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Globe Times - Visitors gaze at priceless paintings

Attention Art Lovers! Visit the Barnes Art Museum on July 9 Qualify by attending Virtual Reality workshop at Kingsessing Library

By Ted Behr | June 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Attention Art Lovers! Visit the Barnes Art Museum on July 9 Qualify by attending Virtual Reality workshop at Kingsessing Library

An exceptional, once-in-a-lifetime, opportunity is being offered to  Southwest residents and their friends to visit the world famous Barnes Foundation Art Museum for Free.   The Barnes visit will be […]

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Mercy Health’s Aims for Our Veterans: “Serving You as You Served Us.”

By Ted Behr | June 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Mercy Health’s Aims for Our Veterans: “Serving You as You Served Us.”

Your veteran brother or sister, daughter or son returns from a combat zone tour in Afghanistan.  The beloved one can’t get to sleep, has frequent moody periods, and can’t focus […]

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Globe Times Potential Benfits of the Soda Tax

Potential Benefits of the Soda Tax PreK Education Improves as Health Risks Decline

By Ted Behr | June 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Potential Benefits of the Soda Tax PreK Education Improves as Health Risks Decline

Photo:  Mayor Kenney and children at the Drueding Center on Lawrence Ave. celebrate the expansion of the PHLpreK program for more free quality early childhood education (PreK) in Philadelphia.  The […]

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Boat Launch Featured at Bartram’s Garden Meeting

By Ted Behr | May 31, 2019 | Comments Off on Boat Launch Featured at Bartram’s Garden Meeting

Rowboats built by Richard Allen Charter students prove seaworthy Riverways Coalition members met at Bartram’s Garden May 22 to continue working together to promote safe and fair access of local […]

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Rep Scanlon Hosts Speaker Pelosi – Education Help for Minorities

By Ted Behr | May 31, 2019 | Comments Off on Rep Scanlon Hosts Speaker Pelosi – Education Help for Minorities

Panel discussion held at Delco community college May 24 Panel discussion held at Delco community college May 24 In response to an invitation from Congresswomen Mary Gay Scanlon and Madeleine […]

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Mitchell Retains Top Teachers – and Students Benefit

By Ted Behr | May 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Mitchell Retains Top Teachers – and Students Benefit

Despite the venerable surroundings of 100-year old Mitchell Elementary, the school is experiencing a rebirth of its traditional productive learning environment. According to a recent article in Philly.com, the growth […]

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Globe Times - TreePhilly Helps Green Southwest

TreePhilly Helps Green & Beautify Southwest

By Ted Behr | May 3, 2019 | Comments Off on TreePhilly Helps Green & Beautify Southwest

As part of the local Earth Day celebration at Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, TreePhilly distributed yard trees to 42 families in the greater Southwest area. According to Erica Smith Fichman, […]

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Planet Fitness Offers Free Summer Youth Program in Southwest Convenient Penrose Plaza gym welcomes participation

By Ted Behr | May 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Planet Fitness Offers Free Summer Youth Program in Southwest Convenient Penrose Plaza gym welcomes participation

Area youth age 15 – 18 are invited to participate in a free program at Planet Fitness in the Penrose Plaza on Island Avenue. The program runs from May 15 […]

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