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EMAN has now created a division between the residential community and the business community....divisive to say the least. Working together to solve problems has taken a huge step backwards. more
The repeal of Roe v. Wade offers the people of this nation a hope that we may begin the arduous process of reclaiming representative government from the soulless elites who have stolen it from us. more
I’ve grown weary of articles in the Local that assume a progressive consensus in our neighborhood on almost everything related to sexuality, gender, and abortion. more
I do not, as a rule, write editorials. In general I don’t think my opinion on this or that topic is of particular interest to our readers. I’m more interested in what you have to … more
We are hoping to change the norm of treating Pastorius Park as an off-leash dog park, which it is not. more
I find it very sad that some believe the rights of the unborn who come into this world, loved or not loved, are more important than the inalienable rights of women who are already here.  more
Pam DeLissio is considered by many good government activists in Philadelphia (including the undersigned) as our most reliable voice for democratic reform in Harrisburg. more
We need to see more new housing, both income restricted and market rate in Philadelphia to meet the needs of our rebounding city growth. more
I have been a committeeperson for nearly 30 years and until recently had never experienced the kind of behavior exhibited by certain members.  As the first woman ward leader of the 22nd Ward, … more
I represent the bluest legislative district in — until very recently — one of the most gerrymandered states in the country, where Republicans have held the majority in our state … more
The economic boom following World War II led to an even larger consumer culture and increased the desire for even more stuff, especially clothing, shoes and accessories. more
She is wrong.  While I can’t tell whether she is misinformed or flat-out deceptive, her statement is false. more
While both legislators took office the same year, only Fitzgerald has been able to garner support from her legislative colleagues in her quest for re-election, including well-known progressive State Sen. Art Haywood.  more
The 22nd Ward — led by ward leader Cindy Bass, who is also a sitting member of City Council — is a troubling example of the ward system gone wrong. more
The CHCA Board made the decision to work on the organization itself, and update internal controls, documents and guidelines.  more
Shamefully, the DeLessio campaign undermined the good will that should have made the event a true exchange of ideas. more
(editor's note: this letter was written as a response to another letter written in the April 28 issue by  Mt. Airy resident Dan Gordon, who support's DeLissio's challenger, Tarik Khan.) My … more
Discovered in the Chauvet Cave in France, the mural was first seen around 30,000 BC.  It has remained popular as a form of both public and private art ever since. more
When the progenitor of the clan for which Rex Avenue is named arrived in the Germantown settlement, the now eponymous lane still resembled the wooded path Lenni-Lenape elders walked in single-file to Council Rock, their sacred meeting place overlooking the Wissahickon valley. more
Last week’s editorial page contained a very unfortunate inaccuracy which must now be corrected for the record.  more
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