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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...

Op-ed: Solomon has done a lot to help the 202nd

By Kenny Lang Jared Solomon is the representative for the 202nd Legislative District, and he has put in a lot of effort to improve our society. While his stances on education, taxes and the economy as...

Letters to the Editor

Stop complaining, Carlos In response to Carlos Ramon Perez’s Letter to the Editor, “Learn English, Russians,” published on Nov. 14: In response to Carlos Ramon Perez, you’re asking why some people get annoyed and frustrated when...

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...
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