Guest Commentary: Turn Veterans Day into a Learning Opportunity
The School District of Philadelphia no longer closes schools for Veterans Day. The president of the Philadelphia Veterans Parade asks: Why not turn the former day off into a day of learning about military service?
Veteran-Owned Businesses in Philadelphia
Support these dozen-plus local businesses opened by local veterans after their military service
Guest Commentary: Who Couldn’t Vote in the Primary
One in two veterans — among about 1 million voters — will stay away from the polls on primary day because of Pennsylvania’s unfair election system. A fair elections advocate on how that can change
Business for Good: ZeroEyes
Navy SEALs founded a software company that detects firearms on security cameras. Schools, corporate campuses, the Department of Defense — and SEPTA — are signing up.
The Weird, Hopeful, Dismal, Exciting Year That Was (2022)
Happy to see 2022 in your rear view? Here’s what it means for 2023
How to Support Veterans
We celebrate Veterans Day on Friday. Here, more than a dozen ways to give back to those who fought to keep you free
The Citizen Recommends: War Words
This Veterans Day, Philly’s InterAct Theatre is among seven U.S. venues to stage a play culled from real vets’ stories about life in, and after, service to our country
The Disappearing Generation — Thanking a World War II Veteran
Thousands of the Greatest Generation have died from Covid-19 this spring. This Memorial Day, we catch up with—and thank—a local 95-year-old World War II vet