Ted Behr

Heinz: A Virtual National Wildlife Refuge

By Ted Behr | May 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Heinz: A Virtual National Wildlife Refuge

Trails are open; great educational programs are online! The Heinz National Wildlife has many firsts.  The first urban National Refuge, of course.  Now, it has uniquely become a virtual refuge […]

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Ballot Questions: 2020 Primary Election June 2 Key Independent Groups advise: “VOTE YES”

By Ted Behr | May 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Ballot Questions: 2020 Primary Election June 2 Key Independent Groups advise: “VOTE YES”

Registered voters who have not yet voted will find two ballot questions on the new voting machine screen when they enter polling booths for the Primary Election next Tuesday, June […]

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Delicious, Nutritious, and Traditional:

By Ted Behr | May 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Delicious, Nutritious, and Traditional:

Library hosts “A Taste of African Foods” – Saturdays Just the thing for homebound Philly chefs during the C-19 Crisis. Learn how to prepare delicious, nutritious meals according to the […]

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Produce Planting Begins at Bartram’s Garden

By Ted Behr | May 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Produce Planting Begins at Bartram’s Garden

Sankofa Community Farm springs to life Adhering to a set of formalized safety procedures – work and social distancing, face covering, hand washing, and the like – the Sankofa farm […]

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Voter Registration Deadline for PA Primary Election May 18

By Ted Behr | May 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Voter Registration Deadline for PA Primary Election May 18

Mail-in voting is now convenient and safe! The revised Pennsylvania Primary Election Date of Tuesday, June 2 is rapidly approaching. This means that for new voters in Philadelphia County the […]

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Guidance on how to protect yourself from COVID-19 while reporting is available in English, Spanish, and Simplified Chinese.

By Ted Behr | May 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Guidance on how to protect yourself from COVID-19 while reporting is available in English, Spanish, and Simplified Chinese.

Looking for COVID story ideas? Mobile Billboards. Last weekend, the City deployed trucks outfitted with LED billboards to remind Philadelphians to stay home. These trucks will be out citywide again […]

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Apply for Free Trees for Home Planting May 18

By Ted Behr | May 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Apply for Free Trees for Home Planting May 18

TreePhilly Program will beautify Philadelphia residences. TreePhilly Offers is offering free trees for Philadelphia Residents to plant at their homes this month. Trees may be reserved by applying to Tree […]

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COVID-19 Infection and Death Risks are Higher for Blacks – Why?

By Ted Behr | May 8, 2020 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Infection and Death Risks are Higher for Blacks – Why?

The latest COVID-19 reports indicate the stark reality of healthcare in the U.S.   African Americans are bearing the brunt of the pandemic hospitalizations and death. Georgia:  In eight hospitals, […]

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Additional Ways to Recognize a Covid-19 Infection

By Ted Behr | May 8, 2020 | Comments Off on Additional Ways to Recognize a Covid-19 Infection

The Federal Government’s Center for Disease Control (CDC) has released new signs that point to potential infection with the Covid-19 virus.  They include: chills, or shivering and shaking due to […]

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A Covid-19 Story: Reaching Out to Help Others

By Ted Behr | May 8, 2020 | Comments Off on A Covid-19 Story: Reaching Out to Help Others

In our city of brotherly and sisterly love, it’s difficult to keep track of all the neighbors who are reaching out to help others – especially during our Covid-19 crisis.  […]

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