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Stuck at Home Due to COVID-19? How about planting some flowers & vegetables from Bartram’s Garden

By Ted Behr | May 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

As we begin to welcome beautiful, warm spring days, a safe way of dealing with the restrictions of COVID-19 would be to plant some flowers in the front yard or […]

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Professor points out 13 behaviors to adapt as society battles COVID-19

By Globe Times Staff | April 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

MUNCIE, Indiana – As society digs into its battle against COVID-19, a health researcher at Ball State University recommends behaviors to adapt to as soon as possible to avoid illness. […]

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Southwest Senior Center Reaches Out During Covid-19 Crisis Weekly phone calls and “Grab-and-Go” meals

By Ted Behr | April 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Southwest Senior Center at 6916 Elmwood Avenue has been making life more enjoyable and fulfilling to age-advantaged residents of Southwest for many years – cultural and entertainment programs, fitness […]

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Suburban Men Make Shelter Breakfasts More Enjoyable

By Ted Behr | April 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

“The need for food in Southwest Philly is great, ” advised Rev. Cean James, director of CityLights ministry and pastor of Grace Christian Fellowship.  CityLights has carried on a variety […]

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12th Police District Zoom Meeting

By Ted Behr | April 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Information on voting by mail and emergency contacts  A hidden blessing – voting by mail! This option is one of the few positive aspects of our new Covid-10 lifestyle. The […]

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Joe Wos expands his daily free classes and online offerings

By Globe Times Staff | April 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

With recent announcements in states nationwide that schools will be closed for the remainder of the academic year cartoonist and educator, Joe Wos has expanded his free daily online cartooning […]

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Open Letter to Residents from Mayor Kenney (4.9.20)

By Globe Times Staff | April 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Fellow Philadelphians: Every year since 2016 I’ve been thrilled to take part in Philly Free Streets as thousands of residents from every neighborhood came out to walk, bike, roll, and […]

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PECO Extends COVID-19 Customer Support Efforts Through June 1

By Globe Times Staff | April 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Policies include suspending service disconnections, waiving new late payment charges, and reconnecting customers PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 16, 2020) — To offer continued assistance to customers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, PECO […]

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USciences Donates More than 60,000 Pieces of Personal Protective Equipment

By Globe Times Staff | April 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Nicole Carrera During the COVID-19 pandemic, USciences faculty and staff have collected personal protective equipment (PPE) from across campus to donate to healthcare institutions in Philadelphia. With the help […]

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Pennsylvania Launches COVID-19 Job Hiring Portal

By Globe Times Staff | April 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvanians looking for work can now find life-sustaining businesses that are hiring through a new online COVID-19 job portal the Department of Labor & Industry is launching […]

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