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Masterman senior: Fitzgerald right on gun issues

By Amal Mathew Democrat Isabella Fitzgerald is the state representative for the 203rd Legislative District. She focuses on many issues that affect the whole community. She fights for all those who are struggling to survive...

Masterman students: For the most part, Neilson represents the Northeast well

Over his four years representing the 174th Legislative District, state Rep. Ed Neilson has served his constituents well. One particular issue of importance to us is the welfare of the LGBTQ+ community. Through House Bill...

Eagles still have hope

As long as the Eagles have a chance to win the NFC East, head coach Doug Pederson is going to stress the positives. He is fully aware of the way the fan base feels...

Letters to the Editor

Educate on climate change Do you think you’re affected by climate change in your everyday life? Most will say no, but the answer is that everyone is affected. Climate change refers to any change in...

Letters to the Editor

Apply to be a crossing guard The 15th Police District has 107 school crossing guard posts, of which 21 posts have recently been unfilled. Among the intersections that lack a guard is Large and Wakeling,...

Murt: Revenge porn laws might need to be strengthened

By State Rep. Tom Murt Through recent advances in technology, individuals have the opportunity to easily document and distribute information about themselves, family members, loved ones and those within their social network. This accessibility to...

Letters to the Editor

Didn’t vote? Can’t complain Brian O’Neill won reelection to start his 41st year serving City Council’s 10th District with 55 percent of the vote. Impressive victory? Let’s do the math. Turnout was around 30 percent;...

Letters to the Editor

Comcast strong-arm tactics  My wife and I live at an apartment complex for senior citizens. We recently received notice from Comcast (Xfinity) that, if we wanted to continue viewing the Turner Classic Movies channel, we...

Doctor Sleep movie review: Shiny new toy

Everyone recognizes ‘Red Rum,’ the naked elderly woman in the bathtub in room 237, the tidal wave of blood flooding from elevator doors, and more iconic symbols of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. The 1980...

Help is available for people contemplating suicide

By State Rep. Thomas Murt In the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, one person dies by suicide every four hours. On average, that is six people per day, 180 people per month and over 2,100 people per...
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