Say What? Archive: March, 2013

Letters Extra: Upstream on Canoe House plan

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Taking the historic East Park Canoe House and doing the brutal alterations to fit 10 or more 60-foot rowing shells inside, stacked high in... Read more

Letters Extra: Taxing for growth must be goal

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Having been in business in Philadelphia for over 50 years, I've watched the city's slow decline from a vibrant business center to one that... Read more

Letters Extra: Sounding the call on after-school aid

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The After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP) commitment of $50,000 to enhance programs in schools may see like a drop in the bucket. But... Read more

Letters Extra: Poverty antidote in training for today's jobs

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Like any mother, my heart went out to Emily Edwards and Deisha Bradley, the two women featured in Inquirer reporter Alfred Lubrano’s... Read more

Letters Extra: Turnpike already reform-minded

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As head of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, I recognize that the recent action by Attorney General Kathleen Kane jeopardizes public confidence... Read more

Letter: Phila. schools nation on obesity

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Washington is making progress toward assuring schools provide healthier food with proposed standards for food sold in most schools. The regulations... Read more

Letter: Better, and cheaper, health plan

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The proposal from state Sen. Jim Ferlo (D., Allegheny) for a single-payer health plan offering comprehensive coverage to all Pennsylvanians... Read more

Letter: Taking up Church's chalk

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Like art critic Edward Sozanski, I, too, am mourning the loss of long-time Barnes Foundation instructor Barton Church ("Sic Transit Gloria... Read more