Ted Behr

SW Community Mourns Kingsessing Victims 

By Ted Behr | August 15, 2023 | Comments Off on SW Community Mourns Kingsessing Victims 

Hundreds gather at The Common Place July 5. Family, friends, neighbors, and Southwest community members gathered at The Common Place on the Wednesday evening following the ghastly mass shooting in […]

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New Funds to Improve Bartram Village

By Ted Behr | January 6, 2023 | Comments Off on New Funds to Improve Bartram Village

Rep. McClinton: $2.0 mil. grant for affordable housing  State Rep. Joanna McClinton, PA House Democratic Majority Leader announced this week a $2 million grant to fund redevelopment efforts at Bartram […]

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Wayne Church Hosts Black History Speakers

By Ted Behr | January 6, 2023 | Comments Off on Wayne Church Hosts Black History Speakers

Cheryl Brown Henderson (Brown vs. BOE) and others  Wayne Presbyterian Church in suburban Wayne, PA, long committed to Southwest community activities will host a trio of outstanding speakers at its […]

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Africatown – Southwest to host center for African culture. 

By Ted Behr | December 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Africatown – Southwest to host center for African culture. 

$9 million grant to ACANA celebrated at Nov. 26 groundbreaking State Rep. Jordan Harris, PA House Democratic whip was joined by PA House Democratic Caucus Leader Joanna Mc Clinton, and […]

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Health Info for Women – Online Programs:  Nov. 9th and12th

By Ted Behr | November 7, 2022 | Comments Off on Health Info for Women – Online Programs:  Nov. 9th and12th

Zoom to discuss: High Blood Pressure & Setting Health Goals Black Women Destroying Disparities BWDD has scheduled two more free online session with experts to help education and motivate women […]

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Volunteers Needed – Eastwick Nov. 12

By Ted Behr | November 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Volunteers Needed – Eastwick Nov. 12

Rebuilding of Eastwick homes from Storm Isaias continues  The rebuilding and renovation continue on homes in the Eastwick neighborhood of Southwest. Volunteers (and Contractors) are still needed since Tropical Storm […]

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Volunteers Needed -Thanksgiving Morning,  Nov. 24

By Ted Behr | November 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Volunteers Needed -Thanksgiving Morning,  Nov. 24

Packing or delivering hot meals for deserving Philly families   Operation Turkey will once again pack and ship out thousands of hot meals for deserving families on the morning of […]

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Josh Shapiro for Governor

By Ted Behr | October 31, 2022 | Comments Off on Josh Shapiro for Governor

Democratic candidate a clear choice over radical opponent Josh Shapiro has labored tirelessly for half his life to serve his community and Pennsylvania residents.  He started his government service as […]

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Fetterman, U.S. Senate Candidate, Visits SW

By Ted Behr | October 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Fetterman, U.S. Senate Candidate, Visits SW

Has fought gun violence and promoted “second chance” Fighting to protect the right to vote and promote civil rights for minorities has been PA Lt. Governor John Fetterman’s top priorities […]

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Tree Planting at Cobbs Creek & Whitby – October 10 & 18 

By Ted Behr | September 30, 2022 | Comments Off on Tree Planting at Cobbs Creek & Whitby – October 10 & 18 

Clean-up Team adds shade and beauty to busy corner Southwest and West Philadelphia residents are well aware of the great job the Cobbs Creed Clean-up teams and Cobb Creek Ambassadors […]

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