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Braving the Snow and Cold

By Ted Behr | February 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Braving the Snow and Cold

CityLights Gathers Clothing for City Friends Aware of the recent resurgence of bitter cold weather and half a foot of snow in the city, a team of CityLights members from […]

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In-person PreK-2 Classes on January 22 in Jeopardy

By Globe Times Staff | February 5, 2021 | Comments Off on In-person PreK-2 Classes on January 22 in Jeopardy

Union supports no-show for teacher preparations next Monday At the instigation of an activist group within its union, the Philadelphia Federation Teachers (PFT), now demands that its concerns about the […]

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Paul “Earthquake” Moore Honored

By Ted Behr | February 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Paul “Earthquake” Moore Honored

7000 block of Woodland named for “The People’s Champ”  “Paul ‘Earthquake’ Moore Way” is the new name of the 7000 block of Woodland Avenue. A City Council resolution initiated by […]

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Tributes to Paul “Earthquake” Moore Pour In

By Globe Times Staff | February 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Tributes to Paul “Earthquake” Moore Pour In

Following the sad announcement of Paul’s death, dozens of tributes poured in to Southwest Community Development Corp. where he was Board President for close to a decade. “I’m heartbroken! Paul […]

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Apply for LIHEAP and Receive a Bag of Food

By Globe Times Staff | February 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Apply for LIHEAP and Receive a Bag of Food

Southwest CDC has been helping Southwest residents apply for the Low Income Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for 34 years. The program helps thousands of households with their heating bills (gas, […]

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Cobbs Creek Cleanup #4, Sat, Jan 23 Recap

By Richard Guffanti | February 1, 2021 | Comments Off on Cobbs Creek Cleanup #4, Sat, Jan 23 Recap

Next Saturday Cleanup, Feb 6, 9:30 – 11:30Park between 65th St Overpass & Mt Moriah Cemetery (Google Map)Work north toward the bridge and south to the 65th St overpass The Cleanup […]

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Telehealth – How it Can Help You! (Feb 1st)

By Ted Behr | January 29, 2021 | Comments Off on Telehealth – How it Can Help You! (Feb 1st)

Free virtual Info session hosted by Turning Points  Turning Points for Children will host a free virtual information session entitled  “Telehealth – During Covid-19 and Beyond.”  It will be held […]

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Possible Federal Health Insurance Extension February 1?

By Ted Behr | January 29, 2021 | Comments Off on Possible Federal Health Insurance Extension February 1?

 (O’Bidencare 2021)  PA’s “Pennie” State health insurance market will meet next week to decide if and how it will adopt the new federal extension of medical health insurance slated to […]

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Eastwick Town Hall Scheduled

By Globe Times Staff | January 29, 2021 | Comments Off on Eastwick Town Hall Scheduled

Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson is hosting an Eastwick Quality of Life Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday February 2, 2021 at 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.  There are many issues that […]

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The Hill We Climb

By Globe Times Staff | January 22, 2021 | Comments Off on The Hill We Climb

(Excerpts from the poem read by Amanda Gorman at the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., January 20, 2021) We’ve seen a force that would shatter our nation rather […]

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