Ted Behr

Save a Life, Turn in a Gun.

By Ted Behr | September 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Save a Life, Turn in a Gun.

Rep. McClinton Sponsors an Event at Myers Rec. Center on September 18th. Next Saturday,  September 18th, 10am-2pm, local community agencies and organizations will host “Save A Life – Turn In […]

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Two Huge Wins for Children

By Ted Behr | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Two Huge Wins for Children

2021-22 School Budget Boosted by Pres. Biden’s Stimulus Funds  The State Government passed into law two, long awaited measures that will directly benefit the public school children of Philadelphia – […]

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Food Insecurity still a Major Problem for Many SW Families

By Ted Behr | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Food Insecurity still a Major Problem for Many SW Families

State Representative and House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton teamed up with St. Joe’s Prep and other community groups this week to provide over 200 boxes of free food to fight […]

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Paschalville Library: “Welcomes Back Residents- In Person”

By Ted Behr | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Paschalville Library: “Welcomes Back Residents- In Person”

Public Library branches open for personal services  By Ted Behr Welcome back Southwest residents! “We’re open for limited in-person services here at the Paschalville branch from 10:00 am to 1:00 […]

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The New Covid-19 Pandemic

By Ted Behr | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on The New Covid-19 Pandemic

People who are NOT yet vaccinated are at great risk “Don’t Play Russian roulette with your life!”  That was the cry of an overwhelmed Orlando FL ICU doctor quoted on […]

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Foster Care: Supreme Court backs Catholic Social Services

By Ted Behr | June 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Foster Care: Supreme Court backs Catholic Social Services

OPINION City cannot force agency to place children with same sex couples. The policy of Catholic Social Services, under guidance from its ruling Catholic Archdiocese, does not allow same sex […]

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Former Council President Anna Verna Passes Away

By Ted Behr | June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Former Council President Anna Verna Passes Away

The delighted late former City Council President Anna Verna and Councilman Kenyatta Johnson with the sign dedicating a portion of Broad Street in her honor which he sponsored in 2017.  […]

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Supreme Court Saves Obamacare – Opinion

By Ted Behr | June 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Supreme Court Saves Obamacare – Opinion

Photo:  The firm hands of then Vice-President Joe Biden rest on the shoulders of young Marcelas Owens who is looking on as Pres. Obama signs the Affordable Care Act in […]

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Improved DeRitis Playground Dedicated

By Ted Behr | June 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Improved DeRitis Playground Dedicated

City opens new play area at Grays Ave. & 56th The city’s greatly improved Russell DeRitis playground at 5655 Grays Avenue and 56th Street was recently dedicated by Councilman Kenyatta […]

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Sports Group Holds Free Camp August 2-5

By Ted Behr | June 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Sports Group Holds Free Camp August 2-5

2-4-1 Team will introduce 3-9th graders to variety sports  John Bartram HS new football field at 5847 Elmwood Avenue will be the scene of a novel sports activity during the […]

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