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I read with great interest the article on using our public dollars for public good – in Haiti and Philadelphia. more
The Local is recruiting board members. more
What do environmental sustainability, electronic waste, and the criminal justice system have in common?   more
You may have heard the Chestnut Hill Community Association is throwing a big, community party.  It is true!  more
I was distressed to learn in late July that the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education is seeking proposals for the development of 24 acres of the property it was originally given. more
I know how busy life gets and other activities are spreading out the time between the watering of your new street tree plantings, but I’m here to say, “Please don’t give up!” more
In June, when I first saw fireflies (otherwise known as lightning bugs and glowworms) in my Mt. Airy backyard at night, I thought my eyes had gone bad because I saw both yellow and white lights. more
The Water Tower Advisory Council’s 2022 fundraising campaign is celebrating after reaching the halfway point in its goal of raising $100,000. more
Once again, we are being steamrolled and slow-walked by the City of Philadelphia Streets Department. more
Last week, a reader posted an editorial about how he liked the new street lights. Everyone is entitled to their opinion; we do, after all, still live in a democracy (I think). more
With heat waves reaching record temperatures across Northwest Philadelphia, we know that we’re out of time. more
You work hard and pay your taxes, often unaware of how these tax dollars are spent. But here’s a doozy. more
In contrast to some opinions recently expressed regarding the new streetlights in Chestnut Hill, we have been pleasantly surprised by both the level and quality of lighting. more
Three observations regarding the news that a major commercial property owner is seeking to downsize its retail holdings. more
The news that Georgia will be investigating its legislators has put Georgia on my mind.  more
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
The Local is recruiting board members. If you have an interest in local journalism, experience in law, finance, marketing, development, strategy or media, and would like to learn more about possibly … more
I am a regular SEPTA rider and know changes are coming very soon to public transportation in Philadelphia.  more
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