Avondale gets $150K funds for parks and playgrounds

The Mayor of Avondale Borough, Susan Rzucidlo, announced Monday that the borough has been awarded $150,000 of funding to help improve its parks and playgrounds. This funding came through U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr. and will be used to rehabilitate Avondale’s parks and playgrounds – making them more accessible for all. Currently, no parks in the borough have accessible accommodations, making this a...

Op/Ed: What do American farmers and asylum detainees have in common? Suicide.

By Sandra Malamed R.N., M.S., Special To The Times Sandra Malamed R.N., M.S. Deaths of despair do not discriminate.  Rising numbers of deaths by suicide have been reported in American farmers. The prevalence of suicide deaths of migrants in detention is equally troubling.  Commonalities of suicide risk factors are easily found in the two groups. According to the CDC, suicide rates in American farmers...

We The People are We The Jury when it comes to impeachment

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Today, for just the third time in U.S. history, an impeachment trial of the President of the United States begins. While the pundits will go on endlessly about the 100 U.S. Senators who will decide President Donald J. Trump’s fate, there is a greater truth. We — the American people — are the jury. You have a duty to watch if possible, catch up and stay informed...