Ted Behr

Mass Shootings are Accelerating Pres. Trump and Mitch McConnell – It’s Time to Act!

By Ted Behr | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Just a reminder: After the shooting at the elementary school in Sandy Hook, CT in January 2013, President Obama initiated executive orders [1] that among others: Widened gun registration regulations […]

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All Welcome: 24th Annual SW Pride Day Parade & Festival: Sept 15 Woodland Avenue Parade Begins at 61st at 11:00 a.m.

By Ted Behr | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The area weather is forecasted to be mild and partly sunny for the 24th annual Southwest Pride Day on Saturday, September 15. The main focus will again be the gala […]

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Sen. Williams’ Annual N2N Women in Hip Hop Street Festival

By Ted Behr | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

State Senator Anthony H. Williams and the Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF) will hold the 24th Annual Neighborhood to Neighborhood Street (N2N) Festival from 12:00 Noon to 8:00 p.m. […]

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Woodland Avenue Reunion and Cook Out

By Ted Behr | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Just a reminder that the residents Of Southwest and nearby communities will begin gathering at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, September 14 at Clark Park off Woodland Avenue and 43rd Street […]

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New Maga-“Zine” Published by Planning Commission “We Build This City” celebrates SW heroine Paulette Rhone

By Ted Behr | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

A new “Zine” is online.  Zine is a term for any informal publication (as in “magazine”).  In this case, Issue No. 1, Spring and Summer 2019 of “We Build This […]

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Bartram’s Garden Summer River Activities – Best of Philly!

By Ted Behr | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

The waters adjacent to the Bartram’s Garden community boathouse and dock were highlighted in one of this summer’s “Best of Philly” for fun and games. *   The water-oriented activities […]

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Rep. McClinton Sponsors Successful Summer Jam

By Ted Behr | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, August 14, area State Reps. Joanna McClinton, Morgan Cephas, and Movita Johnson-Harrell welcomed more than 1,200 constituents to the fourth annual 60th Street Health and Wellness Summer Jam […]

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22nd Annual Woodland Ave. Reunion & Cookout

By Ted Behr | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ready for some old-fashioned “grillin’ and chillin.’ Well, it’s Woodland Avenue Reunion & Cookout Time again. Saturday, September 14 marks the 22nd annual gathering organized by the Woodland Avenue Reunion […]

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Plastic Pollution Problem: State legislature stops cities from curtailing single-use plastic bags

By Ted Behr | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many of us go to the supermarket, corner market or drug store and happily wait while a clerk conveniently places our purchases in one or more plastic bags.  The ease […]

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Southwest Out-of -School Programs Receive City Funding

By Ted Behr | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Of the 41 agencies in Philadelphia which will receive funding from the city’s Department of Human Services (DHS) $23 million Out-of-School Time program budget for the 2019-20 school year, four […]

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