Opinion

Sugary Sodas and Sweet Sips – May Increase Cancer Risks

By Ted Behr | November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sugary drinks may be positively associated with the overall risk of cancer. So says a cancer research article in a recent The British Medical Journal. BMJ is respected as one […]

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How We Can Fight Global Warming: Reducing Our Carbon Footprint

By Jackson Adams | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are many different factors that are the cause of the rapid climate changes happening to our planet. Most of them, if not all, are caused directly from human activity […]

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Rapid Climate Changes Effect on Our Planet: How the Earth May Look by 2050

By Jackson Adams | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s time for Americans to wake up and face the facts! Global warming is very real. The Earth is getting hotter, and as time passes, this trend will continue if […]

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President Trump: Chronic disease patients need the rebate rule

By Globe Times Staff | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The White House recently ditched a plan that would have reduced Americans’ pharmacy costs by boosting transparency in the prescription drug supply chain. The rule would have primarily impacted Medicare, […]

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

By Ted Behr | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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Plastic Pollution Problem: State legislature stops cities from curtailing single-use plastic bags

By Ted Behr | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many of us go to the supermarket, corner market or drug store and happily wait while a clerk conveniently places our purchases in one or more plastic bags.  The ease […]

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Rolling back women’s reproductive rights: The newest form of voter suppression

By Globe Times Staff | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

By U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon The following is excerpted from a letter from Congressperson Scanlon. As an attorney, you never forget your first client – that’s when the power […]

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Updates After South Philly Refinery Fire on June 21

By Ted Behr | July 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

  By Ted Behr Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) has announced a six-week extension to pay workers through August 25th while preparing the plant for resale.  This news affects about 1,000 […]

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Letter to the Editor

By Globe Times Staff | May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

I am grateful for the editorial regarding gentrification. It’s something I think about a lot. I live in a house I like on a block I like, but I’m a […]

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Planet Fitness Offers Free Summer Youth Program in Southwest Convenient Penrose Plaza gym welcomes participation

By Ted Behr | May 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Area youth age 15 – 18 are invited to participate in a free program at Planet Fitness in the Penrose Plaza on Island Avenue. The program runs from May 15 […]

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