We are writing to give a large “Thank you” to Pathmark and all the members of the community who donated school supplies to John H. Taggart School. We received several large boxes full of all the things our students and staff needed to get their school year off to a great start.
In response to the recent comments from Kenneth Veith (“Motioning for ground rules,” Oct. 16), I cannot agree more. I live and drive in South Philadelphia.
Amidst the potpourri of comments in Tom Cardella’s sardonic ode to autumn (“October” Oct. 23), he includes the unilateral cancellation by the School Reform Commission of its status quo contract with district teachers.
Mr. Cardella claims that Leif Erikson found this land before Christopher Columbus (“In October, Oct. 23). Who cares? It’s the accomplishment that counts.