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My Funny Valentine

My favorite love song is MY FUNNY VALENTINE. Maybe it’s yours. Have you ever listened to the lyrics? The words are not your usual schmaltz. “Is your figure less than Greek? Is your mouth...

Letters to the Editor

Good work by Toyota, Philabundance It was so uplifting to read Mark Zimmaro’s report on the generous donation by Tri-State Toyota Dealers Association to South Philly-based hunger relief organization Philabundance (“Toyota makes big food donation...

It’s Time For Eagles Fans To Forget About Dallas

The Eagles are going to the Super Bowl. So, why are we still obsessed with the Dallas Cowboys? Sigmund Freud would’ve had a field day with us. We hate Dallas. We hate everything about...

Letters to the Editor

Kudos to Girard Estates group How appropriate, now that we have experienced our first arctic blast, that a community group like Girard Estates Neighbors Association is already prepared to help keep needy neighbors warm. Thanks...

Flyers Pride Night

The least-talked-about professional sports franchise in Philadelphia is the Flyers. Until recent weeks. The team that can’t make sports headlines ON the ice made the national news OFF the ice. One of its players...

Letters to the Editor

Arkoosh’s undeserved promotion Jan. 17 marked Valerie Arkoosh’s last day as chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners. Her next stop is Harrisburg after having recently been appointed Secretary of Human Services by Pennsylvania’s...

The Great Glory of the Geator

I’m probably the wrong person to write this column about Jerry Blavat. Because of my two left feet, I never attended one of the many dances he ran. Never went to his club called...

Sticks and Stones

Columnist George Will once wrote that “the Constitution does NOT guarantee our citizens the right NOT to be offended.” Apparently, George Will is not required reading at American universities. In May, Stanford University published...

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 told me she was being hurt. I didn’t know and...

We Love the Violence in Football

The Damar Hamlin injury has understandably sparked a wave of articles about the violence inherent in football. I’ve spent a good part of my life reporting the Eagles and on pro football in general....
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