Ted Behr

Pennies from Heaven- Until December 15th!

By Ted Behr | December 3, 2021 | Comments Off on Pennies from Heaven- Until December 15th!

Health Insurance now more affordable under Pres. Biden’s new American Rescue Plan PA residents can enroll again for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)  through Pennie! Pennie […]

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Cancer–Free Community Clinic/Info – Dec 4

By Ted Behr | December 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Cancer–Free Community Clinic/Info – Dec 4

Includes colorectal testing kits, Covid19 & other vaccinations on a “drive-through” basis. A free, open community wellness and cancer prevention event occurs Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to […]

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Gemma Help for SW Families & Children – Dec. 9

By Ted Behr | December 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Gemma Help for SW Families & Children – Dec. 9

Gemma Services offers effective, compassionate help for children and families in Southwest who are experiencing difficulties.  Many of these caring programs are offered at its Preheim Center located at 6517 […]

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PA Democrats Denounce House Gun Bill

By Ted Behr | November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on PA Democrats Denounce House Gun Bill

Photo:  Local kids stare fixedly at the result of gun violence on their street.  Sadly, they could be the next victims of a shootings which has claimed over 390 lives […]

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Expungement Clinic & Job Fair: Nov 20

By Ted Behr | November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Expungement Clinic & Job Fair: Nov 20

Photo:  Phila. Lawyer group will provide expert advice to returning citizens at an expungement clinic Saturday, November 20.  Job information will also be provided. Lawyer group sponsor event at 925 […]

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Free Turkey Giveaway – Nov. 20

By Ted Behr | November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Free Turkey Giveaway – Nov. 20

Photo:   From last year’s free Thanksgiving giveaway at Myers Rec:  Rep. Joanna McClinton (left) and two  among the 500 happy 191st District constituents whose holiday meal was graced by a […]

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Deadline: Property Tax/Rent Rebates – Dec. 31

By Ted Behr | November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Deadline: Property Tax/Rent Rebates – Dec. 31

Graphic:  The deadline for applying for this year’s property tax rebates is Dec. 31.  Easy-to-follow procedure is available online. Qualified Philadelphians: Apply for rebates up to $975.00 By Ted Behr […]

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Operation Turkey 2021 Based in Southwest

By Ted Behr | November 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Operation Turkey 2021 Based in Southwest

City-wide Thanksgiving meal preparation at The Common Place Operation Turkey, the national non-profit which prepares and distributes meals to deserving families on Thanksgiving Day will base its 2021 operation for […]

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Testing for Covid-19: Still Important

By Ted Behr | November 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Testing for Covid-19: Still Important

Many testing sites are available in Southwest Covid-19 cases and deaths are down in Philadelphia in large part due to vaccination and the widespread masking and distancing followed by residents […]

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12th Police District: Working Hard to Make Southwest Safer!

By Ted Behr | November 5, 2021 | Comments Off on 12th Police District: Working Hard to Make Southwest Safer!

An interview with Police Captain Scott Drissel Captain Scott Drissel, commander of the 12th Police District which protects residents and businesses in Southwest spoke to the Globe Times last week […]

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