Ted Behr

Rep. McClinton Calls Emergency Meeting on Gun Violence

By Ted Behr | September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Days after a 23-year-old man was shot and killed in broad daylight, state Rep. Joanna McClinton brought community residents, leaders and law enforcement together Thursday night to address the recent […]

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The Barnes to Display Artwork of Elijah Pierce

By Ted Behr | September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Exhibit of African American Artist Begins September 27  The Barnes Foundation will begin what it terms a landmark exhibition featuring the work of African American woodcarver Elijah Pierce in its […]

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Mütter Medical History Museum Reopens

By Ted Behr | September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Philadelphia’s unique Mütter medical museum is opening again for in-person tours, seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   Located at 19 South 22nd Street, the Mütter invites […]

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New Guidance on Social Gatherings at Colleges and Universities

By Ted Behr | September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Issued by Phila. Health Dept.  August 29, 2020 The Philadelphia Health Department issued today new guidance for college and university students to avoid all social gatherings with people outside of […]

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Poetry: The Secret Language of Revolutionaries

By Ted Behr | August 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

August 20 Murals Arts Philadelphia (MAP) lives and breathes the notion that art ignites change, but what does that look like in practice? How can artists use their mediums as […]

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Unicorns, Dragons, Mermaids! Real or Fantasy?

By Ted Behr | August 18, 2020 | 1 Comment

Online Program by Free Library may supply answers!  August 18 Are the myths and legends about strange ancient animals like dragons, centaurs. Unicorns, mermaids and the sphinx true? Were they […]

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Gun Turn-Ins – No Questions Asked

By Ted Behr | August 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

August 19 City Councimembers Kenyatta Johnson and Cindy Bass, Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw, Bilal Qayyum of Fathers’ Day Rally Committee, Rev. Gregory Holston of Jane Memorial United Methodist Church, and […]

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Kids Smiles: A Cornerstone of Dental Care in Southwest

By Ted Behr | August 18, 2020 | 1 Comment

Oral hygiene education and good nutrition remain priorities   In sustaining its extraordinary dental care for our children, Kids Smiles Clinic in Penrose Plaza has a guiding principle: It’s even more […]

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City Releases COVID-19 Racial Equity Plan

By Ted Behr | August 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Will Black lives finally begin to matter? Health authorities have known it for years. Black Americans suffer disproportionately higher rates of life-threatening and debilitating disease than other racial segments. The […]

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Hurricane Isaias: Knee-Deep Flooding Again in Eastwick

By Ted Behr | August 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Residents recall the brutal aftermath of Floyd in 1999 With a suddenness that surprised weather experts and Eastwick residents, Hurricane Isaias struck Southwest Philadelphia last Tuesday morning, August 4. A […]

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