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About fromtheeditorchair

I am the editor of the Daily Local News.

A story about a little bird named Chirpmaster Chirp … really

OK, you can call me nuts but yes, I did actually drive 25 miles one morning to taxi a tiny house finch from my garage to the Schuylkill Wildlife Rehab Clinic. And no, the little bird wasn’t in need of … Continue reading

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Waking up and realizing some of us ARE the news old timers

So let me try and set the scene for you. It’s the late 1970s and the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Daily News are still the beasts of the city. They are loved (and hated occasionally) by the city’s millions of … Continue reading

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Hespe reminded me that life is what you make of it

So I am not sure why these two topics are coming together but they are. Back on February 4 I traveled to Florida on a cheapo flight to visit a good friend who has lived in the Sunshine State for … Continue reading

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Go ahead and have your laughs on me…

Anyone who knows me knows my relationship with cars. And that relationship is that I have no relationship with cars. There was a time when I loved to have a hot rod, a smoking car that would make people “ooh” … Continue reading

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Thugs of Ferguson, thanks a lot for nothing

There are people in Ferguson, Missouri who are angry. A grand jury on Tuesday chose not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the August fatal shooting of Michael Brown, 18. The good people of Ferguson have a right … Continue reading

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Every hockey parent — as well as others — needs to read this…

This is excellent work and something every parent of a youth athlete should read… http://www.thehockeynews.com/blog/a-plea-to-hockey-parents-dont-be-your-kids-worst-enemy/

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Two years ago seems like just yesterday for Fox friends, relatives

  Shock. Disbelief. Uncontrollable sobbing. Crying. More crying. Silence. Red eyes. Single tear. Half-smile. Smile… It’s been more than two years since Plymouth Township Officer Brad Fox was gunned down, ambushed by a man whose name rarely gets mentioned in … Continue reading

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