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Letter-to-the-Editor: Response to Op-Ed “The Battle for Education: The Haves and the Have-Nots”

By: Robert Holland This letter is written in response to last week's op-ed, “The Battle for Education: The Haves and the Have-Nots” (Feb. 13) After delivering a long bill of grievances against charter schools as a...

With Harris trade, Sixers make it clear they are all in to win now

By Al Thompson For the South Philly Review  The 76ers moved to the top of many Philadelphia sports fans’ list of which team will win the next world championship after they pulled off a blockbuster trade...

Cardella: More Relationship Advice

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Once a year at this time, when love is in the air and a divorce lawyer around the corner, I offer relationship advice. My column last year (Relationship Advice. Feb....

Op-ed: The Battle for Education – The Haves and the Have Nots

  By: Gloria C. Endres South Philly resident  The past two weeks have been eventful for school districts throughout Pennsylvania, particularly for the School District of Philadelphia. Pro-privatization advocates designated the last week of January "School Choice...

Letter to the Editor: Another radical Democratic idea

By: Richard DiGiacomo South Philadelphia William Greenlee, Democratic city councilman at large, has proposed a bill that would ban stores from accepting credit/debit only as forms of payment for goods and services. The bill would require...

Cardella: Family Politics

It was near the end of her life that I found out that Mom was a Democrat. Both sides of my family were staunch Republicans. My father collected Nixon memorabilia. His father was a...

Letter to the Editor: “Taggart opens Family Welcome Center”

To the Editor, Many changes have happened to the John H. Taggart School since I taught there from 1966 to 1987. But even then, we were experiencing an influx of immigrants from Asian countries like Cambodia...

Cardella: At Your Super Bowl Party

Photo by Tom Beck By Tom Cardella The atmosphere at your annual Super Bowl party will return to normal on Sunday. Remember all the way back to last year, when the unlikely appearance of our Philadelphia Eagles in...

Cardella: A Story About Magic

By Tom Cardella: If there were a Philadelphia edition of the dictionary, next to the word “magic” would be a picture of Eagles quarterback Nick Foles. In the season that just ended for the Eagles,...

Cardella: The Wall

By Tom CardellaAs we enter 2019, our country faces many problems, not the least of which is that we’ll be bombarded by the president’s tweets for up to two more years. This is a president...
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