After being closed for a few weeks for air conditioning repairs, the Northeast Regional Library is once again open six days a week.
As a former beat cop, state drug and federal mafia prosecutor and White House official with local, state, national and international experience, I understand the need for policies that encourage cooperation among the various levels of law enforcement.
As the chairman of the state House Sub-Committee on Mental Health, I recently chaired a hearing that explored issues relating to mental illness. Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy testified and provided some excellent information to our committee.
Next week, the most exciting and historic event in our country’s recent memory will happen in Philadelphia, the Democratic National Convention.
Laws won’t stop violence
This time of year, it’s always exciting to stroll down the colorful produce aisle and check out which delicious fruits and vegetables have just arrived from local farms. The bounty is endless. However, knowing what’s in season is just the first step, it’s also just as important to know how to select, store and cook what’s peak of season. Below, I’ve provided a few tips for some of the most popular summer produce items, as well as some unique and easy ways to include them in your diet.
Are you blue? If you’re a Democrat, you’re blue. Come next week, Philly will turn blue and host the Democratic National Convention. Quite a few Democrats are truly blue for another reason. Many of Bernie Sanders’ followers are more than blue, as the Bern will not be on the menu – a la Smoked Sanders. (Could Bernie somehow rise from the ashes?) Bernie’s followers may resent inclusion in the Clinton medley as mere ingredients. They thought they would be the crunchy main course. Instead, they are relegated to a side dish, part of the Clinton Sellout Special, topped liberally with Clinton Super Delegates. Legions of Bernie’s followers had hoped he would dish out some Chilled Chopped Clinton. (Now that would have been revenge served cold.) One wonders how many voters will like the taste of the Sellout Special?
Paramedics and EMTs work in the same hazardous conditions as the other public safety professionals who are covered under the Heart and Lung Act.” — Chuck McQuilkin
Get rid of weapons of war