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Letters to the Editor: November 26, 2014

Sophomores from Philadelphia Academy write to the Times to express their concerns with Roosevelt Boulevard and remedies to make the roadway safer.   


Letters to the Editor: November 19, 2014

Fed up with Comcast


Op-Ed: Remember to get your flu shot this winter

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.


Sweets after supper

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.


Letters to the Editor: November 12, 2014

We need more police in the 8th District


Op-Ed: U.S. Senator reflects on Alzheimer’s

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.


Food for football

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.


The roles may change with time, but a mother’s love never fades

It was one of those perfect fall days — clear, breezy and nippy but not yet cold. Just the right temperature.


Letters to the Editor: November 5, 2014

The dangers of Grant Avenue


The Ebola outbreak: setting the record straight

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.