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$2.5 MILLION GIFT FROM THE MAGUIRE FOUNDATION WILL FUND 2,000 NEW PRE-K – 1ST GRADE SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND PHILADELPHIA

By Globe Times Staff | October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on $2.5 MILLION GIFT FROM THE MAGUIRE FOUNDATION WILL FUND 2,000 NEW PRE-K – 1ST GRADE SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND PHILADELPHIA

PHILADELPHIA– The Maguire Foundation today announced a gift for $2.5 million to Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) that launches CSFP’s new Maguire Early Access Scholarship Program to support scholarships for […]

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UESF launches the College Savings Account Program for high school seniors and first-year college students

By Globe Times Staff | October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on UESF launches the College Savings Account Program for high school seniors and first-year college students

PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 24, 2019) – Through a partnership with the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UGPSNJ), UESF has launched the UESF College Savings Account program […]

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Candidates Night at Kingsessing Rec. Center October 11 Mayoral, City Council, many city government and judgeship’s are at stake

By Ted Behr | October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Candidates Night at Kingsessing Rec. Center October 11 Mayoral, City Council, many city government and judgeship’s are at stake

Voters can meet and ask questions of prospective candidates for many key local elective offices at the Kingsessing Rec. Center the evening of Friday, October 11. Formal addresses by the […]

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Community Celebrates Myers Tot Program: October 20th

By Ted Behr | October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Community Celebrates Myers Tot Program: October 20th

Founder Edna Reddick & Staff to be Feted at The Common Place. The Myers Tot Day Care has helped raise three generations of Southwest children! The program and its staff […]

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The 9th Annual Philly Indigenous Peoples Day at Belmont Plateau

By Globe Times Staff | October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on The 9th Annual Philly Indigenous Peoples Day at Belmont Plateau

On October 5th, 2019 Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr and State Senator Sharif Street are Co-Sponsoring The 9th Annual Philly Indigenous Peoples Day at Belmont Plateau. This will be a festival […]

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New Voting Machine Demonstration – October 7 at Southwest CDC

By Globe Times Staff | October 4, 2019 | Comments Off on New Voting Machine Demonstration – October 7 at Southwest CDC

Philadelphia is getting new voting machines for the first time in 20 years. In 2018, Governor Tom Wolf ordered new machines after anxiety about whether Russia meddled in the 2016 […]

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Mass Shootings are Accelerating Pres. Trump and Mitch McConnell – It’s Time to Act!

By Ted Behr | September 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Mass Shootings are Accelerating Pres. Trump and Mitch McConnell – It’s Time to Act!

Just a reminder: After the shooting at the elementary school in Sandy Hook, CT in January 2013, President Obama initiated executive orders [1] that among others: Widened gun registration regulations […]

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Deadline to Submit Applications for Disaster Recovery

By Globe Times Staff | August 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Deadline to Submit Applications for Disaster Recovery

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding Private NonProfit (PNP) organizations in Pennsylvania of the Aug. 27, 2019 deadline to submit Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications for damages […]

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New Maga-“Zine” Published by Planning Commission “We Build This City” celebrates SW heroine Paulette Rhone

By Ted Behr | August 23, 2019 | Comments Off on New Maga-“Zine” Published by Planning Commission “We Build This City” celebrates SW heroine Paulette Rhone

A new “Zine” is online.  Zine is a term for any informal publication (as in “magazine”).  In this case, Issue No. 1, Spring and Summer 2019 of “We Build This […]

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Legislators ‘serve up’ support for minimum wage hike in Pa.

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Legislators ‘serve up’ support for minimum wage hike in Pa.

PHILADELPHIA, July 12 – State Reps. Joanna McClinton, Stephen Kinsey, Chris Rabb, Summer Lee and Sara Innamorato joined advocates and restaurant workers in support of increasing the minimum wage in […]

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