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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:


Letters to the editor December 21, 2011

Litterbug does dirty work in Rhawnhurst


Editorial: Roll heads at PGW

Sunday is not likely to be a particularly merry Christmas for Mark Keeley’s loved ones, thanks to what appears to be fatal ineptness by Philadelphia Gas Works employees.


Letters to the editor December 14, 2011

Downsizing should be on Council’s agenda


Editorial: Die, Mumia, die

Wesley Cook, better known as Mumia Abu-Jamal, did the dirtiest deed of all. He killed a Philly cop in cold blood. Now, 30 insane years after he shot Officer Daniel Faulkner in the face, Abu-Jamal is, quite literally, getting away with murder.