Community News

UCGreen &Volunteers Plant 64 trees in West/SW

By Globe Times Staff | December 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

On November 16th, 104 volunteers planted trees for 58 households and businesses in West/Southwest Philadelphia. This was a “tree-mendous” community effort! From Mill Creek to Cobbs Creek, Kingsessing to Mantua […]

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Patterson Students Attend Pacifico Ford

By Globe Times Staff | December 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

December 17th 2019, 55 students in Pattersons afterschool program grades k-4 participated in a holiday event at Pacifico Ford where they received food, snacks, and toys. Students and staff were […]

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The Clearview Landfill Remediation Continues!

By Ted Behr | December 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

What are we going to call it? Eastwick Everest? The Hill in the ‘Hood? Southwest Summit? Clearview Crest? (members of the Eastwick Friends and Neighbors Coalition and the Eastwick Lower […]

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CityLights Conducts Vigil for Violence Victims Prayers given for healing and peace

By Ted Behr | December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Difficult to put into words the devastating loss of 30 people primarily to gun violence on the streets of Southwest Philadelphia so far this year. In a heartfelt effort to […]

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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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