Letters, Feb. 15: Response to Trump successes and a regret on passing of Peter Buttenwieser

Letters | February 14th, 2018 | 2 Comments

In response to “Trump’s accomplishments” Reading the article by Sharon Reiss extolling Trump’s “accomplishments,” [“Criticism of Trump ignores accomplishments,” Feb. 8] I was reminded of the description of opinions (sanitized for this publication) as being like that part of the human body through which solid waste is eliminated (in the vernacular this word begins with […]

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Letters, Feb. 8: Missing Settlement School head

Letters | February 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Settlement School head will be missed Ed. Note: Robert Capanna, the longtime executive director of Settlement Music School and a renowned composer, died Jan. 26 at the age of 65. The Network for New Music community will greatly miss Bob Capanna’s presence in our lives. An active Network Advisory Board member, Bob was smart, kind, […]

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Letters, Jan. 11: saddened by Evergreen Place building demo

Letters | January 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Saddened by building demolition Re: Evergreen Court Building … My late husband, Grover Washington  Jr. and I purchased the property at 8610 Evergreen Place. in 1982 to house the business of G.W. Jr. Music Inc. our publishing company and for all other business related to my husband’s profession as musician, producer, arranger, composer and recording […]

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Letters, Dec. 14: Plexiglass bill is misguided

Letters | December 13th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Plexiglass bill misguided My thanks to Jay A. McCalla for stating so eloquently the blatant and unfortunate bias in Councilwoman Cindy Bass’ support of the proposed “no-plexiglass” bill now pending in City Council. The notion that the hypothetical potential for “offending” some patrons at the expense of the legitimate safety of others is, at best, […]

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Letters, Nov. 30: PA gun law support and a call to end deer cull

Letters | November 29th, 2017 | 5 Comments

PA gun control law deserves support As the nation has suffered several horrific mass shootings this year, we have all been looking for ways to prevent future tragedies. With action at the federal level unlikely, state legislation offers a more viable path to decreasing gun violence. Senate Bill 501, introduced by State Sen. Thomas Killion […]

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