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Feature Film “The Community Event on Learning Science SW Streets are Safer

Black Panther” Runs Impact of Violence is Fun at Patterson after Gun Buyback of
in SW July 23 July 26 Summer Camp 300 Weapons
Free showing at The All residents welcome at College volunteers help VISA, Fresh Grocer,
Common Place, 58th & Bartram’s Garden students with intriguing Sporting Goods donate
Chester projects incentives
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SOUTHWEST CDC JULY 13, 2018

BRINGING GOOD NEWS TO THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1945


OPINION
PA overrides City ban on flavor cigarillos
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COMMUNITY
Streets Dept. Annual Tire Round-up July 28
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WURD public discussion on violence
July 26
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Heinz Refuge opens new nature exhibits
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COMING UP &
BULLETIN BOARD
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Hammers with Hearts


CASH CARS & TRUCKS
– SW Youth Complete Trades Course
The high school cohort of SW young people listen attentively to Williamson College carpentry shop director Mike Neville explain safety rules for using machine
tools. The students completed a one-week intensive carpentry course by making their own elegant pieces of home furniture. (PHOTO BY KAYLA OTTLEY).

G
FOR
iven the realities of urban fam- Williamson College of the Trades in Latin, Philadelphia Electrical and
up to $1,000 ily life, few youngsters grow
up these days with a knowl-
Media, PA, just outside the city.
What they devised was a one-week
Technical High, the School of Per-
forming Arts and Cornerstone Chris-
Cars or Trucks edge of hand tools for simple home course in carpentry that would allow tian Academy, the TCP group was
With/ Without Title repairs, let alone small construction young people to learn about tools, quickly overcome with applicants and
Bad Engines or projects. Realizing the few of our City shop discipline, and safety, and actu- decided to divide the program into
Bad Transmissions elementary and high schools offer ally construct and take home their two cohorts of 12 seventh and eighth
manual training, the leadership at The own elegant piece of furniture – a one-
up to $500 Common Place (TCP)at 58th Street or two-drawered bed table. HAMMERS WITH HEARTS
Cars or Trucks teamed up with management at the Opening up the recruitment at Boys CONTINUES ON PAGE 8

Any Condition
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Another Smoke-filled Backroom Deal in Harrisburg


– One That Hurts Our Children

T
$1.00 – according to a recent opinion facts stand out. First, the legislative
he history of the Pennsylvania piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer by budget process is controlled by the Re-
State Legislature’s intervention Colleen McCauley, Health Director publican Party leadership. So, whether
in the affairs of Philadelphia and of Public Citizens for Children and they actually authored the ban or
its citizens has been long and obtuse: Youth (PCCY). Not only are they not, they could have stopped it… but
Public School and Parking control, cheap, McCauley says, but they con- didn’t. It would have been possible
the Fair Funding Formula for public tain three times the tobacco as regular for Governor Wolf to veto the budget
schools, sensible gun registration, and cigarettes. proposal, but sadly he didn’t do so.
controls, etc. For some reason as well, flavored Second, an article by the Inquirer
But, seldom in that state vs. city nar- cigarillos escape the cigarette tax that Editorial Board dated July 11 reveals
rative has it more cynical, heavy-hand- channels up to $50 million back to the that just one huge tobacco company,
ed, and corrupt than in Harrisburg’s city schools per year. Look at the irony Altria, the parent company of Philip
backroom bludgeoning of the City’s in that! Morris who sells Black and Mild ciga-
drive to restrict the sale of flavored How did the State House move take rillos invested more than $3.3 million
cigarillos - which negatively impacts place? The public does not know. The in lobbying in Harrisburg over the last
the health of our children. clause forbidding the city to restrict 5 years! It’s easy to connect the dots!
These tobacco products are sold the sale of tobacco products was qui- The bottom line is that while our
in small packs of 4-5 smokes with etly inserted into the 2018-19 tax bill
cheaper brands vended in neighbor- at the last moment without any named ANOTHER SMOKE-FILLED
hood corner stores going for less the sponsors. Suffice to say two glaring CONTINUES ON PAGE 7

Safer SW Summer! Gun Buyback Is Huge Success


T
he “No Questions Asked” gun Grocers for donating the gift cards for
buyback sponsored by our the guns turned in - $100 for rifles and
elected leaders, Sen. Anthony shotguns and $200 for hand guns and
Williams, State Rep. Joanna McClin- assault rifles. He also recognized com-
ton, and City Councilman Kenyatta munity partners Penn University and
Johnson June 30 was an outstanding Penn Medicine, Mercy Philadelphia
contribution to more “Safe Summer” Hospital, Klutch Kings and Power 99
for residents and businesspersons and for their support.
for the officers of the 12th and 18th “About 60 percent of the weapons
Police Districts. “The final count was being turned in are hand guns with
approximately 300 guns of all kinds the balance being rifles or long arms,”
– far exceeding our expectations,” indicated Community Affairs Officer
reflected Rep. McClinton. Jean Coriolan of the 18th District. “90
“By the time front doors to the percent of what are turned in are going
Abiding Truth Ministries church at to be destroyed by melting them down;
57th Street and Washington Avenue some which may have been stolen will
were opened this morning, there Officers from the 12th and 18th Police Districts join gun buyback hosts State Sen. Anthony Williams and be returned to their owners. The buy-
were at least 30 of our neighbors City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and office staff members with the some 300 guns and rifles turned in back is so much more important in the
lined up with guns of all kinds,” at- by residents in the “Safe Streets” campaign June 30. summer when the hot weather means
tested an impressed Captain Greg about 15 percent throughout the city “Every police officer has a stake shorter tempers. When arguments oc-
Riley of the 18th District. “This ef- (down 18 percent in the 18th Dis- in this effort – that’s why there here cur, not having a gun around makes it
fort will make our streets and homes trict), the incidence is higher by 15 today,” added Capt. Riley. “We should more likely that people will cool down
safer. There is an ebb and flow in percent in the Southwest.” Shooting have these buybacks on a regular basis before tragic violence takes place.”
gun violence year by year for a incidents and non fatal shooting vic- and they should be well publicized.”
variety of reasons. But we know that tims are up this year by 26 percent Capt. Riley expressed immense thanks SAFER SW SUMMER
while the homicide trend is down and 40 percent respectively. to VISA, Sporting Goods and Fresh CONTINUES ON PAGE 10
4 Southwest Globe Times Newspaper June 22, 2018 COMMUNITY NEWS

Mercy Philadelphia Hospital Concludes


100th Anniversary Year Celebration
M
ercy Philadelphia Hospital services include, but are not limited
hosted its 100th Anniversa- to: Bariatrics, Heart Care, Physical
ry Community Block Party Therapy and Rehab, Diabetes and
on June 30 to wind up the celebra- Emergency Care, Gastroenterology,
tion of its century of service to the Geriatrics, Gynecology Services and
West and Southwest Philadelphia Post-Partum Care, LIFE (Living
community. Hosted by Mercy Health Independently for Elders), a Physical
System President & CEO Susan Therapy, Rehabilitation, and Well-
Croushore and Hospital Executive ness Center, Mental Health and Neu-
Director Susan Cusack, hundreds of rology care, Orthopedic Services,
hospital colleagues, executives and Outpatient Care, Pain Management,
volunteers, and community partners Primary Care, Radiology/Diagnostic
and neighborhood families attended Imaging and Respiratory treatment.
the event. Mercy Philadelphia Hospital can be
The gala occasion wrapped up Mercy Health Systems President & CEO Susan reached at 215.748.9000 or at Central
the hospital’s year-long 100th- Croushore dispenses pretzels with a smile as The Mercy Community Block Party June 30 Scheduling: 610.237.2525. For physi-
anniversary celebration—a “Year of she helps bring to a close the centennial year featured many family-friendly events and Activities. cian referrals call 1.877.466.3729.
celebration of Mercy Hospital Philadelphia service These included an unforgettable opportunity for a
Mercy.” It included lots of food and to our community. cautious Philly kid to pet a goat. Information for this article was gra-
snacks, non-stop live entertainment, ciously provided by Thomas J. Logue
a concert by the Mercy Philadelphia ing, numerous bounce balloons and member of Mercy Health Systems, and Darrah Pilieri of AKCG – Public
Choir, Zumba exercise classes, pony other activities for children. is located 501 S. 54th Street. Its Relations Counselors. Photos are
rides, a petting zoo, rock wall climb- Mercy Philadelphia Hospital, a broad range of care and treatment courtesy of Mercy Health Systems.

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The Black Panther Bartram Village Choice - $1.3 Million


- Award Winning Film Grant for Planning & Repairs
- at The Common Place
T
he Philadelphia Housing Au-
thority (PHA) reiterated June 27
that Bartram Village will benefit
from a $1.3 million Choice Neighbor-
hood Grant from the U.S. Department
of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD). The announcement was
mentioned again at a PHA summer
get-together for residents of Bartram
Village, along with music, food and Homeownership is important.
family activities. Residents also filled
out surveys about their needs regard-
ing healthcare, employment, educa- We’re here to help homebuyers navigate the mortgage process and make buying
Some of the 500 apartments in the 56-year old
tion, housing, exercise, childcare, Bartram Village Public Housing complex. Residents a home affordable, even if you have little money for a downpayment, little or
are hopeful that a $1.3 million HUD grant will lead “less-than-perfect” credit history or have had a recent job change.
shopping, and transportation. to some repairs and improvements
This grant funds a two-year planning And, for a limited time, M&T is offering loan subsidies to homebuyers that can
phase for the 22-acre low-rise apart- Bartram Village neighbors would like provide thousands of dollars in downpayment, closing cost or interest rate
ment complex near the Kingsessing to see. assistance in certain areas. As a good neighbor and integral part of the communities
neighborhood in Southwest Phila- “This is the kickoff event to conduct we serve, it’s important that M&T makes homebuying easy and affordable for you.
delphia. Founded in 1942, Bartram a needs assessment survey so we can Find out how by calling 1-888-253-0993 or visiting mtb.com/mortgage.
Village includes nearly 500 homes, but understand what it is they want to see
is now in need of major repairs. for the future,” said PHA spokesperson
It’s likely that PHA will ultimately Nichole Tillman.
tear down and rebuild the hous- Sheila Anthony, president of the Equal Housing Lender.
ing community. But for now, they’re Resident’s Council at Bartram Village, Subject to credit and property approval. ©2018 M&T Bank. Member FDIC. NMLS# 381076
Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, embarking on a six-month fact-finding said residents are enthusiastic about
JULY 23 Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel
Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston
mission to gather input from the resi-
dents and also those in nearby com-
the potential for change. Residents
did express concern about security,
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Attention Direct Support Professionals

N
Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, munities. the fencing which separates Bartram
ow is your chance to see for and Andy Serkis. The group hopes to enhance not Village from the rest of Southwest, and Training Available on Intellectual Disabilities Topics :
free the record-breaking Black Panther was released in Febru- only Bartram Village, but also the sur- prompt replacement of burned out ♦ Intro to Intellectual Disabilities ♦ Medication Administration Training
feature film Black Panther ary, 2018, it has grossed $1.3 billion rounding neighborhoods. PHA is also street lights.
♦ CPR & First Aid ♦ Fire Safety ♦ Positive Approaches ♦ Dysphasia
here in Southwest. It will be shown at worldwide, become the second-high- working and coordinating with nearby This article was excerpted from one
The Common Place, 58th and Chester est-grossing film of 2018 and has won community development groups to by Jack Firneno which appeared in the ♦ Understanding Aggression in people with IDD ♦ Seizure Management
Avenue at 5:00 – 6:40 p.m. on Monday, numerous awards and nominations. learn more about what improvements June 27 issue of the University Review. ♦ Understanding Mental Illness ♦ Autism ♦ And More... Charge $50.00
July 23. Five African tribes war over a Please Inquire about availability and upcoming training classes - Eastwick
Produced by Marvel Studios and meteorite containing vibranium. One ANOTHER SMOKE-FILLED but the death rate remains high. 5.6
distributed by Walt Disney the film warrior ingests a “heart-shaped herb” CONTINUES FROM PAGE 2 million Americans who began smok- Family Services, 2501 Carroll St., Phila., PA 19142 Phone: 267-634-6410
reveals what it means for a person affected by the metal and gains super- ing at an early age will die prematurely
to be Black – in Africa, the U.S. and human abilities, becoming the first own local city council and state rep- because of that habit.
around the world. Directed by Ryan “Black Panther.” For more informa- resentatives have the welfare of our What can we do to continue the
Coogler, it stars Chadwick Boseman as tion on the film, visit www.youtube. children in mind, those “middle of the downward direction of childhood
T’Challa, the Black Panther, alongside com/watch?v=xjDjIWPwcPU state” legislators do not, nor we would smoking and stop the proliferation of
assert do they care about those of their attractive smoking alternative? Vote
ATTENTION MEN: MEN’S PRAYER BREAKFAST AND BIBLE STUDY, THE own constituents. Children in subur- to keep levelheaded democrats in the
COMMON PLACE, JULY, 21. ban or rural areas are just as suscepti- governor’s office, and write leading
A delicious, home cooked, Southern style breakfast (Free, but contributions ble to smoking at an early age (behind Republican senators and representa-
welcome), followed by Bible study and reflection, and a prayer circle. 8:30 the barn or the garage, we recall) as tives to ask them to stop meddling in
– 10:00 a.m. Adults, youth and accompanied boys welcome. 58th Street and our city kids. Figures from the U.S. our children’s lives!
Chester Ave. (Enter through parking lot off 58th St. Info: (267) 275-8238 or Center for Disease Control (CDC)* * www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statis-
www.thecommonplacephilly.org. indicate that the rate of tobacco use by tics/fact_sheets/youth_data/tobacco_
young people is gradually dropping, use/index.htm (dated June 2018).
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HAMMERS WITH HEARTS


CONTINUES FROM PAGE 1

graders and 16 high school agers. The


cost of the program was shared by a
number of generous donors, many
from Wayne Presbyterian Church,
founders of The Common Place and
the CityLights Network in Southwest.
“The learning experience was a com-
plete package,” observed TCP project
coordinator Kayla Ottley. “We careful-
ly mentored the students throughout
the day, bussing them from Southwest
Nyzaiha Daniels displays his almost-completed
cabinet. “It’s nice being able to learn some STACY LEV Y’S
to Media in the morning and returned carpentry and take home something I’ve actually
them in the evening, tired, well fed, built.”

Tide Field
happy, and with a wonderful sense of son Senior Vice President and Chief
accomplishment. of Staff.“While this was a trial run for
In Williamson’s spacious, modern this kind of program, their hands-on
carpentry center, the students were learning experience taught them some SW youngsters examine the grain of a cabinet door with carpentry shop director Mike Neville before
guided and taught by its director Mike worthwhile individual skills and saw applying the stain that would bring out the beautiful texture of the wood. (PHOTO BY KAYLA OTTLEY).
Neville assisted by instructor John that a trade career could be enjoyable set of tools for future projects courtesy also pursue service, sports, and other

&
Cappuzo. Starting with raw slabs of and generate a good living.” of HD Industrial Supply. normal college activities. According
wood, the youngsters cut the pieces for Cornerstone Christian Academy Williamson has a 125-year plus to CEO Michael J. Rounds, a measure
their bedtable, shaped the edges on a (CCA) student India Carter reported, record of training young men in a of the school’s effectiveness is that
router, sanded and stained the finished “I liked learning about carpentry – Judeo-Christian environment a range there are at least three jobs waiting
components, drilled for screws and especially using the router. It was nice of technical subjects from construc- for each student when they graduate!
hinges and assembled and applied making something that was useful and tion technology with an emphasis More information about Williamson

River Rooms
the wood stain (their choice of color) nice to look at. I look forward to doing on carpentry or masonry emphasis, College may be found online at www.
to the finished furniture. “The pride more projects of this kind.” horticulture, landscaping and turf williamson.edu along with guidance
on their faces as they received their Another student at CCA, Taylor management, and machine tool, on how to apply.
course completion certificates and Joint, noted, “It was good to be able painting and coating, and power The Common Place provides after
showed off their work was priceless,” to work independently on my own plant technology. Through a com- school enrichment programs in a safe,
proclaimed Ottley. cabinet. I learned how to drill, use the bination of college-awarded schol- enjoyable learning environment, and
“The young people proved willing miter saw and router, hang the doors arships, and federal Pell and state sponsors family dance and singing ac-
and able, and very satisfied with the so they open and close properly.” PHEAA grants, tuition, room, and tivities. For more information, phone
tangible results of their week with us,” Upon completion of the course each board are virtually free for an aver- 267-275-8238 or visit www.thecom-
reckoned Todd M. Zachary, William- student was given a back pack with a age of 260 three-year students who monplacephilly.org

Attention: Block Captains and Organization Leaders:


Annual Streets Dept. Tire “Round-Up
Street & Woodland Avenue. Since the inception of the program
JULY 28 Only registered Block Captains,
organized community/civic organiza-
in 1995, registered participants have
collected over 250,000 illegally dis-
May − Oct 2018
B
tions, Town Watch organizations, and carded tires. Tires from auto repair
lock Captains and leaders of Partnership Recycling Groups who shops, mechanic shops, car dealers and
community organizations can have registered for the Tire Round- private storage lots are required to be Head to Bartram’s Garden to experience two temporary, site-specific art installations by # AR TATBAR TR AMS
earn money for their block or Up Program and have received an ID disposed of by the merchant, for a fee. Stacy Levy, the inaugural Art@Bartram’s artist. Learn about the river’s tides and reflect on the FU NDE D BY
group by collecting discarded tires number are eligible for participation. These tires will not be accepted at the environment at a variety of public programs. Art@Bartram’s is a multi-year collaborative
and dropping them off at designated Registered participants are offered a drop-off sites. initiative between Bartram’s Garden and Mural Arts Philadelphia, supported by the William
locations from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. “tire bounty” of $.50 for each illegally For more information regarding the Penn Foundation, which celebrates the Schuylkill River and its surrounding landscape, and
on July 28, 2018. One dropoff in West discarded tire they collect and drop off Tire Round-Up Program or any other promotes environmental stewardship. For more information, visit muralarts.org/artatbartrams.
Phila. is located at 49th Street & Park- at one of the designated sites. The tire Streets Department-related issue, con-
side Avenue, gut the second is con- drop-off limit is 1,000 tires per group tact the Streets Department’s Custom- M U R AL AR T S .O R G /AR TAT BAR T R AM S
veniently located in Southwest: 51st or $500 per registered participant. er Affairs Unit at (215) 686-5560.
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Grand Opening for New Exhibits at Heinz Refuge At Bartram’s Science Makes Summer Learning Fun at Patterson Camp
Garden –

By David Stoughton Bridging the Gaps” is an intern- two plants for the differences in their with the most energy and move around
Community Event ship program arranged through a growth and making predictions about a ton! Oobleck is a Newtonian Fluid…

J ohn Heinz National Wildlife Refuge


at Tinicum cut the ribbon opening
its exciting new nature exhibit area
in the Cusano visitor center at 8601
on Impact of
Violence
consortium of Philadelphia medi-
cal, dental, nursing, social work and
occupational therapy schools. A team
from “Bridging,” consisting of Aki
the outcomes. We are hoping that at the
end of the summer if the plant given
sunlight and water continues to grow,
we will all be able to taste a little bit of
it has properties of both a solid and a
liquid. The students made their own
Oobleck slime and saw how the strange
substance could be hard like a solid, but
Lindbergh Blvd. June 30. Berman from Penn Med, Caitlin Bryan the home-grown basil!” also spread out like a liquid.”
The redesign of the visitor experi- from Penn Dental, Heidi Chiu from “Our next class was all about the For the rest of the summer, the team
ence does not end with the new ex- Penn Nursing, and Sarah Hannigan different phases of matter,” noted Chiu. of four plans to cover new topics like
hibits. The trail map, bird list, and trail from Jefferson Occupational Therapy “We learned about solids, liquids, and the human body, dental hygiene, public
signage have all been updated as well. are working with the Patterson School gasses by playing with Oobleck, a slime safety and the environment, plus a field
These additions have been designed to Summer Camp teaching fun, interac- made of cornstarch and water and easy trip to the Penn Museum of Archaeol-
help nature lovers broaden their en- tive science lessons to the campers. to make at home. We learned that solids ogy and Anthropology!
counter with the unique features of the “The first week of the camp was a have unique shapes, while liquids and The Bridging the Gap instructors
nation’s first and only urban reserve. blast!” indicated an enthusiastic Berman. A pair of Patterson Summer Campers test the gasses do not have their own shapes, were unanimous. “The campers are
amazing properties of “Oobleck” slime.
They provide a safe and welcoming “We started off with some light activi- and take the shape of whatever is hold- eager learners and wonderful students.
atmosphere for both first-time and ties and games to help everyone get to which we need to breathe!” ing them!” We look forward to working with the
longtime users. know each other, and then transitioned “Throughout the summer, we are “The older students also learned amazing kids at the Patterson School
Visitors will also find a vibrant wild- to learning about plants. We talked conducting a summer-long science ex- about the molecules,” concluded Summer Camp all summer long!”
life and plant life habitat, community about the resources plants need to grow, periment with two basil plants,” added Hannigan. “The molecules in solids are For information about the Patterson
outreach and youth programs, and like sunlight, water and carbon dioxide, Bryan. “One plant will be given lots of packed close together and barely move, Summer Camp and the year-long after-
helpful educational activities at Heinz. Symbolic of the welcome extended to the Southwest community, staff of the John Heinz National Wildlife A photo clip from the documentary “Quest.” The and about what plants can do for us. We sunlight and water, and another plan those in liquids are more spread out school program at Patterson, contact
Additionally, the new exhibits them- Refuge at Tinicum open their arms at the doors of the Cusano Center which houses the new nature exhibit Rainey family highlighted in that film will be learned that in addition to providing will be kept in the dark with no water. and move around a little, and the mol- Jackie at Southwest CDC, 215-729-0800
area inaugurated June 30 present at the WURD event on the scourge of
selves highlight the importance of violence at Bartram’s Garden July 26.
food and shade, they also give us oxygen, The campers will be observing the ecules in gasses are super spread out or shaketia@southwestcdc.org.

W
volunteer support and partnership in strives to connect people to nature,
both shaping the history of the refuge engage communities in conservation URD Radio is sponsoring a
and the ability of the refuge to main- action, and breakdown transportation two-part community event
tain relevancy locally and nationally. barriers to green spaces in Philadel- on the impact of violence on
To celebrate the grand opening on phia. For information on new and families, Thursday, July 26, from 2:00
June 30, Heinz Refuge provided an on-going events and activities, check to 4:00 and 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. It will be
introduction to fishing, nature walks, the “Calendar of Events” on the Heinz held at Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lind-
guided shuttle tours, archery, and live online website at www.fws.gov/refuge/ bergh Blvd. and is being co-sponsored
animals. john_heinz/. by The Lenfest Institute and the Wyn-
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge Information and photo for this arti- cote Foundation.
at Tinicum was established to pro- cle were graciously provided by David The iconic photo of the Heinz tidal wetlands with The first section entitled “Put it
tect Pennsylvania’s largest remaining Stoughton, Visitor Services Manager the City skyline in the background. These 200 Down” will feature a panel discussion
acres of wetland are all that remain of the original
freshwater tidal marsh and provide at the John Heinz National Wildlife 6000 acres which existed prior to the coming of including the Rainey family who is
environmental education. The refuge Refuge at Tinicum. Europeans. part of the award-winning documen-
tary “Quest.”
SAFER SW SUMMER ones that won’t become victims of The second section will enable resi-
CONTINUES FROM PAGE 2 crime and violence!” dents to interact with each other and
“Fewer guns in the home has a the event’s community partners.
Said Pastor Benjamin Green of positive effect where suicides are con- The program will be recorded as a
Abiding Truth Minsties whose prem- cerned,” noted 12 Police District Cap- memorial to honor friends and fami-
ises were used for the buyback, “We’re tain Deshawn Beaufort. “Depressed lies of those whose lives have been
happy to be able to offer our facility for people are able to get help before they altered by violence. There will be
this purpose. resort to pulling the trigger.” artists and activists from The Village
Arnold Mitchell, Community Af- “I’m happy to see all these guns of Arts and Humanities to help create
fairs Officer of the 12th Police District safely out of the way during the sum- artwork emblemizing the trauma that
added, “The results are excellent and mer when there are so many children violence causes in an urban setting.
we think it is well worth the 3-month on the streets,” stressed Alicia Burbage Entertainment and food will also be
planning effort which brought it about. who helped organize the buyback. provided.
Captain DeShawn Beaufort with State Rep. Joanna
I’m happy about the total guns turned “We have taken a real step forward in McClinton and State Sen. Anthony Williams who For more information visit wurdra-
in… that’s just so many more loved making this year a “Safe Summer.” sponsored the successful local gun buyback June 30. dio.com or phone 215-425-7875.
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• AUGUST 2: Family Fishing Day, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. See • Free Adult Beginning Reading Classes continue, sponsored by the Friends of
July 19 above for details Kingsessing Library, at 51st and Chester. If you want to learn to read, or to teach with
us, contact Adults Can Learn to Read at ACLTR.library@gmail.com or 267-419-7084.
• AUGUST 4: Nature Tots! – Children 3-5 (with adult) Explore Nature at Heinz Refuge:
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Stories, crafts, hikes. FREE! 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Pre-Registration • Full Employment Services/MyPLACE: Expanded Job Center at Southwest CDC, 6328
required, email to Brianna_Patrick@fws.gov, or Info phone 215-365-3118. Paschall Ave. Free access to internet; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Info: cynthia@southwestcdc.
org. or 215-729-0800.
• AUGUST 16: Bat & Moth Nature Night at the Woodlands 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., 4000 Woodland
• JULY 13: Bats and Nighthawks Night, 8:00p.m. Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center, • JULY 19: Family Fishing Day (Also Aug 2), 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Ave. Info: http://woodlandsphila.org. • English Classes, sponsored by Center for Literacy, held at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall
Cobbs Creek Parkway at Catharine St. Info: www.facebook.com/pg/CobbsEnvCenter/events 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Bait available, plus some fishing gear (limited quantities) NO LICENSE Ave. and Paschalville Library, 6942 Woodland Ave. (70th & Woodland). Info: 215-729-0800.
NEEDED! Details: 215-365-3118 or www.fws.gov/refuge/John_Heinz/visit/upcomingevents.html EMPLOYMENT – JOB & LIFE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
• JULY 14: CityLights Networking Meeting, 8:00am - 9:00a.m. The Common Place (Parlor), • Employment & Educational Resources: Mon/Wed. 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tues/
58th & Chester Ave. (Entrance through parking lot off 58th St.), Community organizations • JULY 20: Free Outdoor Movie Night: Bartram’s Garden “The Jungle Book” An animated • NOW HIRING: Direct Support Professionals: Assists an individual with a disability Thurs: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Fri. 10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m. Paschalville Library, 6942
will share information about needs, resources and activities. All are welcome! Info: 267- classic! 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. (Informal walking tours before dusk). Free popcorn and lemonade to lead a self-directed life and contribute to the community, assists with activities of Woodland Ave. (70th & Woodland); Info: Niema at 215-685-2662. Also: facebook.
705-6576 or citylightsdirector@gmail.com while they last – Bring a blanket to sit on. Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Info: daily living if needed, and encourages attitudes and behaviors that enhance community com/SWJRL
215-729-5281 or info@bartramsgarden.org inclusion. Minimum Qualifications: Pass a Criminal Background Check; High School
• JULY 14: Special Tour, Sankofa Community Farm, Bartram’s Garden, 11:00a.m. – Diploma or Transcripts: Valid PA Driver’s License; Social Security card; Child Abuse OTHER COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
12:00noon, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Led by Farm Co-Director Chris Bolden Newsome. Info • JULY 20: 12th District Police Service Area #1 Meeting, 6:30 p. m. ShopRite Supermarket Clearance; Current Physical Apply in person, 2501 Carroll St (at Elmwood Ave,)
215-729-5281 or website: www.bartramsgarden.org Community Room, Penrose Plaza, Island Ave. Learn what’s happening in your area. Info: Philadelphia PA 19142 • Eastwick Family Services provides Home/Community and Companion services for
Lt. Allen (#58) PPD.12.PSA1@phila.gov individuals with intellectual disabilities. We also provide 6400 Residential Housing &
• JULY 14: Nature Tots! – Children 3-5 (with adult) Explore Nature at Heinz Refuge: 10:00 • Community Health FREE Worker Peer Training: May 14 – July 12; Mon thru Thurs Home Care for the aging. For more information, please call us at (267) 634-6410 or visit
– 11:00a.m. Stories, crafts, hikes. FREE! 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Pre-Registration required, • JULY 21: Men’s Prayer Breakfast – Open to All. (Every 3rd Sat.) 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. The 9:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m., Drexel Dornsife Center 3509 Spring Garden St, Info: (215) 571-4013 our website: www.eastwickfamily.com”
email to Brianna_Patrick@fws.gov, or phone Info 215-365-3118 (Also August 4) Common Place, 58th & Chester Ave. Youth accompanied by adult welcome! “I desire all
men to pray” (1 Tim 1:8) Info: 267-275-8238 or www.thecommonplacephilly.org • Volunteer as Tutor: English Language Training: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Southwest • Foster Parent Information Sessions: Each month, the 2nd and 3rd Tuesdays of the
• JULY 14: Tour & Lecture – The Oval Room: The Woodlands 1:00 – 2:00p.m. The story CDC, 6328 Paschall Avenue. Register for next 3-Session Course: 215-686-6079 or Cynthia Month, 5:00 to 7:00 pm Location: theVillage Preheim Center located at 6517 Chester
of William Hamilton’s drawing room. 4000 Woodland Ave. Info: http://woodlandsphila.org • JULY 21: Free Outdoor Film: “A Bug’s Life” 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., John Heinz National at cynthia@southwestcdc.org or philaliteracy.org/calendar. Ave. Call 215-730-2240 or email fostercare@village1877.org to sign up or for more
Wildlife Refuge, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Bring your blankets or chairs, bug spray & information.
• JULY 14: Second Saturday Activities (Aug. 11) Cobbs Creek Community Environmental friends for an outdoor movie at the Refuge! Popcorn! Free!. Kid’s Activity at 7:30 • Free Evening English Language Courses, Mondays/Wednesday, 5:00 – 7:30p.m. at Tilden Middle
pm Film Begins at 8:30 pm Info: 215-365-3118 or www.fws.gov/refuge/John_Heinz School, 66th & Elmwood Ave. To register or for more info: Visit: www.centerforliteracy.org/free-cfl- • Rotary Club of Southwest Philadelphia-Eastwick: Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 a.m. To confirm
Center, Cobbs Creek Parkway at Catharine St. Info: www.facebook.com/pg/
classes-at-community-schools or phone Center for Literacy 215-474-1235 extension 200. location call 215-292-1254.or email dmhphilly@aol.com Visitors welcome at $5.00/breakfast.
CobbsEnvCenter/events
• JULY 22: Balkan Night at Bartrams: Music, Dinner, Folk Dancing, 6:00 – 11:00 p.m.,

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• JULY 14: (F) Free Boating on the Schuylkill River (Every Saturday) – Bartram’s Garden
11:00a.m – 3:00p.m. 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Free Parking in Upper Lot, short walk to
St. – enter on foot via 54th St.) West Philadelphia Orchestra & Phila. Women’s Slavic
Ensemble. 6:00 p.m. Balkan Buffet ($10); General Admission $12. Ticket & other info:
Gift of Travel
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• JULY 23: Movie Night: The Black Panther, FREE: 5:00 p.m. The Common Place, 58th To You!
• JULY 14: Volunteer Day, Bartram’s Garden, 9:00a.m. – 12:30p.m., 5401 Lindbergh & Chester Ave. (entrance/parking off 58th St.) Info: www.thecommonplacephilly.org (See
Blvd.: weeding, pruning, clean up, planting: No experience necessary; dress for outdoors; Article, This Issue, Page 6.

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bring gloves if you have them. Info: 215-729-5281 or info@bartramsgarden.org Www.travelbenefitsclub.com
Southwest CDC’s trained housing coun- Promo Code: 85790
• JULY 25: 12th District Police Service Area #2 Meeting, 5:00 p.m. Paschalville Library, selors can help you if you are in foreclo-
• JULY 15: Birdwalks, Professionally Guided 9:00 a.m. (Most Sundays) Heinz National Wildlife Save up to 70% off on
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70th St. & Woodland Ave.. Learn what’s happening in your area. Boundaries & Info: Lt. sure, received an ACT 91 letter from
Refuge, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Info: 215-365-3118 or www.fws.gov/refuge/John_Heinz Kinslow (#101) PPD.12.PSA2@phila.gov your lender and even if you are just a Hotels, Resorts,
month or so behind on your payments. Movies, Theme Parks,
• JULY 15: Youth Nature Walk – Heinz Refuge, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m., Discover summer birds;
Beginner’s welcomed with adult!) Free. no registration necessary. Starts at Visitor Center,
• JULY 26: Lower Eastwick Public Lands Strategy Meeting, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Embassy
Suites, 9000 Bartram Ave. Important opportunity for public input on the draft strategy for
BOARD You do not need to hire an attorney.
You have Southwest CDC housing coun-
selors, pro bono attorneys and the
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8601 Lindbergh Blvd. Comfortable shoes recommended. Info: 215-365-3118 or www.fws. the use of the 189 Acres of public land in Lower Southwest formulated by Interface Studios The Globe Times Welcomes
gov/refuge/John_Heinz City’s Office of Housing and Community
(Check www.swglobetimes.com for a copy of the current draft proposal) Information About Your Development staff behind you.
Community Events & Jamal Griffin
• JULY 17: Foster Parent Info Session 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. theVillage Preheim Center, 6517 • JULY 26: WURD Community Event on Impact of Violence on families, 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Bartram’s Call today to set up an appointment at Travel Benefits Consultant
Chester Ave. Info: 215-730-2240 or fostercare@village1877.org (Serving Southwest for Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Public welcome, food, entertainment, panel and open discussions,
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Southwest Community Development Corp.
For New Bulletin Board Sponsor ID: 85790
6328 Paschall Ave. Philadelphia PA 19142 Web: www.paid2save.com/
• JULY 16: Dance for Health – Free & Open to All (every Monday): Sponsored By Penn • JULY 27: Police Service Area #3 Meeting 6:30 p.m. Myers Rec. Center 58th St. & Kingsessing Items is the Wednesday xpect2save
Nursing at The Common Place (Every Monday) 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 58th & Chester Ave. Ave. Learn what’s happening in your area. Boundaries & Info: Lt. Galie (#264 ) PPD.12. 215729-0800 www.southwestcdc.org
before publication dates. Affiliate Opportunity
(Parking entrance off 58th St.) Refreshments . Info: Terri 215-898-2259 PSA3@phila.gov
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Officer Wounded in SW
Mission ♦ Intellectual/Disabilities RENTAL MANAGEMENT
Shooting is Recovering
♦ Home & Habilitation Services
O
fficer Fred Attakora of the the 12th Police District was wounded in
Eastwick’s mission is to provide services for West, Southwest, Northeast, South Philadelphia & University City
a shooting that took place near Buist Avenue and 70th Street on July
individuals in a safe environment, allow
♦ Companion Services 215-727-1565 4. According to 12th District Captain Deshawn Beaufort, Officer At-
them to direct their own services, and re-
spect their values to help them improve ♦ Supported Employment MANGO & AUGUST tacora is recovering and resting at home.
Police are still seeking information on the perpetrator whose gunfire killed
their quality of life.
♦ Respite 5601 Chester Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19153
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cab driver Michael Boateng. Those with information should call the confi-
dential tips hotline 215.686. 8477. A substantial reward is offered for infor-
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Eastwick Family Services is a social service
Eastwick Family Services is an Equal
organization that provides services for indi- Supported Employment
Opportunity Employer. We do not
viduals with developmental
discriminate
disabilities, the
on the basis
elderly and the physically disabled. of race,
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religion
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EEOC Statement professionals can assist with activities of dai-
ly living.
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which any member of the community might
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