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COVID-19: Steps We’re Taking to Keep Everyone Safe

By Globe Times Staff | March 21, 2020 | Comments Off on COVID-19: Steps We’re Taking to Keep Everyone Safe

By: Mary Gay Scanlon In response to the global outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), I want to take a few moments to share an update with all […]

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Good News – Open Covid-19 Testing Begins in Philly Testing of elderly & health workers at Citizens Bank Park

By Ted Behr | March 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Good News – Open Covid-19 Testing Begins in Philly Testing of elderly & health workers at Citizens Bank Park

 The City of Philadelphia, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, is opening a drive-through site […]

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Health Annex Sustains Its Services – Phone Contact Emphasized

By Ted Behr | March 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Health Annex Sustains Its Services – Phone Contact Emphasized

The Health Annex, the core health care provider in central Southwest is open to serve its patients – within the limits required during the Covid-19 virus emergency. “All our services […]

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Southwest Covid-19 Crisis City Offers Free Meals During Virus Epidemic

By Ted Behr | March 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Southwest Covid-19 Crisis City Offers Free Meals During Virus Epidemic

While public schools are closed due to the Covid-19 virus epidemic – initially from March 16 – March 27, the City offers free meals and safe activity locations on weekdays:  […]

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Maryam Makes Her Mark

By Jackson Adams | March 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Maryam Makes Her Mark

Owning your own business isn’t for everyone. Some people were born for it, while others learned the ins and outs before venturing into the field. However, this wasn’t the case […]

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Need Help With Federal Government Matters? U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon Staff Available at Southwest CDC

By Ted Behr | March 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Need Help With Federal Government Matters? U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon Staff Available at Southwest CDC

Taxes?  Immigration questions? Veterans and Social Security benefits? Help with a government agency?  The vast array of federal services and requirements can be bewildering and trying to deal with them […]

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Black History Month Celebrated at Kingsessing Rec. Center Annual SW District Services Event MC’d by Brother Shomari of WURD

By Ted Behr | March 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Black History Month Celebrated at Kingsessing Rec. Center Annual SW District Services Event MC’d by Brother Shomari of WURD

Once again, the annual Black History Month Commemoration hosted by Southwest Philadelphia District Services (SWPDS) February 27 was a rousing success, drawing over 100 attendees to the upper floor auditorium […]

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Stormwater Trenches: Turning a Burden into a Blessing Phila. Water Dept. creates street-side gardens to absorb stormwater overflow

By Ted Behr | March 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Stormwater Trenches: Turning a Burden into a Blessing Phila. Water Dept. creates street-side gardens to absorb stormwater overflow

Off Buist Avenue, just off Island, the Philadelphia Water Department is planting a garden.   A sort of a garden that is 12 feet wide and 100 feet long, down […]

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The New Grace Center Church in the Old Mercy Wellness Building

By Globe Times Staff | March 6, 2020 | Comments Off on The New Grace Center Church in the Old Mercy Wellness Building

First Baptist Church of Paschall (71st and Woodland) and Word Tabernacle Baptist Church (52nd and Chester) have joined together to form The Grace Center Church which is located in the […]

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That Child is Someone’s Child: Illegal Tobacco Sales to Minors in Philadelphia

By Globe Times Staff | February 21, 2020 | Comments Off on That Child is Someone’s Child: Illegal Tobacco Sales to Minors in Philadelphia

Ryan Coffman, Tobacco Policy and Control Program Manager, Philadelphia Department of Public Health  As the Tobacco Policy and Control Program Manager with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH), I […]

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