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City Announces Launch of Mechanical Street Cleaning Phase II

By Steve Kuzmicki | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on City Announces Launch of Mechanical Street Cleaning Phase II

PHILADELPHIA — Mayor Jim Kenney announced today the launch of Phase II of the City’s Mechanical Cleaning Pilot Program in four residential areas. The program will launch on Monday, August […]

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Two Huge Wins for Children

By Ted Behr | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Two Huge Wins for Children

2021-22 School Budget Boosted by Pres. Biden’s Stimulus Funds  The State Government passed into law two, long awaited measures that will directly benefit the public school children of Philadelphia – […]

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Food Insecurity still a Major Problem for Many SW Families

By Ted Behr | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Food Insecurity still a Major Problem for Many SW Families

State Representative and House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton teamed up with St. Joe’s Prep and other community groups this week to provide over 200 boxes of free food to fight […]

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Paschalville Library: “Welcomes Back Residents- In Person”

By Ted Behr | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Paschalville Library: “Welcomes Back Residents- In Person”

Public Library branches open for personal services  By Ted Behr Welcome back Southwest residents! “We’re open for limited in-person services here at the Paschalville branch from 10:00 am to 1:00 […]

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The New Covid-19 Pandemic

By Ted Behr | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on The New Covid-19 Pandemic

People who are NOT yet vaccinated are at great risk “Don’t Play Russian roulette with your life!”  That was the cry of an overwhelmed Orlando FL ICU doctor quoted on […]

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Dangers of Teen Gambling

By Emily Owsiany | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Dangers of Teen Gambling

Teenagers are two-three more likely than adults to develop a gambling problem. Gambling is not a bad habit, or a form of recreation; it’s an addiction that can ruin one’s […]

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Mortgage Foreclosure Moratorium

By Cynthia Ryant | July 30, 2021 | Comments Off on Mortgage Foreclosure Moratorium

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Homeowners and renters, beware: The protections on payments and evictions that were put in place during the pandemic will soon be coming to an end. The mortgage […]

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Receive up to $250-300 Per month per child, in Tax Credit Payments.

By Emily Owsiany | July 23, 2021 | Comments Off on Receive up to $250-300 Per month per child, in Tax Credit Payments.

The Child Tax Credit has been expanded as part of the COVID-19 stimulus bill.  Families can receive up to $3,600 for children under the age of 5, and $3,000 for […]

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Paschalville Library Design Ideas Revealed

By Emily Owsiany | July 23, 2021 | Comments Off on Paschalville Library Design Ideas Revealed

By Globe Times Staff Writer The REBUILD team for Paschalville Library held a virtual, public meeting on July 15th that outlined three different designs for the significant renovations planned for […]

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Books for Children at Myers Rec

By Globe Times Staff | July 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Books for Children at Myers Rec

The Rotary Club of Southwest Philadelphia – Eastwick joined forces with The Book Ark Project to place a Book Ark (a mini, free library) at Myers Recreation Center at 58th […]

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