in our society today which […]

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Weekly COVID-19 Count – Philly is Down

By Ted Behr | January 15, 2021 | Comments Off on Weekly COVID-19 Count – Philly is Down

The answer is safety & protection At a 14-day average of 611 cases per day Philadelphia’s per capita COVID-19 cases are among the four lowest counties in the state, according […]

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Paul “Earthquake” Moore Passes Away

By Globe Times Staff | January 15, 2021 | 10 Comments

SW’s beloved activist finally succumbs to cancer Paul “Earthquake” Moore has just passed away, fighting the last round in his bout against cancer.  His wonderfully broad range of community service […]

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76ers and PHA team up to spread holiday cheer at Bartram Village

By Globe Times Staff | January 4, 2021 | Comments Off on 76ers and PHA team up to spread holiday cheer at Bartram Village

The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) spread holiday cheer by teaming up with Santa for Day and the Philadelphia 76ers for the annual “Holiday Hoopla” event, providing gifts to 150 children […]

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New Federal Stimulus Relief Package – What’s in it for Me?

By Ted Behr | December 23, 2020 | Comments Off on New Federal Stimulus Relief Package – What’s in it for Me?

Congress has approved a further round of payments under the new Federal Stimulus Package.  As of this date, there is no indication that Mr. Trump will sign it, but the […]

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Virtual Santa visits Southwest Access Centers

By Globe Times Staff | December 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Virtual Santa visits Southwest Access Centers

The children at three Access Centers received a real gift and a virtual visit from Santa last Friday.  It was a nice way to end a week of virtual school […]

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Recap: 2020 Cleanups at Cobbs Creek Park

By Richard Guffanti | December 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

With trail use reaching record highs this year, it is as important as ever for us to be responsible stewards of those trails and of the parks and natural areas […]

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Bartram’s Garden Receives Major Grant

By steve | December 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Allow youth to study our water environment House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton announced today that Bartram’s Garden is receiving a $40,000 state grant to aid in their ongoing efforts to […]

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Black Scientist Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett

By steve | December 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

At the core of Covid-19 Vaccine research Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert recently paid tribute at an Urban League forum to Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett of the […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination – Safe, Effective, Needed!

By steve | December 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

A screen shot of members of the last Tuesday’s town Hall “Faith, (Mis)Trust and Covid-19” (upper row) Dr. Florence Monplaisir, MD, Penn Med; Rev. Cean James, Salt and Light Congregation (MC of the panel); Rev. Dr. Donna Lawrence Jones, Cookman, Beloved Comm. Church; (lower row)Rev. Bertram Johnson, Union Theological Seminary, New York; Khadijah Abdullah, Reaching all HIV+ Muslims in America. On the panel but not in the photo: U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans; Imam Quaiser Abdullah, PhD, Temple University; and Dr. Carmen Guerra, MD, Penn Med.

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