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Fixing the Boulevard I really hope I live long enough to see PennDOT correct the insanity that is the Boulevard traffic lights — that is Grant and the Boulevard, Welsh and the Boulevard, Red Lion...

Op-ed: Gerrymandering causes too much partisanship

By State Rep. Tom Murt “Gerrymandering is a form of political subterfuge that stifles real political debate and deprives citizens of meaningful choices.” – Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Intemperate partisanship is one of the most serious...

Brandon Graham’s contract set Eagles up for big offseason

As the Eagles continue adding players in this offseason – last week they signed a veteran linebacker, Zach Smith, who has a very good chance to play a lot in the defense this year,...

Meditation Column: A time for questions and a time for silent observation

“Question” defined is a group of words formed together to gain information or answers. We question for many reasons; to gain knowledge, to validate a statement or situation, to seek truth and understanding. Questioning...

Op-ed: Taubenberger makes pitch before election

By Al Taubenberger We are less than two weeks away from the May 21 primary. I have greatly appreciated the support I have been receiving from voters in every neighborhood across the city for my...

Letters to the Editor

Opposing roof deck on merit Your front-page article of April 24 reporting on the recent Mayfair Civic Association meeting was a disservice and disappointment for scores of people attending that meeting. Many came out on April...

Mediation Column: Meditate before passing judgment

Judgment, though often referred to as a negative thought or verdict, is actually defined as a decision or conclusion resulting from considerate, sensible, logical thought or the end result of the process of such...

Letters to the Editor

She’s a vital part of history Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell is the first Muslim woman elected to serve in the state legislature. March 26 was the day of the swearing-in of Johnson-Harrell, who won by special...

Movie review: Avengers: Endgame

It’s quite possible Avengers: Endgame will be the biggest blockbuster event in our lifetime. Chances are you’ve been exposed to the sprawling Marvel Cinematic Universe before, whether you’ve seen just parts of one of...

Meditation Column: Separating from the stream of thought

Separation refers to the dividing of one thing from another or numerous things from numerous things. You may think of it as an instance or a moment when this separates from that or the...
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