Ted Behr

Deadline: Property Tax/Rent Rebates – Dec. 31

By Ted Behr | November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Deadline: Property Tax/Rent Rebates – Dec. 31

Graphic:  The deadline for applying for this year’s property tax rebates is Dec. 31.  Easy-to-follow procedure is available online. Qualified Philadelphians: Apply for rebates up to $975.00 By Ted Behr […]

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Operation Turkey 2021 Based in Southwest

By Ted Behr | November 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Operation Turkey 2021 Based in Southwest

City-wide Thanksgiving meal preparation at The Common Place Operation Turkey, the national non-profit which prepares and distributes meals to deserving families on Thanksgiving Day will base its 2021 operation for […]

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Testing for Covid-19: Still Important

By Ted Behr | November 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Testing for Covid-19: Still Important

Many testing sites are available in Southwest Covid-19 cases and deaths are down in Philadelphia in large part due to vaccination and the widespread masking and distancing followed by residents […]

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12th Police District: Working Hard to Make Southwest Safer!

By Ted Behr | November 5, 2021 | Comments Off on 12th Police District: Working Hard to Make Southwest Safer!

An interview with Police Captain Scott Drissel Captain Scott Drissel, commander of the 12th Police District which protects residents and businesses in Southwest spoke to the Globe Times last week […]

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Save a Life, Turn in a Gun.

By Ted Behr | September 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Save a Life, Turn in a Gun.

Rep. McClinton Sponsors an Event at Myers Rec. Center on September 18th. Next Saturday,  September 18th, 10am-2pm, local community agencies and organizations will host “Save A Life – Turn In […]

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Two Huge Wins for Children

By Ted Behr | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Two Huge Wins for Children

2021-22 School Budget Boosted by Pres. Biden’s Stimulus Funds  The State Government passed into law two, long awaited measures that will directly benefit the public school children of Philadelphia – […]

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Food Insecurity still a Major Problem for Many SW Families

By Ted Behr | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Food Insecurity still a Major Problem for Many SW Families

State Representative and House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton teamed up with St. Joe’s Prep and other community groups this week to provide over 200 boxes of free food to fight […]

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Paschalville Library: “Welcomes Back Residents- In Person”

By Ted Behr | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Paschalville Library: “Welcomes Back Residents- In Person”

Public Library branches open for personal services  By Ted Behr Welcome back Southwest residents! “We’re open for limited in-person services here at the Paschalville branch from 10:00 am to 1:00 […]

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The New Covid-19 Pandemic

By Ted Behr | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on The New Covid-19 Pandemic

People who are NOT yet vaccinated are at great risk “Don’t Play Russian roulette with your life!”  That was the cry of an overwhelmed Orlando FL ICU doctor quoted on […]

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Foster Care: Supreme Court backs Catholic Social Services

By Ted Behr | June 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Foster Care: Supreme Court backs Catholic Social Services

OPINION City cannot force agency to place children with same sex couples. The policy of Catholic Social Services, under guidance from its ruling Catholic Archdiocese, does not allow same sex […]

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