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Pam DeLissio is considered by many good government activists in Philadelphia (including the undersigned) as our most reliable voice for democratic reform in Harrisburg. more
We need to see more new housing, both income restricted and market rate in Philadelphia to meet the needs of our rebounding city growth. more
I have been a committeeperson for nearly 30 years and until recently had never experienced the kind of behavior exhibited by certain members.  As the first woman ward leader of the 22nd Ward, … more
I represent the bluest legislative district in — until very recently — one of the most gerrymandered states in the country, where Republicans have held the majority in our state … more
She is wrong.  While I can’t tell whether she is misinformed or flat-out deceptive, her statement is false. more
While both legislators took office the same year, only Fitzgerald has been able to garner support from her legislative colleagues in her quest for re-election, including well-known progressive State Sen. Art Haywood.  more
The 22nd Ward — led by ward leader Cindy Bass, who is also a sitting member of City Council — is a troubling example of the ward system gone wrong. more
Shamefully, the DeLessio campaign undermined the good will that should have made the event a true exchange of ideas. more
(editor's note: this letter was written as a response to another letter written in the April 28 issue by  Mt. Airy resident Dan Gordon, who support's DeLissio's challenger, Tarik Khan.) My … more
Due to an oversight on my part, my April 14 letter regarding trash and runoff at the Rec Center inaccurately listed some of my neighbors as co-signers, for which I apologize. The letter, which I had … more
Without my knowledge or permission, my name and address were signed to a letter published in the Chestnut Hill Local last week. I had never seen this letter before it appeared in the paper, nor would I ever have agreed to sign it.  more
I t should be noted that after spending months, and taxpayers dollars, in this personal attack on the police, Springfield Township Board of Commissioners does not have any legal right to do so. more
To abruptly force Yu Hsiang to terminate its local business in the name of "efficiency" of some planned improvements by a new mall owner seems outrageous. more
A friend and I were walking our dogs in the Cherokee Apartments on Wolcott Drive in Chestnut Hill when a homeless man who lives in the woods next to the apartments ran towards us brandishing a glass bottle, shouting. more
Police officers perform a dangerous and often thankless job, day in and day out. My family and I appreciate their service to our community. However, the logo they're using is a divisive symbol that undermines the values that bind us. more
Watertower Clean-up Day took place last Saturday, April 2. Although quite a bit of trash and debris were cleaned up nothing was done to keep it that way. more
I surprised myself at how emotional I became upon learning the United States Senate had confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson's appointment to the highest court in the country. more
This amenity, provided at no cost to you, can lower crime, reduce stress, reduce cooling bills, calm traffic, mitigate air pollution, help manage stormwater, increase atmospheric oxygen, improve your mental health--and is beautiful. But alas, it will not make julienne fries. more
The college is ignoring the fact that their campus and the SugarLoaf property are both listed as “significant" resources in the National Register Historic District. more
For many years, I had been keeping up a regular walking routine in Wissahickon Valley Park.  I no longer do so. more
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