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Emergency Water Department Construction Starting in Elmwood Park

By Emily Owsiany | September 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Emergency Water Department Construction Starting in Elmwood Park

The Philadelphia Water Department will be starting work on project #41173 for sewer pipe restoration on the 6100 block of Elmwood Avenue (SR 3021). The project is taking place due […]

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Green Spaces in Southwest Receive Grants

By Emily Owsiany | September 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Green Spaces in Southwest Receive Grants

John Heinz Wildlife Refuge and Bartram’s Garden receive grants for restoration. One of the best ways to improve mental and physical health is to increase access to green space around […]

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The Free Library is Fully Open for Public Entry

By Globe Times Staff | September 27, 2021 | Comments Off on The Free Library is Fully Open for Public Entry

The Free Library has been working to serve Philadelphians all throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with curbside check-out, virtual programs, and more. Some libraries have had limited in-person hours for over […]

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Paschalville Library Renovation Meeting Recap

By Emily Owsiany | September 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Paschalville Library Renovation Meeting Recap

On September 18th, community members and leaders gathered at the Paschalville Free Library in Southwest Philadelphia to celebrate and discuss the renovations being planned for the library through the Rebuild […]

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How to Avoid and Stop Foreclosure

By Steve Kuzmicki | September 27, 2021 | Comments Off on How to Avoid and Stop Foreclosure

If you fall behind in your mortgage payments, the possibility that you may lose your home can make you feel devastated and helpless. The worst approach in that situation is […]

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Representative McClinton grants $764,886 to Combat Gun Violence

By Emily Owsiany | September 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Representative McClinton grants $764,886 to Combat Gun Violence

Pa House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton presented $764,886 of state funding to organizations and schools to combat gun violence in Southwest and West Philadelphia. The grants come from Pennsylvania Commission […]

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Southwest Philadelphia Development Opportunity!

By Steve Kuzmicki | September 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Southwest Philadelphia Development Opportunity!

Approximately 1.3 acres on 2 lots Opportunity #1: S. 63rd St. from Dicks Ave. to Lindbergh Blvd. Opportunity #2: S. 63rd St. from Lindbergh Blvd. to Harley St. Located in […]

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LIHEAP Opens on October 18th, 2021

By Emily Owsiany | September 13, 2021 | Comments Off on LIHEAP Opens on October 18th, 2021

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will open early this year. This federal grant helps low income families pay their heating bills. The cash-grant is a one time […]

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Save a Life, Turn in a Gun.

By Ted Behr | September 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Save a Life, Turn in a Gun.

Rep. McClinton Sponsors an Event at Myers Rec. Center on September 18th. Next Saturday,  September 18th, 10am-2pm, local community agencies and organizations will host “Save A Life – Turn In […]

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