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Cardella: I Married a Leftist

I swear that I’ve been duped. After 55 years of married life, I’ve discovered that all that time, my wife Fran has been manipulating me as if I were the Manchurian candidate. I’ve been...

Cardella: Let’s Go Glamping

I never attended summer camp as a kid. It’s not that my parents deprived me of the opportunity. I never showed any interest in camping. Never joined the Boy Scouts. The closest I came...

Cardella: The Last Straw

Until recently, I never thought much about straws. Except on one occasion when I was eating lunch with a dear friend. She normally has very tidy eating habits. Not on this one unfortunate day,...

Cardella: Where’s the socks?

Fran and I have a tradition. Once every summer, we go to PALM for the lobster special. As a bonus, we get to see Dennis. Dennis is the restaurant’s longtime waiter, a master at...

Cardella: The Get Back Policy

Get back, get back Get back to where you once belonged --John Lennon and Paul McCartney Your intrepid columnist has discovered that the Trump administration is getting ready to announce a sweeping new executive action that will...

Op-Ed: The importance of a STEAM education

By: Gloria C. Endres Many thanks, as always, to reporter Grace Maiorano for her cover story on a 33-year-old event sponsored by global healthcare company GSK, partnered with the Franklin Institute: GSK Science in the...

Letter-to-the-editor: Response to Cardella’s self interview

By: Gloria C. Endres South Philly Resident To the Editor: In his most recent “self-interview” (July 17), Tom Cardella closes with a triple comment on “choice,” in response to a question about Medicare for All. His three choices...

Letter-to-the-Editor: City ignores neighborhoods regarding new fuel facility in South Philly 

By: Michael Bradley To-the-Editor:  City ignores neighborhoods regarding new fuel facility in South Philly Early Friday, June 21, a vat of butane ignited at the PES refinery located in South Philly, causing a massive fire and series...

Cardella: Interviewing Myself (Part 2)

This week's column by Tom Cardella is a continuation of last week's.  19-Q-Why do you question whether the president and his supporters are true conservatives?       A-Don’t take my word for it. There’s a reason the conservative...

Letter-to-the-Editor: Response to community PES meeting

By: Gloria C. Endres South Philly Resident  Thanks to Grace Maiorano for her comprehensive report on the community meeting recently hosted by U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (published July 10) to discuss all the consequences of...
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