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Letters to the Editor: November 26, 2014

Sophomores from Philadelphia Academy write to the Times to express their concerns with Roosevelt Boulevard and remedies to make the roadway safer.   


Sweets after supper

I live in a house with guys who appreciate good, homemade pies, especially at Thanksgiving time. And I appreciate their appreciation. Instant gratification, for a cook, is an empty pie plate. It’s thankfulness come full circle.


Op-Ed: Remember to get your flu shot this winter

The holidays are a busy time of year for a lot of people, and it can be difficult to keep track of everything you have to do.


Letters to the Editor: November 19, 2014

Fed up with Comcast


Op-Ed: U.S. Senator reflects on Alzheimer’s

I met not long ago with dedicated scientists from the University of Pittsburgh who are pushing the frontiers of their field by developing state-of-the-art therapies for a truly tragic disease — Alzheimer’s.


Letters to the Editor: November 12, 2014

We need more police in the 8th District


Food for football

We remember our veterans this time of year, and a special date comes to mind. Nov. 11, of course – the day World War I, the Great War, ended. In remembrance of all of our veterans, I’m sending a shoutout and a big “Thank You,” and hope you had a Happy Veterans Day.


The roles may change with time, but a mother’s love never fades

It was one of those perfect fall days — clear, breezy and nippy but not yet cold. Just the right temperature.


Letters to the Editor: November 5, 2014

The dangers of Grant Avenue


Gluten-free Grains

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Some years ago, I attended a series of lectures at a local hospital with a family member who had recently been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. The classes were taught by a nutritionist who gave advice and tips on eating the right foods to help keep blood-sugar levels from reaching extremes. It wasn’t, I found out, just about sugar.