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Honoring victims of gun violence in Southwest’s New Botanical Garden of Healing

By Globe Times Staff | July 1, 2024 | Comments Off on Honoring victims of gun violence in Southwest’s New Botanical Garden of Healing

The Philadelphia Wear Orange Gun Violence Victim Remembrance Rally brought survivors and advocacy groups together in the new Moms Bonded By Grief (MBBG) Botanical Garden of Healing at 51st and […]

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New Campaign Makes Early Literacy a Family Affair

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2024 | Comments Off on New Campaign Makes Early Literacy a Family Affair

PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2024—A new campaign, Right2ReadPhilly, seeks to address the city’s early literacy crisis using a novel approach: by making it easier for busy, loving families to grow strong […]

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Community Member Spotlight: Hakeem Devore of the Inner City Peace Organization

By Brian Mazelis | June 28, 2024 | Comments Off on Community Member Spotlight: Hakeem Devore of the Inner City Peace Organization

Elmwood resident Hakeem Devore is a lifelong Philadelphian who just wants to see an end to the gun violence that plagues our city. Like too many others, Devore lost countless […]

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS DEEPLY ROOTED: COMMUNITY GREEN GRANTS PROGRAM-SUMMER 2024

By Globe Times Staff | June 28, 2024 | Comments Off on CALL FOR PROPOSALS DEEPLY ROOTED: COMMUNITY GREEN GRANTS PROGRAM-SUMMER 2024

Deeply Rooted is a community-academic collaborative that uses the healing power of nature to promote health and wellbeing in Black and Brown Philadelphia neighborhoods. Deeply Rooted is led by the […]

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CommUnity Garden @ The Creek

By Isabella Ntigbu | June 24, 2024 | Comments Off on CommUnity Garden @ The Creek

Interview Credit: Isabella Ntigbu, 2023-2024 Penn Medicine Center for Health Justice Medical Student Fellow/University of Pennsylvania Medical Student Situated in the Mill Creek neighborhood of West Philadelphia, the CommUnity Garden […]

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Summer is HERE and Public Pools are OPEN

By Globe Times Staff | June 21, 2024 | Comments Off on Summer is HERE and Public Pools are OPEN

PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Commissioner Susan Slawson announced that the City of Philadelphia will open all 60 available outdoor public pools this summer. City pools will open on […]

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12th Police District Advisory Council Celebrates Officer Arnold Mitchell

By Globe Times Staff | June 21, 2024 | Comments Off on 12th Police District Advisory Council Celebrates Officer Arnold Mitchell

12th Police District Advisory Council surprised Officer Arnold Mitchell with a celebration to thank him for everything he does for the community. Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Joanna […]

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Budding Birders

By Globe Times Staff | June 14, 2024 | Comments Off on Budding Birders

By Natalie DiDonato Thanks to a generous donation from Eastwick Friends and Neighborhood Coalition (https://eastwickfriends.wordpress.com/) with a recommendation from Carmelita Rosner at John Heinz Refuge, Eastwick Regional Park now has […]

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Male Engagement Program for Men 18+

By Globe Times Staff | June 14, 2024 | Comments Off on Male Engagement Program for Men 18+

To register for the group please contact the facilitators:Farugh Ma’ at 215-459-5262Khamuo Heru 267-886-4509

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Department of Streets Announces New Traffic Pattern on the Island Avenue Project; Traffic Calming Measures on Cobbs Creek Parkway

By Globe Times Staff | June 14, 2024 | Comments Off on Department of Streets Announces New Traffic Pattern on the Island Avenue Project; Traffic Calming Measures on Cobbs Creek Parkway

Press Release from Mayor’s Office of Communications Temporary Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected to Begin the Week of June 17 PHILADELPHIA – Department of Streets Commissioner Kristin Del Rossi […]

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