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Sauerkraut: A family food tradition

It’s a good luck thing — eating pork and sauerkraut on New Year’s Day. Whether it’s tradition or superstition, you’ve just got to have some pork and kraut to ensure good luck, good health...

Op-Ed: Boyle doing well; school funding needed

By Priscilla Long and Erin Roache Kevin J. Boyle is the Democratic representative of the 172nd District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He has been in office since 2011, and has accurately represented our...

Letters to the Editor

What language to speak? In response to Carlos Ramon Perez’s Letter to the Editor, “Learn English, Russians,” published on Nov. 14; and Miguel Santiago’s Letter to the Editor, “Stop complaining, Carlos,” published on Dec. 5: The...

Op-ed: Neilson has done a solid job in the 174th

By Justin Daniel Ed Neilson is the representative for the 174th Legislative District, which is where I live. I’ve researched Neilson’s bio and also the stances that he has taken for a school project. Ed...

Christmas appetizers

It wasn’t snowing but there was a Christmastime chill in the air as we drove into Fairmount Park to visit the colonial houses (five of the Fairmount Park “Gems”) that were decorated for the...

Meditation Column: The truth will set your mind, body and soul free

Truth: Something that is undeniable when observed from unquestionable fact or, as referred to in meditation, truth often points to indisputable reality. Many students believe that truth is unquestionable. For instance, all things born...

Letters to the Editor

  Thanks for helping me On Thursday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m., I was hit by a car while attempting to cross Solly Avenue at Eastwood Street. I would like to thank the four or five...

Op-ed: Dawkins has accomplished a lot in office

By Amanda Hamid How well do you know your state representative? Do you know what their duty is, and what they have done for you so far? A state representative introduces bills that they believe would...

Savor the holidays with fruitcake

Making fruitcake at Christmas time was and is a holiday tradition at my house. Like good wine and personal wisdom, fruitcake becomes better with age. Luckily, fruitcake can age in a few weeks. No worries,...

Meditation Column: Remain fit and healthy

Fit, defined as an adjective, means that something is suitable of the same required quality, to go along with something that is already happening or in existence. It also may refer to one’s physical...
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