Friday, December 26, 2014 Tevet 4, 5775

It's all in a day's work at Travelers Aid Society Philadelphia
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Caring for the needs of others is a way of life for Shelley Altschuler Chatterjee, a longtime social worker for Travelers Aid Society Philadelphia and equally longtime volunteer for the well-known organization, whose motto is "a helping hand along the way." Chatterjee began working for Travelers Aid Philadelphia in 1978; she's now on staff as a social worker at its...
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By:
Andrew Lasner, JE Feature
Caveat emptor -- "Let the buyer beware" -- was the routine legal doctrine that applied in real estate property transactions in the early 1900s. Under this theory, the seller was not obligated to reveal all that he or she knew about a property; rather, the buyer was under a duty to inquire and investigate. That legal doctrine has been battered...
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Seniors makes strides when it comes down to companionship
By:
Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
When Hadassah Levin moved to Martins Run in Media four years ago, she said the last thing on her mind was the intention of finding a special someone. Levin, whose husband Manny passed away in 1988 after more than 45 years together, instead looked at the senior residential community as a way to make a friend or two. "Then I...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
In this extended political season, I am officially making an announcement: I will not run, nor will I accept, a nomination for the presidency. Even though the general election is still almost 10 months away and the primary season will be wrapped up in a week or two -- way earlier than in years past -- we are emerging from...
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By:
Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
Though multiple media outlets have hailed the recent findings of a cervical-cancer study as a major advancement in the detection of the disease, local doctors are wary to embrace such news at face value. These doctors advise patients to understand this controversial issue in its entirety before assuming that the study results, recently published in the New England Journal of...
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