Joan and Joseph Batory announce $250,000.00 bequest for Rotary Peace Fellowships

Philadelphia residents Joseph Batory (the retired superintendent of schools in Upper Darby, PA) and his wife, Joan (a retired environmental protection and recycling expert), have announced a $250,000.00 bequest in their names to the Rotary International Peace Fellowship program. This bequest of the Batory’s, who have been involved with Rotary for a combined total of […]

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Recipients-Joseph Batory Scholarships

Joe Batory has never forgotten growing up poor in Philadelphia.  When he achieved career success, he resolved to “give back.” Since 1988, a worthy and needy Upper Darby High School grad has annually received some scholarship assistance from Joe. Recipients of Scholarship Assistance personally funded by Joseph P. Batory 1988: Autumn Carroll 1989: Phan Ong 1990: […]

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Contrary to political propaganda, Presidents are not the wizards of the economy!

USA citizens are regularly told by political operatives of both parties that when the United States experiences economy growth, it is the direct result of the brilliant strategies and policies of the chief executive in the White House.  Likewise, when the economy tanks, presidents are faulted. However, this idea that the Biden White House is […]

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The January 6 Fools…Prompted by a Deranged President who could not face losing an election!

The Republican National Committee’s has absurdly defined the January 6 seditious attack on the Capitol as “legitimate political discourse” in the USA. That blanket statement indicates that integrity, honesty and principle no longer exist in the Republican Party. Inventing Reality: Nazi demagogue, Hermann Göring, bragged in prison after the WW II about how easy it […]

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What is Rotary???

Rotary’s Remarkable Ongoing Success Story I have often been asked….What is Rotary????? By Joseph Batory Well, here is my answer! Rotary is a worldwide organization of caring individuals on a mission.  Rotary International’s 40,000 clubs in 200 countries all do good things for their local communities and beyond each year. In fact, there are 1.4 […]

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America Can Do Better!!!!

By Joseph Batory (Published in the Center City Concerned Citizens Review, April 2022, Philadelphia, PA) A recent U.S. Census has revealed that 43 million Americans still live in poverty. Added to this is the reality that 13 million American children (1 in very 5) live in poverty.  In fact, children are the poorest Americans… and […]

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