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New Nature Exhibit PhillyCam Free Welcome to Paul “Earthquake”

Grand Opening - June Workshop at SWCDC Southwest – David Moore Recovering

30 - June 26 Reeder Plans to initiate Cancer
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improved message more ad & article activities



SW Block Parties Temporarily Curtailed
NJ Passes Gun Controls – Why Not PA

Storm water Community Meeting – June 25
Mentors support rising teen Queens
Sen. Williams Sponsor Gun Buyback
– June 30

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Men at Prayer on Fathers’ Day
Monthly gatherings at The Common Place lift up today’s many concerns
up to $1,000 A group of Southwest men who come together monthly at The Common Place, 58th St. and Chester Ave. for breakfast, prayer, bible study, and discussion.
Gatherings are open and men of all ages are welcome.

Cars or Trucks hey gather every third Saturday the community center located at 58th Christian Fellowship on Grays Avenue
With/ Without Title morning for prayer, bible study Street and Chester Avenue, and at 8:30 and the Rev. Christopher J. Holland
Bad Engines or and discussion of the concerns a.m., preceding the spiritual portion, II, pastor of New Spirit Community
Bad Transmissions that modern men have in their respec- the men enjoy what some might define Church which shares the premises
tive roles as fathers, sons, uncles, broth- as a “good ol’ Southern breakfast.”
up to $500 ers, and workers (or retirees). Their The meetings are led jointly by the MEN AT PRAYER
Cars or Trucks meeting place is The Common Place, Rev. Cean James, pastor of Grace CONTINUES ON PAGE 12

Any Condition

John Heinz Wildlife Refuge Summer Solstice Festival
CallCall 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. June 23 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Music, Movie, Hikes, Kayaking & more. @HeinzRefuge or @friendsofheinz
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SW Block Parties Temporarily Curtailed

Dear Fellow Southwest Residents, Residents of our community must aided by our refusal to speak up and

find this unacceptable and should failure to give police vital informa-
s you may be aware, a number take it personally! tion even when it affects those close
of block party requests (in- One way persons living and to us.
cluding mine) were recently working in our neighborhoods can Please note before submitting your
denied based on the recommenda- respond effectively is to be proactive application, Block Party Permit Fees
tion of 12th Police District Captain about reporting crime when violence are non-refundable! As we move
Deshawn Beaufort. It is my under- does take place. forward during the course of the
standing that the reason for this As of now, block party permits summer through early fall, all block
action was the increase in violence have to be submitted to the 12th parties will have to be personally ap-
within the 12th District this year. Police District before they can be proved by The Police Captain before
Specifically, it related to the level of approved. We have to accept that the they are allowed to happen. It is his he intends to do!
gun violence in Southwest which authorities cannot allow parties to responsibility to ensure that each Respectfully,
sadly has made this district the high- take place when we as a community and every resident of the 12th Dis-
est in the entire city so far this year, allow the loss of life and drug trans- trict Southwest Philadelphia com- Mark Harrell, MHS
according to internal Police data. actions to occur – to some degree munity is kept safe and this is what Publisher, Southwest Globe Times

NJ Approves New Gun Controls – Why is PA So Far Behind?

J ust across the Delaware River,
New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil
Murphy signed into law six new
gun control measures on Wednesday,
– to our great shame. Gov. Murphy is
also joining with six other states and
Puerto Rico to identify and publicize
the source of guns purchased else-
for concealed carry permits, and
A-2759: Adopts the federal definition
of “armor-piercing ammunition” into
state law.
June 6, 2018, to make that state a where and used in crimes in New The Republican Chair of the PA
national leader in tightening firearm Jersey. House Judiciary Committee, Rep.
standards. Predictably, the Association of New Ron Marsico of Lower Paxon Town-
The NJ laws vary but the most Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs with the ship near Harrisburg is respon-
significant reduce the legal capacity of help of the National Rifle Association sible for blocking several dozen gun
gun magazines from 15 rounds to 10 (NRA) has filed a federal lawsuit to control bills and overtures proposed
rounds (A-2761) and make it easier overturn the limit on magazine ca- mostly be Democratic representa-
for law enforcement to seize guns pacities on the basis that it is uncon- tives. Although it is understood he
from people deemed to pose a threat stitutional and anyway, according to will be retiring from the House after
(A-1181). Together, the six represent their skewed thinking, crooks won’t this term, why not call Rep. Marsico
a largely Democratic response to a observe the law. him now and let him know you want
string of high-profile mass shootings In addition to the laws cited above meaningful gun registration laws and
that have rattled America in recent every-street-corner and guns-in- the new regulations signed by Mur- a ban on assault weapons. His office
years. every-classroom thinking of the gun phy do the following: A-1217: Allows number is (717) 652-3721.
Murphy commented during the lobby.” police officers or household members E. L.Behr
signing ceremony, “[We] share the Statistics that are now a decade old to petition authorities to seize weap-
simple belief that smart, comprehen- indicated that a high percentage of ons under an “extreme risk protective The author of the story from which
sive and common-sense gun safety guns involved in crimes in New Jer- order;” A-2757: Requires back- this article was excerpted was Nicho-
laws will do much more to keep our sey, New York, Maryland, and Dela- ground checks for private gun sales; las Pugliese writing for The Record in
communities safe than the guns-on- ware were bought in Pennsylvania A-2758: Creates stricter standards Trenton NJ

..common-sense gun safety laws will

do much more to keep our communities safe…
4 Southwest Globe Times Newspaper June 22, 2018 June 22, 2018 COMMUNITY NEWS Southwest Globe Times Newspaper 5

Free PhillyCam Media Workshop

– Southwest CDC
Grand Opening – New Heinz Refuge Nature Exhibit Using Media to Get Your Message Out

tional Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum. SIGN UP NOW
JUNE 30 The official ribbon cutting will take

place at 1:00 p.m. at the center, but

there will be events and activities or our newest generations, communication is
ave you ever wondered about for the whole family from 11:00 virtually an obsession, with so many means PHLpreK
what the extraordinary natu- a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – archery, trolley available. To foster this passion for connec-
ral environment of Lower tours, bird walks, and more. tions, PhillyCAM will hold a free, one-evening
Eastwick was like before the arrival Heinz, the only urban national workshop “Community Connections Media Making FREE, QUALITY PRE-K
of European settlers? It was a great wildlife refuge, comprises 1000 Meetup” to teach Southwest residents how to project
wetland marsh stretching for 6,000 acres of woods, ponds, meadow, messages beyond their immediate neighborhood. STARTS IN SEPTEMBER.
acres between the Schuylkill River walking trails and the remaining The “Meetup,” free and open to the public, will be
and Darby Creek, abounding in fish, 200 acres of wetland marsh. It is held at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Avenue on PHILADELPHIA’S FREE PRE-K
animal wildlife, birds, native plants, protected and developed by the Tuesday evening, June 26 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. HELPS CHILDREN SUCCEED.
and trees! It was unique on the East- U.S Fish and Wildlife Service and Attendance at the meeting is free, but registration DON’T WAIT!
ern Coast of America and the happy supported by such active volunteer is requested by going to PhillyCAM’s Facebook page, SEATS ARE FILLING UP FAST!!
fishing and hunting grounds of the organizations as Friends of Heinz www.facebook/phillycam and scrolling down to and TO ENROLL:
original Lenape Indians that used it. Refuge and the Eastwick Friends clicking “coming” the interest box to the right of the A typical Free PhillyCam Media workshop where attendees are • CHILDREN MUST BE 3 OR 4
That amazing natural area and its and Neighbors Coalition. event box “Media Meetup SW Philly”. Light refresh- learning how to make and disseminate video and audio message to YEARS OLD BY SEPTEMBER.
inhabitants will be celebrated Satur- Heinz is located at 8601 Lindbergh ments will be provided. large audiences. The next PhillyCam workshop is at Southwest CDC,
June 26
day, June 23, with the grand open- Blvd. and can be reached via SEPTA On hand for the session will be the PhillyCAM PHILADELPHIA.
ing of the new Exhibit Area in the routes 37, 108, and 115. For more mobile media studio and its experienced media their own TV or radio show,” explained PhillyCAM • NO INCOME OR
Cusano Center for Environmental information, call 215-365-3118 or The Cusano Environmental Education Center at the John Heinz Refuge at 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Cusano
makers. These staff members will offer tips on how Executive Director Gretjen Clausing. “We feel it is
Education at the John Heinz Na- visit will host the grand opening of its new nature exhibit area on Saturday, June 30. to make video and audio pieces centered upon what important to take our story to the people and to offer
is going on in one’s life, neighborhood and commu- them a forum to share their stories.” REQUIREMENT
nity. The instruction will also cover accessing and PhillyCAM is a community media center that

Kathy Levin Insurance ●

using the appropriate social media and other techni- promotes creativity, democratic values, and civic
cal aspects of communication. participation and advocates for and facilitates public
● “These hands-on media events are an opportu- discussion on these key issues. PhillyCAM operates
Bringing “Good News”to our Community for over 70 years nity for residents in the Southwest neighborhoods the City’s Xfinity 66/966 and Verizon 29/30 channels
  to communicate their neighborhood news to a and FM radio station WPPM 106.5 FM.
6328 Paschall Avenue Southwest Globe Times is a publication of Southwest
Philadelphia, PA 19142
Community Development Corp., 6328 Paschall Avenue, city-wide audience as well as for Philadelphians to Information for this article was provided by Debbie
Philadelphia, PA 19142. learn how to get involved with PhillyCAM to make Fleischman of Fleischman Public Relations.

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The views expressed on the Opinion page solely represent ning for the Southwest. The gathering will take place as well as reduce risks of flooding and pressure on
Publisher Emeritus
Joseph Bartash the views of the author & do not reflect those of the on Monday evening, June 25, beginning at 6:30 p.m. the city’s “combined sewer system.” Philadelphia’s
1917 - 2007 Southwest Globe Times or its management. in the assembly room at The Common Place at the
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corner of 58th Street and Chester Avenue (entrance SW COMMUNITY MEETING Education is our Motivation K-12th Grade
off 58th Street). CONTINUES ON PAGE 7
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Queens on the Rise – Mentoring Young Women SW COMMUNITY MEETING

or five different small projects: (1)
Along Springfield Avenue from 52nd
to 54th Streets; (2) Along Kingsessing

Q ueens on the Rise is a new

Philadelphia-based non-profit
organization geared to the sup-
port of young ladies in the community
their Queens on a tour of historically
Black colleges and Universities (HB-
CU’s) this month.
The mentors are all young motivated
combined system which collects not
only rainwater by sewage as well was
a breakthrough when it began to be
constructed in the 1800’s but is now
Avenue from Cemetery Avenue to 61st
Street; (3) and (4) around both the
Kingsessing and Francis Myers Rec-
reation Centers; and (5) on Greenway
and helping them reach their maxi- and college-educated women who inadequate for our 21st century needs. Avenue from 52nd to 58th Streets.
mum potential. It was started in 2017 share a commitment to strengthen the Since 2011, when the Green City, For more information, join your
by Tymeya Thompson, a graduate of resiliency and confidence in others. Clean Waters program began, PWD neighbors at the June 25 meeting and/
Lincoln University. Queens on the Rise is determined to and private developers have added or check out the PWD brochure: www.
This Queens program aids girls ages help build community starting with a over 1,199 green stormwater tools in
11-18 with all aspects of life. Each girl vital life component, the future. If any- the city’s landscape.* ing/documents_and_data/cso_long_
has her own mentor who helps with one is interested in becoming a mentor The preliminary planning map term_control_plan or visit www.
personal coaching, counseling, school or may know a potential queen who of Southwest circulated in advance
work, extracurricular activities, col- would benefit from this program, con- of meeting indicates there are five
lege entrance preparation and career tact Ms. Thompson @ tymeyathomp- clusters of such stormwater manage- * PWD brochure Green City, Clean
planning. ment tools in the offing, each with four Waters, Philadelphia PA, 2018
The organization also schedules In addition, for anyone who would
events that include forums on key like to help cover the program costs,
topics like human trafficking, bowling particularly the college tour program,
trips, museum visits, and college tours. the GoFundMe link is: www.gofund- Young Philadelphia Queens of the Rise with their mentors on a college visit. Mentors also provide personal
For instance, the organization is taking coaching, counseling, and school work guidance, and help with career planning.

Typical of PWD greening projects is the rain garden catchment area incorporated into the new playground
at Patterson Elementary School at Buist Ave. and 70th St., as pictured at the playground dedication March
2, 2018.
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Meet David Reeder - New Administrator at Southwest CDC Gift of Travel
avid Reeder has joined the viding a strong role model for younger ADVISORY SUB-COMMITTEE
Southwest Community Develop- people.” Those aspirations fitted in Mark Harrell, MHS (NAS) MEETING:
ment Corp. as an Administrative perfectly with PowerCorpsPHL and Our Gif
t NAC Community Organizer Tuesday, JULY 10, 2018
Assistant. Currently, he is focused on a through his counselor there he was put To You! Southwest Community Develop-
wide range of duties for the Southwest in contact with Southwest CDC – and Neighborhood Advisor Committee of Southwest CDC ment Corp., 6:00 pm
Globe Times Newspaper which is owned the Globe Times. At the paper, David is 6328 Paschall Avenue,
and operated by Southwest CDC. using both his organizational skills and INFORMATION GUIDE Philadelphia. PA 19142
At Southwest CDC.
6328 Paschall Avenue,
Born and raised in the Mt. Airy sec- his outgoing personality to coordinate Promo Code: 85790 Reception Phone: 215-729-0800 Philadelphia, PA 19142
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serves in PowerCorpsPHL, a workforce in interviews for news articles. Hotels, Resorts, Email:
development program created by the “I’m excited about the opportunity to Movies, Theme Parks,
national service agency, AmeriCorps. make our neighborhood a better place & More!
“Working with PowerCorpsPHL, I was through the CDC and its newspaper WANTED: BLOCK CAPTAINS
able to obtain two certifications from the and at the same time to further my own Division of Housing & Community Development If you’re interested in having your block represented or need information about hosting a block
US Occupational Safety and Health Ad- prospects, he summarized. 1234 Market St., 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107 party or block clean up, contact Mark Harrell, NAC Coordinator at 215-729-0804. Many block
ministration (OSHA), one in agriculture David is in the progress of completing An outdoors type of city dweller, David Reeder Tel: 215-686-9749 TDD: 215-686-9803 captains in Southwest distribute the Globe Times Newspaper to their neighbors, bringing them
has joined Southwest CDC as an Administrative the good news of the community and what’s happening in the community calendar. Also, if you
the other in construction,” the person- his course work in Criminal Justice with Assistant helping with the Globe Times newspaper. Jamal Griffin It is the policy of the City of Philadelphia to provide services without re- are a current block captain, please be advised that the Southwest Block Captain’s Association is
able Reeder confided. “I also completed a minor in Sociology at the Community Travel Benefits Consultant gard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, having AIDS or being currently being organized to bring additional training and resources to you and the residents of
formal training in several other interest- College of Philadelphia. He expects to is to attend law school and become a perceived to have AIDS, national origin, ancestry, familial status, physical
ing side disciplines like tree care and graduate in December 2018. “After I lawyer.” 215-240-4905 handicap or age.
your blocks. Please make sure that your current mailing address, phone number and email ad-
dress is registered with Community Relations Officer Arnold Mitchell by calling him at 215 686-
painting. complete my Associate Degree, I plan David can be reached at the offices of Sponsor ID: 85790 3122 or emailing him at
“I have always had a desired to give to continue studies toward a bachelor‘s Southwest CDC at 6328 Paschall Av- Web: SWCDC’s Neighborhood Advisory Committees (NACs) Program offers com-
back to the community in ways that will degree in Criminal Justice at Temple enue, by phone at 215-727-7777 or via munity-based nonprofit organizations the opportunity to lead and engage
Affiliate Opportunity residents in eligible neighborhoods in activities that support the City’s core The Central Southwest Drug Free Coalition (CSWDFC) is looking for youth under the age of 18
have a positive impact, for instance pro- University. My long-term academic goal email at and parents to be a part of a coalition to address youth substance abuse and use in zip code
objectives, including:
19142. The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s (CADCA) helps coalitions build their

Annual Kerry Pacifico Awards to What Do

▪ Promoting neighborhood sustainability through programs addressing
homelessness prevention, energy conservation education, housing preser-
capacity to foster youth leadership. Coalitions learn to build, apply and evaluate strategies to
address community problems. Through a combination of education, collaboration, training and

100 Local High School Seniors You Do If You Hear the

vation, neighborhood safety, and health and wellness
▪ Utilizing referral services for available housing counseling, workforce
practical application, young people and adults learn to carry out strategic action plans to help
their coalitions become more effective in producing community change.
Community Alert Sirens? development and economic opportunities
▪ Cultivating youth mentoring and civic engagement The youth will receive training from the National Youth Leadership Initiative (NYLI). The NYLI’s
The following information regarding the Community Alert Siren System is intended for
▪ Ensuring resident participation in City planning/development initiatives motto is “youth led, adult guided.” In keeping with the motto, the NYLI cultivates an environ-
residences and businesses in South and Southwest Philadelphia nearest the refinery to advise
everyone what to do when the sirens sound. ment of forward-moving, progressive way of thinking that places young people in a position to
The sirens are tested on the first Saturday of each month at noon for 30 seconds. In the event NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISORY SUB-COMMITTEE (NAS) lead with adult guidance. The youth will also have an opportunity to network with other youth in
of a real emergency, the sirens sound continuously for three minutes. Residents are advised to follow
Shelter-In-Place advisories whenever the sirens sound. The NAS is made up of ‘Elected Residents” of Southwest Philadelphia who this city and across the country that are doing similar activities in their own communities. If inter-
The Shelter-In-Place information below will guide you and your family about what precautions to take work with SWCDC to promote the programs of the CDC/ NAC and the Divi- ested, please contact: Mark Harrell, NAC Coordinator a.s.a.p. at 215-729-0804 or by email:
in the unlikely event of a release from the refining complex or from a rail or truck accident anywhere in
the community. We hope that you will find the information useful and that you will share it with your sion of Housing and Community Development in the Southwest communi-
family, friends and neighbors. ty, to plan and execute “Service Area Briefings” (workshops), and to assist
with special events to benefit the neighborhood. NAS members serve for 2 HOUSING COUNSELING: HELP IS A PHONE CALL AWAY
If the Community Alert Siren System Signals an
Follow 6 Simple Steps to Safety
years. The NAC program is one of several programs of SWCDC. Our qualified housing counselors are ready and available at Southwest CDC to assist with housing
1 Do not panic, go inside immediately. Community Siren Locations
Pepper Middle School, 82nd & Lyons Ave.
needs. Want to buy your first home? Need to clear up past credit problems? Don’t know what
2 Close all doors and windows. Eastwick Library, Island Ave. & Lindbergh Blvd.
Finnegan's Playground, 70th & Grovers Ave.
HOME REPAIR kinds of financial assistance can benefit you? Behind in your real estate taxes? Or, are you facing
3 Turn off ventilation system. Connell Park, 65th & Grays Ave.
Bartram's Village, 56th & Lindbergh Blvd.
Adaptive Modifications Program, Basic Systems Repair Program, Heater foreclosure? The victim of predatory lending? Need help applying for Homestead Exemption or
4 Go to an easily sealed room and stay.
Recreation Center, 48th & Woodland Ave.
Fire House, 32nd & Grays Ferry Ave. Hotline, Home Improvement Loans, Senior Housing Assistance Repair Pro- the Long–time Owner Occupant Program (LOOP)? Or Senior Tax Freeze? Call Southwest CDC
5 Tune radio to KYW 1060 (AM).
JFK Annex, 25th & Morris Street
Passyunk Library, 20th & Shunk Street gram (SHARP), Weatherization Assistance Program Housing: 215-729-0800. Sessions are free, individual, and confidential.
FDR Park, 20th & Pattison Ave.
6 Wait for the “All Clear” broadcast. PES Refining Complex, 28th & Passyunk Ave.
Sign Up Now for Emergency Alerts from ReadyPhiladelphia Mortgage and Tax Foreclosure Prevention, Personal Credit Repair and In our Job Center, Southwest CDC employment advisors provide access to myPlace, JobGateway,
The Philadelphia Office of Emergency ReadyPhiladelphia can send alerts to multiple devices: your home phone, Credit Maintenance, Money Management Through Budgeting, Rights and and CareerLink services, one-on-one job counseling, resume and cover letter creation, interview
Management is changing to a new system business phone, smart phones, and other mobile devices. You can sign up to
Kerry T. Pacifico (center with large check) and representatives of more than 100 high school seniors that provides you with the emergency text get alerts by Text, Emails,Voice messages and by Mobile app with push no- Responsibilities of Homeowners, The Mortgage Application and Purchase preparation and job search workshops. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Info: 215-729-0800. Our computer
and email alert system. One big change you tifications. You can get alerts for up to 5 addresses, such as home, work, and
from 26 local schools who received this year’s scholarships in his name. The award ceremony took will see is our new name ReadyPhiladelphia. schools in Philadelphia, that are important locations to you. Process, Financial Assistance Programs, Real Estate Tax Issues, Fair Housing center affords prompt internet access and word processing.
place May 31 at Pacifico Ford on Essington Avenue and was attended by over 300 students and family If you previously signed up for ReadyNotifyPA, you will need to create a new
account in ReadyPhiladelphia by July 31, 2015 to continue receiving alerts.
Sign up @ Click on the “ReadyPhiladelphia: Sign
Rights, Tenant/Landlord Issues, Reverse Mortgage Information
members. With ReadyPhiladelphia, you can sign up to get alerts about severe weather
Up for Emergency Alerts” logo.
The current year awards totaled $152,000 and brings to a grand total of $2.1 million in and other local emergencies. Some alerts may include evacuation and
shelter-in-place instructions, evacuation shelter locations, and other
The Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management looks forward to
providing these alerts to you with a new and better emergency alert system. NEIGHBORHOOD ENERGY CENTER What is EITC? Did you know that the IRS has a program that could give you extra money back on
scholarships granted by the Kerry T Pacifico Foundation over the past 54 years! The scholarship important information. You can also sign up for alerts specifically about
the PES Refining Complex. The City’s efforts to keep residents in their homes by lowering utility bills your income taxes? The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is helpful for working people with low
program is a result of Kerry Pacifico’s personal determination to help Philadelphia students succeed in extend beyond physical improvements to homes and apartments. DHCD to-moderate income. If your income in 2017 will be $53,930 or less, you could be eligible. Mil-
their pursuit of higher education. For recorded updates regarding facility operations, please call the PES Community Information Hotline: 215-339-7300 supports the Energy Coordinating Agency’s (ECA) Neighborhood Energy
Information for this article was kindly provided by Jamie Shore who can be reached at intern@ If you see, hear or smell something you think is coming from the refinery, contact the PES Communications Center: 215-339-2286
Center at SWCDC, through which residents can complete applications to ♦ Next SW RCO Zoning Mtg: Mon. June 9, 6:00 p.m. 12th Police Dist. 6448 Woodland Ave
seek bill payment assistance, learn how to conserve water, gas and elec-
tricity, and obtain energy counseling.
Eastwick Family Services
June 22, 2018 Southwest Globe Times Newspaper 11

Sen. Anthony Williams Spearheads Gun Buyback

tial gift card amounts will provide a

Mission ♦ Intellectual/Disabilities JUNE 30 real incentive to getting weapons off

the streets and out of local homes with
♦ Home & Habilitation Services
children, the elderly and other vul-
Eastwick’s mission is to provide services for tate Senator Anthony H. Wil- nerable residents.” The two incentive
individuals in a safe environment, allow
them to direct their own services, and re-
♦ Companion Services liams in partnership with State awards are $200 gift cards generously
Rep. Joanna McClinton, City offered by VISA, Sporting Goods and
spect their values to help them improve ♦ Supported Employment Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, the Fresh Grocer gifts cards handguns and
their quality of life.
♦ Respite 12th and 18th Police Districts and
community-minded companies and
assault rifles and $100 gift card for
traditional rifles and shotguns.
About Us ♦ Adult Residential Homes organizations are sponsoring a “no The community partners in addition
EEOC Statement questions asked” Safe Summer Gun to Rep. McClinton and Councilman
Eastwick Family Services is a social service Buyback on Saturday June 30 from Johnson include The Fresh Grocer,
Eastwick Family Services is an Equal
organization that provides services for indi- Supported Employment 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Abid- VISA, Sporting Goods, Penn Medi-
Opportunity Employer. We do not
viduals with developmental disabilities, the ing Truth Ministries located at 846 S. cine, Mercy Health Systems, Haitian
elderly and the physically on the basis of race,
East- We help with job searching, placement assess- 57th Street (at Washington Avenue) American Law Enforcement Associa-
gender, disability,
wick Family, established in 2011,sexual orienta-
has con- ment, and job monitoring. Individuals will be in South Philadelphia. tion, Klutch Kings, PANN, Power 99
tinuously provided evaluated by our staff to determine the best “We know very well that an effort FM, and Urban Art Gallery.
tion,a or
range of services in
collaboration with the Office of Develop- category of employment that fits the need of of this kind will not solve all our gun For more information, please
the individual. Upon employment we will con- Sen. Williams at a gun violence press conference last year. His efforts in this critical area include a gun
mental Programs and Support Coordination Intellectual/Disabilities violence problems,” advised Sen. Wil- contact Officer Jean Coriolan at (215) buyback event with generous incentives at the Abiding Truth Ministries at 57th & Washington in South
Staff Screening Home/Habilitation Services
tinue to provide support as needed. liams. “But we think that the substan- 686-3180. Phila. June 30

All staff is subject to a full back- ground
Provides services under (ODP) Office Devel-
check. Screening includes criminal
Our intake process isbackground com-FBI fingerprintopmental Program for individuals with devel-
simple andcheck,
prehensive. Individuals seeking ser- opmental disabilities (MR) in the community
clearance and child abuse clearance as
vices must be registered with their
that increase community integration, sociali-
county Administrative Entities/Office zation, and improve overall quality of life.
of Developmental Programs.
Companion Services
A companion staff member works with
individuals in the privacy of their home
or the community. Our well trained staff
will be there to be a companion as spell-
ed out in the Individual Support Plan.
Respite Adult Residential 6400 Homes
Eastwick Family Services provides residential
Need a break from care giving duties? A Res- homes for an individual with developmental
pite service is provided in the home of the disability. It is our goal to provide a safe living
individual receiving services. These trained arrangement to help residents live a life that is
EEOC Statement professionals can assist with activities of dai- as close as possible in all aspects to the life
ly living. which any member of the community might
Eastwick Family Services is an Equal Opportuni- choose. Our service is based on individual cen-
ty Employer. We do not discriminate on the tered approach, which means all of the aspects
basis of race, gender, disability, sexual orienta- Contact Us: Eastwick Family Services
of the residential experience is solely designed
tion, or religion Phone: 267-634-6410 Fax: 267-634-6439 with the individual’s unique needs in mind. Our
Staff Screening Website: services are orchestrated towards growth and
development of each resident.
All staff is subject to a full back- ground check. Mailing Address
Screening includes criminal background check, Please contact your county office for Intellectu-
FBI fingerprint clearance and child abuse clear-
Eastwick Family Services al Disabilities for further information if you or
ance as needed. 2501 S. Carroll St. Philadelphia, PA 19142 your love ones
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MEN AT PRAYER in the raising of children was infinitely    

CONTINUES FROM PAGE 1 more difficult when a couple was no          Attention  Direct  Support  Professionals                                            
longer living together. The room rang
with The Common Place. The focus with the diverse situation many of the Training  Available  on  Intellectual  Disabilities  Topics                    :                      
of each morning’s study and open men faced under these circumstances! ♦        Intro  to  Intellectual  Disabilities    ♦      Medication  Administration  Training        
discussion might be a particular Bible It turned out that several of the  
♦      CPR  &  First  Aid    ♦      Fire  Safety    ♦      Positive  Approaches      ♦    Dysphasia                    
passage with special relevance to younger men were currently facing
problems that men face, or it can be a troubling parental relationships with ♦    Understanding  Aggression  in  people  with  IDD  ♦      Seizure  Management              
current concern facing urban families the single mothers of their children. ♦      Understanding  Mental  Illness    ♦      Autism    ♦      And  More...      Charge  $50.00   • JUNE 23: Volunteer Day, Bartram’s Garden, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 5401 Lindbergh • JUNE 26: Free Workshop: “Using Media to Get Your Message Out”: Sponsor:
or the nation as a whole. For instance, In that kind of situation, the clear   Blvd.: weeding, pruning, clean up, planting: No experience necessary; dress for outdoors; PhillyCam/ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Avenue. Light Refreshments.
May’s meeting centered on the risen recommendation of the more se- Please  Inquire  about  availability  and  upcoming  training  classes  -­‐  Eastwick     bring gloves if you have them. Info: 215-729-5281 or RSVP Requested: (1) visit www.facebook/phillycam/ Meetup SW Philly and (2) click
Christ’s exchange with his disciples nior attendees was to apply what are Family  Services,  2501  Carroll  St.,  Phila.,  PA  19142  Phone:  267-­‐634-­‐6410     “coming” in the interest box
who were fishing without success known as the “Fruits of the Spirit”   • JUNE 23: Gospel Concert (21st Annual) 4:30 p.m., Features: Brandon Stevenson-
on the Sea of Galilee in John 21:4-7 that St. Paul lays out in verses 5:22 Patterson, Cynthia Spann, Brandon Kirkland & Leslie Lorraine Overton, Crusaders for • JUNE 27: Police Service Area #2 Meeting, 5:00 p.m. Paschalville Library, 70th St. &
(“How difficult it is for men to take ad- and 23 of his letter to the Galatians,   Christ Ch., 1201 S 47th St. David S Hill, Pastor, Benefits Woodland Reunion Association Woodland Ave.. Learn what’s happening in your area. Boundaries & Info: Lt. Kinslow
vice from others when facing problems particularly, “patience, kindness, (Tickets $12. Contact Allen Diggs 215-909-2835, Arthur Young 215-727-1581) (#101)
– particularly when it involves their gentleness, and self-control.” While
own shortcomings!”). it’s often difficult to do, the strong • JUNE 23: Heinz Refuge Summer Solstice Festival, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Food Trucks. Music, • JUNE 28: 12th District Police Service Area #4 Meeting, 5:30 p. m. Kingsessing Library,
Or, as was the case on Fathers’ advice was to develop listening skills Movie, Guided Hikes, Nature Store, Kayaking & more. Info: @HeinzRefuge or @ 50th & Chester Ave. Learn what’s happening in your area. Boundaries & Info: Lt. McHugh
Day, June 16, what men have to do to that incorporate these divinely in- friendsofheinz, (#180)
sustain a family environment in which spired attributes!
children can be lovingly nurtured, As the clock wound down toward • JUNE 23: (F) Free Boating on the Schuylkill River (Every Saturday) – Bartram’s Garden • JUNE 28: Family Fishing Day, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Heinz National Wildlife Refuge,
educated and prepared for adult life. 10:00 a.m., the assembly held hands in 11:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m. 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Free Parking in Upper Lot, short walk to 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Bait available, plus some fishing gear (limited quantities) NO
There was universal agreement that a large circle and led by Rev. Wariso Bartram Dock. Kayaks & rowboats, safety equipment provided. Info 215-729-5281 or LICENSE NEEDED! Details: 215-365-3118 or /
this paternal task had become much Jumbo, an associate pastor of Grace website: upcomingevents.html Contact
more difficult of late with women church, shared their prayer concerns.
being prepared, educated, oriented to For more information about these • JUNE 24: Street Closure – Kelly Drive 3:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. All traffic & Parking • JUNE 29: Free Outdoor Movie Night: Bartram’s Garden “The Whiz” An
work so much outside the home. All open prayer and bible study meetings, including trolleys – and many side streets due to Philly Escape Triathelon: For Details: AfroFuture Film Classic: 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. Sing along (lyrics printouts and kids
agreed that idea of fathers as the ab- visit www.thecommonplacephilly. News
art supplies provided) Popcorn and lemonade while they last – Bring a blanket to
solute authority figures is increasingly com or phone 267-275-8238. The next
sit on. Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Info: 215-729-5281 or info@
challenged in modern American soci- gathering will be July 21 at The Com- • JUNE 24: (C) Children: Come & Sing! SW Phila. Community Children’s Choir, (K-8)
ety. The problem of a father’s influence mon Place beginning at 8:30 a.m. 1:30 – 3:30 (Every Sunday. The Common Place, 58th St. & Chester Ave. Info: thespot@

Paul “Earthquake” Moore

• JUNE 30: Grand Opening - New Nature Exhibit Area and Improved Walking Trails:
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Formal Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 1:00 p.m.) John Heinz National
• JUNE 25: Southwest Community Meeting - Green Stormwater Improvements in SW:
Recovering From Colon Cancer 6:30 p.m. Discussion of PWD efforts to use “green” approaches to storm water management
in Southwest. Public Welcome! Sponsored by Phila. Water Department Info: For more info:
Wildlife Refuge, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Archery, trolley tours, bird walks. Info 215-365-
3118 or
Much admired SW activist has new cause to rally behind visit or contact, 215.683.3405
• JUNE 30: “Healing From Within: Women’s Circle – Gateway-to-Re-Entry” 3:00 – 6:00
Paul Moore, known throughout the
community as “Earthquake” due to
Homeownership is important. • JUNE 25: Free Clothing Pop-Up Shop – Free Adult & Children’s clothing & shoes.
Begins 10:00 a.m. The Common Place, 58th & Chester Ave. (entrance/parking off 58th St.)
p.m., Gateway Center, 3751 Island Ave (off Bartram Ave next to Marriott, Suite 106: $20
Donation includes food. Speakers Dr. Karen Dixon, MoNique Holland. Info: Dr. Carol
his early boxing career, is presently 5 free items; 1st serve basis. or 267-275-8238. Simmons 215-760-1857
recovering from colon cancer surgery. We’re here to help homebuyers navigate the mortgage process and make buying
And, typical of his compassionate • JUNE 25: Dance for Health – Open to All (every Monday): Sponsored By Penn Nursing • JULY 7: First Summer Photowalk with Ned Levi, 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Heinz National Wildlife
a home affordable, even if you have little money for a downpayment, little or
nature, from his hospital bed he is at The Common Place (Every Monday) 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 58th & Chester Ave. (Parking Refuge, 8601 Lindbegh Blvd. Info 215-365-3118 or
“less-than-perfect” credit history or have had a recent job change.
already rallying friends and supporters entrance off 58th St.) Refreshments. Info: Terri 215-898-2259
to start a campaign to raise money for And, for a limited time, M&T is offering loan subsidies to homebuyers that can • JULY 9: SW RCO Zoning Meeting, 6:00 p.m., 12th Police Dist. 6448 Woodland Ave. For
provide thousands of dollars in downpayment, closing cost or interest rate info: Call Mark 215-729-0804 or email: Mark@southwestcdc.og
colon cancer research! “I’d like to run • JUNE 26: “Do You Want ot Open a Child Daycare Business in 2018?” 8:00 a.m. – 4:30
assistance in certain areas. As a good neighbor and integral part of the communities
the fundraiser from the Art Museum p.m. Comm. College of Phila. Main Campus, 1751 Callowhill St.. Top speakers/Discussion
we serve, it’s important that M&T makes homebuying easy and affordable for you. • JULY 10: Neighborhood Advisory Sub-Committee (NAS) Meeting: 6:00 p.m.
steps,” he has been quoted as saying.* groups: Breakfast/lunch provided. Info: SCORE Philadelphia, 215 231 9880, email:
Find out how by calling 1-888-253-0993 or visiting Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave., For info: Call Mark 215-729-0804 or email:
“Quake,” as he is affectionately Register online – Refundable $10 fee: https://events.
known, attended John Bartram High Mark@southwestcdc.og
School and has been an illustrious Paul “Earthquake” Moore receiving a Capital
Resources civic award for his neighborhood • JUNE 26: SW Community Line Dance with DJ Osagie 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Free, Open • JULY 10: Foster Parent Info Session (also July 17) 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. theVillage Preheim
outreach in Southwest some years ago. Paul is Equal Housing Lender.
PAUL “EARTHQUAKE” MOORE recovering from colon cancer surgery and already Subject to credit and property approval. ©2018 M&T Bank. Member FDIC. NMLS# 381076
community event at the , all ages welcome free water and lemonade. At the 56th St. Pavilion, Center, 6517 Chester Ave. Info: 215-730-2240 or (Serving
CONTINUES ON PAGE 15 contemplating a fundraiser for cancer research! Bartam’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh, ifo: 215-729-5281 Southwest for 142 years)
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• JULY 11: Environmental Education Program – Identifying Fish: 10 a.m. Cobbs Creek • Free Adult Beginning Reading Classes continue, sponsored by the Friends of Kingsessing PAUL “EARTHQUAKE” MOORE ing in on projects on MLK Day, and
Environmental Center, Cobbs Creek Parkway at Catharine St. Info: Library, at 51st and Chester. If you want to learn to read, or to teach with us, contact Adults CONTINUES FROM PAGE 12 sponsoring a Weekend of Peace aimed
pg/CobbsEnvCenter/events Can Learn to Read at or 267-419-7084. at bringing the community together.
presence in and around Southwest For several decades, “The People’s
• JULY 14: Tour & Lecture – The Oval Room: The Woodlands 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
The story of William Hamilton’s drawing room. 4000 Woodland Ave. Info: http://
• Full Employment Services/MyPLACE: Expanded Job Center at Southwest CDC, 6328
Paschall Ave. Free access to internet; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Info: cynthia@southwestcdc.
RENTAL MANAGEMENT Philadelphia for many years. He has
been Chairman of the Board of South-
Champ” has walked the chilly pave-
ments of Woodland Avenue during
West, Southwest, Northeast, South Philadelphia & University City org. or 215-729-0800. west Community Development Corp., evenings in the holiday season dressed
215-727-1565 a private, non-profit service agency in red and sporting a bushy white
• JULY 20: Free Outdoor Movie Night: Bartram’s Garden “The Jungle Book” An
animated classic! 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. (Informal walking tours before dusk). Free popcorn
• English Classes, sponsored by Center for Literacy, held at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall
Ave and Paschalville Library, 6942 Woodland Ave. (70th & Woodland). Info: 215-729- MANGO & AUGUST and is an Associate Minister of his
church, New Fellowship Missionary
beard as “Community Claus” giving
out candy canes and toys to delighted
and lemonade while they last – Bring a blanket to sit on. Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh 0800. 5601 Chester Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19153 Baptist. youngsters.
Blvd., Info: 215-729-5281 or Real Estate He has become well known in “We wish Paul and his family well,
Since 1976
• Employment & Educational Resources: Mon/Wed. 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tues/Thurs: Licensed Broker
Southwest for organizing such com- and pray fervently for his speedy
• JULY 20: 12th District Police Service Area #1 Meeting, 6:30 p. m. ShopRite Supermarket 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Fri. 10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m. Paschalville Library, 6942 Woodland munity events as his summer “Boot and complete recovery,” said Donna
Community Room, Penrose Plaza, Island Ave. Learn what’s happening in your area. Info: Ave. (70th & Woodland); Info: Niema at 215-685-2662. Also: Camp” to infuse young men with Henry, Executive Director of South-
Lt. Allen (#58) leadership and life skills, an annual west CDC.
OTHER COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS 24-hour “Food-A-Thon” and Celebrity * Comment excerpted from an article
• JULY 21: Men’s Prayer Breakfast – Open to All. (Every 3rd Sat.) 8:30 – Turkey Run to provide meals for needy by Napoleon F. Kingcade in the June 20
10:00 a.m. The Common Place, 58th & Chester Ave. Youth accompanied by adult • Eastwick Family Services provides Home /Community and Companion services for families at Thanksgiving time, pitch- University City Review.
welcome! “I desire all men to pray” (1 Tim 1:8) Info: 267-275-8238 or www. individuals with intellectual disabilities. We also provide 6400 Residential Housing & Home Care for the aging. For more information, please call us at (267) 634-6410 or visit
our website:”
Modern Conference Room
• JULY 21: Free Outdoor Film: “A Bug’s Life” 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., John Heinz National
Wildlife Refuge, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Bring your blankets or chairs, bug spray & friends • Foster Parent Information Sessions: Each month, the 2nd and 3rd Tuesdays of the Month, Available for Rent
for an outdoor movie at the Refuge! Popcorn! Free!. Kid’s Activity at 7:30 pm Film Begins 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Location: theVillage Preheim Center located at 6517 Chester Ave. Call
at 8:30 pm 215-730-2240 or email to sign up or for more information.

• JULY 27: Police Service Area #3 Meeting 6:30 p.m. Myers Rec. Center 58th St. & • Rotary Club of Southwest Philadelphia-Eastwick: Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 a.m. To
♦ Ideal for Training & High Level Conferences
♦ Elegant Business Setting ♦ Convenient Elmwood Location
Kingsessing Ave. Learn what’s happening in your area. Boundaries & Info: Lt. Galie confirm location call 215-292-1254.or email Visitors welcome at r
(#264) $5.00/breakfast. RENTAL PROPERTY OWNERS:
♦ Easy Connection to Public Transportation ♦ Internet access
• Southwest residents living within one mile of Bartram’s Garden are eligible for Program • Small Business Loans: Join a Southwest “Affinity Group Lending Circle” Loans, and
Pass access (75%-100% OFF selected events). Contact us with any questions or to sign financing coaching. or call 267-236.7000 OUR OFFICE TAKES THE HEADACHES OUT OF OWNING RENTAL PROPERTIES. WE HANDLE ♦ Rental: $250.00 per two hours (Bring Your Own Refreshments)

• NOW HIRING: Direct Support Professionals: Assists an individual with a disability • Housing Counseling: Help is a Phone Call Away: Qualified housing counselors available
& Driveway
to lead a self-directed life and contribute to the community, assists with activities of at Southwest CDC to assist with housing needs Southwest CDC Housing: 215-729-0800. Located near new Post Office
daily living if needed, and encourages attitudes and behaviors that enhance community
(C) Designates activities and events for children (F) Designates activities and events for families
inclusion. Minimum Qualifications: Pass a Criminal Background Check; High School Easy Access to Public Transportation & Major Highways

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• Community Health FREE Worker Peer Training: May 14 – July 12; Mon thru Thurs
9:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m., Drexel Dornsife Center 3509 Spring Garden St, Info: (215) 571-4013 Conference Area Basement Lounge
• Volunteer as Tutor: English Language Training, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Southwest
CDC, 6328 Paschall Avenue. Register for next 3-Session Course: 215-686-6079 or Cynthia
at or
• Free Evening English Language Courses, Mondays/Wednesday, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. at The Globe Times Welcomes Information About Your Community 2501 Carroll Street, Philadelphia, PA 19142
Tilden Middle School, 66th & Elmwood Ave. To register or for more info: Visit: www. or phone Center for Literacy
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