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Meditation Column: Embrace everything going on around you

“Embrace” has several meanings; the first, of course, is to hold, cuddle, clutch or hug someone or something lovingly or affectionately in your arms. You can also embrace something in your heart or mind,...

Letters to the editor

Lock up lawbreakers Our protective mayor opposes Senate Bill 531, which would prohibit local municipalities from regulating firearms. Listen closely, Mr. Kenney and city officials. And this goes for you, too, “Let ‘em out of...

Goedert could be headed to big year for Eagles

Tight end Dallas Goedert knows he’s in a different place than a year ago when he was a fresh-faced, wide-eyed rookie learning his way around the Eagles locker room, much less the offense. He’s...

Meditation Column: Change comes effortlessly through meditation practice

Change defined is causing or making something to become different, having an effect on the future unfolding of a moment or event. Change or changing often refers to something becoming different than it was...

Letters to the Editor

Increase Medicaid funding Pennsylvania seniors who count on nursing facilities for their care deserve stronger support from the commonwealth in the upcoming 2019-20 fiscal budget. Years and years of flat funding is catching up with...

Letters to the Editor

A new approach to ESL When I moved to the United States in 2016, I was about to begin my sophomore year of high school. The first question the lady in the front office asked...

Op-ed: Northeast neighborhoods need a boost

By Pete Smith A recent article in the Philadelphia Inquirer revealed that the poverty level of Holmesburg has increased a staggering 17% since 2013. The claim itself was from an article based on a five-year...

Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association: Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month with these recipes

June is Immigrant Heritage Month. Start a new tradition by embarking on a culinary expedition in your own kitchen. Try cooking any of these family-friendly recipes shared by our neighbors. Moro de Gandules Moro is a...

Meditation Column: Open yourself up to positive thoughts

“Can’t” or “cannot” refers to the inability or lack of permission/allowance to do something or accomplish a goal or fulfill a plan or request. Interestingly, “can” means the mentality, permission, ability, etc. to allow...

Letters to the Editor

Protect corrections officers Numbers can be made to look any way they want. That’s what the Department of Corrections did recently in testimony before the state House Judiciary Committee. DOC testified to lawmakers that the...
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