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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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Philacycle “Recycling Rewards” Program Discontinued Effective June 30th

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

PHILADELPHIA – The Philacycle program offered in partnership with the Philadelphia Streets Department and Recyclebank will be discontinued effective June 30th, 2019, announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams. The Streets Department […]

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Home Buyer Assistance Program

By Jackson Adams | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

On June 10th, 2019, the Philly First Home Program will launch, replacing the existing Department of Housing and Community Development (DCHD) Settlement Assistance Grant of $1,000. The Philly First Home […]

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Putting a Stop to Cash Bail

By Jackson Adams | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Philadelphia Community Bail Fund started off in May of 2017 as the National Mama’s Bail Out Day when a group of grassroots organizers came together to give imprisoned mothers […]

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Captains Corner June 14

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

Hello! We are continuing to have success in reducing violence in our district!  Remember, if you have any tips you would like to provide us, even if you wish to […]

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Rotary Club Presents Service Above Self Awards

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

Members of the Rotary Club of Southwest Philadelphia – Eastwick presented Service Above Self Awards to students who demonstrate kindness and a willingness to help others on a regular basis.  […]

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