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Heinz: A Virtual National Wildlife Refuge

By Ted Behr | May 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Heinz: A Virtual National Wildlife Refuge

Trails are open; great educational programs are online! The Heinz National Wildlife has many firsts.  The first urban National Refuge, of course.  Now, it has uniquely become a virtual refuge […]

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Ballot Questions: 2020 Primary Election June 2 Key Independent Groups advise: “VOTE YES”

By Ted Behr | May 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Ballot Questions: 2020 Primary Election June 2 Key Independent Groups advise: “VOTE YES”

Registered voters who have not yet voted will find two ballot questions on the new voting machine screen when they enter polling booths for the Primary Election next Tuesday, June […]

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Delicious, Nutritious, and Traditional:

By Ted Behr | May 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Delicious, Nutritious, and Traditional:

Library hosts “A Taste of African Foods” – Saturdays Just the thing for homebound Philly chefs during the C-19 Crisis. Learn how to prepare delicious, nutritious meals according to the […]

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Produce Planting Begins at Bartram’s Garden

By Ted Behr | May 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Produce Planting Begins at Bartram’s Garden

Sankofa Community Farm springs to life Adhering to a set of formalized safety procedures – work and social distancing, face covering, hand washing, and the like – the Sankofa farm […]

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Apply for Free Trees for Home Planting May 18

By Ted Behr | May 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Apply for Free Trees for Home Planting May 18

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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COUNCILMAN KENYATTA JOHNSON PARTNERING WITH THE NEWLY CREATED BLACK DOCTORS COVID-19 CONSORTIUM

By Globe Times Staff | May 8, 2020 | Comments Off on COUNCILMAN KENYATTA JOHNSON PARTNERING WITH THE NEWLY CREATED BLACK DOCTORS COVID-19 CONSORTIUM

(Philadelphia, April 28, 2020):  Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson (Second District) is working with the new Philadelphia-area based Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium to get the medical supplies needed to conduct […]

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A Covid-19 Story: Reaching Out to Help Others

By Ted Behr | May 8, 2020 | Comments Off on A Covid-19 Story: Reaching Out to Help Others

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 | Comments Off on Chess Activity Continues for Local Scholars Mitchell Elementary program achieves outstanding results

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 | Comments Off on Rebuild – Training in Trades with Tangible Results Southwest resident has new practical career prospects

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

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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