Community News

Clearview Landfill Activities Update

By Ted Behr | November 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Initial Army Corps of Engineers study on Eastwick flood control The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3 released its latest update on the Clearview Landfill remediation project on October 26, […]

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Reader’s Spotlight #1: “Melanin: What Makes Black People Black”

By Jackson Adams | November 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

What is melanin? In the most basic sense, it is a natural brown to black skin pigment in the skin, hair, and eye irises of people and animals (melanin can […]

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Gemma Services (formerly theVillage) is Ending Residential Program for Adolescent Girls

By Globe Times Staff | November 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Gemma Services (formerly theVillage and Silver Springs – Martin Luther School) announced that at the October 22, 2020 meeting of Gemma’s Board of Directors, the Board voted unanimously to cease […]

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The Common Place – Uncommon Services to Southwest

By Ted Behr | November 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Weekdays, members of the Common Place team spend hours helping youngsters with the schoolwork.  Whether enrolled on a virtual basis at one of the are public schools, or taking partial […]

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Sen. Williams Closes Offices Due to Covid-19

By Globe Times Staff | November 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Urges residents follow pandemic safety measures State Senator Anthony H. Williams announced November 12, that he had closed his offices in Harrisburg, Southwest Philadelphia, and Delaware County due to the […]

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Operation Turkey 2020 – Hot Meals for Hundreds at Thanksgiving

By Ted Behr | November 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Thanksgiving morning, November 26, dozens of volunteers will gather in the basement and parking area  of the Common Place at 58th Street and Chester Avenue to cook, package and distribute […]

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PA House Democrats Elect Rep. McClinton as Leader

By Globe Times Staff | November 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

“The difficult days we have in front of us will not be without hardship and doubt, but these last few months have proven that we can and will make it through, together.” State Rep. Joanna McClinton

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Rotary Club Provides Water to Voters

By Globe Times Staff | November 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Cynthia Simpson, member of the Rotary Club of Southwest Philadelphia–Eastwick knew that there would be long lines at the polls in Southwest on Election Day.  She recommended to other Club […]

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Public Zoom Meeting with Register of Wills and Estates Scheduled for Nov. 18th

By Globe Times Staff | November 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Join the Honorable Tracey L. Gordon to learn more about wills and estates, as well as tangled titles (when a resident informally inherits a house) in a Zoom call on […]

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LIHEAP is Open and Other Southwest CDC Updates

By Globe Times Staff | November 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

LIHEAP opened on November 2nd and Southwest CDC is now open mornings from 8:30 – 1:00, Monday – Thursday.  LIHEAP is a federal program designed to assist low income people […]

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