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Although multiple myeloma (MM) has no cure, over the past decade many new medications enable those with this disease to live longer with a much better quality of life. more
On Thursday, Oct. 13, the Jenks School community celebrated Reading Promise Week, a city-wide initiative to celebrate reading. more
Given the rise in break-ins and thefts in the parking lots on Valley Green Road, I am surprised that there aren’t any signs to warn visitors. more
I really wish that political ads weren’t so negative. Opponents are made to seem like enemies who would destroy America if elected. more
My partner and I moved into an apartment in Philadelphia in May 2020. Our lease in 2021 was raised $50 per month. This year was $170. What's next? more
The ultimate goal of Sen. Lindsey Graham's 15-week federal abortion ban is to criminalize abortions in states that continue to protect the rights of women after the overturn of Roe vs. Wade on June … more
Thank you to the Chestnut Hill Business Association for organizing a wonderful Fall for the Arts Festival again this year.  Unfortunately, the event ended early for my grandson. more
It has been said that Chestnut Hill is a pedestrian-friendly neighborhood. However, after COVID restrictions were lifted, and cars poured onto the roads again, I've witnessed many scofflaws. more
According to studies conducted by the Endocrine Society and the International Pollutants Elimination Network, plastics and synthetic materials are leaching harmful chemicals. more
Roxborough has always been known as a place with deep roots. And as our community grows, the heart here beats stronger.  more
If current members of City Council want to run for mayor, they must first give up their council seats.  more
Dust off your dancing shoes, join old friends, and meet new ones at a fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the historic Venetian Club. more
Driving on Willow Grove Avenue on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, I braked at the stop sign at Crefeld Street. more
A few thoughts from an old man who once believed that justice should be equally applied and that no one is above the law.  more
The outrageous gun-violence epidemic we are experiencing in Philadelphia is painful, overwhelming and traumatic. We cannot continue to exist in this way, normalizing the abnormal as standard big-city … more
Our most observant readers detected that last week’s issue of the Local was dated September 9 instead of September 8. more
What gives us that sense of being truly at home? It's different for each of us. more
The calendar still says it’s summer, but you may have had to get out your rake to clear dried-up leaves from your lawn. Why does it look like fall already? more
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education announced two months ago that we were exploring the potential sale of 24 acres of land. more
Thank you for your article dated September 1 regarding local efforts to encourage the creation of a public bank for the City of Philadelphia. more
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