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’Tis the season for soup

With the colder months approaching, a piping-hot bowl of soup is the ultimate comfort food.A perfect pair: This recipe for bread sticks pairs well with any hearty soup.By Donna Zitter BordelonNovember is the month of All Saints,...

Meditation Column: The dawn of a new day is reason to celebrate

Observe any conflict your mind creates as you awaken or, on the other hand, any joy or exhilaration you may experience as you awaken.Wake up: Sometimes better than a cup of coffee, meditation can help...

Letters to the Editor

Residents discuss speed cameras, safe injection sites and the importance of teaching teens roadway safety.Speed cameras won’t helpWith the recent grant money from the state for Vision Zero, there has been no breakdown of how the...

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.WhiteBy 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.HohensteinBy 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...
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