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Letters to the Editor: January 25, 2012

Bad jobs are rewarded


Editorial: Bring down the House

While so many Pennsylvanians continue to spend an absurdly inordinate amount of time lionizing and mourning a man who was a great coach but who was not so great at calling police, Republicans in the state capital are spending time on an issue that could have a far greater impact on the lives of most denizens of the Keystone State than Joe Paterno ever had.


Editorial: Give Milt a hand

Sociologists call it the “broken window theory.” It goes like this: A broken window in a home or store that goes unrepaired is not only an unattractive nuisance, it also invites vandalism and other crime. Repair the window soon after it breaks, though, and you’ve nipped the problem in the bud, thus preventing a minor problem from becoming a neighborhood eyesore.


Letters to the Editor: January 18, 2012

Help, police: Beef up safety at school zone


Letters to the Editor: January 11, 2012

Three cheers for the guy from Gifford


Editorial: It's a sin

Changing demographics, declining enrollments, tightened household budgets, a tough economy and the advent of charter schools aren’t the only factors that led to last week’s heart-wrenching announcement by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that it will close 45 area elementary schools and five area high schools — including St. Hubert — after the current semester ends in June.


Editorial: Same old same old

Philadelphia City Council is off to a great start. And then again, it’s not.


Letters to the Editor: January 4, 2012

It’s time to really get tough on those dangerous drivers


Letters to the Editor: December 28, 2011

Freedom of choice for religious shoppers


Editorial: You say you want a resolution

Well, another tough year will go into the history books in less than 100 hours. What are our local and national movers and shakers planning for 2012? Here’s what some of them should be saying: