Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

White receives wealth of endorsements

Thirteen unions last week endorsed Republican Martina White in the special election in the 170th Legislative District.


Northeast chef competes on Hell’s Kitchen

Torresdale’s Christine Hazel, a chef adviser at Chickie’s & Pete’s, is a contestant on the current season of Hell’s Kitchen.


Benefit will help fund statue honoring local veteran

Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones will perform on Saturday, March 6, from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Michael Crescenz VFW Post 2819, 6850 Martins Mill Road (at Longshore Avenue) in Lawndale.


Ward leaders back Morales over Sanchez

Democratic ward leaders in the 7th Councilmanic District last week endorsed challenger Manny Morales over Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez.


Benefit show to be held March 6

Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones will perform on Saturday, March 6, from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Michael Crescenz VFW Post 2819, 6850 Martins Mill Road (at Longshore Avenue) in Lawndale.


Philadelphia basks in 2016 DNC selection

State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams and former City Councilman Jim Kenney, who are seeking the Democratic mayoral nomination, are both excited that Philadelphia will host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.


Oldtimers trio honored with “Pickles” Kennedy Award

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored three people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.


Holmesburg Civic Association gets I-95 update

Holmesburg Civic Association members last week listened to an update on I-95 construction from PennDOT officials Elaine Elbich and Harold Windisch.


SPIN opens new Pre-K Counts classroom

Special People In Northeast Inc. recently opened a new Pre-K Counts classroom at its Early Childhood Learning Center, 10521 Drummond Road.


Making a real impact

Mike Driscoll, a new state representative and board chairman for Impact Services Corporation, describes the agency as an under-the-radar force for good in Philadelphia.