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Christmas appetizers

It wasn’t snowing but there was a Christmastime chill in the air as we drove into Fairmount Park to visit the colonial houses (five of the Fairmount Park “Gems”) that were decorated for the...

Meditation Column: The truth will set your mind, body and soul free

Truth: Something that is undeniable when observed from unquestionable fact or, as referred to in meditation, truth often points to indisputable reality. Many students believe that truth is unquestionable. For instance, all things born...

Letters to the Editor

  Thanks for helping me On Thursday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m., I was hit by a car while attempting to cross Solly Avenue at Eastwood Street. I would like to thank the four or five...

Op-ed: Dawkins has accomplished a lot in office

By Amanda Hamid How well do you know your state representative? Do you know what their duty is, and what they have done for you so far? A state representative introduces bills that they believe would...

Savor the holidays with fruitcake

Making fruitcake at Christmas time was and is a holiday tradition at my house. Like good wine and personal wisdom, fruitcake becomes better with age. Luckily, fruitcake can age in a few weeks. No worries,...

Meditation Column: Remain fit and healthy

Fit, defined as an adjective, means that something is suitable of the same required quality, to go along with something that is already happening or in existence. It also may refer to one’s physical...

Movie Review: Perfectly spun web

  Whether you’re even interested in the character or not, you know the story of Spider-Man. Bitten by a radioactive spider, “with great power comes great responsibility,” some level of sacrifice usually in the form...

Letters to the Editor

We need to fix our city We need to realize Philadelphia is broken. Until we, as residents of Philadelphia, do this, we can’t fix what is wrong. It must be realized that numbers don’t lie....

Flavors of the Northeast

If you find yourself back in the kitchen making some of your favorite recipes more often now that colder weather is here, send in one of them to be eligible to win a $100...

Meditation Column: You need to be aware of importance of awareness

Awareness: The perception, knowledge or understanding of a happening, situation or tangible object. Aware understanding, for our purposes, is a thoughtful, nonjudgmental, tolerant and even sympatric observation of ourselves, the individual or a humanity-based...
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