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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Letters, July 19: Unpopular opinions and looking out for older neighbors in the heat

Letters | July 18th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Here’s to unpopular opinions Congratulations to David Banov regarding his letter “Trump Critics Miss His Accomplishments.” [July 5] It takes real courage to buck the very popular tide of rampant, almost hysterical, Trump bashing. Deriding Mr. Trump and his family and every single thing that they say and do has become very “in,”very cool. Hats […]

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