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Letter to the Editor: Great column on the Melrose

Tom Cardella’s column regarding the closing of the Melrose Diner was a beautiful and nostalgic tribute to the South Philly landmark. Thanks, Tom. - Joseph Lala

Letter to the Editor: Looking forward to the car show/festival

As a lifelong resident of the East Passyunk Avenue neighborhood, I was delighted to read Joe DiProsperos’ report on a special event coming up soon (“Car Show and Street Festival returning to East Passyunk...

Letter to the Editor: Start treating drivers properly

The recent Washington Ave. story as well as a recent AP one about traffic deaths and the federal infrastructure law really missed the mark. PennDOT has said that the past decade has been the...

Cardella: The Melrose

The news leaked out. The Melrose Diner is going to be demolished. These days, the end of another diner is normally not big news. And for a lot of us, the Melrose Diner died...

Cardella: The Mayor’s Gaffe

To fully understand Mayor Jim Kenney’s remarks after the July 4 shooting on the Parkway, we need to first check out a couple of definitions. Kenney committed a “gaffe.” A gaffe can be defined...

Cardella: The Great Ice Cream Contest

It’s summer. Time for ice cream. Is there any dessert more popular than ice cream? It’s the one treat I could never eliminate from my diet. My love affair with ice cream started over 70...

Letter to the Editor: Inspiring young artists

What a pleasure to read the report by Mark Zimmaro on the special art exhibit at this year’s Flower Show at FDR Park in South Philly (“Fresh Artists puts students in the spotlight,” June...

Letter to the Editor: Controlling violence, saving society

Beginning within our homes, each family experience is different. Under normal circumstances, we live two lives: First, we learn how to live. Second, as we develop and mature, we live what we learned. For...

Letter to the Editor: Helping girls dream big

Corporate leaders are stepping up in more ways than ever. Girls Inc. was excited to welcome Olympians Simone Manuel and Erin Jackson, and Comcast’s Dalila Wilson-Scott, who participated in a career panel and goal-setting...

Cardella: The Crazy Afterlife

The latest poll results on religious belief in America indicates that atheism is making headway in America. Whether that’s a good or a bad thing is something for you to decide. Me? I can’t...
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