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What works best for community development? Employer-provided coverage

When in Philly, Fishtown and Kensington are the neighborhoods that have become a must on the list of places to visit for any tourist....

Employer-provided coverage helps businesses and the community

Everyone recognizes the sounds of laughter and good times at their favorite restaurant. The wonderful staff that knows your name and order by heart,...

Rep. Hohenstein: Access to safe abortion a fundamental right

On June 24, Roe v. Wade was overturned. The final opinion issued by the Supreme Court was almost identical to the draft leaked about...

Letter to the Editor

When I was about 7 or 8, my great-grandfather, who was a Philadelphia park guard, thought it was important that a child should know...

Proposed legislative map an affront to citizens

We have a unique perspective on the battle over legislative redistricting. Our more than 100 years of collective service to our communities and the...

Rep. Hohenstein: Puppies, and kittens, and lizards, oh my!

My family loves our pit bull, Gertie. Drama, our German shepherd/cattle dog mix, found Gertie as a four-month-old puppy on March 17, 2016 under...

Rushdy: Why inclusionary zoning won’t solve Philadelphia’s affordable housing crisis

More than 230,000 Philadelphia families choose between paying for food, housing or healthcare. In too many neighborhoods, residents question how and when they will...

20 years after – How did 9/11/2001 change us?

By State Rep. Joe Hohenstein Our experiences of Sept. 11, 2001 are, first and foremost, intensely personal. As Laurie Guadagno, sister of Flight 93 hero...

Cartoon of the Week

A letter from the proprietors of Art Star on closing of Northern Liberties location.

It is with heavy hearts that we are announcing the closure of our retail location in Northern Liberties. This was not an easy decision...

Op-Ed: COVID-19 care for those who need it most

By Rep. Joe Hohenstein The statistics associated with COVID-19 are startling. Since the onset of the pandemic, the state Department of Health has reported more...

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