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Gov. Josh Shapiro touts Whole Home Repairs Program in Southwest

By Globe Times Staff | May 2, 2024 | Comments Off on Gov. Josh Shapiro touts Whole Home Repairs Program in Southwest

Gov. Josh Shapiro visited Southwest in late March to raise awareness of the Whole Home Repairs Program, which has improved the housing conditions of over 1,000 Pennsylvanians since 2022. Under […]

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Southwest Says Goodbye to Pat’s Shoe Service 

By Globe Times Staff | May 2, 2024 | Comments Off on Southwest Says Goodbye to Pat’s Shoe Service 

This month, Pat’s Shoe Service will be closing its doors after serving the Southwest community since the 1950s. Owner Louis Cascella, Pat’s grandson, is hanging up his boots and has […]

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FPCN Presents: Our Closet In Your Neighborhood

By Globe Times Staff | April 25, 2024 | Comments Off on FPCN Presents: Our Closet In Your Neighborhood

Mark your calendar! Clothes, shoes and groceries will be available for all shoppers.

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FREE Will Workshop at Southwest CDC

By Globe Times Staff | April 25, 2024 | Comments Off on FREE Will Workshop at Southwest CDC

Join Affordable Housing Centers of PA, Community Legal Services and Southwest CDC for a free Will Workshop on May 16th at 11am. Learn how and why to write a will, […]

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Civic Conversation over Coffee with Representative Regina Young

By Globe Times Staff | April 22, 2024 | Comments Off on Civic Conversation over Coffee with Representative Regina Young

On Saturday, April 13th Representative Regina Young hosted coffee and civic conversations at Southwest CDC.

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SEPTA Working on Making Trolley Stops More Accessible 

By Globe Times Staff | April 19, 2024 | Comments Off on SEPTA Working on Making Trolley Stops More Accessible 

As part of SEPTA’s 12-year capital investment program, they are making stations accessible, acquiring new vehicles, investing in communications, and upgrading services for their buses, Metro, and rail.  SEPTA trolleys […]

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Community Member Spotlight: Ben Miller and the People’s Kitchen

By Isabella Ntigbu | April 18, 2024 | Comments Off on Community Member Spotlight: Ben Miller and the People’s Kitchen

Interview Credit: Isabella Ntigbu, 2023-2024 Penn Medicine Center for Health Justice Medical Student Fellow/University of Pennsylvania Medical Student Hailing from the Cobbs Creek neighborhood in West Philadelphia, Mr. Ben Miller […]

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Access to Business Capital

By Steve Kuzmicki | April 18, 2024 | Comments Off on Access to Business Capital
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Remember to move your car! Weekly street cleaning now in effect

By Globe Times Staff | April 12, 2024 | Comments Off on Remember to move your car! Weekly street cleaning now in effect

In an effort to keep our streets litter-free, the city of Philadelphia will once again be running its mechanical street cleaning program from April through November. “No parking” signs are […]

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3rd District Senior Bingo!

By Globe Times Staff | April 12, 2024 | Comments Off on 3rd District Senior Bingo!

Stop by Southwest CDC on April 18th from 12pm-1:30. RSVP today by contacting (215) 686-0460 or emailing 3rdDistrict@phila.gov

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