Ted Behr

Suburban Men Make Breakfasts More Enjoyable at City Shelters

By Ted Behr | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Each week for the past 8 years, members of the Men’s Thursday Morning Fellowship at Wayne Presbyterian have collected day-old baked goods from bakeries along the suburban mainline.  These are […]

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Consortium Health Care reaching Out to Southwest Despite Covid-19 crisis Consortium address mental health needs

By Ted Behr | March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Consortium, a private healthcare organization is reaching out aggressively to the Southwest community to provide assistance to residents suffering from a wide range of mental and emotional disorders.   […]

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Good News – Open Covid-19 Testing Begins in Philly Testing of elderly & health workers at Citizens Bank Park

By Ted Behr | March 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

 The City of Philadelphia, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, is opening a drive-through site […]

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Health Annex Sustains Its Services – Phone Contact Emphasized

By Ted Behr | March 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Health Annex, the core health care provider in central Southwest is open to serve its patients – within the limits required during the Covid-19 virus emergency. “All our services […]

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Southwest Covid-19 Crisis City Offers Free Meals During Virus Epidemic

By Ted Behr | March 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

While public schools are closed due to the Covid-19 virus epidemic – initially from March 16 – March 27, the City offers free meals and safe activity locations on weekdays:  […]

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PHLPreK Early Childhood Education Numbers Shine Soda Tax funds quality Pre-K program and much more

By Ted Behr | March 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Philly residents were astounded at the latest numbers of children and families being served by the city’s quality early childhood education program.  This was revealed in the latest “PHLpreK by […]

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Coronavirus – What should I know?

By Ted Behr | March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

What is it?   Coronaviruses are a large family of disease cells that infect both animals and people. They can cause mild to moderate flu-like illnesses of the respiratory tract.  The […]

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Census Job Fair – Holmesburg Library March 9

By Ted Behr | March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

While it is some distance away for Southwest residents, the U.S. Census Bureau will be holding a job fair at the Holmesburg Library, at 7810 Frankford Avenue on the evening […]

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Need Help With Federal Government Matters? U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon Staff Available at Southwest CDC

By Ted Behr | March 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Taxes?  Immigration questions? Veterans and Social Security benefits? Help with a government agency?  The vast array of federal services and requirements can be bewildering and trying to deal with them […]

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Black History Month Celebrated at Kingsessing Rec. Center Annual SW District Services Event MC’d by Brother Shomari of WURD

By Ted Behr | March 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Once again, the annual Black History Month Commemoration hosted by Southwest Philadelphia District Services (SWPDS) February 27 was a rousing success, drawing over 100 attendees to the upper floor auditorium […]

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