Opinion

Disabled cars on South 61st are a major hazard

By Gene Burke | April 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Disabled cars on South 61st are a major hazard

Stopping to assist an injured motorcyclist in the middle of South 61st St. He had struck one of the many disabled cars parked haphazardly in the medium in the dangerous […]

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Teachers: “The Kids Will Be OK”

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Teachers: “The Kids Will Be OK”

The positive message as Penrose School opens for K-2 children Photo: Kelli Mahon finally back at the whiteboard before her 2nd Grade students at Penrose Elementary which opened for students […]

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Empathy is Needed in Education

By Stephen R. Flemming, Ed.D. | February 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Empathy is Needed in Education

For the first time ever, the public schools in Philadelphia began this school year 100% online, neck-deep in a global pandemic; in the midst of more publicized occurrences of racial […]

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President Biden– Helping Those in Need

By Ted Behr | January 22, 2021 | Comments Off on President Biden– Helping Those in Need

Biden’s family volunteers Philabundance Nothing exemplifies for us the difference between the incoming and outgoing occupants of the White House in Washington DC that their respective activities on MLK Day […]

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The Dark Pandemic Days Ahead!

By Ted Behr | December 11, 2020 | Comments Off on The Dark Pandemic Days Ahead!

Antietam 1863? World Trade Center 2001? San Francisco Quake 1906? Pearl Harbor 1941? American Hospitals this week?  What do they have in common?   High one-day death tolls in the thousands! […]

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Election 2020: Hope for The Future!

By Ted Behr | November 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Election 2020: Hope for The Future!

Biden election worker makes a new friend My nephew Bob has been volunteering at election time since Senator Kerry’s ill-fated run against Pres. Bush back in 2004.  The commitment has […]

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A Lesson in Voting

By Zonia Moore | October 30, 2020 | Comments Off on A Lesson in Voting

In October of 2008, my dad called my brother and me up to his room. His voice was a pitch higher than normal, revealing an urgency that I didn’t understand. […]

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John Lewis – Patriot 1980 – 2020

By Ted Behr | August 1, 2020 | Comments Off on John Lewis – Patriot 1980 – 2020

It is difficult to decide on even a few images that capture John Lewis, such was the breadth of his life of service to humankind.  For many of us, the […]

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Protest 2020 – Independent Probe of Philly Police Performance

By Ted Behr | June 19, 2020 | Comments Off on Protest 2020 – Independent Probe of Philly Police Performance

Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and Mayor James Kenney issued a joint statement Monday, June 15, that an independent consultant would be appointed to thoroughly investigate the City’s response to the […]

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Housing Trust Fund

By Globe Times Staff | June 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Housing Trust Fund

Dear Councilmembers, Southwest CDC is a one of 60 members of the Philadelphia Coalition for Affordable Communities (PCAC). We oppose the Mayor’s proposed cuts to the Housing Trust Fund in […]

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