Opinion

Election 2022 – Voter Registration Comes First

By Ted Behr | August 5, 2022 | Comments Off on Election 2022 – Voter Registration Comes First

Vitally important election for PA citizens on November 8 Southwest voters can assure our state provides improved health and schooling, secure and affordable homes, fair elections, justice in our courts.  […]

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Reentry Services as Crime Prevention Tools

By Alanna O'Malley | April 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Reentry Services as Crime Prevention Tools

In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled in Miller vs Alabama that mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles were unconstitutional. In 2016, Montgomery v. Louisiana made juvenile lifers retroactively eligible […]

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Why the School Board Should Extend their Search for Superintendent

By Globe Times Staff | April 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Why the School Board Should Extend their Search for Superintendent

The Philadelphia School District has spent the past several months searching for the next superintendent. The district  narrowed down their search to three candidates from various areas and different backgrounds. […]

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Opinion: Why Ketanji Brown Jackson will be an Excellent Supreme Court Pick

By Globe Times Staff | March 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Opinion: Why Ketanji Brown Jackson will be an Excellent Supreme Court Pick

On February 25, President Joe Biden announced his nomination for the opening position on the Supreme Court: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson knew at a young age […]

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OPINION:  Burned Out from Lingering Pandemic, Some on the Front Lines Find Faith an Antidote

By Globe Times Staff | February 4, 2022 | Comments Off on OPINION:  Burned Out from Lingering Pandemic, Some on the Front Lines Find Faith an Antidote

Nurse practitioner Kellie Simmons-Massey watched her father as he walked into the hospital, both certain that his symptoms indicated he was in no danger of having COVID-19. That was the […]

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Reducing gun violence in Philadelphia should be the number one priority for all city leaders in 2022.

By Kenyatta Johnson | January 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Reducing gun violence in Philadelphia should be the number one priority for all city leaders in 2022.

I’d like to express my deepest condolences to the victims and the families of those killed in Philadelphia in 2021. I think about our murder victims every day. According to […]

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Backyard Junkyards Pose a Real Threat to Southwest

By Steve Kuzmicki | December 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Backyard Junkyards Pose a Real Threat to Southwest

By now everyone knows that there was a tire fire on November 9th on 61st Street near Lindbergh Blvd at a “recycling center” (i.e. junkyard).  The City claimed that the […]

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PA Democrats Denounce House Gun Bill

By Ted Behr | November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on PA Democrats Denounce House Gun Bill

Photo:  Local kids stare fixedly at the result of gun violence on their street.  Sadly, they could be the next victims of a shootings which has claimed over 390 lives […]

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Emergency Water Department Construction Starting in Elmwood Park

By Emily Owsiany | September 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Emergency Water Department Construction Starting in Elmwood Park

The Philadelphia Water Department will be starting work on project #41173 for sewer pipe restoration on the 6100 block of Elmwood Avenue (SR 3021). The project is taking place due […]

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Are you Registered to Vote?

By Emily Owsiany | September 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Are you Registered to Vote?

Are you registered to vote for this upcoming local election? This is a chance to make your voices heard. Only about 15-25% of eligible voters actually cast their ballot in […]

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