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Who Wants Pasta Made In Iowa?

Pardon me, but I’m feeling betrayed. I just found out that Barilla pasta is not made in Italy. And that a good deal of the durham wheat that it’s made from comes from countries...

House GOP inaction on guns costing lives

By State Rep. Regina Young As a mother of children who attend public schools and travel by three modes of transportation, as a wife of a black man who also travels throughout the city for...

Negative Ads Discourage Voting

I don’t hate many things that aren’t spelled P-U-T-I-N. But sometime this spring it all changed. After a mind-numbing barrage of political ads, I have come to hate Susan Wild because “she’s wildly out...

Going Through the Motions

Quietly Quitting is suggested for folks who are employed in a toxic workplace environment. Disengage. Work the necessary hours to keep the job. But no more. The idea is presented as something new. The antidote...

Cardella: Let There Be Light

I’m not going to kid you. It was a rough week for me. There are times the column writes itself. This week was not one of them. It’s strange that there can be a...

Letter to the Editor: Trip down memory lane

Wow, 75 years! That is how long the South Philly Review has been delivering community news to our neighborhood. That means, if my math is correct, that it originated in 1947. That year, I...

Cardella: The Survivor

I don’t know what the record is for longevity at a newspaper, but I have been writing a column for the Review for almost 60 years. If that’s not a record, it’s pretty damn...

Cardella: A Day In The Life

The biggest medical problem in America is stress. People talk all the time about reducing stress. But avoiding stress overload is not that easy. Different kinds of stress affect different stages of life. Here’s...

Cardella: No Kings Or Queens For Me

Far be it from me to tell Brits how to govern themselves. But Brits are not nearly so shy in telling us how much better it is to have royalty about the house. No,...

Cardella: High Fiber Diet

Let’s face it. Most of us can use more fiber in our diet. There’s a simple reason. High-fiber food is food we can’t digest. Why the hell would we want to eat food we...
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