Ted Behr

Early Voting in Southwest – A winner!

By Ted Behr | October 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

The line stretched from the rear entrance of Tilden Middle School, down 66th Street and around the corner on Elmwood.  Up to an estimated 200 voters at a time stood […]

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12th Police District Pop-Up Prayer Rally for Peace

By Ted Behr | October 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Local residents joined members of the 12th Police District Chaplains Program, Police District Advisory Council (PDAC) and Community Relations gathered on Thursday, October 21 for a Pop-up Prayer Rally to […]

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Study: Extend the Schuylkill River Trail in Southwest, Bartram’s Garden to Passyunk Ave.

By Ted Behr | October 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

The view across the Schuylkill from Bartram Plaza at the foot of 56th Street and the river. A new study will consider extending the river trail over to Passyunk Ave.

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You Can Still Register to Vote! Deadline: October 19

By Ted Behr | October 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Online Registration is easy and quick! Election Day is just 18 days away, and former President Barack Obama is urging voters to register, request online vote-by-mail ballot, and cast their […]

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New Group Taking Over Mercy Phila. Hospital. Racial Health Disparities to be Addressed

By Ted Behr | October 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Three top area healthcare providers plan to join Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic in resuming much needed health services at the former Mercy Philadelphia Hospital (aka Misacordia Hospital) at 54th Street near […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Research – Volunteers Needed by Penn Medicine

By Ted Behr | October 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Trial seeks to enlist minority subjects  At the CityLights Virtual Network last Saturday, an impressive team of clinical trial scientists at Penn Medicine outlined their need for African Americans to […]

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Working to Keep Southwest Streets Clean

By Ted Behr | October 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Streets Department team sweeps up Woodland Ave. As part of a Philadelphia Streets Department program to provide working hours for employees not able for various reasons to perform their normal […]

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Mütter Medical Museum Opens Again For In-Person Tours

By Ted Behr | September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Philadelphia’s unique Mütter medical museum has opened again for in-person tours, seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   Located at 19 South 22nd Street, the Mütter invites […]

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The Barnes to Display Artwork of Elijah Pierce

By Ted Behr | September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

 Exhibit of African American Artist Begins September 27  The Barnes Foundation will begin what it terms a landmark exhibition featuring the work of African American woodcarver Elijah Pierce in its […]

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Stop Vehicle Deaths on Cobb Creek Parkway!

By Ted Behr | September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Call Your Elected Officials Today!  In the past month, three people were killed along Cobbs Creek Parkway including two teenagers and a young mother, Avante Reynolds. These tragic deaths were […]

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