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With heat waves reaching record temperatures across Northwest Philadelphia, we know that we’re out of time. more
You work hard and pay your taxes, often unaware of how these tax dollars are spent. But here’s a doozy. more
In contrast to some opinions recently expressed regarding the new streetlights in Chestnut Hill, we have been pleasantly surprised by both the level and quality of lighting. more
Three observations regarding the news that a major commercial property owner is seeking to downsize its retail holdings. more
The news that Georgia will be investigating its legislators has put Georgia on my mind.  more
Philadelphia’s new bill sponsored by at-large City Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson to encourage tree canopy growth in Philadelphia is an important legislative work. more
MJ Fischer’s untimely passing leaves a significant void in our community. more
Not only do bright lights bother people, they harm insects. more
I am a regular SEPTA rider and know changes are coming very soon to public transportation in Philadelphia.  more
Late last month, a young person was struck and killed by a speeding driver along Germantown Avenue near Uncle Bobbie’s, a popular neighborhood coffee and book shop. more
“Members of the Schuylkill Center are part of a special community of nature and wildlife champions whose generous support furthers our mission." more
True confessions, we were a few days late paying our June estimated quarterly taxes more
The story about reckless driving, and the recent AP story about traffic deaths really missed the mark. more
I enjoyed reading Pat Cove’s article about the importance of preserving interiors of historic buildings to not only understand the architecture of the past, but how people lived and thought. more
There is a connection between the trampling of democratic traditions during the January 6 insurrection and the violation of democratic rights that occurred in some of the June 6 Philadelphia ward leader elections.  more
The conservative members of the Supreme Court have done what they suggested they would never do during their confirmation hearings: they reversed the Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. more
In the past few months, the Local has published multiple articles and letters from readers about theft from mailboxes and post offices. I offer two suggestions. more
Part of the problem between the SEPTA board and the riders is that the members of the board do not always listen carefully to riders' concerns and safety.   more
Hats off (or rather, bike helmets off) to John Meigs for his recent letter promoting bicycling by means of his gentle corrective to a May 26 article on the Mt. Airy Learning Tree’s recent Hidden Garden Tour.  more
In leading in confronting aggression in Ukraine, America is upholding the idea that freedom is not free.  more
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