Thursday, December 8, 2016

The Swarthmore debate is not over

The battle for 'Nick's House' is not over.

The Swarthmore neighbors who opposed the HEADstrong Foundation's request to use an old home as a temporary residence for cancer patients and their caregivers are planning to appeal the unanimous ruling from borough council in favor.

Meanwhile, on our editorial page, we take a look at this most controversial story.

I say controversial story from the point of view that most people took, incredulous that anyone would oppose this request.

That's not the way the neighbors viewed it.

It all made for a textbook example of democracy and civics in action.

You can read the editorial here.

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