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Let’s Talk About Poop

By Globe Times Staff | February 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Let’s Talk About Poop

By Kadafi El-Kardah, Pennsylvania Environmental Council Philadelphia is a beautiful city with so much to see, so much to offer, and so much to explore. The scenic trails are good […]

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Town Hall Meeting on Peace Not Guns February 27 Sponsored by Councilman Kenyatta Johnson at Myers Rec. Center

By Ted Behr | February 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Town Hall Meeting on Peace Not Guns February 27 Sponsored by Councilman Kenyatta Johnson at Myers Rec. Center

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson has been working in the trenches to reduce the virus of gun violence in Southwest and South Philadelphia for most of his adult life.  His current campaign […]

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“Are You Getting TIRED?”

By Globe Times Staff | February 21, 2020 | Comments Off on “Are You Getting TIRED?”

By Kurt Sweet, RecycleDelphia Every morning, we pull out of our driveways or parking spots and make our way through the ever-changing landscape of the city. And it’s not always […]

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Smiles’ Linens – the Anchor of Woodland Avenue

By Jackson Adams | February 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Smiles’ Linens – the Anchor of Woodland Avenue

If you’ve ever been on Woodland Avenue, between 61st and 62nd street, then there is a good chance you have seen Smiles’ Bruce Zeiger.  The Philadelphia native and current owner […]

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Spring is on the Way The Heinz Refuge Groundhog didn’t see his shadow on Saturday!

By Ted Behr | February 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Spring is on the Way The Heinz Refuge Groundhog didn’t see his shadow on Saturday!

Our favorite Southwest groundhog, Tinicum Tim, popped out of his make-believe burrow at Heinz Wildlife Refuge on schedule last Saturday morning. The good news is that with the dense fog […]

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African-American Book Fair

By Globe Times Staff | February 7, 2020 | Comments Off on African-American Book Fair

Philadelphia City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson (Second District) attended the African-American Book Fair at the Community College of Philadelphia on Saturday, February 1. He spoke with members of the public and […]

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Kingsessing Library Celebrates Its 100th Birthday!

By Ted Behr | February 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Kingsessing Library Celebrates Its 100th Birthday!

The Kingsessing Library at 1201 S. 51st Street celebrated its 100th’ birthday on December 5, 2019, with a full afternoon of activities. Kingsessing was the 22nd of the libraries established in Philadelphia […]

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Sugary Drinks – The Negative Health Story Continues

By Ted Behr | February 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Sugary Drinks – The Negative Health Story Continues

Consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks is decreasing among children in the U.S., according to new research. Efforts to decrease kids’ sugar-sweetened beverage consumption over the past decade are working according to […]

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Volunteers Observe MLK Day at Bartram’s Garden

By Ted Behr | January 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Volunteers Observe MLK Day at Bartram’s Garden

About 100 courageous volunteers braved frigid temperatures and icy winds to undertake a range of projects at Bartram’s Garden in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Although many […]

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Could Rent Control be Coming to Philly?

By Globe Times Staff | January 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Could Rent Control be Coming to Philly?

Councilwoman-at-Large Kendra Brooks introduced her first piece of legislation on Thursday and she called for hearings on rent control.  Rent control would be able to help the 11,000 households that […]

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