At the present time, one of the most violent threats to women in America is from a practice known as female genital mutilation. The number of young women in the United States at risk of being victimized by female genital mutilation has sharply increased. This is especially true in the Philadelphia area.
Confucius wrote about them. Alexander the Great and then Julius Caesar brought them to the Mediterranean region through trade. Early settlers brought them to the New World. Luther Burbank, the “Plant Wizard” botanist, horticulturist and pomologist (cultivator of fruit trees), grew, studied and documented plum trees grown in California, and produced new hybrid varieties.
Slow down on Bustleton Ave.
“When life hands you a lemon … make lemonade.”
Pick up our recycle bins
"Does HUD really expect the neighbors to sit back and accept this farce?"
TBYN civic group is getting things done
The pineapple’s spiny, brown, pocked-mark, curmudgeonly exterior masks its oh-so-sweet, juicy, succulent, delicious interior. As with many things in life, looks may be deceiving. The pineapple is, and has been, a universal symbol of welcome and hospitality.
My prom gown was baby blue.
Although the first day of summer is a few weeks away, the month of June can be humid. Seinfeld’s Elaine knew what to eat on hot days -— eat “The Big Salad,” of course. With minimal effort, some fresh vegetables, and some leftover meat, it’s easy to beat the heat, and serve a real meal on a hot summery day.