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Apply for Free Trees for Home Planting May 18

By Ted Behr | May 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

TreePhilly Program will beautify Philadelphia residences. TreePhilly Offers is offering free trees for Philadelphia Residents to plant at their homes this month. Trees may be reserved by applying to Tree […]

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COVID-19 Infection and Death Risks are Higher for Blacks – Why?

By Ted Behr | May 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

The latest COVID-19 reports indicate the stark reality of healthcare in the U.S.   African Americans are bearing the brunt of the pandemic hospitalizations and death. Georgia:  In eight hospitals, […]

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Additional Ways to Recognize a Covid-19 Infection

By Ted Behr | May 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Federal Government’s Center for Disease Control (CDC) has released new signs that point to potential infection with the Covid-19 virus.  They include: chills, or shivering and shaking due to […]

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A Covid-19 Story: Reaching Out to Help Others

By Ted Behr | May 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

In our city of brotherly and sisterly love, it’s difficult to keep track of all the neighbors who are reaching out to help others – especially during our Covid-19 crisis.  […]

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Chess Activity Continues for Local Scholars Mitchell Elementary program achieves outstanding results

By Ted Behr | May 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Despite the restrictions imposed on schools by the current Covid-19 crisis, scholars at Mitchell Elementary continue their pursuit of chess excellence at home via various online sites like chesskid.com, LiChess, […]

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Rebuild – Training in Trades with Tangible Results Southwest resident has new practical career prospects

By Ted Behr | May 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Growing up in Southwest, Allen Hood had been thinking about a career in commercial painting for many years. Beginning last September 6, that dream has become much more of a […]

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Stuck at Home Due to COVID-19? How about planting some flowers & vegetables from Bartram’s Garden

By Ted Behr | May 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

As we begin to welcome beautiful, warm spring days, a safe way of dealing with the restrictions of COVID-19 would be to plant some flowers in the front yard or […]

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COVID-19: Risks for Urban Residents Appear Much Higher – Why?

By Ted Behr | May 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Have you checked on the wellbeing of one of your elderly neighbors recently?   That’s one way that ordinary people can help our overworked health professionals in dealing with some of […]

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Southwest Senior Center Reaches Out During Covid-19 Crisis Weekly phone calls and “Grab-and-Go” meals

By Ted Behr | April 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Southwest Senior Center at 6916 Elmwood Avenue has been making life more enjoyable and fulfilling to age-advantaged residents of Southwest for many years – cultural and entertainment programs, fitness […]

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Suburban Men Make Shelter Breakfasts More Enjoyable

By Ted Behr | April 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

“The need for food in Southwest Philly is great, ” advised Rev. Cean James, director of CityLights ministry and pastor of Grace Christian Fellowship.  CityLights has carried on a variety […]

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