Letters

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NJ Teacher Suspended After Class Writes Notes To Mumia Abu-Jamal

A teacher in New Jersey who assigned her third-grade class to write “get well” letters to a sick inmate convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer was suspended Friday, the school superintendent said.

04/10/2015

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10,000 Letters From Students Sent To Pope Francis Inviting Him To Philadelphia

Ten thousand letters from Catholic school students in the Archdiocese are being sent to the Pope – filled with heart-felt appeals – to visit Philadelphia next September.

11/14/2014

How To Get A Letter From Santa

If you want a letter postmarked from the North Pole, your window of opportunity is still open, but not for long. This is something the US Postal Service offers every year. It allows holiday letters […]

11/23/2012

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Sandusky And Wife ‘Defiant’ In Letters To Judge

The letters were released Thursday by Judge John Cleland, two days after he sentenced the former Penn State assistant coach to at least 30 years in prison for 45 counts of child sexual abuse.

10/11/2012

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Exhibit At Historical Society Honors Former Philadelphia Mayor Dilworth

The exhibit features many photos and letters of Richardson Dilworth who, among a great number of other things, was mayor of Philadelphia from 1956 to 1962.

03/20/2011