Community News

12th Police District Pop-Up Prayer Rally for Peace

By Ted Behr | October 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Local residents joined members of the 12th Police District Chaplains Program, Police District Advisory Council (PDAC) and Community Relations gathered on Thursday, October 21 for a Pop-up Prayer Rally to […]

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Cobbs Creek Cleanup Oct. 24

By Globe Times Staff | October 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Darby Creek Valley Association, Keep PA Beautiful, PA DEP, Clean Air Council, Parks and Recreation, and others are organizing a clean up on Saturday, October 24th from 9am-12pm at Cobbs […]

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New Play Area Dedicated at McCreesh Park

By Vincent Thompson | October 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Key city officials including Mayor Jim Kenney, City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, Parks and Recreation commissioner Kathryn Ott Lovell, State Representative Joanna McClinton and Register of Wills Tracey Gordon gathered on […]

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Study: Extend the Schuylkill River Trail in Southwest, Bartram’s Garden to Passyunk Ave.

By Ted Behr | October 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

The view across the Schuylkill from Bartram Plaza at the foot of 56th Street and the river. A new study will consider extending the river trail over to Passyunk Ave.

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New Group Taking Over Mercy Phila. Hospital. Racial Health Disparities to be Addressed

By Ted Behr | October 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Three top area healthcare providers plan to join Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic in resuming much needed health services at the former Mercy Philadelphia Hospital (aka Misacordia Hospital) at 54th Street near […]

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Southwest CDC Housing News

By Globe Times Staff | October 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Southwest CDC is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant of $40,000.00 for the “Southwest Philadelphia Affordable Homeownership Project”.  The funding is from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance […]

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Working to Keep Southwest Streets Clean

By Ted Behr | October 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Streets Department team sweeps up Woodland Ave. As part of a Philadelphia Streets Department program to provide working hours for employees not able for various reasons to perform their normal […]

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NAC Update September 2020

By Globe Times Staff | September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

From the September 25th edition

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Student Access Centers in Southwest

By Ted Behr | September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Free Internet Connection for District Online Classes The City has set up “Student Access Centers” in various key locations to help students who don’t have access to internet opportunities.  Access […]

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Clean Car, Clean River: Watershed-Friendly Ways to Wash Your Vehicle

By Globe Times Staff | September 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Paul Racette, Pennsylvania Environmental Council When the sun shines and temperatures become mild, many want to get out of the house, even if it is just to wash their car. […]

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