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Cool Off, Stay Active: Visit Clark Park

By Ted Behr | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Farmers Market is open on Saturdays as well. Hot weather getting you down?  Clark Park Area B between 43rd and 45thth Streets going south toward Woodland Avenue is open […]

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Free Vegan Vittles for Bartram Village

By Ted Behr | July 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Rep. McClinton teams up with Greyhound Café  For some, Bartram Village public housing may seem a forgotten corner of Southwest.  But they are always remembered by their state representative, Joanna […]

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Voter Registration

By Ted Behr | July 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Now’s the Time to Check Your Status If you have any concerns about your registration and your ability to go to the polls and successfully cast your ballot next November […]

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Sunday worship for Salt and Light

By Ted Behr | June 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Newly merged congregations gather at vandalized Woodland Plaza Two sister Southwest congregations have merged to become “Salt and Light,” incorporating in their new name the social and spiritual priorities for […]

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Protest 2020 – Independent Probe of Philly Police Performance

By Ted Behr | June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and Mayor James Kenney issued a joint statement Monday, June 15, that an independent consultant would be appointed to thoroughly investigate the City’s response to the […]

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Bartram’s Garden and Trails are Open!

By Ted Behr | June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Southwest’s great cultural, gardening and farming, and historical site is open for visitors, young and old.  The quiet wooded trails that run along the cool Schuylkill River are great for […]

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Reaching Out With Emergency Food on Woodland Ave.

By Ted Behr | June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Phila. Auto and Parole mobilizes neighbors to help with distribution When he started his non-profit initiative, three years ago, Jermaine Womack began reaching out to at-risk young people and providing […]

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KenCrest Stays in Touch With Students by Food Deliveries

By Ted Behr | June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Covid-19 closed child care classrooms  – Will hopefully reopen June 22  KenCrest West Early Learning Center on Elmwood was gearing up for a successful spring in Mid-March when the Covid-19 […]

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Free Food Distribution Continues in Southwest

By Ted Behr | June 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

With the official unemployment rate at 7.1 percent as of May 2020, free food distribution agencies have continued their programs to put food on the tables for needy families and […]

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EPA to Resume Remediation Work at Clearview Superfund Site

By Ted Behr | June 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3 has announced that construction work to remediate the polluted Clearview Landfill in Eastwick is scheduled to resume on June 1, 2020. The work […]

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