Opinion

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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Lively Candidates Night Anticipates Competitive Primary May 21

By Globe Times Staff | May 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thirty–five candidates for public office in the May 21 Primary Election braved rainy weather to tell about their qualifications and priorities to over 100 local residents at Kingsessing Recreation Center […]

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Healthy Recipe: Quick Greens

By Laquanda Dobson | April 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Collards, kale, chard, callaloo––dark, leafy greens taste great and are super good for you, too! Usually, greens get boiled in water for hours, leaving them tender and tasty. But what […]

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