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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


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.


Letters to the Editor: January 11, 2012

Three cheers for the guy from Gifford


Letters to the Editor: January 4, 2012

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


Editorial: Same old same old

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


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 28, 2011

Freedom of choice for religious shoppers


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.