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Op-ed: We’ve made a lot of progress, but still work to do

State Rep. Martina White gives her opinion on the upcoming election.By State Rep. Martina WhiteWhen you elected me in 2015, it was based on my promise to always put the concerns of our Northeast communities...

Op-ed: We must come together to fix issues we’re facing

Joe Hohenstein, who is running in the 177th Legislative District, gives his opinion on the recent attack in Pittsburgh.By Joe HohensteinMy family and I have lived in this neighborhood our entire lives, and I...

Letters to the Editor

Northeast residents discuss the Union League at Torresdale, candidates in the upcoming election and much more in this week’s letters to the editor.We need cost savingsWhen I tried to save costs on my prescription medications by...

Op-ed: Taking a risk to make Pennsylvania a better place

Gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner gives his opinion on the upcoming election.By Scott Wagner“I will fix that problem if you help me get elected.”For decades, I heard that phrase from politicians who came to me asking...

Meditation Column: Taking a little break goes a long way in resolving conflict

As we raise our awareness, we become more conscious of our conflicts and realize just how many conflicts are created solely by our minds and not by what is really happening.By Patrick KellyConflict: A state...

Op-ed: Soldiers encouraged to participate in research survey

Department of Veterans Affairs is researching health conditions related to exposure to burn pits and other airborne hazards.By State Rep. Tom MurtWhen I was serving in Iraq, normal protocol for our Coalition Forces was to dispose...

Op-ed: Property tax rebate program should be expanded

152nd Legislative District Democratic candidate Daryl Boling argues for expanding the “tax rebate program for low -income people and seniors both in amount and income requirements proportionate to inflation rate increases since 1971.”By Daryl BolingIn talking...

Recipe: DIY Sausage sliders

Change up baseball’s hot dogs for a winning sausage slider.By Donna Zitter BordelonThe fightin’ Phils manager, Gabe Kapler, would like to have all the bases covered. Kapler changes pitchers and position players like Jiffy Lube changes...

The season of zucchini

Enjoy the fruits of your labor.By Donna Zitter BordelonIf you’ve ever grown zucchini, you know that there comes a time in the summer when the words “bountiful,” “prolific” or “out of control” come to mind. When...
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