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Visiting Youth Develop Spiritually and Socially But with stronger backs & shoulders, too!

By Ted Behr | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Yet another team of young people from upper New York state visited Southwest last week to better appreciate our inner-city life and to grow spiritually.  Through work projects, bible study, fellowship, […]

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Questions About Social Security & Other Concerns?

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Contact with our U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon – 3rd Thursdays Want to know more about Social Services Benefits or other matters having to do with U.S. Federal programs?  A […]

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New York Youth Visit Southwest

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Common Place coordinates intensive volunteer program This was an “Aha” moment for Troy Hengst from Tonawanda, New York.  Hengst had driven a busload of youth from there to The […]

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Despite Blistering Heat, Youth Clean Up Myers Rec. Area

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

The thermometer on the streets and sidewalks along 58th Street topped 100° last Saturday, July 20.  But that blistering midday heat did not deter a team of young people from […]

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Dedicated Team Provides Holiday Lunch at Outley House

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

For almost a decade, a small team of dedicated suburban friends has assembled to prepare a nutritious luncheon for the residents of the Self Inc. Outley House Men’s Shelter at […]

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Local Family Delights in Barnes Foundation Visit

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Finds African American and African art deeply moving The moment for an exceptional tour of the Barnes Foundation art collection had arrived.  Early on a sunny Saturday morning July 13, […]

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Sunny PennSmiles and Strong Teeth

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Penn Dental bus visits Patterson Summer Camp Under the sensitive direction of Dr. Catherine Kuo, DDS, MBA, several dozen Southwest youngsters received free dental care in the state-of-the-art Dental Medicine […]

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Vote today to Help Bartram’s Garden Win a Grant (Before the deadline residents can vote online every day!)

By Ted Behr | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our neighbor, Bartram’s Garden is in the running for a major, $200,000 grant to help it serve our Southwest community (even better than it already does!) The grant opportunity is […]

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EPA Provides Update on Polluted Clearview Landfill

By Ted Behr | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Local residents in the Eastwick section of Southwest have been acutely aware of the health and environmental problems associated with the polluted Clearview landfill area along Darby Creek near 84th […]

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Youngsters – Science Summer in Southwest – Free Programs!

By Ted Behr | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Brilliant science wizards are offering their knowledge and expertise in a series of wonderful programs at Southwest libraries and other learning centers this summer.  These are outstanding opportunities for young […]

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