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The Common Place Receives $75,000 Grant to Enhance Security

By Ted Behr | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on The Common Place Receives $75,000 Grant to Enhance Security

Members of the Salt and Light Congregation ready food parcels distributed weekly at The Common Place at 58th and Chester.  Addressing endemic food insecurity is just one of the services […]

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AMAZON Coming to Southwest

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on AMAZON Coming to Southwest

By now, most people have heard that Amazon is interested in Southwest Philadelphia.  Well, apparently the rumors are true, as Amazon took its case to open a “Last Mile” facility […]

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SWCDC Continues to Provide Quality Programming for Youth Throughout Covid-19

By Shaketia Sills | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on SWCDC Continues to Provide Quality Programming for Youth Throughout Covid-19

By Shaketia Sills On March 13, 2020, schools across Philadelphia began to close their doors due to Covid-19.  Initially, this was supposed to be a two week shut-down turned into […]

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REBUILD Process at Paschalville Library Begins with Community Meeting

By Globe Times Staff | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on REBUILD Process at Paschalville Library Begins with Community Meeting

Built in 1915, the Library building is 106 years old and needs to be repaired and modernized. By Globe Staff Writer More than 50 people participated in the Paschalville Branch […]

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Anti-Gun Violence Rally at Myers Rec

By Ted Behr | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Anti-Gun Violence Rally at Myers Rec

“Peace not Guns” – Too Late for Kyeir Pickens, killed March 12 Sen. Anthony Williams introduces his three community liaisons, Andre Carroll, Khaleef Alexander, and Markus Kennedy at the Peace […]

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“Drive Through” Vaccinations for SW Residents

By Ted Behr | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on “Drive Through” Vaccinations for SW Residents

The Covid-19 vaccination team at the Mercy Wellness Center on Island Avenue on March 20 at which 356 eligible area residents received their first dose of vaccine.  The group includes […]

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Spring is here at Bartram’s Garden!

By Ted Behr | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Spring is here at Bartram’s Garden!

The Bartram’s Garden Greenhouse where volunteers can work to cultivate plants and seedlings for Bartram’s plant sales or for transplanting out in the gardens themselves.  March 27 and April 10 […]

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Outdoor Storytimes at Kingsessing Library Begins

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Outdoor Storytimes at Kingsessing Library Begins

Children can’t wait to gather for outdoor reading. The Kingsessing Branch starts a regular Storytime at 51st and Regent St. on Saturday, April 10 “Get Ready to Read” starts April […]

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https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance

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Obama Discusses Latest Book “A Promised Land”

By Ted Behr | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Obama Discusses Latest Book “A Promised Land”

Link to free interview by noted author Wilkerson March 29 Former President Barack Obama will discuss his highly acclaimed new book “A Promised Land” with Pulitzer award-winning author Isabel Wilkerson […]

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