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Responding to Rev. Kearns In response to Jack Tomczuk’s article, “St. Dominic Church added to historic register,” published in the Northeast Times on Aug. 14: In regard to the article on St. Dominic Church, please allow...

Murt: All public schools should have certified librarians

By Rep. Thomas Murt In the 21st century, the need for successful research and accurate information is more profound than ever. With misinformation so prevalent in today’s media and society, the skill of recognizing precise...

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Protect police from abuse The heroism of the Philadelphia Police Department was noticed on a national level on Aug. 14. As we went to sleep, these fine men and women made certain we were able...

Henon: Fixing problem properties remains a priority

By City Councilman Bobby Henon Beginning in my first term in Philadelphia City Council, I launched the Bad Neighbor and Problem Properties Initiatives with two primary purposes: hold problem landlords accountable and create a framework...

May peace be with you

“Peace” globally refers to periods of time where there is no war or war has ended in different parts of the world. Peace refers to tranquility; moments absent of negativity. Achievable through stillness or...

Executive producer talks about Peanut Butter Falcon

Conshohocken native Aaron Scotti is excited about a lot for his upcoming film – but he’s perhaps most excited to introduce the world to Zack Gottsagen. Scotti is an executive producer for Peanut Butter Falcon,...

McCown signing shows Eagles are all in for 2019 season

In the context of a single move, signing a 40-year-old quarterback who is on his 10th NFL team in 17 seasons isn’t exactly a franchise-altering event. But in the overall picture, what the Eagles...

Letters to the Editor

Great job by Jean Broden Thanks, Northeast Times, for your support of local artists. In the July 10 issue, Jack Tomczuk wrote A dream come true, the article about Fox Chase artist Jean Broden. Because...

Murt, Collett: Legislature must address gun violence

By Rep. Tom Murt and Sen. Maria Collett Thirty-one dead and many more injured in less than twenty-four hours. Every time we think it can’t get worse, that we can’t get more outraged, it does...

Meditation Column: Embrace moments of joy

Joy is a feeling, or state of emotion of great happiness or pleasure. Often it is invoked by accomplishments, success, wellness, the fulfillment of want or desire, achievement, acquisition of something, etc. Joy may...
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