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The Best Way is Jamaica Way

By Jackson Adams | December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jamaica Way is a small Caribbean and Jamaican food style restaurant located in Southwest Philadelphia within Penrose Plaza. Penrose Plaza is home to 20+ businesses, most of which are owned […]

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Operations Specialist 1st Class Khairi Summers

By Globe Times Staff | December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Dec. 10, 2019) Operations Specialist 1st Class Khairi Summers, from South West Philadelphia, stands the air intercept controller watch as part of an anti-air warfare exercise aboard the […]

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Woodland Avenue Business Association (WABA) elects new leaders

By Globe Times Staff | December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The African Cultural Alliance of North America Inc. (ACANA) facilitated the election of the leadership of Woodland Avenue Business Association (WABA) on December 7th, 2019 at the 12th District Police […]

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Longtime Southwest Businessman, Kerry T. Pacifico, 95

By Globe Times Staff | December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Longtime Southwest Businessman, Kerry T. Pacifico passed away on December 2, 2019. Mr. Pacifico was born in Philadelphia in 1924.  He graduated from South Philadelphia High School. He joined the […]

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NAC Update 12/6

By Globe Times Staff | December 12, 2019 | 5 Comments

WANTED: BLOCK CAPTAINSIf you’re interested in representing your block or need information about hosting a block party or block clean up, contact Mark Harrell, NAC Coordinator at 215-729-0804 mark@southwestcdc.org. Many […]

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Purchase of Our New Voting Machines The process looks “very, very flawed”

By Ted Behr | December 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

From anecdotal information received from Southwest polling places, the new ExpressVote XL touch screen voting machines used for the first time in the November 6, 2019 General Election appear to […]

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Rotary Club of Southwest Deliver Meals to Older Adults on Thanksgiving Day

By Globe Times Staff | December 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Southwest Philadelphia takes feeding those less fortunate seriously.  For close to 25 years, the Club has delivered hot meals to older adults and adults with disabilities […]

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Operation Turkey: Hot Meals for Hundreds at Thanksgiving

By Ted Behr | December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

At dawn on Thanksgiving morning last week, the fragrant fumes of Operation Turkey cooking and baking floated through the air at S. 58th and Chester. Upwards of 100 volunteers, mobilized […]

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Highlights of Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell’s Career Serving the Community

By Globe Times Staff | December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell represents the third district of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that covers much of West Philadelphia and Southwest Philadelphia, including University City. She is serving the public from 1992 to […]

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Tech Center at The Common Place After School program helps youth prepare for a productive future

By Ted Behr | December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

After school hours for students from three local schools come alive with fun, interesting and productive activities at the new computer “Tech Center” at the Common Place at 58th Street […]

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