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Bridging the Gaps Teams Up with Patterson Summer Camp

By Globe Times Staff | August 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Bridging the Gaps Teams Up with Patterson Summer Camp

Bridging the Gaps in an internship program through a collective of Philadelphia health professional schools that have joined Southwest CDC’s Patterson Summer Camp for many years to bring Health and […]

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Bartram’s Garden Celebrates Annual Honey Festival

By Globe Times Staff | August 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Bartram’s Garden Celebrates Annual Honey Festival

The Southwest celebrates its part of the city-wide Honey Bee Festival on Sunday, September 8 beginning at 4:00 p.m. Events will include an open hive demonstration, honey extractions, lots of […]

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Despite Blistering Heat, Youth Clean Up Myers Rec. Area

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Despite Blistering Heat, Youth Clean Up Myers Rec. Area

The thermometer on the streets and sidewalks along 58th Street topped 100° last Saturday, July 20.  But that blistering midday heat did not deter a team of young people from […]

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Dedicated Team Provides Holiday Lunch at Outley House

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Dedicated Team Provides Holiday Lunch at Outley House

For almost a decade, a small team of dedicated suburban friends has assembled to prepare a nutritious luncheon for the residents of the Self Inc. Outley House Men’s Shelter at […]

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Southwest Mom, Nadira Branch a two-time Fulbright Scholar

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Southwest Mom, Nadira Branch a two-time Fulbright Scholar

On a very hot day last week, Southwest Philadelphia single-mom Nadira Branch and her 11-year-old son Amin Richard Branch,  named for his grandfather Richard Branch who was shot to death […]

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Local Family Delights in Barnes Foundation Visit

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Local Family Delights in Barnes Foundation Visit

Finds African American and African art deeply moving The moment for an exceptional tour of the Barnes Foundation art collection had arrived.  Early on a sunny Saturday morning July 13, […]

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Sunny PennSmiles and Strong Teeth

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Sunny PennSmiles and Strong Teeth

Penn Dental bus visits Patterson Summer Camp Under the sensitive direction of Dr. Catherine Kuo, DDS, MBA, several dozen Southwest youngsters received free dental care in the state-of-the-art Dental Medicine […]

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“DRINK PHILLY TAP” CALLS ON PHILADELPHIANS TO DRINK MORE TAP, LESS BOTTLED WATER

By Globe Times Staff | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on “DRINK PHILLY TAP” CALLS ON PHILADELPHIANS TO DRINK MORE TAP, LESS BOTTLED WATER

Campaign aims to Empower Philadelphia Residents with Knowledge and Confidence to Consume Tap Water and Reduce Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles  PHILADELPHIA (July 8, 2019) – “Drink Philly Tap,” a public […]

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EPA Provides Update on Polluted Clearview Landfill

By Ted Behr | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on EPA Provides Update on Polluted Clearview Landfill

Local residents in the Eastwick section of Southwest have been acutely aware of the health and environmental problems associated with the polluted Clearview landfill area along Darby Creek near 84th […]

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Summer Program Provides Carpentry Training for SW Youth

By Ted Behr | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Summer Program Provides Carpentry Training for SW Youth

The banners above them read “Faith, Integrity, Diligence, Excellence, and Service.”   That was how Williamson College of the Trades (WCT) greeted 19 teenage youngsters, mostly from Southwest, each of […]

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