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Kenyatta Johnson’s Toy Giveaway

By Globe Times Staff | January 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson gave out hundreds of toys to children at daycare centers throughout his Councilmanic District on December 23. The children ranged in age from 3 months to 12 […]

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Philadelphia Horticultural Society Job Intake Session

By Globe Times Staff | January 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

On a brisk, cold evening on Thursday, January 8, 2019 over 100-plus men and a few women braved the elements to attend an employment intake session at the Presby-Life Senior […]

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Kingsessing Kwanzaa SW Residents celebrate Black traditional values Dec. 27

By Ted Behr | January 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Over 100 local members of Southwest and West Philadelphia families turned out for the annual Kwanzaa Celebration at the Kingsessing Recreation Center at 51st Street and Kingsessing Avenue. It was […]

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Philly health department busts 149 tobacco retailers for selling to kids

By Globe Times Staff | January 10, 2020 | 1 Comment

The city health department will not renew tobacco sale permits for 149 retailers throughout Philadelphia that sold cigarettes to minors, 12 of these businesses are located in Southwest Philadelphia. All […]

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CityLights Conducts Vigil for Violence Victims Prayers given for healing and peace

By Ted Behr | December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Difficult to put into words the devastating loss of 30 people primarily to gun violence on the streets of Southwest Philadelphia so far this year. In a heartfelt effort to […]

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The Best Way is Jamaica Way

By Jackson Adams | December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jamaica Way is a small Caribbean and Jamaican food style restaurant located in Southwest Philadelphia within Penrose Plaza. Penrose Plaza is home to 20+ businesses, most of which are owned […]

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Operations Specialist 1st Class Khairi Summers

By Globe Times Staff | December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Dec. 10, 2019) Operations Specialist 1st Class Khairi Summers, from South West Philadelphia, stands the air intercept controller watch as part of an anti-air warfare exercise aboard the […]

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Woodland Avenue Business Association (WABA) elects new leaders

By Globe Times Staff | December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The African Cultural Alliance of North America Inc. (ACANA) facilitated the election of the leadership of Woodland Avenue Business Association (WABA) on December 7th, 2019 at the 12th District Police […]

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Longtime Southwest Businessman, Kerry T. Pacifico, 95

By Globe Times Staff | December 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Longtime Southwest Businessman, Kerry T. Pacifico passed away on December 2, 2019. Mr. Pacifico was born in Philadelphia in 1924.  He graduated from South Philadelphia High School. He joined the […]

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Operation Turkey: Hot Meals for Hundreds at Thanksgiving

By Ted Behr | December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

At dawn on Thanksgiving morning last week, the fragrant fumes of Operation Turkey cooking and baking floated through the air at S. 58th and Chester. Upwards of 100 volunteers, mobilized […]

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