Ted Behr

TheVillage becomes Gemma Services

By Ted Behr | June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Recent merger will sustain family support in Southwest TheVillage, also known and respected as Presbyterian Children’s Village since 1877, has provided professional and caring services in outpatient behavioral health, foster […]

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Face Masks Against COVID-19

By Ted Behr | June 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Uncomfortable? Inconvenient?  A social downer?  YES, but they save lives! The controversy concerning the wearing of face masks during the present Covid-19 pandemic continues.  Most science reports are clear: wearing […]

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Councilman Johnson & Community Leaders Decry Looting

By Ted Behr | June 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Meeting amid the wreckage of looted stores at Woodland Plaza A somber 2nd District City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson met with a selection of community leaders in front of a burned-out […]

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Fort Mifflin Re-Opens for Outdoor Use!

By Ted Behr | May 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

“The Fort that saved America” can save your weekend   Come join friends and neighbors at historic Fort Mifflin’s outdoor spaces Saturday and Sunday, May 23 and 24 from 10:00 a.m. […]

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Heinz: A Virtual National Wildlife Refuge

By Ted Behr | May 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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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