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Letters to the Editor: January 27, 2016

Choose peace, not violence


Are you ready for some football food?

What do Eagles and pigs have in common? Neither can fly — at least not this year. But pig skin will fly in San Francisco on Feb. 7, as Super Bowl 50 (not Super Bowl “L”) celebrates its golden anniversary. Before that happens, however, there’s Groundhog Day on Feb. 2.


Safety of people in Philadelphia should be top priority

“Help me, Dad …”


Letters to the Editor: January 20, 2016

Freedom of speech is vital


Hats off to scones

We return, once again, to the sights and sounds of Downton Abbey, and this will be our final seasonal visit. With a year’s hiatus, Downton fans are now in the throes of all things magical that make up this wonderful series.  


Commissioner offers fire safety tips

The recent tragic heating fire in Philadelphia has left our community saddened and questioning… How could this happen here? We often hear of fires on television or in the newspaper, but we never imagine that one will hit so close to home.


Please with peas

“Pease porridge hot,


Letters to the Editor: January 13, 2016

Declining under Dems


The power of prunes

Recently, while seated in close quarters in a restaurant booth, I couldn’t help but overhear the conversation among a group of 50-something women seated next to me. “On no! I have to get another colonoscopy,” said one woman. “Me, too,” said another. “I just got one,” added a third voice. As the conversation proceeded, it was evident that some of these ladies would benefit from the power of prunes.  


Op-ed: There are many ways in life to show one’s true character

The Google definition of character is “the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.” Anyone could give you the definition of that word simply just by grabbing a dictionary or searching it online, but the word character has much more of a meaning than just those nine words. Everyone has their own unique character, and they also have their own definition of character.