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Children and Youth Summer food programs in Southwest

By Globe Times Staff | July 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Children and Youth Summer food programs in Southwest

The Coalition Against Hunger again is making meals and snacks available at many locations throughout the city this summer.  The complete information is available at the following website: http://www.hungercoalition.org/summermeals This […]

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Bartram’s Garden and Trails are Open!

By Ted Behr | June 19, 2020 | Comments Off on Bartram’s Garden and Trails are Open!

Southwest’s great cultural, gardening and farming, and historical site is open for visitors, young and old.  The quiet wooded trails that run along the cool Schuylkill River are great for […]

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Reaching Out With Emergency Food on Woodland Ave.

By Ted Behr | June 19, 2020 | Comments Off on Reaching Out With Emergency Food on Woodland Ave.

Phila. Auto and Parole mobilizes neighbors to help with distribution When he started his non-profit initiative, three years ago, Jermaine Womack began reaching out to at-risk young people and providing […]

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Join the Southwest CDC Virtual Summer Camp!

By Globe Times Staff | June 19, 2020 | Comments Off on Join the Southwest CDC Virtual Summer Camp!

Written by Francine Elizabeth Natal The benefits of having a virtual Summer Camp are many; where do I begin? Firstly, this is the “Digital Era” where computer literacy prevails; therefore […]

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KenCrest Stays in Touch With Students by Food Deliveries

By Ted Behr | June 19, 2020 | Comments Off on KenCrest Stays in Touch With Students by Food Deliveries

Covid-19 closed child care classrooms  – Will hopefully reopen June 22  KenCrest West Early Learning Center on Elmwood was gearing up for a successful spring in Mid-March when the Covid-19 […]

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Black Lives Matter

By Globe Times Staff | June 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Black Lives Matter

The Southwest Globe Times supports the people protesting for Black lives, equality, and justice. Protests in all 50 states have forced changes all across the United States. Officials have charged […]

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SW Senior Center Continues to Help Seniors

By Globe Times Staff | June 5, 2020 | Comments Off on SW Senior Center Continues to Help Seniors

The Southwest Senior Center closed in the middle of March like many others, but the dedicated employees have remained working and connected to the Center’s members.  Social workers and counselors […]

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Impacts of Litter in Our Waterways

By Globe Times Staff | June 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Impacts of Litter in Our Waterways

By: Kadafi El-Kardah, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Have you ever wondered how litter impacts the quality of our local waterways and neighborhoods?  Do you know where rainwater goes after entering storm […]

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Face Masks Against COVID-19

By Ted Behr | June 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Face Masks Against COVID-19

Uncomfortable? Inconvenient?  A social downer?  YES, but they save lives! The controversy concerning the wearing of face masks during the present Covid-19 pandemic continues.  Most science reports are clear: wearing […]

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Councilman Johnson & Community Leaders Decry Looting

By Ted Behr | June 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Councilman Johnson & Community Leaders Decry Looting

Meeting amid the wreckage of looted stores at Woodland Plaza A somber 2nd District City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson met with a selection of community leaders in front of a burned-out […]

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