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

By Lucie Dyemkouma | October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Chocolate City Hair Studio & Day Spa: A “Charmingly” Salon of Beauty in Southwest Philadelphia

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 | Comments Off on AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN COMMUNITIES GEARED FOR CENSUS 2020

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 | Comments Off on Refinery Update

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

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 | Comments Off on Rep. McClinton Senior Appreciation Lunch

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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Hurricane Floyd – September 1999: Reflections After 20 years

By Ted Behr | September 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Hurricane Floyd – September 1999: Reflections After 20 years

During the first week of September 1999, residents in Philadelphia and the Delaware River Valley had breathed a sigh of relief when Hurricane Dennis swerved westward as it hit North […]

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SEPTA Marks Completion of Woodland Avenue Bridge Replacement Project

By Globe Times Staff | September 20, 2019 | Comments Off on SEPTA Marks Completion of Woodland Avenue Bridge Replacement Project

PHILADELPHIA (September 9, 2019) – SEPTA gathered with local officials and community members in Southwest Philadelphia today to celebrate the completion of the Woodland Avenue Bridge Replacement Project. SEPTA worked […]

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Visit to Israel Creates Deeper Faith Foundations

By Ted Behr | September 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Visit to Israel Creates Deeper Faith Foundations

A visit to Israel earlier this summer provided three Southwest residents an opportunity to deepen the roots of their Christian faith. Eugene “Gene” Burke, Rev. Christopher Holland of New Spirit […]

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Groups Come Together to Promote Literacy in Southwest

By Globe Times Staff | September 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Groups Come Together to Promote Literacy in Southwest

As two community-centered initiatives backboned by the Free Library of Philadelphia, there could not be a more natural pairing than the Paschalville Partnership’s Community Catalyst Initiative and Read by 4th. […]

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Lighting & Upgrade at Cobbs Creek playground: Rep. McClinton announces $250K grant

By Ted Behr | September 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Lighting & Upgrade at Cobbs Creek playground: Rep. McClinton announces $250K grant

State Rep. Joanna McClinton today announced a $250,000 grant through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to help provide needed updates and create a safer environment at the Cobbs Creek playground. […]

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