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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).


Letters to the Editor (May 15, 2013)

July 4th tradition continues in Lawncrest


Letters to the Editor (May 8, 2013)

Leave the rats alone


Letters to the Editor (May 1, 2013)

America needs traditional marriage  


Editorial: Sizing up Sharrif

The National Football League measures just about everything when it comes to the super-size human beings who are invited to join the ranks of professional football.