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Letters to the Editor: September 16, 2015

White is right on cop bill

Wine makes for a divine celebration

“There is no party without wine.”

Letters to the Editor: September 9, 2015

White playing with laws

Celebrating the beginning of the Jewish New Year

The 18 mismatched chairs are in place. A brisket the size of Kansas has been sliced, and awaits attack.

Back-to-school recipes for the kids

We may live without poetry, music and art; 

Taking a look at a new generation of back-to-school

To my everlasting shame, I cried on my first day of kindergarten.

Letters to the Editor: September 2, 2015

Keep jobs in the U.S.

Macaroni salads for Labor Day

Harry Potter’s professor, Severus Snape, conjured up complex concoctions using a full array of herbs. But you may not want to find these on your plate next to your peas. No need to take Potent Potions 101 at Hogwarts because it’s not magic to use herbs such as parsley, sage, rosemary, chives, basil and thyme to make delicious dishes in your kitchen. In summer, these fresh herbs can grow right in our gardens.

Op-Ed: Education funding should be a priority in state budget

Two months ago, Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a reasonable, on-time budget that funded programs for those in need and for our schools.

A recipe fit for the pope

Did you hear? Pope Francis is coming to Philadelphia next month. Only if you have been locked up in a closet or cave could you be missing the media frenzy that is accompanying the pope on his trip to the City of Brotherly Love. He reportedly sometimes rides public transit in Rome. But God forbid that he should attempt to ride SEPTA with us common people. Can you imagine? The pope might not be able to get back into the city past the cordoned-off area. (And he’d never get back in time.)