Ted Behr

Election 2022 – Voter Registration Comes First

By Ted Behr | August 5, 2022 | Comments Off on Election 2022 – Voter Registration Comes First

Vitally important election for PA citizens on November 8 Southwest voters can assure our state provides improved health and schooling, secure and affordable homes, fair elections, justice in our courts.  […]

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Help Make City Trails Come Alive

By Ted Behr | June 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Help Make City Trails Come Alive

Our city parks and trails connect Southwest with many parts of Philadelphia.  But the Parks and Recreation Department depend on volunteers to keep these trails safe and tidy.   How would […]

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Cobbs Creek Parkway Clean up – May 15 Neighbors & friends welcome for special Sunday Afternoon Effort

By Ted Behr | May 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Cobbs Creek Parkway Clean up – May 15 Neighbors & friends welcome for special Sunday Afternoon Effort

Please join your friends and neighbors on Sunday, May 15th from 2 – 4 p.m. to continue to clean a historic section of Cobbs Creek at Woodland Avenue and Cobbs […]

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  Lecture: Civil Rights Martyr Octavius Catto – May 16

By Ted Behr | May 2, 2022 | Comments Off on   Lecture: Civil Rights Martyr Octavius Catto – May 16

African American History comes alive at Walnut St. Library  The Free Library announces a free lecture on one of the country’s singular civil rights activists and martyrs Octavius Catto at […]

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Pennies from Heaven- Until December 15th!

By Ted Behr | December 3, 2021 | Comments Off on Pennies from Heaven- Until December 15th!

Health Insurance now more affordable under Pres. Biden’s new American Rescue Plan PA residents can enroll again for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)  through Pennie! Pennie […]

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Cancer–Free Community Clinic/Info – Dec 4

By Ted Behr | December 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Cancer–Free Community Clinic/Info – Dec 4

Includes colorectal testing kits, Covid19 & other vaccinations on a “drive-through” basis. A free, open community wellness and cancer prevention event occurs Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to […]

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Gemma Help for SW Families & Children – Dec. 9

By Ted Behr | December 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Gemma Help for SW Families & Children – Dec. 9

Gemma Services offers effective, compassionate help for children and families in Southwest who are experiencing difficulties.  Many of these caring programs are offered at its Preheim Center located at 6517 […]

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PA Democrats Denounce House Gun Bill

By Ted Behr | November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on PA Democrats Denounce House Gun Bill

Photo:  Local kids stare fixedly at the result of gun violence on their street.  Sadly, they could be the next victims of a shootings which has claimed over 390 lives […]

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Expungement Clinic & Job Fair: Nov 20

By Ted Behr | November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Expungement Clinic & Job Fair: Nov 20

Photo:  Phila. Lawyer group will provide expert advice to returning citizens at an expungement clinic Saturday, November 20.  Job information will also be provided. Lawyer group sponsor event at 925 […]

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Free Turkey Giveaway – Nov. 20

By Ted Behr | November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Free Turkey Giveaway – Nov. 20

Photo:   From last year’s free Thanksgiving giveaway at Myers Rec:  Rep. Joanna McClinton (left) and two  among the 500 happy 191st District constituents whose holiday meal was graced by a […]

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