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Philadelphia Selected for U.S. Navy Band Tour

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — America’s Navy is coming to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, one of four cities in three states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2019 tour […]

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Summer Food Program Ensures Healthy Meals for Kids

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Philadelphia Housing Authority’s (PHA) school age residents and those in surrounding neighborhoods will have access to healthy breakfasts and lunches, even thru their summer vacations. The PHA Summer Food Service […]

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The 12th District Police Advisory Council (PDAC) and Police Clergy Are Seeking New Members

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you are a resident or are employed in the Southwest Philadelphia area and interested in partnering with the 12th District as we strive to make this community a safer […]

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Do You Know How to “Shelter in Place”?

By Jackson Adams | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last Friday, June 21st, at approximately 4 a.m., there was a massive fire and explosion at the South Philadelphia Refinery. Early warning sirens were sounded around 5:30 a.m., and a […]

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Southwest Native Giving Back to the Community

By Jackson Adams | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Malcolm Yates is originally from West Philadelphia, but grew up in Southwest Philadelphia around 59th and Springfield. He moved out of Southwest around 2007 and into Delaware County where he […]

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Birds and Bees Project for Southwest Globe Times

By Globe Times Staff | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Trash Academy, a project of Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Restored Spaces Initiative, uses the issue of trash and litter as the vehicle to remedy mistaken perspective about city environments, involving participants […]

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Area 1 SANITATION CONVENIENCE CENTERS Now Open at New Location

By Globe Times Staff | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

5101 Grays Avenue and 3033 S 63rd St. between Passyunk Avenue and Lindbergh BLVD Sanitation Convenience Centers are available – and free – for Philadelphia residents only. From October 1 […]

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Breaking Bread- Breaking Barriers Southwest Dinner at Bartram’s Garden

By Globe Times Staff | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Southwest Philadelphia “Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers” dinner took place on May 23, 2019, at Bartram’s Garden. This event is part of an ongoing dinner series that encourages communities at […]

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Bartram Choice Neighborhood Remake Taking Shape

By Globe Times Staff | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Bartram Choice Neighborhood Initiative joint task force has begun drafting a plan that promises to bring new housing, services, and jobs to the Kingsessing neighborhood in Southwest Philadelphia.  The […]

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Globe Times aschalville Library Kicks Off extensive Summer Program for Kids

Summer Kids Learning Programs Kickoff at Paschalville Library

By Globe Times Staff | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Photo:  His face aglow with paint, young Josiah is in caring and gifted hands this summer as mom Letitia McBride, Library Manager Nyia Morrison (right) and library afternoon leader Danielle […]

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