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Happy and Healthy on Halloween Reps. McClinton and Harris sponsor a party for hundreds

By Ted Behr | November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

With a timely emphasis on safety, good fun, refreshments, and helpful health information, State Representatives Joanna McClinton and Jordan Harris sponsored a delightful Southwest Halloween “Fall Festival” on October 31. […]

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Veterans Day Expo – Myers Rec. Center November 8 RSVP to Rep. McClinton requested for free Veterans Lunch

By Ted Behr | November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

State Representative Joanna McClinton is sponsoring her third annual Veterans’ Expo on Friday, November 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Myers Recreation Center at Kingsessing Avenue and […]

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Gala Ribbon Cutting for new Soccer Facility at Finnigan’s Donors & Volunteers gather to open all-weather court

By Ted Behr | November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

A brand new, all-weather soccer and volleyball court was officially opened last Saturday at the James Finnigan Playground off 70th Street at Passyunk Avenue. Representatives of the donating organizations, local […]

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“A Beacon of Light” for Southwest Children  Community Celebrates 40-Year Service of Myers Tot Program

By Ted Behr | November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Community members gathered at The Common Place on Sunday, October 20 to celebrate four decades of service by the Myers Tot Program to hundreds of Southwest children and their families. […]

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Vintage Baseball Club Honors Octavius Catto

By Ted Behr | October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Shots rang out near the corner of 8th and South Streets on Election Day, October 10, 1871. African American civil rights activist, teacher, military officer, and pioneer baseball organizer Octavius […]

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City Council At-Large Candidates Vie for November 5 Election: Lively debate hosted by SW Phila. District Services at Kingsessing Rec.

By Ted Behr | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Candidates for the seven at-large slots on the November 5 General Election described their qualifications and underwent intense questioning by residents at the Kingsessing Recreation Center gymnasium last Friday evening. […]

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Health Annex Fair Provides Care and Information

By Ted Behr | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Alive with balloons and lots of visitors, the Health Annex of the Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN) assembled representatives of two dozen health care and community service organization at […]

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Candidates Night at Kingsessing Rec. Center October 11 Mayoral, City Council, many city government and judgeship’s are at stake

By Ted Behr | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Voters can meet and ask questions of prospective candidates for many key local elective offices at the Kingsessing Rec. Center the evening of Friday, October 11. Formal addresses by the […]

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Community Celebrates Myers Tot Program: October 20th

By Ted Behr | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Founder Edna Reddick & Staff to be Feted at The Common Place. The Myers Tot Day Care has helped raise three generations of Southwest children! The program and its staff […]

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Record Crowd Enjoys Fall Nature Festival at Heinz Reserve

By Ted Behr | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Over 1600 Southwest and area residents turned out for the Philly Fall Nature Festival at Heinz Refuge at the end of Lindbergh Blvd on warm, sunny Saturday, September 28. The […]

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