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The Luckiest Guy in the World

(This columnist fell and fractured some small bones in his pelvis on Feb. 24. He was treated at Jefferson Hospital and Presbyterian Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Center and released last week. This is a column...

Letter to the Editor

Best wishes to Cardella Like most regular readers of the South Philly Review, I have enjoyed following the weekly columns by career opinion writer Tom Cardella. I have even had some fun sparring with him...

Letter to the Editor

Local athlete has bright future How delightful to read the amazing sports column by Mark Zimmaro about South Philly teenager Gianna Masci, a truly gifted student/athlete (“An athlete, scholar and leader,” March 29). As Zimmaro reports,...

Letter to the Editor

What about our schools? I read with great interest the report by Mark Zimmaro on a special state funding program ("State funding for local projects," March 23). The money comes from the Commonwealth Financial Authority's...

Letter to the Editor

Happy Easter on South Street What a thrill to read Mark Zimmaro's report on all the upcoming Easter-themed activities taking place on South Street from now until Easter Sunday, April 9 ("Find the Easter spirit...

Letters to the Editor

Promoting women entrepreneurs It was heartwarming to read a report in the South Philly Review about yet another event to encourage more business development in the East Passyunk Avenue area (“Helping women grow their businesses,”...

Gone Dancing

Everybody dreams. Few of us realize our dreams. How we deal with that disappointment defines the rest of our lives. That was truer for JoAnne Lerario than for most. From the time she was a...

The Strange Success Story of Angelo Cataldi

The retirement of Angelo Cataldi from WIP Sports Talk Radio leaves a huge void in Philadelphia’s morning radio. I would compare the importance of the moment to when Howard Stern left Philadelphia radio for...

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...
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