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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 8, 2014

Now is the time for change


Letters to the Editor: January 1, 2014

End of Christmas season


A better way to party on New Year’s Eve

My serious mistake had been to believe a friend who had uttered those seven seductive words, “Have I got a guy for you!”


Letters to the Editor: December 25, 2013

The right to choose 


Time to say farwell to 2013… and its calendar

Full confession: I’ve been in love, with my 2013 calendar.


Letters to the Editor: December 18, 2013

Military medicine is key to healthcare


Letters to the Editor: December 11, 2013

Blight will spread 


Editorial: Let’s talk about a smoke-free state

Five years ago, Pennsylvania legislators passed the Clean Indoor Air Act, which eliminated smoking in some, but not all, indoor workplaces.


Walking in a winter wonderland is good for the soul

The heating guys have been here. They insist that our system is “balanced” — their word, not mine. They tell us that we’re wise and sensible people to have the whole system checked before the real bite of winter kicks in.