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Southwest CDC Looking For Childcare Workers

By Shaketia Sills | June 3, 2021 | Comments Off on Southwest CDC Looking For Childcare Workers

Multiple Full-time position at $15/hour JOB DESCRIPTION Organization: Southwest CDC6328 Paschall Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19142www.southwestcdc.org Job Title: Group Leader – McDaniel School, 1801 S 22nd 19145 Position Summary:Southwest CDC will host several […]

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ACANA to Host Vaccination Clinic

By Globe Times Staff | May 28, 2021 | Comments Off on ACANA to Host Vaccination Clinic

June 3rd 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ACANA is partnering with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) to host a Vaccine Clinic on Thursday, June 3, 2021. The clinic […]

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Free College Courses This Summer

By Ted Behr | May 28, 2021 | Comments Off on Free College Courses This Summer

Photo: The summer campus at Delaware Community College is very inviting. Southwest high school grads can be there virtually for bridge courses in math and English aimed at preparing them […]

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ACANA Receives $125,000 Grant from City

By Ted Behr | May 28, 2021 | Comments Off on ACANA Receives $125,000 Grant from City

Voffee Jabateh (left), Executive Director and Founder of the African Cultural Alliance of North America (ACANA) shakes hands with Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson the to acknowledge his appreciation of […]

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Moms & Daughters Celebrate Fitness Week

By Ted Behr | May 28, 2021 | Comments Off on Moms & Daughters Celebrate Fitness Week

Young ladies from Southwest energetically lift weights at the Planet Fitness center in the Penrose Plaza at Island Ave. and Lindbergh Blvd.  Their exercise regimen took place during the recent […]

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Help Keep Cobbs Creek Park Beautiful

By Ted Behr | May 28, 2021 | Comments Off on Help Keep Cobbs Creek Park Beautiful

Beneath the shady trees at Cobbs Creek Parkway and Whitby Avenue, April Burgess, Cindy Burgess, James Quigley, and Andrew Wheeler, part of the Florence Ave. Team of Cobbs Creek Trail […]

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John Bartram High leader awarded Lindback Award

By Ted Behr | May 24, 2021 | Comments Off on John Bartram High leader awarded Lindback Award

Before the pandemic, Bartram High Principal Brian Johnson, rewards students with tee-shirts designating their gaining the honor roll.  Johnson, winner of a 2021 Lindback Distinguished Principal Award seems happiest when […]

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Primary Election Results

By Globe Times Staff | May 21, 2021 | Comments Off on Primary Election Results

By Emily Owsiany Whenever a local election rolls around, organizers struggle to encourage voters to get out and have their voices heard. Local elections are just as important as the […]

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Southwest CDC Housing Update – Calling All Contractors!

By Steve Kuzmicki | May 21, 2021 | Comments Off on Southwest CDC Housing Update – Calling All Contractors!

Southwest CDC is developing this house for affordable homeownership By Steven Kuzmicki As we have reported in the past, SWCDC has recently become active in the field of affordable housing.  […]

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Updates on Rebuild Projects in Southwest

By Globe Times Staff | May 21, 2021 | Comments Off on Updates on Rebuild Projects in Southwest

Kingsessing Library and Recreation Center Outdoor Open House May 26th  from 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m. Share your thoughts on Kingsessing Library and Recreation Center at http://tinyurl.com/kingsessingrebuild Paschalville Library – Architects […]

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