February 12, 2013 |
THE PATERNO FAMILY has offered its rebuttal, all legal-looking and footnoted and serious. It identifies some flaws in the investigation commissioned by Penn State and carried out by Louis Freeh, and it attempts to invent some others. There are no new facts here, only new arguments. The result is uneven and unpersuasive. The circumstances have always been complicated, but the defining issue has been relatively simple. We can argue about what Paterno and the rest did in 2001 when confronted with the allegation that former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky showered with a boy in a university locker room.
November 16, 2006
On this holiday, we take time to recognize those things for which we are thankful. But tell us about those things for which you would be thankful if they occurred. Send your thoughts in 200 words or less by Monday to Readers Editor, The Inquirer, Box 41705, Philadelphia 19101; Fax: 215-854-4483. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put "Thanksgiving" in the subject line.
June 12, 2011
Did a travel experience move you, change you, give you a new take on life or just great memories? Tell us how, in 500 words or fewer . If we publish your piece, we'll pay you $25. By e-mail, to: inquirer.travel@ phillynews.com. Please put "Personal Journey" in the subject line. By mail, to: Travel Section - Personal Journey, Philadelphia Inquirer, Box 8263, Philadelphia, Pa. 19130.
November 18, 2012
Last year, it was Sister Mary Scullion, Philadelphia's tireless advocate for the homeless. Who should be The Inquirer's 2012 Citizen of the Year? Nominate someone who helped the city, state, or nation in an effective, creative way. E-mail a brief description of his or her achievements to email@example.com , with "Citizen" in the subject line. Or mail it to Citizen of the Year, The Inquirer, 801 Market Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia 19107. The deadline is Dec. 7.