Ted Behr

Weekly COVID-19 Count – Philly is Down

By Ted Behr | January 15, 2021 | Comments Off on Weekly COVID-19 Count – Philly is Down

The answer is safety & protection At a 14-day average of 611 cases per day Philadelphia’s per capita COVID-19 cases are among the four lowest counties in the state, according […]

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New Federal Stimulus Relief Package – What’s in it for Me?

By Ted Behr | December 23, 2020 | Comments Off on New Federal Stimulus Relief Package – What’s in it for Me?

Congress has approved a further round of payments under the new Federal Stimulus Package.  As of this date, there is no indication that Mr. Trump will sign it, but the […]

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Heinz Refuge Celebrates Its Volunteers

By Ted Behr | December 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Heinz Refuge Celebrates Its Volunteers

Food, Gifts, and Thanks for Community Partners “This has certainly been an interesting year! Many of the things we are used to doing have had to be adjusted to the […]

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The Dark Pandemic Days Ahead!

By Ted Behr | December 11, 2020 | Comments Off on The Dark Pandemic Days Ahead!

Antietam 1863? World Trade Center 2001? San Francisco Quake 1906? Pearl Harbor 1941? American Hospitals this week?  What do they have in common?   High one-day death tolls in the thousands! […]

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FAITH, (MIS)TRUST, & Covid-19 – Town Hall: Dec 15

By Ted Behr | December 11, 2020 | Comments Off on FAITH, (MIS)TRUST, & Covid-19 – Town Hall: Dec 15

Vaccination will save Black Lives – and That Matters! Finally, some light at the end of the pandemic tunnel! Community and faith leaders and key medical caregivers will gather for […]

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Brightening the Day at Thanksgiving

By Ted Behr | November 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Brightening the Day at Thanksgiving

Councilman Johnson sponsors turkeys for 500 families It was a grey day, last Sunday, but City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and friends brought a little sunshine into the lives of many […]

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A 25-year Thanksgiving -Day Tradition

By Ted Behr | November 25, 2020 | Comments Off on A 25-year Thanksgiving -Day Tradition

Urban and Suburban Groups Team for Turkey Distribution\ SHARE Food Program of Philadelphia, the area’s largest food distribution operation teamed with local agencies, Wayne Presbyterian Church, and its two Southwest […]

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Thanksgiving 2020: Thank you Abraham Lincoln!

By Ted Behr | November 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Thanksgiving 2020: Thank you Abraham Lincoln!

Lincoln’s Civil War Thanksgiving Prayer applies today Among the aspects of life and persons we can be thankful for this week is Abraham Lincoln!   One can add to the well-known […]

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Clearview Landfill Activities Update

By Ted Behr | November 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Clearview Landfill Activities Update

Initial Army Corps of Engineers study on Eastwick flood control The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3 released its latest update on the Clearview Landfill remediation project on October 26, […]

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From Pakistan to Philadelphia

By Ted Behr | November 20, 2020 | Comments Off on From Pakistan to Philadelphia

Maria’s journey for educational opportunity   It’s a long way from the Swat Valley in northwestern Pakistan to Philadelphia – some 7000 miles.  That’s quite a distance to get an education!  […]

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