Opinion

SEPTA compromises but is it enough?

By Globe Times Staff | March 31, 2023 | Comments Off on SEPTA compromises but is it enough?

By Alisha Wilson With about 750,000 people traveling on its routes each workday, SEPTA ranks 6th in the nation as the largest transit system. Community members are wondering how SEPTA […]

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Criminal record clearing: a key to lifting people out of poverty

By Jacquelyn Oberdorf | March 2, 2023 | Comments Off on Criminal record clearing: a key to lifting people out of poverty

Experts estimate that past convictions create over 40,000 barriers to voting, education, housing, financial opportunities such as employment, and more. Prison data shows that more residents in neighborhoods with higher […]

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Celebration of Philadelphia Eagles’ Success is Proof the City Can Be Full of Brotherly Love

By Alanna O'Malley | February 9, 2023 | Comments Off on Celebration of Philadelphia Eagles’ Success is Proof the City Can Be Full of Brotherly Love

On Sunday evening thousands of Eagles fans poured onto Broad Street to celebrate the Philadelphia Eagles 31-7 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. The Eagles will be heading to the […]

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The City is Missing the Mark on Youth Crime Reduction in Philadelphia

By Alanna O'Malley | January 10, 2023 | Comments Off on The City is Missing the Mark on Youth Crime Reduction in Philadelphia

The past few years the city of Philadelphia has been plagued by gun violence and many of the victims include youth under the age of 18. Data from the city […]

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Austin Davis: The Right Choice for PA

By Globe Times Staff | December 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Austin Davis: The Right Choice for PA

Lieutenant Governor-Elect Austin Davis grew up in McKeesport, PA, a city that with less than 18,000 people, still ranks as Allegheny County’s second largest city after Pittsburgh. His mother was […]

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VOTE ON NOVEMBER 8

By Globe Times Staff | November 8, 2022 | Comments Off on VOTE ON NOVEMBER 8

A Personal Plea from Rep. Regina Young As a mother of children who attend public schools and travel by three modes of transportation, as a wife of a black man […]

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Josh Shapiro for Governor

By Ted Behr | October 31, 2022 | Comments Off on Josh Shapiro for Governor

Democratic candidate a clear choice over radical opponent Josh Shapiro has labored tirelessly for half his life to serve his community and Pennsylvania residents.  He started his government service as […]

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Register to Vote Before October 24

By Ted Behr | September 30, 2022 | Comments Off on Register to Vote Before October 24

This year’s vote for Governor pivotal for voting rights  This year’s national election is vitally important to all Southwest Philadelphia residents.  Your vote will help assure that your family, friends, […]

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November 8 Election – Update on PA Governor’s Race

By Ted Behr | September 1, 2022 | Comments Off on November 8 Election – Update on PA Governor’s Race

Trump’s 2020 denials are front & center in PA  By Ted Behr Months before the November 2020 election, Donald Trump saw the handwriting on the wall. As polls indicated Joe […]

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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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