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The Common Place Welcomes New Director

By Gene Burke | February 19, 2021 | Comments Off on The Common Place Welcomes New Director

Rev. Chris Holland takes over community center The board of trustees of The Common Place (TCP) has appointed the Rev. Christopher J. Holland II as executive director. He replaces Peter […]

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COVID-19 Vaccinations – Walk-up Clinic Open

By Ted Behr | February 19, 2021 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Vaccinations – Walk-up Clinic Open

Run by Black Doctors at Liacouras Center – until tomorrow noon, Feb 20 Sponsored by the dynamic Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium, a major clinic has been opened at the spacious […]

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More Mass Vaccinations in Philly

By Ted Behr | February 19, 2021 | Comments Off on More Mass Vaccinations in Philly

6,000 daily at Convention Center should begin March 3rd As part of Pres. Joe Biden’s commitment to expand COVID-19 protection, his Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a mass […]

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Help Your Neighbors Get Vaccinated

By Cynthia Ryant | February 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Help Your Neighbors Get Vaccinated

Philly Counts Phone Bank is looking to recruit volunteers to help make phone calls to Philadelphian to help them get registered for getting vaccinated. They will be hosting a brief […]

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Drinking While Pregnant

By Globe Times Staff | February 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Drinking While Pregnant

There is no safe time to drink alcohol during pregnancy. Alcohol can cause problems for the developing baby throughout pregnancy, including before a woman knows she is pregnant. Drinking alcohol […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Educational Town Hall

By Globe Times Staff | February 12, 2021 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Vaccine Educational Town Hall

February 16, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 16th Leader McClinton will host a COVID-19 Vaccine Educational Town Hall alongside Senator Williams and Councilmember Gauthier. Please share the attached flyer with […]

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Neighborhood Access Centers Win Poster Contest

By Globe Times Staff | February 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Neighborhood Access Centers Win Poster Contest

For six weeks during the months of December and January, Access Centers had the chance to participate in a poster challenge, which engaged students and explored the theme of Unity. […]

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Upcoming Congresswoman Scanlon Town Hall Meetings

By Globe Times Staff | February 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Upcoming Congresswoman Scanlon Town Hall Meetings

Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon will be hosting a few upcoming tele-town halls next week.  Tele-Town Halls Week of February 15th Wednesday, Feb 17 at 7PM: A Virtual Discussion on the Challenges […]

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Paschalville Library REBUILD Meeting

By Globe Times Staff | February 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Paschalville Library REBUILD Meeting

March 11, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. In May 2019, Mayor Jim Kenney announced that Paschalville Library would be one of the City libraries that would receive Rebuild project funds to […]

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Vaccinations in Philly

By Ted Behr | February 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Vaccinations in Philly

The Black community is falling behind While Blacks are about 40 percent of Philadelphia’s population, it’s rate of vaccination against the Covid—19 virus is running about 15 percent!   The dreadful […]

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