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Meditation Column: We are all equal, so take time to meditate

  By Patrick Kelly Equality. We think of equal as being the same value, quality and size. Identical in number or volume, alike in measurement, nature, etc... Equality among people is perceived by many to be...

A recipe to pine after

Over the years, the pineapple has been a sign of hospitality, warmth, welcome, good cheer and friendship. When a fad for pineapples first caught on in the royal courts of 17th-century Europe, they were...

Op-ed: Study shows threats, opportunities for major NE employer

  By Lt. Gov. Mike Stack The recent disclosure of Pennsylvania’s multi-billion-dollar attempt to lure Amazon to Pittsburgh or Philadelphia has touched off a lively debate among business leaders and community groups over the wisdom of...

Letters to the Editor

We need gun control now Gun control is at best taking a backseat to responses to the massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, and locally I am disappointed that gun control was...

Letters to the Editor

City needs to help libraries Many Northeast residents don’t know that three of the six branches of the Free Library in Far NE Philadelphia — Holmesburg, Welsh Road and Bustleton — are closed on Saturdays...

Stay toasty with mulled wine

  By Donna Zitter Bordelon Here’s something to mull over. If it’s cider or wine, and it’s getting chilly outside, definitely mull. Make some hot mulled cider or mulled wine, both of which are sure to...

Meditation Column: Meditation puts you at peace with yourself

By Patrick Kelly Self. When describing self (the self, our self), it is prudent to have several definitions in mind. For the purpose of our meditation practices, we define self as our innermost conscious being...

Spadaro: Champs hit new low in loss to New Orleans

  By Dave Spadaro In the aftermath of the blowout 48-7 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, the Eagles’ fifth loss in seven games and one that dropped them to 4-6 for the season,...

Letters to the editor

Guns, not gun control Regarding the California bar shooting, one of the escaped victims described how he felt defenseless to the situation and all he could do was shield himself and a female occupant under...

’Tis the season for soup

With the colder months approaching, a piping-hot bowl of soup is the ultimate comfort food.A perfect pair: This recipe for bread sticks pairs well with any hearty soup.By Donna Zitter BordelonNovember is the month of All Saints,...
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