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Letters to the Editor: Cardella right on Griner

By Gloria C. Endres: This may come as a shock to Tom Cardella, with whom I have had my differences over the years, but I totally agree with his opinion about Russia's capture and sentencing...

Where Have You Gone Dr. Goldstein?

By Tom Cardella Buckle up. It’s been more than three months since I told you about one of my medical adventures. The wait is over. This past weekend, my aging body once again required a...

A beautiful ‘melting pot’ on East Passyunk Avenue

The South Philly landmark known as the "Singing Fountain" on East Passyunk Avenue got its name because of loudspeakers that can broadcast actual songs. The small triangle where it is located was created by...

Cardella: Griner Made Her Own Mess

Let’s stop making Brittney Griner a hero. Yes, the 31-year old women’s pro basketball star has been treated badly by the Russian court. She brought less than a gram of cannabis oil into Russia...

Letter to the Editor: Looking forward to new pet facility

After reading Mark Zimmaro’s report on the soon-to-open animal hospital on Washington Avenue (“Personal touch for furry patients,” July 27), I had to say, “Wow, I can relate.” The article describes a new emergency facility...

Letter to the Editor: Nice column

I am “The Cabbie.” It is with utmost appreciation that I thank Tom Cardella for taking the time to share my story of my son Kristopher Minners, who lost his life to gun violence....

Cardella: Sixers Propose Move To Center City

Philadelphia is the “Can’t Do” city. We’re known for our “Can’t Do” spirit. And damn proud of it, too. Want to develop the waterfront like some other cities? Not here, Jake. You can’t do...

Cardella: The Cabbie

The sun was still hot in the early July evening. Too hot to wait for a bus, so we hailed a cab to take us to our swim club. The cabbie paid a little...

I want to go home. I want my brother

I see Adam, a 10-year-old stranger, in a random apartment building on the Parkway. His head rests in his hands, his feet shake, and his voice whimpers. As an unsettling bombardment of fireworks and...

Letter to the Editor: Great to see Capitolo Playground improvements

Many thanks and high fives to the nonprofit organization Philadelphia Union Foundation for investing $1 million in South Philly’s Capitolo Playground as reported by Mark Zimmaro (“Upgrades unveiled at Capitolo,” July 19). The needed improvements,...
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