Ted Behr

Suburban Men Make Shelter Breakfasts More Enjoyable

By Ted Behr | April 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Suburban Men Make Shelter Breakfasts More Enjoyable

“The need for food in Southwest Philly is great, ” advised Rev. Cean James, director of CityLights ministry and pastor of Grace Christian Fellowship.  CityLights has carried on a variety […]

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12th Police District Zoom Meeting

By Ted Behr | April 24, 2020 | Comments Off on 12th Police District Zoom Meeting

Information on voting by mail and emergency contacts  A hidden blessing – voting by mail! This option is one of the few positive aspects of our new Covid-10 lifestyle. The […]

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Suburban Men Make Breakfasts More Enjoyable at City Shelters

By Ted Behr | April 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Suburban Men Make Breakfasts More Enjoyable at City Shelters

Each week for the past 8 years, members of the Men’s Thursday Morning Fellowship at Wayne Presbyterian have collected day-old baked goods from bakeries along the suburban mainline.  These are […]

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Consortium Health Care reaching Out to Southwest Despite Covid-19 crisis Consortium address mental health needs

By Ted Behr | March 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Consortium Health Care reaching Out to Southwest Despite Covid-19 crisis Consortium address mental health needs

The Consortium, a private healthcare organization is reaching out aggressively to the Southwest community to provide assistance to residents suffering from a wide range of mental and emotional disorders.   […]

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Good News – Open Covid-19 Testing Begins in Philly Testing of elderly & health workers at Citizens Bank Park

By Ted Behr | March 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Good News – Open Covid-19 Testing Begins in Philly Testing of elderly & health workers at Citizens Bank Park

 The City of Philadelphia, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, is opening a drive-through site […]

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Health Annex Sustains Its Services – Phone Contact Emphasized

By Ted Behr | March 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Health Annex Sustains Its Services – Phone Contact Emphasized

The Health Annex, the core health care provider in central Southwest is open to serve its patients – within the limits required during the Covid-19 virus emergency. “All our services […]

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Southwest Covid-19 Crisis City Offers Free Meals During Virus Epidemic

By Ted Behr | March 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Southwest Covid-19 Crisis City Offers Free Meals During Virus Epidemic

While public schools are closed due to the Covid-19 virus epidemic – initially from March 16 – March 27, the City offers free meals and safe activity locations on weekdays:  […]

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PHLPreK Early Childhood Education Numbers Shine Soda Tax funds quality Pre-K program and much more

By Ted Behr | March 19, 2020 | Comments Off on PHLPreK Early Childhood Education Numbers Shine Soda Tax funds quality Pre-K program and much more

Philly residents were astounded at the latest numbers of children and families being served by the city’s quality early childhood education program.  This was revealed in the latest “PHLpreK by […]

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Coronavirus – What should I know?

By Ted Behr | March 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Coronavirus – What should I know?

What is it?   Coronaviruses are a large family of disease cells that infect both animals and people. They can cause mild to moderate flu-like illnesses of the respiratory tract.  The […]

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Census Job Fair – Holmesburg Library March 9

By Ted Behr | March 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Census Job Fair – Holmesburg Library March 9

While it is some distance away for Southwest residents, the U.S. Census Bureau will be holding a job fair at the Holmesburg Library, at 7810 Frankford Avenue on the evening […]

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