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Help available for domestic violence victims

By Joanna Otero-Cruz I have held the hands of a father with tears coursing down his cheeks as he says, “I only wish she had...

Shop locally for the holidays

By Jessica Ramsdell Planning to spread some cheer? Focus on community during the holidays and purchase a one-of-a-kind creation from your local small businesses in...

No to Sixers arena in Chinatown

By Madison Kajuffa and Maya Lindsey We are writing with a demand that Rep. Mary Isaacson address and take appropriate action to prevent the installation...

Failing to condemn antisemitism unacceptable

By City Councilman Mike Driscoll The victory of our first black lieutenant governor and a Jewish governor-elect over a man who refused to denounce his...

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...

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