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Nile Swim Club Fights Food Insecurity

By Ted Behr | April 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Nile Swim Club Fights Food Insecurity

Nile Swim Club’s Anthony Patterson (center) organizes the loading of food parcels for a local family.  The regular Saturday event now takes place at the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital office parking […]

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Calling All Citizen Scientists!

By Ted Behr | April 1, 2021 | Comments Off on Calling All Citizen Scientists!

Photo:  Citizen Scientists-in-Training on Jenkintown Creek,Tookany-Tacony/Frankford Watershed Many volunteer opportunities in our natural spaces! By Paul Racette Interested in observing natural spaces and providing valuable information to scientists monitoring water […]

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The Common Place Receives $75,000 Grant to Enhance Security

By Ted Behr | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on The Common Place Receives $75,000 Grant to Enhance Security

Members of the Salt and Light Congregation ready food parcels distributed weekly at The Common Place at 58th and Chester.  Addressing endemic food insecurity is just one of the services […]

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Anti-Gun Violence Rally at Myers Rec

By Ted Behr | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Anti-Gun Violence Rally at Myers Rec

“Peace not Guns” – Too Late for Kyeir Pickens, killed March 12 Sen. Anthony Williams introduces his three community liaisons, Andre Carroll, Khaleef Alexander, and Markus Kennedy at the Peace […]

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“Drive Through” Vaccinations for SW Residents

By Ted Behr | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on “Drive Through” Vaccinations for SW Residents

The Covid-19 vaccination team at the Mercy Wellness Center on Island Avenue on March 20 at which 356 eligible area residents received their first dose of vaccine.  The group includes […]

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Spring is here at Bartram’s Garden!

By Ted Behr | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Spring is here at Bartram’s Garden!

The Bartram’s Garden Greenhouse where volunteers can work to cultivate plants and seedlings for Bartram’s plant sales or for transplanting out in the gardens themselves.  March 27 and April 10 […]

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Obama Discusses Latest Book “A Promised Land”

By Ted Behr | March 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Obama Discusses Latest Book “A Promised Land”

Link to free interview by noted author Wilkerson March 29 Former President Barack Obama will discuss his highly acclaimed new book “A Promised Land” with Pulitzer award-winning author Isabel Wilkerson […]

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SELF Inc. Emergency Meals – Begin Feb 23

By Ted Behr | February 19, 2021 | Comments Off on SELF Inc. Emergency Meals – Begin Feb 23

Sign up required for program based at Outley House SELF Inc., the city’s unique housing shelter group, has announced the commencement of a new emergency food program to meet urgent […]

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COVID-19 Vaccinations – Walk-up Clinic Open

By Ted Behr | February 19, 2021 | Comments Off on COVID-19 Vaccinations – Walk-up Clinic Open

Run by Black Doctors at Liacouras Center – until tomorrow noon, Feb 20 Sponsored by the dynamic Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium, a major clinic has been opened at the spacious […]

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More Mass Vaccinations in Philly

By Ted Behr | February 19, 2021 | Comments Off on More Mass Vaccinations in Philly

6,000 daily at Convention Center should begin March 3rd As part of Pres. Joe Biden’s commitment to expand COVID-19 protection, his Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a mass […]

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