Smoking, said King James I in 1604, is "loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs." Three years later he planted a colony in Jamestown. Its tobacco enhanced the royal treasury until Virginia produced a bumper crop of revolutionaries, including the tobacco farmer George Washington.
Honoring the nation's veterans and particularly remembering those who gave their lives for our freedoms is a responsibility of patriotism, a responsibility that involves volunteerism and some sacrifice. The Memorial Day Parade in Pottstown is a prime example. The parade is held annually to honor local men and women who have served and to remember those […]
Now we have Loretta Lynch for attorney general. That is because, though the Republicans won the election, there is not a dime's worth of difference between the Republicans and the Democrats.This is in reference to the Philadelphia TV stations, especially local news. At 4 a.m. they have reporters out in the streets with lights on and stuff.
The time has come to exact change at Upper Perkiomen High School. The mascot for the past 60-plus years has been the Indian. Why have we continued to represent our school and sports teams with a disrespectful and insensitive nickname, reinforcing racial stereotypes and have no significance to the student body or school at large.