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“DRINK PHILLY TAP” CALLS ON PHILADELPHIANS TO DRINK MORE TAP, LESS BOTTLED WATER

By Globe Times Staff | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Campaign aims to Empower Philadelphia Residents with Knowledge and Confidence to Consume Tap Water and Reduce Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles  PHILADELPHIA (July 8, 2019) – “Drink Philly Tap,” a public […]

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EPA Provides Update on Polluted Clearview Landfill

By Ted Behr | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Local residents in the Eastwick section of Southwest have been acutely aware of the health and environmental problems associated with the polluted Clearview landfill area along Darby Creek near 84th […]

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Summer Program Provides Carpentry Training for SW Youth

By Ted Behr | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The banners above them read “Faith, Integrity, Diligence, Excellence, and Service.”   That was how Williamson College of the Trades (WCT) greeted 19 teenage youngsters, mostly from Southwest, each of […]

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March Against Gun Violence – SW Community at “Rock Bottom”

By Ted Behr | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dozens of people turned out for an anti-gun violence walk led by City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson on Fathers’ Day weekend.  “We made national news for the wrong reason,” said the […]

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Jamie Gauthier Visits Southwest CDC

By Globe Times Staff | July 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Staff at Southwest CDC met with Jamie Gauthier, the presumptive winner of the general election scheduled for November 5th.  Ms. Gauthier will be replacing long-time Councilperson Jannie Blackwell.  Southwest CDC […]

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Attention Art Lovers! Visit the Barnes Art Museum on July 9 Qualify by attending Virtual Reality workshop at Kingsessing Library

By Ted Behr | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

An exceptional, once-in-a-lifetime, opportunity is being offered to  Southwest residents and their friends to visit the world famous Barnes Foundation Art Museum for Free.   The Barnes visit will be […]

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Media Depictions of Suicide Should Follow Recommended Guidelines to Avoid Harm

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

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Themes of suicide and self-harm are common in movies and TV shows, reflecting the struggles that many individuals face. When done responsibly, media depictions of suicide can help to reduce […]

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Philadelphia Energy Solutions Oil Refinery Announces Plans to Close Following Fire

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

Philadelphia Energy Solutions CEO Mark Smith said Friday’s fire at the company’s South Philly refinery “made it impossible” to keep the plant open, so it will be permanently shut down […]

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Fun Flows at Beer & Boats Bash at Bartram’s Garden

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

The great annual Beer & Boats event on the Schuylkill River at Bartram’s Garden the afternoon of June 6th was an incredible success this year, according to organizer June Mansfield, […]

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