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Eating green on Earth Day

The Earth neither moved nor stood still on April 22, 1970, but it did get a little help from its friends. University of Pennsylvania professor Ian McHarg, along with students and faculty of many area universities, as well as city planners, lawyers and other environmentally concerned people, teamed up to offer lectures and events that culminated in a rally at Fairmount Park’s Belmont Plateau. U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie was the keynote speaker, but music and rock bands carried the tune of the day. 


Spring cleaning can be a challenge

We recently had coffee and dessert at the home of friends. Along with enjoying a homemade warm apple pie in a gracious atmosphere, I couldn’t help noticing, as I helped clear some of the dishes, that the kitchen was superbly organized.


Letters to the Editor: April 22, 2015

A Mother’s Day poem


Eye complications from diabetes should be treated immediately

Eye complications stemming from diabetes are common.


Cracker Jack and baseball

The Phillies home opener this year, played on April 6, spoke for itself. The nicest thing about opening day was the great weather.


Letters to the Editor: April 15, 2015

Council candidate withdraws


Letters to the Editor: April 8, 2015

Leftist mayoral candidates


Munch on some muffins during tax season

Beware! April 15 is fast approaching. Here comes the Tax Man, and you don’t want him to get you. It’s crunch time. Why not make it munch time?  


Eggs and the Easter Bunny

After all these years, I’ve never questioned or doubted the existence of the Easter Bunny. What I do question is: How did the bunny and the egg become Easter traditions?


Health tips for the spring season

The sun is shining, snow is melting away, and fresh fruits and vegetables are looking more and more vibrant.