Home Opinion


The road to recovery goes through the frontlines

By State Rep. Joe Hohenstein The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us, and though our immediate future remains unclear, one thing is for certain — we are all in this together. It saddens me to...

Council leadership: Philly, we can drive down COVID-19 cases

By Darrell L. Clarke, Cherelle Parker, Curtis Jones Jr. and Mark Squilla Every day, we hear new numbers. One day, it is 314. The next day, it is 224. Every number is a real person...

Letters to the editor

To kids who use Northeast Regional Library I hope you are well and doing all that you can to stay safe during this difficult time of the pandemic coronavirus. I know that you miss the...

Easing the financial burden in time of need

By Councilman Allan Domb When I started this year, my goal was to continue solving our city’s poverty crisis. Like everyone else, I wasn’t thinking about what was about to hit. However, every crisis presents...

Letters to the editor

It’s all China’s fault The coronavirus came from “wet markets” in China. This is the third pandemic to come out of China in 20 years. Wet markets have live animals, feces and blood everywhere as...

Letters to the editor

Make America dead again After reading the stirring tribute to Cpl. O'Connor, I soon found myself shaking my head in disbelief at the laughable comments expressed by your readers. President Trump makes America great again...

Letters to the editor

We’re paying the price for impeachment debacle I read the long recent letter published in the NE Times bashing President Trump over his handling of the coronavirus crisis.The letter left out a lot. I won't even...

Mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Rep. Tom Murt As we live in the current state of the “Stay at Home” order, much remains uncertain. It is imperative that my colleagues and I in the General Assembly and Gov. Tom...

Letters to the editor

Where does Torres stand? Congressional candidate in the 2nd district David Torres notes the behavior of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi at the recent State of the Union. It appears she exhibited disgust and...

Letters to the editor

A nice windfall during the pandemic The payment of time and a half to unknown “essential” employees is the Kenney administration’s continued rape of the Philadelphia taxpayer. Leaving the option to bosses of the department...
broken clouds
85 ° F
88 °
82 °
48 %
75 %
84 °
90 °
79 °
82 °
75 °