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Dedicated Team Provides Holiday Lunch at Outley House

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Dedicated Team Provides Holiday Lunch at Outley House

For almost a decade, a small team of dedicated suburban friends has assembled to prepare a nutritious luncheon for the residents of the Self Inc. Outley House Men’s Shelter at […]

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Southwest Mom, Nadira Branch a two-time Fulbright Scholar

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Southwest Mom, Nadira Branch a two-time Fulbright Scholar

On a very hot day last week, Southwest Philadelphia single-mom Nadira Branch and her 11-year-old son Amin Richard Branch,  named for his grandfather Richard Branch who was shot to death […]

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Local Family Delights in Barnes Foundation Visit

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Local Family Delights in Barnes Foundation Visit

Finds African American and African art deeply moving The moment for an exceptional tour of the Barnes Foundation art collection had arrived.  Early on a sunny Saturday morning July 13, […]

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Sunny PennSmiles and Strong Teeth

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Sunny PennSmiles and Strong Teeth

Penn Dental bus visits Patterson Summer Camp Under the sensitive direction of Dr. Catherine Kuo, DDS, MBA, several dozen Southwest youngsters received free dental care in the state-of-the-art Dental Medicine […]

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

By Globe Times Staff | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on “DRINK PHILLY TAP” CALLS ON PHILADELPHIANS TO DRINK MORE TAP, LESS BOTTLED WATER

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 | Comments Off on EPA Provides Update on Polluted Clearview Landfill

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 | Comments Off on Summer Program Provides Carpentry Training for SW Youth

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 | Comments Off on March Against Gun Violence – SW Community at “Rock Bottom”

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 | Comments Off on Jamie Gauthier Visits Southwest CDC

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

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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