Ted Behr

Relieving Summer Heat for Philly Families

By Ted Behr | August 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Lorraine Thomas, a longtime member of CityLights, distributed Walmart gift cards for the purchase of electric fans to sixty residents of Southwest Philadelphia last week. “The cards were paid for […]

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Clean Up of Clearview Landfill – EPA Takes a Rain Check

By Ted Behr | August 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Eastwick project battered by Hurricane Isaias The Hurricane Isaias wind and rain last week briefly called a halt to the ongoing Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) remediation project which is neutralizing […]

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Many Summer Food Programs Continue Through August

By Ted Behr | August 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Coalition Against Hunger is still making meals and snacks available at many locations throughout the city. The complete information is available at its website: http://www.hungercoalition.org/summermeals Southwest PAL, 5900 Elmwood […]

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Neighborhood United Continues HIV Prevention Effort

By Ted Behr | August 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Neighborhood United Against Drugs (NUAD) has devoted more than two decades to the fight to prevent and treat HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. This summer it has resumed its […]

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“We Must Safeguard Our Wisest Neighbors”

By Ted Behr | August 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Rep. McClinton gives seniors COVID-19 supplies  Health experts agree that seniors in housing and nursing centers are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 infection.   With this reality in mind, State Rep. […]

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Food for Needy Families

By Ted Behr | August 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Councilman Johnson Helps Out in SW Distribution  City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson and the Share Food Program partnered with other local organizations for a free food distribution on July 16 at […]

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John Lewis – Patriot 1980 – 2020

By Ted Behr | August 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

It is difficult to decide on even a few images that capture John Lewis, such was the breadth of his life of service to humankind.  For many of us, the […]

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Rally Laments SW Gun Violence Surge

By Ted Behr | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

U.S. Rep Scanlon joins Councilman Johnson to lament shootings U.S. Representative Mary Gay Scanlon joined City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and community leaders the evening of July 15 in a march […]

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Home Grown Vegetables Taste Best!

By Ted Behr | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

SW youth sell their produce Thursdays at Lindbergh & Harley Ave.   Several dozen of our youth have been laboring daily since spring on their fertile Southwest homestead to grow and […]

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Lamar Gore – Creating a Wildlife Career

By Ted Behr | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

A Facebook conversation about being a Ranger at Heinz Refuge It’s hidden away on the Facebook Page of the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge! A fascinating conversation recorded live with […]

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