Community News

Clean Water Action

By Jackson Adams | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The mission of Clean Water Action (CWA) is to protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. CWA organizes strong grassroots groups, coalitions, and campaigns to elect […]

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Breaking the Silence on Domestic Violence

By Jackson Adams | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Domestic Violence is when someone in a relationship attempts to gain power and control through a multitude of abusive behaviors. The abuse can be physical or emotional. It can happen […]

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Happy and Healthy on Halloween Reps. McClinton and Harris sponsor a party for hundreds

By Ted Behr | November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

With a timely emphasis on safety, good fun, refreshments, and helpful health information, State Representatives Joanna McClinton and Jordan Harris sponsored a delightful Southwest Halloween “Fall Festival” on October 31. […]

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Veterans Day Expo – Myers Rec. Center November 8 RSVP to Rep. McClinton requested for free Veterans Lunch

By Ted Behr | November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

State Representative Joanna McClinton is sponsoring her third annual Veterans’ Expo on Friday, November 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Myers Recreation Center at Kingsessing Avenue and […]

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Gala Ribbon Cutting for new Soccer Facility at Finnigan’s Donors & Volunteers gather to open all-weather court

By Ted Behr | November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

A brand new, all-weather soccer and volleyball court was officially opened last Saturday at the James Finnigan Playground off 70th Street at Passyunk Avenue. Representatives of the donating organizations, local […]

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“A Beacon of Light” for Southwest Children  Community Celebrates 40-Year Service of Myers Tot Program

By Ted Behr | November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Community members gathered at The Common Place on Sunday, October 20 to celebrate four decades of service by the Myers Tot Program to hundreds of Southwest children and their families. […]

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Reception Held for Councilwoman Blackwell

By Globe Times Staff | November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

More than 40 people attended a reception to honor Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell on September 22nd to thank her for her dedication and support of Bartram’s Garden over the years. “We […]

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Opening of Rep. Donatucci’s Office

By Globe Times Staff | October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

State Representative Maria Donatucci opened a new office on the first floor of the Wellness center at 2821 Island Avenue on Wednesday. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Mondays […]

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Special EPA Meeting on Clearview Project in Eastwick (October 23) National EPA staff to hear views of community residents

By Jackson Adams | October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advises that it will hold a special community meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 23 at Eastwick Recreation Center at 80th Street & […]

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LIHEAP Opens November 1st

By Globe Times Staff | October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps families living on low incomes pay their heating bills in the form of a grant paid to the utility company. Households […]

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