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Kingsessing Library Summer Begins June 4

By Ben Remsen | May 14, 2021 | Comments Off on Kingsessing Library Summer Begins June 4

Raffles, games, free books & fun for all ages Summer is just around the corner, and the Kingsessing Library will kick it off with a celebration on Friday, June 4th, […]

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The 12th Police District will be hosting a Skate Against Gun Violence.

By Cynthia Ryant | May 14, 2021 | Comments Off on The 12th Police District will be hosting a Skate Against Gun Violence.
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Outdoor Story Time at Kingsessing Library May 8 & 24

By Ted Behr | May 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Outdoor Story Time at Kingsessing Library May 8 & 24

Follow the pictures on the Kingsessing Library fence to find the tarp in the park for story times the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of May.  Please follow making and distancing […]

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Bartram’s Garden Prepares for Boating Season

By Globe Times Staff | May 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Bartram’s Garden Prepares for Boating Season

Photo: Looming high over the Schuylkill riverbank below the broad meadow at Bartram’s Garden is a massive crane. Its purpose is to shift portions of the new expanded dock being […]

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George Floyd’s Civil Rights Violated

By Globe Times Staff | May 7, 2021 | Comments Off on George Floyd’s Civil Rights Violated

Federal Grand Jury indicts all four Minneapolis police officers By Globe Times Staff A federal grand jury in Minneapolis today indicted Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers, […]

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Primary Election May 18

By Ted Behr | May 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Primary Election May 18

Photo: The current PA Supreme Court.  The May 18 Primary Election hosts a variety of races for DA, City Comptroller, and many of Pennsylvania’s courts… The new PA Supreme Court […]

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2 Libraries and 3 Rec. Centers in SW Have Major Improvements Planned

By Globe Times Staff | April 30, 2021 | Comments Off on 2 Libraries and 3 Rec. Centers in SW Have Major Improvements Planned

The City of Philadelphia is investing tens of millions of dollars into libraries and recreation centers in Southwest Philadelphia as part of Mayor Jim Kenney’s Rebuild Project. The Southwest projects […]

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Walmart Aids Local “Boots on the Ground”

By Ted Behr | April 30, 2021 | Comments Off on Walmart Aids Local “Boots on the Ground”

Photo: The Common Place grant recipients, Rev. Cean James and Rev. Christopher Holland with House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton (left) and Jason Klipa, Director Of Public Affairs and Government Relations for […]

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Vaccines at Southwest CDC – May 14th

By Globe Times Staff | April 30, 2021 | Comments Off on Vaccines at Southwest CDC – May 14th

By Globe Times Staff Southwest CDC will host Centennial Pharmacy Services to have a neighborhood Vaccine Distribution site on Friday, May 14, 2021 beginning at 10:30 a.m.  While the focus […]

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Cambodian Americans Gather for New Year’s Day

By Ted Behr | April 30, 2021 | Comments Off on Cambodian Americans Gather for New Year’s Day

During the New Year’s Day celebration on April 16 at the Cambodian community enclave on 58th Street, a saffron-robed Buddhist monk gratefully receives a serving of rice.  This ancient daily […]

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