Opinion

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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COVID-19 Vaccination in Southwest

By Emily Owsiany | August 9, 2021 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Vaccination in Southwest

Get vaccinated today in Southwest Philadelphia at the Paschalville Library. No appointment required, but you can make one here. Every Tuesday, August 10-September 14th from 10am-4pm. Pfizer available for anyone […]

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The New Covid-19 Pandemic

By Ted Behr | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on The New Covid-19 Pandemic

People who are NOT yet vaccinated are at great risk “Don’t Play Russian roulette with your life!”  That was the cry of an overwhelmed Orlando FL ICU doctor quoted on […]

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Save communities of color by getting vaccinated

By Globe Times Staff | June 24, 2021 | Comments Off on Save communities of color by getting vaccinated

Dr. Ebony Hilton Black and Brown Americans are dying of Covid-19 at roughly three times the rate of their white peers. Despite this tragic loss, many people of color, especially […]

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Foster Care: Supreme Court backs Catholic Social Services

By Ted Behr | June 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Foster Care: Supreme Court backs Catholic Social Services

OPINION City cannot force agency to place children with same sex couples. The policy of Catholic Social Services, under guidance from its ruling Catholic Archdiocese, does not allow same sex […]

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Supreme Court Saves Obamacare – Opinion

By Ted Behr | June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Supreme Court Saves Obamacare – Opinion

Photo:  The firm hands of then Vice-President Joe Biden rest on the shoulders of young Marcelas Owens who is looking on as Pres. Obama signs the Affordable Care Act in […]

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OPINION – PRIMARY ELECTION – MAY 18

By Ted Behr | May 14, 2021 | Comments Off on OPINION – PRIMARY ELECTION – MAY 18

   Voters line up at a Southwest polling place to cast ballots for candidates and questions on a previous Election Day.  This years primary occurs May 18 and races for […]

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