Ted Behr

John Lewis – Patriot 1980 – 2020

By Ted Behr | August 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

It is difficult to decide on even a few images that capture John Lewis, such was the breadth of his life of service to humankind.  For many of us, the […]

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Rally Laments SW Gun Violence Surge

By Ted Behr | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

U.S. Rep Scanlon joins Councilman Johnson to lament shootings U.S. Representative Mary Gay Scanlon joined City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and community leaders the evening of July 15 in a march […]

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Home Grown Vegetables Taste Best!

By Ted Behr | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

SW youth sell their produce Thursdays at Lindbergh & Harley Ave.   Several dozen of our youth have been laboring daily since spring on their fertile Southwest homestead to grow and […]

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Lamar Gore – Creating a Wildlife Career

By Ted Behr | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

A Facebook conversation about being a Ranger at Heinz Refuge It’s hidden away on the Facebook Page of the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge! A fascinating conversation recorded live with […]

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Cool Off, Stay Active: Visit Clark Park

By Ted Behr | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Farmers Market is open on Saturdays as well. Hot weather getting you down?  Clark Park Area B between 43rd and 45thth Streets going south toward Woodland Avenue is open […]

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Free Vegan Vittles for Bartram Village

By Ted Behr | July 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Rep. McClinton teams up with Greyhound Café  For some, Bartram Village public housing may seem a forgotten corner of Southwest.  But they are always remembered by their state representative, Joanna […]

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Voter Registration

By Ted Behr | July 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Now’s the Time to Check Your Status If you have any concerns about your registration and your ability to go to the polls and successfully cast your ballot next November […]

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Sunday worship for Salt and Light

By Ted Behr | June 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Newly merged congregations gather at vandalized Woodland Plaza Two sister Southwest congregations have merged to become “Salt and Light,” incorporating in their new name the social and spiritual priorities for […]

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Protest 2020 – Independent Probe of Philly Police Performance

By Ted Behr | June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and Mayor James Kenney issued a joint statement Monday, June 15, that an independent consultant would be appointed to thoroughly investigate the City’s response to the […]

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Bartram’s Garden and Trails are Open!

By Ted Behr | June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Southwest’s great cultural, gardening and farming, and historical site is open for visitors, young and old.  The quiet wooded trails that run along the cool Schuylkill River are great for […]

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