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School Choice Week underscores need for multiple educational pathways By Dave Rowan School choice can be a polarizing – and often politicized – issue. Each new charter school that pops up provokes debate, funding toward private...

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Feed the children What a pleasure to read Mark Zimmaro’s report on President Biden’s visit to South Philly’s Philabundance on Martin Luther King Day (“Biden lends a helping hand at Philabundance,” Jan. 17). Not only did...

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Let the games begin How refreshing to read the op-ed by Maura McCarthy and Dontae Privette on the FDR Park Plan to add a dozen multi-purpose playing fields (“Build more sports fields for kids,” Jan. 10). McCarthy, CEO...

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Build more sports fields for kids By Maura McCarthy and Dontae Privette In Philadelphia, space is a precious commodity. Specifically, quality playing fields are in short supply in neighborhoods across the city.  We see it every day:...

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Save the meadows By Michael Schreiber Visitors to FDR Park in South Philadelphia may have been startled by the growl of bulldozers during the past year. Since August 2022, the city has been systematically uprooting trees...

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Podcast an 'ecosystem' of musical talent Of all the things I admire most about the South Philly Review, I especially enjoy the many reports about real people and events never covered in our regular newspapers. One very...

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Allen mural a fitting tribute Many thanks to reporter Mark Zimmaro for capturing the inspirational story of one of our city’s greatest professional athletes, Phillies star batter Richie Allen (“Dick Allen mural coming to South...

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Support local handcrafted products Anyone who has ever followed my writing in the South Philly Review knows that I am a native of our South Philly neighborhood and old enough to recall when the Passyunk Avenue Singing...

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Stop feeding the birds After witnessing a pack of rats eating bread left on the sidewalk, I felt compelled to write in. I understand it may be a "tradition" and seem like a kind act...
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