Community News

Vintage Baseball Club Honors Octavius Catto

By Ted Behr | October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Shots rang out near the corner of 8th and South Streets on Election Day, October 10, 1871. African American civil rights activist, teacher, military officer, and pioneer baseball organizer Octavius […]

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Rep. McClinton hosts Gov. Wolf on tour of a community garden in Southwest Philly

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

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 9 – State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosted Gov. Tom Wolf on an exclusive tour of the longstanding Sankofa Community Farm to celebrate the importance of supporting agriculture in […]

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City Council At-Large Candidates Vie for November 5 Election: Lively debate hosted by SW Phila. District Services at Kingsessing Rec.

By Ted Behr | October 18, 2019 | 1 Comment

Candidates for the seven at-large slots on the November 5 General Election described their qualifications and underwent intense questioning by residents at the Kingsessing Recreation Center gymnasium last Friday evening. […]

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Health Annex Fair Provides Care and Information

By Ted Behr | October 18, 2019 | 1 Comment

Alive with balloons and lots of visitors, the Health Annex of the Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN) assembled representatives of two dozen health care and community service organization at […]

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Free Employment Boot Camp and Fall Job Fair at Paschalville Library

By Globe Times Staff | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

During the month of October, Paschalville Library will again present its popular Employment Boot Camp for job seekers, followed one week later by its annual fall job fair, sponsored by […]

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The Philadelphia Basic Systems Repair Program

By Globe Times Staff | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Basic Systems Repair Program (BSRP) provides free repairs to correct electrical, plumbing, heating, structural and roofing emergencies in eligible owner-occupied homes in Philadelphia. What types of emergencies are eligible? […]

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Jumpstart Your Career with TAIA

By Jackson Adams | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Academy of Industrial Arts (TAIA) Electrical Training Program is a 10-week program whose goal is to provide regional employers and businesses with the most adept and highly trained workforce. […]

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UESF launches the College Savings Account Program for high school seniors and first-year college students

By Globe Times Staff | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 24, 2019) – Through a partnership with the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UGPSNJ), UESF has launched the UESF College Savings Account program […]

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Candidates Night at Kingsessing Rec. Center October 11 Mayoral, City Council, many city government and judgeship’s are at stake

By Ted Behr | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Voters can meet and ask questions of prospective candidates for many key local elective offices at the Kingsessing Rec. Center the evening of Friday, October 11. Formal addresses by the […]

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Community Celebrates Myers Tot Program: October 20th

By Ted Behr | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Founder Edna Reddick & Staff to be Feted at The Common Place. The Myers Tot Day Care has helped raise three generations of Southwest children! The program and its staff […]

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