Continuously Making a Point in the Community

By Jon Dowding Photo via Prevention Point Philadelphia.  On a rainy Thursday afternoon just after 3 p.m., three schoolchildren pass two small vans on their way home, where a line of people wait to trade their dirty needles for clean ones. The children just ignore it with practiced indifference.   At the corner of North 11th … More Continuously Making a Point in the Community

Discussions First, Bickering Second

By Jon Dowding Photo via The Temple News.  Laughter from the audience and a relaxed atmosphere do not appear in a typical debate. Yet the October 19 Philadelphia mayoral debate between Republican Melissa Murray Bailey and Democrat Jim Kenney was characterized by what the current presidential candidates lacked, a focus on the issues and scarcity of … More Discussions First, Bickering Second