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Bartram Neighborhood Young SW Violinist State Rep.

McClinton
Turns Out for Gala Akili Farrow in Hosts Resource Fair
Harvest Fest Classical FM Debut for Veterans
Sankofa Community Show airs Nov. 11 on November 14 luncheon
Farm hosts activities for former St. Francis de celebrates Veterans’ Day
all ages Sales student
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OPINION
Nov. 6: Pull Election Lever for Gov. Wolf
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Community concern: building on flood plain
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COMMUNITY
Idling cars: Health risks and unneeded costs
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LIHEAP home heating season opens Nov. 1
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EPA Cleanup of Clearview landfill continues
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Coalition Airs Concerns About Eastwick Public Lands Strategy


E
astwick Friends & Neighbors from the Philadelphia Airport and other
Coalition (EFNC) hosted a major stakeholders over the past year and
public meeting on October 26 to a half.
consider the future use of five parcels EFNC’s comments and concerns (2,
of public land totaling some 170 acres above) about the Eastwick Public Land
in Eastwick. The basis for the discus- Strategy proposal are rooted in Eastwick’s
sions in the ballroom of the Embassy long legacy of advocacy. The commu-
Suites Airport Hotel, 9000 Bartram nity has dealt with many challenges over
Avenue was twofold: the decades. 60 years ago, activists were
1. “Eastwick Public Land Strategy Rec- ignored and Eastwick was devastated by
ommendations” presented on July 26, Philadelphia’s push for so-called “urban re-
2018. These recommendations can be newal,” when City leaders found justifica-
viewed at https://philadelphiarede- tion for uprooting 8,000 Eastwick residents A Southwest scene during one of the several storms that have hit our area in the last two dozen years.
Much of Southwest and particularly Eastwick lies within either the 100- or 500-year floodplains.
velopmentauthority.org/community- out of their homes using eminent domain,
engagement/lower-eastwick-public- condemnation, and blight certification. information are provided to crucial ques- During Hurricane Sandy, October
land-strategy/ Disenfranchisement and distrust linger, tions, including: 2012, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nut-
2. “Eastwick Public Land Strategy Com- as Eastwick, an environmental justice • Have Eastwick’s economic, environ- ter came to Eastwick’s “planet streets”
ments and Concerns” presented on community, deals with chronic flooding, mental, and social equity issues been and stated the need for a comprehensive
October 26, which can be viewed at superfund sites, sinking homes, short- addressed with this plan? solution to flooding. The burden of proof
https://eastwickfriends.files.wordpress. dumping, and other issues. • Is it prudent to develop in Eastwick’s is on PRA that development will not
com/2018/10/efnc-public-mtg-final- While there are pieces of the proposal that FEMA-designated Special Flood increase flooding. Eastwick’s experiences
presentation-2018-1025.pdf we support – including re-purposing the Hazard Area (the 100-year floodplain), tell us the smart thing is NOT to build
The July 26 Strategy (1, above) con- historic Wolf-CommTech school – we have even if it is legal? here, even if regulations allow for it!
tained recommendations pulled together significant concerns about multiple aspects. • Are the right land uses proposed for the This article was provided by the East-
by Interface Studios on behalf of the The Eastwick Public Land Strategy can right places? wick Friends and Neighbors Coalition and
Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority be a strong “first step”, but EFNC cannot • Who benefits and who pays the costs in appeared on its website: https://eastwick-
following four public meetings and input support the plan until more answers and the proposed strategy? friends.wordpress.com

OPINION
The Race for Governor – Tom Wolf is the Clear Choice on November 6
T
he two leading major party There is, however, one vital and allocated according to the fair funding ized for pre-existing conditions; rational,
candidates for a four-year term absolutely critical aspect of Gov. Wolf ’s formula – so that poorer districts like common sense gun registration laws;
as Governor of Pennsylvania on effort to succeed himself for another Philadelphia receive more money based adequate funding of our government
November share two important char- four-year term: Gov. Wolf leads the on need and higher percentages of spe- worker retirement reserves; and aggres-
acteristics: They were both mature, suc- Democratic ticket. cial needs students. sively strengthening our environmental
cessful businessmen and neither were As a committed progressive Demo- With some hope that liberals can win regulations.
professional politicians before they cratic leader. Gov. Wolf has stood as an the battle for rational districting in of A return to another Republican in
began their public careers. Republican unyielding bulwark against the power election territories conjunction with the Governor’s Mansion will mean
State Senator Scott Wagner is a friendly, of the conservative GOP legislators in the 2020 census, there is a possibility four more years as we had under Tom
articulate and confident man who has our state house and senate While he that Gov. Wolf will have an opportunity Corbett, a state chief executive under
served with credit as senator for 8 years. has been unable to full fill many of the to fully fund school expenditures on a thumbs of his party’s reactionary,
He also has also shown up regularly objectives and initiatives he campaigned needs basis, and also address other vital self-serving senate and house leaders.
in Southwest over the past two years, for, he has negotiated a balanced budget issues for the Commonwealth: propor- That will mean a disaster for urban
serving food to needy families at Myers annually and most important, he has tionate income taxes where the rich pay dwellers – and of our rural brothers
Recreation Center and getting together pressed hard for more critically needed a true fair share; applying a severance and sisters.
for breakfast with the senior residents school funding. With equal determina- tax on natural gas producers; assurance We urge you to pull the lever for Gov.
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Astounding SW Youth Musician on FM 90.1


old violinist Faustina Housner from
NOVEMBER 11 Cherry Hill, New Jersey will play
Histoire du Tango: Cafe 1930 by Astor

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Piazzolla.
ational Public Radio (NPR) Farrow’s natural musicality got a
will air the “From the Top” big boost when “Play on Philly” was
young musicians broadcast on initiated at St. Frances de Sales. After
WRTI 90.1 FM, Sunday, November 11 graduating in June from String Theory
at 3:00 p.m. The program will feature School in Center City, she toured the
18-year-old violinist Akili Farrow who US with the National Youth Orchestra
grew up in Southwest Philadelphia and and is now enrolled at the Royal Col-
attended St. Francis de Sales School. lege of Music in London, England.
During the concert, Farrow will play “From the Top” is heard weekly
a classical violin sonata, Sonatensatz in by half a million listeners on over
C Minor by Johannes Brahms. She will 220 stations nationwide who enjoy
be accompanied by the incomparable stories of the young artists’ passion
jazz/classical pianist Peter Dugan. The for music and their interesting non-
broadcast was originally recorded at musical lives.
Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square The host of this From the Top broad-
PA in September 2018. cast, pianist Peter Dugan, is originally
The program will also feature from Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.
15-year-old pianist Angeline Ma from From the top has awarded nearly
Berwyn, Pennsylvania and a student $3 million in musical scholarships
at Conestoga High. Ma will perform since 2005. Learn more at www. The intense concentration needed for violin playing is evident on the face of young SW musician Akile
waltzes by Frédéric Chopin. 17-year- fromthetop.org Farrow who will be featured on an FM 90.1 broadcast at 3:00 p.m. on November 11

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PENNSYLVANIA
CONTINUES FROM PAGE 1 How to Check Your Voter Registration Status
(Always a Good Idea)
sitting on the sidelines are far more It is a simple process to check your registration in advance via the internet.
dangerous.” 1. Log on to www.pavoterservices.pa.gov (Your local library has computers
The former Chief Executive listed you can use for free and get help if you need it)
many of the critical areas of Ameri- 2. Scroll Down to “Find Voter Registration Status” in the left hand column
can life that could be altered with a and click on.
national and state legislature aligned 3. Click on either “Find your Voter Registration Status by Name” or “…by
with progressive values. Strong sup- Driver’s License Number personal information or your PennDOT ID”
port for fair funding of urban and 4. Enter personal information in the five open blocks and click “Search” at
“Education, Health Coverage, gun violence, and
rural public school education and Immigration Reform” the key goals of the three the bottom
reducing the cost and loan burden of top Democratic leaders: U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, 5. Check each item of your voter registration information and make any
higher education were at the top of Former President Barack Obama, and PA Governor necessary changes
Tom Wolf. The trio inspired a packed Dell Music
the list. Center two weeks ago as they laid out their party’s 6. Note that the location of your polling place is shown at the bottom of the
Education was followed closely progressive agenda for the November 6 General page!
by the basics of Obama’s Affordable Election
Care Act. We need insurance under also mentioned the impact of voting Casey and Gov. Tom Wolf were local Philadelphia residents, and
Medicare and Medicaid that protects on the possibility of common sense well received, it was plain that the eager Obama fans curved around the
everyone – but particularly seniors gun laws, strengthening the infra- majority Philadelphia crowd had building overflowing into the park-
– from rapidly rising premiums and structure of our bridges, highways, come to hear from and be inspired ing lot.
deductibles and distributes the cost of and airports and passing break- by Obama. News outlets indicated The Philadelphia Inquirer reported
insuring pre-existing conditions to all through immigration laws. that twenty minutes before the doors that some 126 “Penn Dem” student
citizens. Attendees reported that while were scheduled to open, the line members received tickets for volun-
The still youthful looking Obama remarks of both Senator Robert of students from Penn Democrats, teering to canvas for Democrats.
8 Southwest Globe Times Newspaper November 2, 2018

Veterans’ Resource Fair FREE ASSISTANCE


and Luncheon FOR JOB SEEKERS
We will assist you with:
NOVEMBER 15
S
tate Rep. Joanna McClinton has an- • Résumé and cover letter writing
nounced a Veterans Fair and Lun- • Internet access
cheon to be held Thursday, Novem- • Basic computer and job-seeking skills
ber 15 at Myers Recreation Center, 58th • Employment and education resources
Street and Kingsessing Avenue from Veterans like these will be gathering Nov. 14 for a
fair and free luncheon at Myers Rec. Center, 58th &
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The occasion Kingsessing Ave. The sponsor of the event is State
marks Veterans’ Day which is celebrated Rep. Joanna McClinton pictured above with the
several days earlier. retired military.
Rep. McClinton advises that there will there will be useful giveaways.
be lots of information available on gov- Lunch will be provided, but the cour-
ernment veterans’ benefits, programs, tesy of an advance reservation will be
and other resources – for the veterans appreciated – 215-748-6712. For further
themselves and for their families. A information, veterans can visit her web-
number of vendors will be present and site at www.pahouse.com/mcclinton

Idling Your Car - Harms Your


Lungs and Your Wallet
By Tynesha Williams

A
little-known fact is that idling
a car for over three minutes
in Philadelphia is illegal! Even Two locations
throughout the rest of Pennsylvania, the
legal limit is less than five minutes! PASCHALVILLE LIBRARY SOUTHWEST CDC
The basis for these restrictions is the 6942 WOODLAND AVE. 6328 PASCHALL AVE.
public health risk – especially in our Mon & Wed 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Mon - Fri
crowded urban areas! Exposure to Letting a car idle for more than 3 minutes is illegal Tues & Thurs 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
exhaust from idling cars can cause lung in Philadelphia – and it hurts the environment and
the health of our most vulnerable citizens! Fridays 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
and respiratory problems. Exhaust also
makes symptoms of asthma and. Breath- Also, idling uses gas. If one idles for
ing in exhaust irritates and inflames the 5 minutes warming up the car in the
lungs, and repeated exposure can reduce morning plus another 3 minutes at the Free Flash Drive!*
lung function. The Children’s Health fast food drive-thru, and then 4 minutes Bring this card to one of the Southwest
Study in California found evidence that listening to a song on the radio in the Job Readiness Labs, show us your résumé
exhaust fumes causes asthma and makes driveway, enough gas has been wasted to (or we’ll help you create a new one),
allergy symptoms much worse. drive 6 miles. Americans spend a whop- and receive a new flash drive.
Idling wastes money, too. Modern ping $13 million every day on unneces-
engines do not, in fact, need more than sary idling. (That’s 3.8 million gallons of *Offer only good for one flash drive per job seeker
a few seconds of idling time before they fuel, wasted!)
can be driven. Letting your car idle while So, stop idling and help your neigh-
in the gear is in “park” might not seem bors and the environment and save
like a big deal. Many seniors were taught, money!
in fact, that it was safer to let a car idle Information for this article was drawn
before driving it. Letting the car idle from “Go Green Wilmette” http://go-
is actually detrimental to the modern greenwilmette.org and https://sustain- THIS PROGRAM IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY
automotive engine, wastes gasoline, and ableamerica.org/blog/10-reasons-to-turn- THE INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES
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by Nekludov
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Further EPA Progress on Clearview Landfill Cleanup


H
uman health risks associated the EPA’s comprehensive Community ited the soil removed from Eastwick
with toxic chemicals and met- Health And Safety Plan For Remedial residences and large quantities of earth
als in the polluted Clearview Action Activities released in Octo- from the Eastwick City Park which
landfill have been a caustic concern ber 2017 (https://semspub.epa.gov/ contains unacceptable levels of con-
of Eastwick residents and their neigh- work/03/2249718.pdf); and the Com- tamination.
bors in nearby communities across ments to EPA’s Remedial Investigation The extraordinary finishing touches
Darby Creek for decades. They have Report dated August 2018 prepared to the Clearview remediation will be
come to the fore anew as the EPA and for the Darby Creek Valley Association planting of 10,000 trees and shrubs on
its contractors commence the major (DCVA). top of the cap and creation of a circle of
stages of remediating Clearview under At the CAG meeting, the EPA Region new wetland around the perimeter!
the Lower Darby Creek Area (LDCA) 3 team presented its assessment of the At this juncture, the EPA tests con-
Superfund Site cleanup project. current health risks and assured the clude that the areas around the East-
The LDCA cleanup project contem- attendees that the testing of water at wick Recreation Center including the
plates three phases or Operable Units: several levels and of the air as well was basketball courts and play areas do not
Clearview (OU1); the tainted sister being conducted in accordance with require replacement.
dumping ground, the Folcroft landfill lo- the EPA’s system and standards. No A community meeting concern-
cated within the Heinz National Wildlife mention was made of a point by point ing the Folcroft Site cleanup has been
Reserve two miles downstream (OU2); response to the questions raised in the Clearing trees and brush around the polluted scheduled for Thursday, November
and a separate corrective of groundwater DCVA report. Clearview landfill has begun in earnest. The landfill 15, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the
will eventually be sealed and covered with 3.5
contamination in various communities As to the cleanup activities, the million cubic yards of earth, on which some 10,000 Delaware County Emergency Services
affected by Clearview (OU3). EPA expects to complete removal and trees and shrubs will be planted. Center 1600 Calcon Hook Road.
It was the health concerns which replacement of contaminated soil in The major remediation of the Clear- To regular updates, visit the EPA Re-
were the main focus at the quarterly “Planet Streets” residences by the end view Landfill (OU1), initial stages are gion 3 website for the project at https://
evening meeting of the LDCA Com- of the year. The polluted earth contain- underway. Trees and brush are being cumulis.epa.gov/supercpad/SitePro-
munity Advisory Group (CAG) at East- ing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons cleared away and roads constructed files/index.cfm?fuseaction=second.
wick Park Recreation Center October (PAHs), polychlorinated biphenyls preliminary to applying a 4-foot deep stayup&id=0305521
24 moderated by Ted Pickett. (PCBs) and lead has been replaced for cap of fresh soil over the former landfill For updates from the community
The health risks have been the 128 properties and some 45 still remain (3,500,000 cubic yards or 4,500,000 standpoint, visit the CAG website,
subject of two recent detailed studies: to be cleaned up. tons). Under the cap will also depos- http://www.eldcacag.org/

Gov. Wolf Kicks off LIHEAP Home Heating Season


“A
pply early for home heat- different resources help hundreds of off. The Turn-On Program paid
ing benefits!” was the advice thousands of households and families $4,732,471.58 to 19 utility companies
from Gov. Tom Wolf ’s state across the Commonwealth every year.” in the commonwealth to prevent the
agencies to residents who qualify With LIHEAP, Crisis and UESF fam- shut offs. ad a threat of a shut-off or
for the Low Income Home Energy ilies have a safe, warm home that helps had their utilities shut off.The pro-
Assistance Program (LIHEAP). At them stay healthy and comfortable gram’s goal is to prevent LIHEAP
a kick-off event in York, PA, State throughout the winter. This is especial- customers from entering the winter
Public Utility Commission Chair ly important for commonwealth’s most season with shut off utilities.
Commission (PUC) Chairman Gladys vulnerable citizens - children, older Eligibility for the 2018-19 LIHEAP
M. Brown, other state officials, and Pennsylvanians, and individuals with season is set at 150 percent of the
representatives from local utility com- a disability – helping them make ends federal poverty income guidelines.
panies today announced the startup of meet as heating costs increase. The chart below shows the maximum
the new “LIHEAP Season” beginning “LIHEAP is an important tool for income allowed for eligibility based on
November 1, 2018, and ending April helping Pennsylvania families stay household size: PA Public Utilities Commission Chair Gladys M.
12, 2019. warm and safe during the winter, and In Southwest, expert help is available Brown formally announces the start of LIHEAP
“Now is the time for consumers the PUC has a long history of sup- on a walk-in basis at Southwest CDC, season. In Southwest, expert help is available at
Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Avenue.
to enroll in LIHEAP and to explore porting this important service,” said 6328 Paschall Avenue. Online applica-
other assistance programs available Chairperson Brown. tions for LIHEAP can be completed at money on utility costs, visit www.
from their utilities and various non- On October 24, the LIHEAP Turn- www.compass.state.pa.us energysavers.gov.
profit groups,” noted Commission On Program prevented 16,547 homes For helpful tips on keeping warm For more information on LIHEAP,
Chair Brown. “Combined, these many from having their utilities turned throughout the winter while saving visit www.dhs.pa.gov.
November 2, 2018 Southwest Globe Times Newspaper 11

Big Turnout at This Year’s Attention: Small


Bartram’s Garden Farm Harvest Fest Business Owners
O
ver 1400 local residents and Information on Loans
neighbors gathered at the
Sankofa Farm at Bartram’s
Garden at 54th and Lindbergh Blvd. NOVEMBER 28
S
They enjoyed pumpkin painting, hot
sauce making, cider pressing, and W Small Business Owners: Are
more during the annual Harvest Fest you seeking information on loans
Many athletic visitors took a spin up for your small business?
and down 56th Street on Bartram’s There is an Information Session
fleet of bikes. on Affinity Group Lending for Small
The Bartrams’ agricultural legacy and its Businesses from community-based
modern commitment to food sovereignty lender FINANTA at SWCDC, 6328
take root at the Sankofa Community Farm Paschall Avenue, on Wednesday,
which is now firmly rooted at Bartram’s November 28th from 10:30 to 11:30
Garden and in our Southwest Philadelphia AM. FINANTA provides business
neighborhood. It provides a strong Afri- microloans in a group setting that also
can focus for farm work, with the commit- serves as a networking and credit-
ted leadership guiding our vision of youth building space for small business own-
development and community health. ers who have close ties to each other.
For more information about Bartram’s RSVP your interest in participat-
Garden activities and learning opportu- ing in the Information Session to

Ears and Noses and


Photo: Southwest youngsters develop hand-eye coordination at a building activity provided by PopUpPlay,
nities visit www.bartramsgarden.org or a Philadelphia-based recreation and education non-profit, facilitated a variety of children’s activities during 267.236.7030—you must RSVP to
phone (215) 729-5281 Harvest Fest at Bartram’s Garden on Sunday, October 14th. attend the session.

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• NOVEMBER 3: Saturday Morning Student Enrichment K-12: (Also: 11/10, 11/17) 9:00 • NOVEMBER 10: CityLights Monthly Meeting: “Share your needs, resources and
a.m. – 12:00 Noon, Art, music, spiritual development, homework help, light breakfast/ activities” 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. All community service organizations cordially invited. The
lunch: The Common Place, 58th St. & Chester Ave. (Entrance on 58th) call 267.275.8238 Common Place, 58th & Chester Ave. (Parking/Entrance off 58th St.) Light breakfast: Info:
or visit website: www.thecommonplacephilly.org citylightsdirector@gmail.com or tedbehr1@yahoo.com

• NOVEMBER 3: Men’s ReEntry Workshops (6-Weeks) 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon (Saturdays • NOVEMBER 10: Bartram High School Alumni Association Monthly Meeting (All grads
thru Dec. 8 – Except 11/22) Temple Univ. 1509 Cecil B. Moore. Stipend for Completion. welcome) 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., Bethany Baptist Church, 58th St. & Warrington Ave. Info:
Free & Open for formerly incarcerated men – Free Breakfast/Lunch Included: Info/Signup: diggsbernard50@yahoo.com
Penny 484-466-5178
• NOVEMBER 10/11: Siege Weekend: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 00 Fort Mifflin, Ft. Mifflin Road (off
• NOVEMBER 3: Crochet Time (Most Saturdays) 1:30 p.m. 10:30 a.m. Kingsessing Library, Island Avenue Extension) Commemorates the Battle That impacted the Revolutionary War
1201 S. 51st St. 215-685-2690 - Day-long events with historic foundations: Ticket info: https://fortmifflin.ticketleap.com

• NOVEMBER 3: Fall Photo Walk with Ned Levi 8:00 a.m. 012:00 Noon All kinds of wildlife • NOVEMBER 10: Love Your Park Fall Service Day: Help Clean up Your Favorite Park!
including birds, reptiles, insects, wildflowers, etc., 8601 Lindbergh Blvd Info: 215-365- 9:30 a.m. 12:00 Noon 43rd Street & Baltimore Ave, Litter clean-up, leaf raking, weeding
3118 or visit: johnheinznwr@fws.gov & gardening, bulb & perennial planting, tree care. Sign up: friendsofclarkpark@gmail.com

• NOVEMBER 3: Friends of Heinz Refuge Annual Meeting 5:000 – 7:00 p.m., 8601 • NOVEMBER 10: “We Will Go” The Watoto Children’s Choir of Uganda Concert, 5:00
Lindbergh Blvd. Info: 215-365-3118 or visit: johnheinznwr@fws.gov p.m. Phila. Church International, 100 Sharon Ave. Free, but reservations suggested: 215-
729-8225
• NOVEMBER 4: Autumn Leaf Mosaics Art Workshop, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m Bartram’s Garden,
• NOVEMBER 10: Volunteer Day, Bartram’s Garden, (2nd & 4th Saturdays) 9:00 a.m. –
5401 Lindbergh Blvd. Info and fees: 215-729-5281 or info@bartramsgarden.org
12:30 p.m., 5401 Lindbergh Blvd.: weeding, pruning, clean up, planting: No experience
necessary; dress for outdoors; bring gloves if you have them. Info: 215-729-5281 or info@
• NOVEMBER 5: Dance for Health – Free & Open to All (every Monday): Sponsored By
bartramsgarden.org
Penn Nursing at The Common Place (Every Monday) 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 58th & Chester Ave.
(Parking entrance off 58th St.) Refreshments. Info: Terri 215-898-2259
• NOVEMBER 10: Stewardship Day, Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00
p.m., 8601 Lindbergh Blvd.: No experience necessary; dress for outdoors; bring gloves if
• NOVEMBER 6: ELECTION DAY. Don’t forget to check your registration information and you have them. Info: 215-365-3118 or visit: johnheinznwr@fws.gov
your designated polling place in advance!
• NOVEMBER 12: Southwest Registered Community Organizations (RCO) Zoning
• NOVEMBER 6: 12th Police District Advisory Council meeting, 1:00 p.m. 12th District Meeting: 6:30 p.m. 12th Police Dist. 6448 Woodland Ave. For Info: Call Mark 215-729-
Station House, 6448 Woodland Ave. 0804 or Email mark@southwestcdc.org

• NOVEMBER 7: Story Time – Ages 3-5: (Most Wednesdays) 10:30 a.m. Kingsessing Library, • NOVEMBER 13: Foster Parent Info Session (also Nov. 20) 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. theVillage
1201 S. 51st St. 215-685-2690 Preheim Center, 6517 Chester Ave. Info: 215-730-2240 or fostercare@village1877.org
(Serving Southwest for 142 years)
• NOVEMBER 7: Jumpstart Classes on Home Renovation (also Nov. 14, 28), 2:00 – 5:00
p.m., Southwest CDC Offices, 6328 Paschall Ave. Info: Steven, 215- 729-0800 ext. 113 or • NOVEMBER 14: 12th Police District Captain’s Townhall Community Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
email steven@southwestcdc.org 12th District Station House, 6448 Woodland Ave.

• NOVEMBER 9: “Walk in My Shoes” special performance featuring Phila. Police Officer • NOVEMBER 14: Evolution of Plants Workshop (two sessions): 10:00 – 12:00 Noon and
and local persons of color. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/theater-of-witness-walk-in-my- 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Bartram’s Garden, 5401 Lindbergh Blvd. Info and fees: 215-729-5281 Ext
shoes-film-screening-tickets-49872285348 110 or lgale@bartramsgarden.org

• NOVEMBER 9: Senior Citizens Luncheon & Produce Giveaway 11:00 a.m. Greenway • NOVEMBER 14: Police Service Area #3 Meeting 6:30 p.m. Myers Rec. Center 58th St. &
2001 Building, Presbyterian Senior Complex, 58th & Greenway Ave. csimmons20@ Kingsessing Ave. Learn what’s happening in your area. Boundaries & Info: Lt. Galie (#264)
yahoo.com or http://tiiai.org/index.html PPD.12.PSA3@phila.gov
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• NOVEMBER 14: Jumpstart Classes on Home Renovation (also Nov. 28), 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., • NOVEMBER 17: Family Dinner (with produce to take home) 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Myers
Southwest CDC Offices, 6328 Paschall Ave. Info: Steven, 215- 729-0800 ext. 113 or email Rec. Center, 58th & Kingsessing Ave. Sponsored by TIIAI & Gateway for ReEntry Info:
steven@southwestcdc.org csimmons20@yahoo.com or http://tiiai.org/index.html

• NOVEMBER 15: Veterans’ Resource Fair & Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 • NOVEMBER 17: Volunteer Day, Bartram’s Garden, (2nd & 4th Saturdays) 9:00 a.m. –
p.m., Myers Rec. Center, 5801 Kingsessing Ave. Vendors, Giveaways, Benefits 12:30 p.m., 5401 Lindbergh Blvd.: weeding, pruning, clean up, planting: No experience
information, & more. Sponsored by Rep. Joanna McClinton Reservations necessary; dress for outdoors; bring gloves if you have them. Info: 215-729-5281 or
requested: 215-748-6712 info@bartramsgarden.org

• NOVEMBER 15: 12th District Police Service Area #4 Meeting, 5:30 p. m. Kingsessing • NOVEMBER 17: “Black Powder Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 Fort Mifflin, Ft. Mifflin
Library, 1201 S 50th St. Learn what’s happening in your area. Info: Lt. McHugh (#180) Road (off Island Avenue Extension) Experience cannon & musket life fire! Day-long
PPD.12.PSA4@phila.gov events with historic foundations: Ticket info: https://fortmifflin.ticketleap.com

• NOVEMBER 15: FREE: Aetna Medicare Information Event for Seniors, (Also Nov 29. • NOVEMBER 24: Late Fall Birding, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, 9:00
Dec 5, 12) 1:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Avenue. Open Medicare a.m. – 12:00 p.m., 8601 Lindbergh Blvd.: Info: 215-365-3118 or visit: johnheinznwr@fws.gov
Advantage Enrollment ends Dec. 7th Learn about your options NOW! Light refreshments.
Info: Mark Harrell, 215 729-0804 • NOVEMBER 29: FREE: Aetna Medicare Information Event for Seniors, (Also Dec 5, 12) 1:00 a.m.
– 3:00 p.m., Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Avenue. Open Medicare Advantage Enrollment ends Dec.
• NOVEMBER 16: Owl Walk in Haddington Woods (limited number of walkers): 6:00 7th Learn about your options NOW! Light refreshments. Info: Mark Harrell, 215 729-0804
p.m. Cobbs Creek Environmental Center 799 Cobbs Creek P’way at Catharine St. Info:
www.facebook/com/pg/CobbsEnvCenter EMPLOYMENT – JOB & LIFE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

• NOVEMBER 16: 12th District Police Service Area #1 Meeting, 6:30p.m. ShopRite • Holiday Jobs at “BJ” contact: www.bjs.com/careers
Supermarket Community Room, Penrose Plaza, Island Ave. Learn what’s happening in
your area. Info: Lt. Allen (#58) PPD.12.PSA1@phila.gov • Free Evening Adult Education/GED Classes, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. Tilden Middle School,
6601 Elmwood Ave. (See Information: 215-474-1235 ext. 200
• NOVEMBER 17: Monthly Prayer Breakfast & Bible Study. 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. The
Common Place, 58th St. & Chester Ave. (Entrance via parking lot on 58th St.) Info: • NOW HIRING: Direct Support Professionals: Assists an individual with a disability to
267.275.8238 or Email: thecommonplacephilly@gmail.com lead a self-directed life and contribute to the community, assists with activities of daily living if
needed, and encourages attitudes and behaviors that enhance community inclusion. Minimum
• NOVEMBER 17: First Time Home Buyer Seminar. 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Southwest Qualifications: Pass a Criminal Background Check; High School Diploma or Transcripts:
CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave.) All you need to know to consider buying your first home! Valid PA Driver’s License; Social Security card; Child Abuse Clearance; Current Physical
Experienced & expert consultants. Fee: $35.00. Info: 215-729-0800. Apply in person, 2501 Carroll St (at Elmwood Ave,) Philadelphia PA 19142

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Attend a
First Time Home Buyer Professionals
Training Available on Intellectual
Seminar Disabilities Topics:
♦ Intro to Intellectual Disabilities
Saturday, November 17 ♦ Medication Admin. Training Southwest CDC’s trained housing coun-
selors can help you if you are in foreclo-
10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. ♦ CPR & First Aid ♦ Fire Safety sure, received an ACT 91 letter from
Southwest CDC ♦ Positive Approaches ♦ Dysphasia your lender and even if you are just a
♦ Autism ♦ Seizure Management month or so behind on your payments.
6328 Paschall Ave. ♦ Understanding Aggression in You do not need to hire an attorney.
Registration Fee: $35.00 You have Southwest CDC housing coun-
people with IDD ♦ Understanding selors, pro bono attorneys and the
♦ Understand the home buying process Mental Illness ♦ And More... City’s Office of Housing and Community
♦ Understand the role of Credit/Savings Development staff behind you.
Charge $50.00 Please Inquire about
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Eastwick Family Services Southwest Community Development Corp.
Phone Wydia for Info: 215-729-0180 2501 Carroll St., Phila., PA 19142
6328 Paschall Ave. Philadelphia PA 19142
215729-0800 www.southwestcdc.org
Or email wydia@southwestcdc.org Phone: 267-634-6410
Eastwick Family Services
Mission ♦ Intellectual/Disabilities
Eastwick’s mission is to provide services for ♦ Home & Habilitation Services
individuals in a safe environment, allow
them to direct their own services, and re-
♦ Companion Services
spect their values to help them improve ♦ Supported Employment
their quality of life.
♦ Respite
About Us ♦ Adult Residential Homes
EEOC Statement
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 disabilities, the
discriminatedisabled.
elderly and the physically on the basis of race,
East- We help with job searching, placement assess-
gender, disability,
wick Family, established in 2011,sexual orienta-
has con- ment, and job monitoring. Individuals will be
tinuously provided evaluated by our staff to determine the best
tion,a or
range of services in
religion
collaboration with the Office of Develop- category of employment that fits the need of
mental Programs and Support Coordination Intellectual/Disabilities the individual. Upon employment we will con-
Staff Screening Home/Habilitation Services
tinue to provide support as needed.

Referral/Intake 
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 opmental disabilities (MR) in the community
clearance andser-
child abuse clearance as
vices must be registered with their
needed.
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: www.eastwickfamily.com 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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