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Back to School Resources and Programs for Students

By Globe Times Staff | September 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Valerie Taylor-Samuel The new school year starts this week throughout Philadelphia and whether students will be attending school in-person and / or virtually, the Free Library is ready to […]

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Mütter Medical History Museum Reopens

By Ted Behr | September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Philadelphia’s unique Mütter medical museum is opening again for in-person tours, seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   Located at 19 South 22nd Street, the Mütter invites […]

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New Guidance on Social Gatherings at Colleges and Universities

By Ted Behr | September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Issued by Phila. Health Dept.  August 29, 2020 The Philadelphia Health Department issued today new guidance for college and university students to avoid all social gatherings with people outside of […]

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City Releases COVID-19 Racial Equity Plan

By Ted Behr | August 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Will Black lives finally begin to matter? Health authorities have known it for years. Black Americans suffer disproportionately higher rates of life-threatening and debilitating disease than other racial segments. The […]

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Governor Wolf Announces Low-Interest Loans for Philadelphia

By Globe Times Staff | August 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Harrisburg, PA  – Governor Tom Wolf announced on August 8, 2020 that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved his request to declare a disaster in Philadelphia after civil unrest […]

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Want Racial Justice? Start With Filling Out Your Census

By Globe Times Staff | August 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Suzanne McCormick  Here in Philadelphia, residents have historically gone undercounted in the U.S. Census. Those living in our poor and minority communities have been disproportionately affected by the process. […]

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PHA Eviction Moratorium Extended Into 2021

By Globe Times Staff | August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Stability, Health of Residents Are Prime Concerns (Philadelphia ‐ July 30, 2020)— In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure continued housing stability for its residents, the Philadelphia Housing […]

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John Lewis – Patriot 1980 – 2020

By Ted Behr | August 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

It is difficult to decide on even a few images that capture John Lewis, such was the breadth of his life of service to humankind.  For many of us, the […]

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PHA Eviction Moratorium Extended Into 2021

By Globe Times Staff | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Stability, Health of Residents Are Prime Concerns (Philadelphia ‐ July 30, 2020)— In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure continued housing stability for its residents, the Philadelphia Housing […]

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Mark Harrell leaves Southwest CDC

By Globe Times Staff | July 17, 2020 | 1 Comment

After 6 years of being Southwest CDC’s Neighborhood Advisory Committee’s Program Coordinator, Mark Harrell has accepted a position with the City’s Register of Wills Office.  Mark will be working in […]

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