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Philadelphia’s 2020 inauguration

By Globe Times Staff | January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

At a 10 a.m. ceremony inside the newly-renovated The Met in North Philadelphia, Jim Kenney was sworn in for his second tour of duty as mayor of the nation’s sixth […]

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Winter is Coming

By Globe Times Staff | January 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Lower Bills Now with These Energy Saving Tips Keep doors and air vents closed in rooms that are not being used. Wash clothes in cold water to save on water […]

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PHA Bolsters Mainstream Voucher Program with HUD Grant

By Globe Times Staff | December 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

(Philadelphia, PA – November 19, 2019)—The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) will expand it service to people with disability, thanks to a $633,000 grant from the U-S Department of Housing and […]

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More Tips for the Flu Season

By Globe Times Staff | November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you think vaping is bad for your heart and your lungs, a new study shows it can also up your chances of getting the flu, especially if you are […]

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2019 PHILLY LEAF RECYCLING PROGRAM

By Globe Times Staff | November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Streets Department’s 2019 Philly Leaf Recycling Program begins on Tuesday, November 12 and runs through Saturday, December 21. The program is one of several services provided by the Streets […]

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Rochelle Bilal is the First Woman & African American Woman to be Elected as Sheriff of Philadelphia in 181 years

By Globe Times Staff | November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

PHILADELPHIA, PA. — Tuesday, November 05, 2019 – Philadelphia has broken the glass ceiling in electing the first woman and African American candidate to serve as Sheriff of Philadelphia. In […]

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Sugary Sodas and Sweet Sips – May Increase Cancer Risks

By Ted Behr | November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sugary drinks may be positively associated with the overall risk of cancer. So says a cancer research article in a recent The British Medical Journal. BMJ is respected as one […]

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Youth Suicide Rates in Philadelphia

By Globe Times Staff | November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among adolescents aged 10–19 in the U.S. In 2017, approximately 1 in 5 deaths in youth were attributed to suicide. Risk factors […]

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Vision Zero: The City of Philadelphia’s Program to Eliminate Traffic Deaths on Philadelphia Streets by 2030 (and how you can get involved)

By Globe Times Staff | November 15, 2019 | 2 Comments

Jeannette Brugger, the City’s Pedestrian & Bicycle Coordinator at the Managing Director’s Office of Transportation, Infrastructure, & Sustainability (oTIS) will be attending the November 13th 12th Police District Community Workshop […]

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Four Tips for Flu Season

By Globe Times Staff | November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

You know the signs. The thunderous cough. The pounding headache. The full-body fatigue. It’s the flu. Last fall and winter, influenza sickened roughly 40 million Americans and killed 60,000, according […]

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