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Special EPA Meeting on Clearview Project in Eastwick (October 23) National EPA staff to hear views of community residents

By Ted Behr | October 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Special EPA Meeting on Clearview Project in Eastwick (October 23) National EPA staff to hear views of community residents

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advises that it will hold a special community meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 23 at Eastwick Recreation Center at 80th Street & […]

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LIHEAP Opens November 1st

By Globe Times Staff | October 21, 2019 | Comments Off on LIHEAP Opens November 1st

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps families living on low incomes pay their heating bills in the form of a grant paid to the utility company. Households […]

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Legal Clinic for the Disabled

By Jackson Adams | October 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Legal Clinic for the Disabled

The Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD), located at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, has been around since 1990 and is a non-profit corporation that uses a team of in-house attorneys and […]

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Cornerstone Common Cents Investment Club Looking for New Members

By Globe Times Staff | October 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Cornerstone Common Cents Investment Club Looking for New Members

Since 2006, members of the Cornerstone Common Cents Investment Club have gathered on the third Tuesday of most months to talk about stocks.  The members are not investment bankers; they […]

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Vintage Baseball Club Honors Octavius Catto

By Ted Behr | October 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Vintage Baseball Club Honors Octavius Catto

Shots rang out near the corner of 8th and South Streets on Election Day, October 10, 1871. African American civil rights activist, teacher, military officer, and pioneer baseball organizer Octavius […]

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Rep. McClinton hosts Gov. Wolf on tour of a community garden in Southwest Philly

By Globe Times Staff | October 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Rep. McClinton hosts Gov. Wolf on tour of a community garden in Southwest Philly

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 9 – State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosted Gov. Tom Wolf on an exclusive tour of the longstanding Sankofa Community Farm to celebrate the importance of supporting agriculture in […]

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City Council At-Large Candidates Vie for November 5 Election: Lively debate hosted by SW Phila. District Services at Kingsessing Rec.

By Ted Behr | October 18, 2019 | Comments Off on City Council At-Large Candidates Vie for November 5 Election: Lively debate hosted by SW Phila. District Services at Kingsessing Rec.

Candidates for the seven at-large slots on the November 5 General Election described their qualifications and underwent intense questioning by residents at the Kingsessing Recreation Center gymnasium last Friday evening. […]

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Health Annex Fair Provides Care and Information

By Ted Behr | October 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Health Annex Fair Provides Care and Information

Alive with balloons and lots of visitors, the Health Annex of the Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN) assembled representatives of two dozen health care and community service organization at […]

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Free Employment Boot Camp and Fall Job Fair at Paschalville Library

By Globe Times Staff | October 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Free Employment Boot Camp and Fall Job Fair at Paschalville Library

During the month of October, Paschalville Library will again present its popular Employment Boot Camp for job seekers, followed one week later by its annual fall job fair, sponsored by […]

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The Philadelphia Basic Systems Repair Program

By Globe Times Staff | October 18, 2019 | Comments Off on The Philadelphia Basic Systems Repair Program

The Basic Systems Repair Program (BSRP) provides free repairs to correct electrical, plumbing, heating, structural and roofing emergencies in eligible owner-occupied homes in Philadelphia. What types of emergencies are eligible? […]

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