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Editorial: A spy thriller?

As the revelations about our government’s secret national security programs spread around the globe, it sometimes feels like we have been sucked into the pages of a Robert Ludlum spy novel.


Journey to honor a stepdad on Father’s Day

His name was Irv. I was so predisposed to dislike him that I even found fault with his name.


Letters to the Editor (June 12, 2013)

Time to take a look at the Patriot Act


Letters to the Editor (June 5, 2013)

Methadone patients are trying to better themselves


Doomsday cuts

The Philadelphia School Reform Commission last week adopted a “Doomsday Budget” that is a blueprint for what would happen to the city’s public schools in the fall if the school district does not get additional money.


Letters to the Editor (May 29, 2013)

Where has our nation gone?


Editorial: Upper what?

We were startled on Sunday when we opened an email from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia with a headline that told us of the imminent merger of Catholic parishes in “Upper” Northeast Philadelphia.


Letters to the Editor (May 22, 2013)

Keep tax dollars in public schools


Starting over

Sometimes, when things get really convoluted, the smartest thing to do is to hit the reset button.


Editorial: Corbett should back Medicaid expansion

I was encouraged to learn about Gov. Tom Corbett’s recent meeting with U.S Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. I was hoping he would see the error in his beliefs and decide to accept federal money for the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).