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Doc: Choose wisely when finding a primary care physician

By Dr. Max Mercado For many Delaware Valley residents, finding a primary care physician (PCP) who meets their unique needs is exhausting. So when your favorite doctor tells you they’re retiring, moving out of network,...

Re-signing of Sproles adds to potent offense for Eagles

The Eagles’ 2019 season is upon us, and with it brings as much anticipation and expectation since, when? Maybe 2004, after three straight losing trips to the NFC championship game and an offseason that...

Meditation Column: We are all addicts in our own way

“Addicted” is a dependency either physically or mentally to behavior or substances, with an inability, without effort, to stop said dependency. The addict is defined as a being who is repeating obsessive, often negative...

Op-ed: Our punishments for illegal guns are too weak

By Sen. John P. Sabatina Jr. There’s been a disturbing uptick in shootings in our city recently. As of July 9, there have been 639 shootings in the city. In fact, there were only 20...

Expect Doug Pederson to stay aggressive in 2019

Doug Pederson spent last weekend playing in a celebrity golf tournament out west, and along the way he placed a friendly wager (and won) for charity with Colts head coach (and former Eagles offensive...

Letters to the Editor

We need answers now Thank you to the Northeast Times for covering the meeting of the Bustleton and Somerton civic associations to discuss the proposed nearly 1.9-million-square-foot e-commerce delivery warehouse project at the former Budd...

Op-ed: Red, white and blue isn’t always black and white

By Rep. Joe Hohenstein Our nation’s original 13-star flag has become the subject of controversy for two reasons: One, white supremacists have started using it because they want to tell a narrative of a nation,...

The Lion King movie review: Hakuna Matata

It’s the circle of Disney movies, and it moves us all. No matter what we do, Disney is going to continue revamping its classic animated movies into live-action films. We’ve harrowed through the likes of...

Letters to the Editor

Rich people work harder I’m becoming very intolerant about the rantings of politicians about the mythical unequal distribution of wealth. The wealthy bear the brunt of taxation by paying more in taxes than the majority...

Meditation Column: Words and deeds can have hurtful consequences

Hurt simply means to cause injury or physical pain. It also may refer to damage done or to cause harm in some sort of way to a person, a situation, the environment, etc. Hurt...
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