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Letters to the Editor: May 28, 2014

Not one more penny


Philly Play will help remedy child obesity

Last summer, I started a program called Philly Play right here in the Northeast. I did so because I was concerned about both the lack of access and information surrounding active play and the growing rate of childhood obesity in our city. We held play-oriented events around the 6th District, hosted community conversations around play and health and ended with a block-long street festival for families.


Northeast home to many hidden gems

From cheesesteaks to Tastykakes, Stephen Starr to Marc Vetri, the Reading Terminal to the Italian Market, Philly food gets a decent amount of attention. But one area of the city that has been virtually written off deserves recognition for its impressive lineup of hidden gems.


Letters to the Editor: May 21, 2014

Veterans Affairs scandal investigated


Tips to help your mind and body

Here are some healthy foods to nourish your brain and body.


Letters to the Editor: May 14, 2014

Say no to status quo


Nobody ever told me… the journey of motherhood

Nobody ever told me, when I became the mother of a newborn, that I would carry her home from the hospital trembling in terror, wondering how in the world I’d know what to do with her. She seemed like a tiny, helpless victim of my gross ineptitude.


Mom’s spring spirits

There isn’t a woman in the world who could take her place. She’s universal, yet she’s singular, personal, special and unique.


Editorial: Do not eliminate resign provision

City Councilman David Oh has a lot of good ideas to make Philadelphia a better city, but the elimination of “resign to run” is not one of them.


Letters to the Editor: May 7, 2014

Congress must take action now to protect working families