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Philadelphia’s new bill sponsored by at-large City Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson to encourage tree canopy growth in Philadelphia is an important legislative work. more
MJ Fischer’s untimely passing leaves a significant void in our community. more
Not only do bright lights bother people, they harm insects. more
I am a regular SEPTA rider and know changes are coming very soon to public transportation in Philadelphia.  more
Late last month, a young person was struck and killed by a speeding driver along Germantown Avenue near Uncle Bobbie’s, a popular neighborhood coffee and book shop. more
“Members of the Schuylkill Center are part of a special community of nature and wildlife champions whose generous support furthers our mission." more
True confessions, we were a few days late paying our June estimated quarterly taxes more
The story about reckless driving, and the recent AP story about traffic deaths really missed the mark. more
I enjoyed reading Pat Cove’s article about the importance of preserving interiors of historic buildings to not only understand the architecture of the past, but how people lived and thought. more
There is a connection between the trampling of democratic traditions during the January 6 insurrection and the violation of democratic rights that occurred in some of the June 6 Philadelphia ward leader elections.  more
The conservative members of the Supreme Court have done what they suggested they would never do during their confirmation hearings: they reversed the Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. more
In the past few months, the Local has published multiple articles and letters from readers about theft from mailboxes and post offices. I offer two suggestions. more
Part of the problem between the SEPTA board and the riders is that the members of the board do not always listen carefully to riders' concerns and safety.   more
Hats off (or rather, bike helmets off) to John Meigs for his recent letter promoting bicycling by means of his gentle corrective to a May 26 article on the Mt. Airy Learning Tree’s recent Hidden Garden Tour.  more
In leading in confronting aggression in Ukraine, America is upholding the idea that freedom is not free.  more
EMAN has now created a division between the residential community and the business community....divisive to say the least. Working together to solve problems has taken a huge step backwards. more
The repeal of Roe v. Wade offers the people of this nation a hope that we may begin the arduous process of reclaiming representative government from the soulless elites who have stolen it from us. more
I’ve grown weary of articles in the Local that assume a progressive consensus in our neighborhood on almost everything related to sexuality, gender, and abortion. more
We are hoping to change the norm of treating Pastorius Park as an off-leash dog park, which it is not. more
I find it very sad that some believe the rights of the unborn who come into this world, loved or not loved, are more important than the inalienable rights of women who are already here.  more
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