I think it is fitting that a day before [2010 South Philly Review Difference Maker] Kim Massare was going to retire [as president of the Lower Moyamensing Civic Association], I needed her assistance with a last-minute grant opportunity.
Many thanks to Bill Chenevert for his comprehensive report on the lopsided opening of Philadelphia schools (“Pushing broken doors open,” Aug. 21).
Sadie Sprague-Lott (“Social butterfly, Aug. 14) deserves all the credit you gave her, however, her mother Alison Sprague [a childhood friend], is ALIVE. She survived cancer twice — the second time opting for a double mastectomy along with chemo.
I read with great interest Frank Tavani’s Letter to the Editor (“Sharrow-ing thoughts,” July 31) about bicycling redirection. Bicycles on Broad Street and Passyunk Avenue are hazardous to pedestrians.