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PA House Democrats Elect Rep. McClinton as Leader

By Globe Times Staff | November 13, 2020 | Comments Off on PA House Democrats Elect Rep. McClinton as Leader

“The difficult days we have in front of us will not be without hardship and doubt, but these last few months have proven that we can and will make it through, together.” State Rep. Joanna McClinton

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Rotary Club Provides Water to Voters

By Globe Times Staff | November 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Rotary Club Provides Water to Voters

Cynthia Simpson, member of the Rotary Club of Southwest Philadelphia–Eastwick knew that there would be long lines at the polls in Southwest on Election Day.  She recommended to other Club […]

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Public Zoom Meeting with Register of Wills and Estates Scheduled for Nov. 18th

By Globe Times Staff | November 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Public Zoom Meeting with Register of Wills and Estates Scheduled for Nov. 18th

Join the Honorable Tracey L. Gordon to learn more about wills and estates, as well as tangled titles (when a resident informally inherits a house) in a Zoom call on […]

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LIHEAP is Open and Other Southwest CDC Updates

By Globe Times Staff | November 13, 2020 | Comments Off on LIHEAP is Open and Other Southwest CDC Updates

LIHEAP opened on November 2nd and Southwest CDC is now open mornings from 8:30 – 1:00, Monday – Thursday.  LIHEAP is a federal program designed to assist low income people […]

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Rapid Result HIV Testing Can Be Done At Home

By Donna Henry | November 12, 2020 | Comments Off on Rapid Result HIV Testing Can Be Done At Home

Joe Purnell and his staff at Neighborhood United Against Drugs (NUAD) have been working to improve Southwest Philadelphia for three decades. NUAD has been providing free HIV testing and linkage […]

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Election 2020: We Did Our Part! Huge Southwest Turnout

By Ted Behr | November 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Election 2020: We Did Our Part! Huge Southwest Turnout

50,000+ Southwest votes have national impact A young Southwest voter’s words were prophetic, “This will probably be the most important election of my life!” As he stood in the cold […]

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Southwest CDC Housing News

By Globe Times Staff | October 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Southwest CDC Housing News

Southwest CDC is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant of $40,000.00 for the “Southwest Philadelphia Affordable Homeownership Project”.  The funding is from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance […]

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Working to Keep Southwest Streets Clean

By Ted Behr | October 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Working to Keep Southwest Streets Clean

Streets Department team sweeps up Woodland Ave. As part of a Philadelphia Streets Department program to provide working hours for employees not able for various reasons to perform their normal […]

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Friends of Paschalville Library Advocate for Their Community

By Globe Times Staff | September 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Friends of Paschalville Library Advocate for Their Community

By Andrea Lemoins The Friends of Paschalville Library  is a group of community members who advocate for their library to support literacy and build community in Southwest Philadelphia. Members come […]

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V&S Lanes

By Jackson Adams | September 25, 2020 | Comments Off on V&S Lanes

Bowling Alley or Barbershop? V&S Lanes, currently owned by Vanessa and Steve Fred (where V&S comes from), is more than just a typical bowling alley. Located in the depths of […]

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