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Letters to the Editor: February 25, 2015

Flying a tattered flag


Philadephia pepper pot soup

Did Pepper Pot Soup play a role in winning the American Revolution? Is it  “the soup that won the war,” or is that just a lot of tripe?


Shanghai stir-fry

According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 is the Year of the Sheep. The Chinese New Year is all about wishing good luck, good health and good fortune. Red is the good luck color to wear, the color to chase away any evil. Gifts of money in red envelopes are good luck, too. (That’s for sure!)


Letters to the Editor: February 18, 2015

A plan to improve voting


A nutrient-dense diet will help strengthen your heart

A nutrient-dense diet is an important step toward a healthy heart.


Glaucoma is undiagnosed in 50 percent of the general population

There is a way of speaking in every culture, whether in a professional field or another country.


Letters to the Editor: February 11, 2015

Fighting in Philadelphia


Cupid’s chocolate cake

Perhaps Charles Schulz’s Peanuts character, Lucy Van Pelt, said it best, “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” And maybe some port wine, too.


It’s the little things that matter on Valentine’s Day

We are standing in the kitchen glaring at one another. 


Support is available for new caretakers

Caretakers come in all sizes, shapes, genders and ethnicities.