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Bartram’s Garden Celebrates Annual Honey Festival

By Globe Times Staff | August 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Bartram’s Garden Celebrates Annual Honey Festival

The Southwest celebrates its part of the city-wide Honey Bee Festival on Sunday, September 8 beginning at 4:00 p.m. Events will include an open hive demonstration, honey extractions, lots of […]

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7BoysCafé Opens on Woodland Avenue

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on 7BoysCafé Opens on Woodland Avenue

There is a new restaurant in Southwest that opened this year called the 7BoysCafé located at 5717 Woodland Avenue; on the corner of Woodland Avenue and Ithan Street.  Gina Gbondo, […]

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Join The Southwest Senior Center

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Join The Southwest Senior Center

The Southwest Senior Center (SWSC) has been serving seniors for over 30 years. They have an active membership of 500 seniors. The center is actively involved with community liaisons. SWSC […]

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AFRICOM – African and Caribbean immigrant communities respond to city gun violence with a rally and a soccer game

By Eric Edi | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on AFRICOM – African and Caribbean immigrant communities respond to city gun violence with a rally and a soccer game

In the aftermath of the gun-related death of Issiaka Meite and wounds sustained by six other youths, members of the African and Caribbean immigrant communities in Philadelphia vow to support […]

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Questions About Social Security & Other Concerns?

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Questions About Social Security & Other Concerns?

Contact with our U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon – 3rd Thursdays Want to know more about Social Services Benefits or other matters having to do with U.S. Federal programs?  A […]

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Legislators ‘serve up’ support for minimum wage hike in Pa.

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Legislators ‘serve up’ support for minimum wage hike in Pa.

PHILADELPHIA, July 12 – State Reps. Joanna McClinton, Stephen Kinsey, Chris Rabb, Summer Lee and Sara Innamorato joined advocates and restaurant workers in support of increasing the minimum wage in […]

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Heat-Related Safety Issues for Seniors

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Heat-Related Safety Issues for Seniors

With extremely high temperatures gripping the area last week, here are heat-related safety issues to keep in mind.   Heat, when combined with certain medications, can seriously put seniors at risk. […]

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The French Battle at the Fort Mifflin

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on The French Battle at the Fort Mifflin

Come celebrate one of American history’s epic events!     By Elizbeth Beatty Did you know that Fort Mifflin, site of the greatest bombardment of the American Revolution, was designed and defended […]

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Eastwick Soil Testing Phase Two Begins

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Eastwick Soil Testing Phase Two Begins

Contractors have started surveying the soil conditions beneath 4 selected streets in Southwest Philadelphia this week. The goal of this project is to test different methods for making a map […]

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New York Youth Visit Southwest

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on New York Youth Visit Southwest

The Common Place coordinates intensive volunteer program This was an “Aha” moment for Troy Hengst from Tonawanda, New York.  Hengst had driven a busload of youth from there to The […]

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