Sophomores from Philadelphia Academy write to the Times to express their concerns with Roosevelt Boulevard and remedies to make the roadway safer.
Fed up with Comcast
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.
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.
We need more police in the 8th District
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.
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.
It was one of those perfect fall days — clear, breezy and nippy but not yet cold. Just the right temperature.
The dangers of Grant Avenue
The Ebola virus has saturated our news cycle in the last month. Some of the information has been confusing and inconsistent. The Ebola epidemic of 2014 is the largest in this virus’ history, affecting many countries in West Africa. The countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea have had the largest numbers of infections. The most recent World Health Organization (WHO) death toll is as high as 15,000, with a death rate of 70 percent.