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Letters to the Editor: February 26, 2014

Philadelphia needs a change

Letters to the Editor: February 19, 2014

D.A.’s inaction an insult to city’s firefighters

Letters to the Editor: February 12, 2014

Who is your favorite president and why?

Letters to the Editor: February 5, 2014

Time to re-evaluate vacant building fires

Letters to the Editor: January 29, 2014

Three years ago, my son was accepted into Northeast High School’s Magnet Program. I didn’t know what to expect and was a bit apprehensive because it is the biggest high school in the city, and I worried that he would get lost in the shuffle. I sat in the auditorium at back to school night and listened to the principal, Ms. Carroll, talk about “her school” and “her kids.” She told us that we were welcome to walk into “her school,” unannounced and she would walk the halls with us. It was apparent to me that this woman had nothing to hide, no worries that her school wouldn’t be running up to par on any given day. 

Fruits and vegetables can combat many illnesses

During the development of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, multiple studies suggested that a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains may offer some protection against cardiovascular disease, Type 2 Diabetes and neurodegeneration.

H2O is vital

H2O is so important.

Letters to the editor: January 22, 2014

Take pride in the Northeast

Legislators call for tax fairness

We need tax fairness to ensure that tax deadbeats pay what they owe, and homeowners do not receive yearly property tax hikes. More than a year ago, we gathered with neighbors in Tacony to push for tax fairness and we went to work in the General Assembly. Recently, two bills were passed in Harrisburg to improve tax fairness and help hard-working homeowners in Northeast Philadelphia.

Letters to the Editor: January 15, 2014

Are we all safe in Sochi?