• Opinion

Op-ed: How City Council spent summer vacation? Working

There are many myths and legends that continue to stir conversation and controversy. The Loch Ness Monster. Bigfoot. The Abominable Snowman. And, of course, Philadelphia City Council members who enjoy three-month, taxpayer-subsidized summer vacations.


Letters to the Editor: August 17, 2016

Dealing with city bureaucracy


Perfecting the pie

I like pie. I like cake.


Letters to the Editor: August 10, 2016

Henon, you’re not fooling us


Letters to the Editor: August 3, 2016

It’s time to dump Trump


Crack into these delicious egg recipes

It cracks me up that eggs have become so ubiquitous. And I don’t mean the Pokemon Go eggs sought by gamers near and far, although apparently those eggs are found everywhere, too.


Library reopening, come check it out

After being closed for a few weeks for air conditioning repairs, the Northeast Regional Library is once again open six days a week.


Bring a taste of shore home with clams

The Clam


Op-ed: Philadelphia’s sanctuary city policy is irresponsible and dangerous

As a former beat cop, state drug and federal mafia prosecutor and White House official with local, state, national and international experience, I understand the need for policies that encourage cooperation among the various levels of law enforcement.


Op-ed: Mental illness a disease that must be treated, understood

As the chairman of the state House Sub-Committee on Mental Health, I recently chaired a hearing that explored issues relating to mental illness. Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy testified and provided some excellent information to our committee.