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Op-ed: Libraries a great place to check out

“Our tremendous volunteers raise funds, raise awareness about the library as an important community resource, and host a variety of engaging and educational programming.” — Karen D. Lash, President, Friends of Holmesburg Library


Once-shiny new briefcase is now officially my briefcase

I’ve always been impatient about opening gifts. Since early childhood, when scrubbed birthday children would arrive bearing packages, I’ve never been the type to carefully preserve paper and bows.


Nutritional Know-Hows

No one wants to hear the “C” word mentioned — whether it’s about a family member, a friend or themselves. Eating healthy foods is important whether you are fighting cancer or trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Eastern Regional Medical Center have compiled some key tips, ingredient swaps and food-prep ideas that they believe will help people make healthy choices when buying and preparing foods.  


Letters to the Editor: May 11, 2016

Max Myers needs work


Letters to the Editor: May 4, 2016

Soda tax will help schools


A sweet treat for Mom

We can’t save it, store it, buy it, or give it away. Yet it’s forever and ever and always. Although we can’t keep it, there’s one thing we can do — we can share it. I’m talking about time. Since there’s no time like the present, be in the moment and share time with your mom, if you’re lucky enough to have her here in the present time.


Mother’s Day celebrates women who love you unconditionally

On every Mother’s Day, while Mom was still with us, my sister would aim a camera at her, and start snapping. She would try to get Mom not to pose, and occasionally, she’d even succeed.


Savor Earth Day with some tasty greens

We’re all in it together — survival. So we need to protect and preserve


Letters to the Editor: April 27, 2016

White right on illegals


Try these Earth Day-inspired tips to reduce food waste

People from all over the world join forces on April 22 to celebrate Earth Day in an effort to protect our global environment.