Letters, Nov. 8: Harvest Kitchen Tour, Fresh Market and alarm

Letters | November 7th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Thanks for Harvest Kitchen Tour coverage Thank you for the extensive coverage of Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels’ upcoming Harvest Kitchen Tour (Saturday, Nov. 3rd) This fun event brings together six exquisite local kitchens, six stellar area chefs, and several hundred community residents in support of nutritious home-delivered meals for our elderly, disabled, and homebound […]

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Letters, Oct. 25: Waste recycling

Letters | October 24th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Thanks for Weird Waste participation On Saturday, Sept. 22, community members and businesses once again came to Norwood-Fontbonne Academy to recycle their “wired waste.” We collected 15,000 pounds of computers, TVs, peripherals and other electronic waste that will be responsibly recycled rather than ending up in a landfill or being sent to a third world […]

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Letters, Oct. 18: Black and White Gala reaction

Letters | October 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

A Masqued Black and White Gala 2018 What a night! We had hoped to match the success of last year’s Black and White Gala, but it seems that we surpassed it! Yes, it was a brilliant evening and the huge white tent was decorated with hundreds of black and white balloons, the tables were decorated […]

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Letters, Oct. 4: Solar power and Pearl Kim profile

Letters | October 3rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

See solar power in action Clean energy is such an exciting path to the future. In fact, clean energy – solar panels, wind turbines and energy efficiency – are our only choice for a sustainable energy future Many of our neighbors will be available to show off and discuss their solar panels this weekend (Oct […]

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Letters: Aug. 30: Abolition Hall connections and Trump fears

Letters | August 29th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Abolition Hall’s Mt. Airy connection Readers of the August 23 Local article by Colleen Gallagher on the history of Plymouth Meeting’s Abolition Hall might be interested to know of a Mt. Airy connection to the Corsons and the Maulsbys. Martha Maulsby Corson’s brother, Dr. George Maulsby, a career naval doctor, was married to Anna Matilda […]

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Letters, August 23: Call addicts addicts

Letters | August 22nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

Call addicts addicts I write in response to the August 16 story by Joel Wolfram [WHYY’s “Don’t call people addicts”], which suggests that changing the way in which we refer to “addicts” and “alcoholics” will somehow result in a happier and better future for those so afflicted. This proposal, apparently based on research at the […]

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Letters for Aug. 9: Abolition Hall supporters respond to developer

Letters | August 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Facts matter for Abolition Hall development Indeed, “community growth and historic preservation can coexist” [“Preserving history with responsible development,” by K Honvnanian Division President, Barry McGarron, published August 2], but responsible development must be predicated upon a respect for the past, the people and the facts. K. Hovnanian, its attorneys, and its public relations firm, […]

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