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How long does it take to walk down the aisle? In this case, half a decade. Or, as the old joke says, "Marriage is a three-ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring, suffer-ing." more
I have no doubt that you are as focused as I am on the outrageous events at the Capitol last week, in which some 8,000 followers of President Donald Trump sacked the halls of Congress at his urging … more
What an incredible article about Yvonne Haskins and a great photograph, too (“Mt. Airy community activist, ex-cop, has unique history,” Dec. 31)! more
My aunt set up a 529 savings plan for my daughter, who is two years old.  She just let me know this month, and while I think that is fantastic, I asked how the money can be used, and what if my daughter doesn’t choose to go to college?  more
What can brown do for the protagonist of “Cedar Rapids?” Well, let's put it this way: Not much, even though he lives in Brown Valley, works at BrownStar Insurance, and dresses almost exclusively in brown. more
I write with gratitude for the role Evan Turner played in building credibility for the new Chestnut Hill Historical Society (now the Chestnut Hill Conservancy) during our earliest years in the late sixties. more
If I may draw back the curtain, so to speak, behind the editorial processes at the Local, I work with Arnie cartoonist Richard Anderson on a theme or idea for the cartoon that will relate to the … more
A one-joke premise it may be. But the central joke in “Be Kind Rewind” (2008) has lots of funny variations. And I'm not just trying to be kind. more
To remove anything Native American in America is only to continue to do the very same that our Forefathers tried to do. more
Thank you for the excellent article about Barbara Bloom (“Hill resident Barbara Bloom, MALT founder, dies at 79,” Dec. 17). She was, indeed, a remarkable person. more
I want whoever wrote the obituary of John Connable Bennett Jr to write mine (You can start right now!) . I did not know Mr. Bennett but I know him now (imagine not liking Harvard). Thank you for … more
If the store manages to meet overhead and labor costs, I would consider that a financial success. more
As I type this editorial for the last Local issue of 2020, I’d like to bid good riddance to the year, take a long deep breath of optimistic air and prepare to herald the coming new year with … more
A long time from now, some rituals will only be understood in the context of COVID-19. There was once toilet paper acquisition, sour dough, and a summer tie-dying stint. There are now soups, puzzles, … more
Rarely if ever – just to understate the case by a country mile – have we needed a jolt of holiday spirit in the form of a feel-good Christmas movie. more
For most newspapers, including The Local, financial struggles precede COVID-19.  In 2019, however, we bucked the national trend.  more
If pure nostalgia is not what you’re after, think of this oddity as “Mr. Peabody & Sherman’s Excellent Adventure.” more
Frank Gehry once said that “architecture should speak of its time and place but yearn for timelessness.” Well, there is nothing timeless about the uninspired addition to the venerable … more
This year’s Christmas will be like no other. You can’t see your kids, your aunt or brother. But it’s still a time to be of good cheer. Two-o-two-one will be a better year. more
The indefinite suspension of the Chestnut Hill West Line has resulted in persistent overcrowding on the 23 bus, which was one of the busiest bus lines. more
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