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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...

Stay toasty with mulled wine

  By Donna Zitter Bordelon Here’s something to mull over. If it’s cider or wine, and it’s getting chilly outside, definitely mull. Make some hot mulled cider or mulled wine, both of which are sure to...

Meditation Column: Meditation puts you at peace with yourself

By Patrick Kelly Self. When describing self (the self, our self), it is prudent to have several definitions in mind. For the purpose of our meditation practices, we define self as our innermost conscious being...

Spadaro: Champs hit new low in loss to New Orleans

  By Dave Spadaro In the aftermath of the blowout 48-7 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, the Eagles’ fifth loss in seven games and one that dropped them to 4-6 for the season,...
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