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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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Letter to the Editor (October 4, 2019)

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

What a day to be Praised! Through the years we, the Southwest Philadelphia residents, have heard and read of many terrible and heartbreaking news in our community. At this time, […]

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New Voting Machine Demonstration – October 7 at Southwest CDC

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

Philadelphia is getting new voting machines for the first time in 20 years. In 2018, Governor Tom Wolf ordered new machines after anxiety about whether Russia meddled in the 2016 […]

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Record Crowd Enjoys Fall Nature Festival at Heinz Reserve

By Ted Behr | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Over 1600 Southwest and area residents turned out for the Philly Fall Nature Festival at Heinz Refuge at the end of Lindbergh Blvd on warm, sunny Saturday, September 28. The […]

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Chocolate City Hair Studio & Day Spa: A “Charmingly” Salon of Beauty in Southwest Philadelphia

By Lucie Dyemkouma | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s been eight years since this beautiful hair salon opened at 62nd Street and Woodland Avenue. This gorgeous hair salon does not go unnoticed. Its decor and interior aesthetics are […]

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AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN COMMUNITIES GEARED FOR CENSUS 2020

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

Philadelphia Mayor, Jim Kenny, said “an accurate count is vital in our city’s future, which is why we established the Complete Count Communities. We know that community education and outreach […]

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Refinery Update

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

Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel declared the incident (explosion and fire) that happened on June 21st under control.  Declaring it under control shows that emergency responders are confident all hazards have […]

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Volunteers Needed for Operation Turkey 2019  Focus on Southwest: Help with preparation and distribution

By Ted Behr | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Volunteers are needed to support Operation Turkey which is expected to focus on Southwest on Thanksgiving Day. Upwards of 1000 turkeys and meals are distributed to homeless individuals and deserving […]

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Rep. McClinton Senior Appreciation Lunch

By Globe Times Staff | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

State Rep. Joanna McClinton welcomed more than 400 of her “wisest constituents” to her annual Healthy from Head-to-Toe Senior Appreciation Fair. The event was held at Presbyterian Homes and featured […]

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