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Savoring Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day both give us reasons to celebrate this month with delicious and heartwarming foods. So, without monkeying around (this being the Year of the Monkey), here are two recipes to celebrate these holidays.

Valentine’s Day is for love, but so is every other day of the year

It’s well after midnight, and I’m in the kitchen enjoying a private binge of frozen cake straight from the package.

Letters to the Editor: February 3, 2016

Time to correct the record

Housework can be a chore, but the benefits usually worth it

I vacuumed today. The whole house.

A taste of Mardi Gras

“Olives are passion fruit, you know,” my friend, Barb, confided to me. “I’ll have to remember that,” I replied, chuckling.

Making healthy choices helps the whole family

Are you looking to improve your health, but tired of making New Year’s resolutions that fall by the wayside way too soon?

Op-ed: Supreme Court ruling could weaken revenues of public sector unions

As a product of two generations of union labor and a Democratic candidate for state representative in the 170th Legislative District, I am deeply concerned about the controversial Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case that has made its way to the Supreme Court and could deeply hurt many families in the Northeast and others like us across the county.

Are you ready for some football food?

What do Eagles and pigs have in common? Neither can fly — at least not this year. But pig skin will fly in San Francisco on Feb. 7, as Super Bowl 50 (not Super Bowl “L”) celebrates its golden anniversary. Before that happens, however, there’s Groundhog Day on Feb. 2.

Letters to the Editor: January 27, 2016

Choose peace, not violence

Safety of people in Philadelphia should be top priority

“Help me, Dad …”