Ted Behr

Sunny PennSmiles and Strong Teeth

By Ted Behr | July 26, 2019 | Comments Off on Sunny PennSmiles and Strong Teeth

Penn Dental bus visits Patterson Summer Camp Under the sensitive direction of Dr. Catherine Kuo, DDS, MBA, several dozen Southwest youngsters received free dental care in the state-of-the-art Dental Medicine […]

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Vote today to Help Bartram’s Garden Win a Grant (Before the deadline residents can vote online every day!)

By Ted Behr | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Vote today to Help Bartram’s Garden Win a Grant (Before the deadline residents can vote online every day!)

Our neighbor, Bartram’s Garden is in the running for a major, $200,000 grant to help it serve our Southwest community (even better than it already does!) The grant opportunity is […]

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EPA Provides Update on Polluted Clearview Landfill

By Ted Behr | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on EPA Provides Update on Polluted Clearview Landfill

Local residents in the Eastwick section of Southwest have been acutely aware of the health and environmental problems associated with the polluted Clearview landfill area along Darby Creek near 84th […]

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Youngsters – Science Summer in Southwest – Free Programs!

By Ted Behr | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Youngsters – Science Summer in Southwest – Free Programs!

Brilliant science wizards are offering their knowledge and expertise in a series of wonderful programs at Southwest libraries and other learning centers this summer.  These are outstanding opportunities for young […]

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Summer Program Provides Carpentry Training for SW Youth

By Ted Behr | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Summer Program Provides Carpentry Training for SW Youth

The banners above them read “Faith, Integrity, Diligence, Excellence, and Service.”   That was how Williamson College of the Trades (WCT) greeted 19 teenage youngsters, mostly from Southwest, each of […]

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March Against Gun Violence – SW Community at “Rock Bottom”

By Ted Behr | July 15, 2019 | Comments Off on March Against Gun Violence – SW Community at “Rock Bottom”

Dozens of people turned out for an anti-gun violence walk led by City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson on Fathers’ Day weekend.  “We made national news for the wrong reason,” said the […]

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Updates After South Philly Refinery Fire on June 21

By Ted Behr | July 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Updates After South Philly Refinery Fire on June 21

  By Ted Behr Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) has announced a six-week extension to pay workers through August 25th while preparing the plant for resale.  This news affects about 1,000 […]

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Attention Art Lovers! Visit the Barnes Art Museum on July 9 Qualify by attending Virtual Reality workshop at Kingsessing Library

By Ted Behr | June 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Attention Art Lovers! Visit the Barnes Art Museum on July 9 Qualify by attending Virtual Reality workshop at Kingsessing Library

An exceptional, once-in-a-lifetime, opportunity is being offered to  Southwest residents and their friends to visit the world famous Barnes Foundation Art Museum for Free.   The Barnes visit will be […]

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Mercy Health’s Aims for Our Veterans: “Serving You as You Served Us.”

By Ted Behr | June 28, 2019 | Comments Off on Mercy Health’s Aims for Our Veterans: “Serving You as You Served Us.”

Your veteran brother or sister, daughter or son returns from a combat zone tour in Afghanistan.  The beloved one can’t get to sleep, has frequent moody periods, and can’t focus […]

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Globe Times Potential Benfits of the Soda Tax

Potential Benefits of the Soda Tax PreK Education Improves as Health Risks Decline

By Ted Behr | June 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Potential Benefits of the Soda Tax PreK Education Improves as Health Risks Decline

Photo:  Mayor Kenney and children at the Drueding Center on Lawrence Ave. celebrate the expansion of the PHLpreK program for more free quality early childhood education (PreK) in Philadelphia.  The […]

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