Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

DeFelice: Murray Bailey wins debate

Joe DeFelice, chairman of the Republican City Committee, declared GOP mayoral nominee Melissa Murray Bailey the winner of last week’s debate with Democratic candidate Jim Kenney.

Republican candidates rack up key endorsements

Terry Tracy, Dan Tinney and Al Taubenberger all received backing in the Council at-large race. 

DeFelice rips Kenney campaign after email controversy

The executive director of the Philadelphia Republican Party said the Kenney campaign is scared of Melissa Murray Bailey.

Holmesburg Civic postpones vote for food truck

The Holmesburg Civic Association last week put off a vote on a businessman’s proposal to open a food truck at his property at 7600 State Road.

Bailey wants answers regarding offensive emails

Melissa Murray Bailey challenged Democrats to stop payment of the salaries of three employees who shared offensive emails when they worked for the state attorney general’s office.

Solomon endorsed by plumbers union

Plumbers Union Local 690 endorsed Jared Solomon for state representative in the 202nd Legislative District.

An inside look at ‘High Society’

Megan Nicole Arnoldy is in town to play the lead in the Walnut Street Theatre production of Cole Porter’s High Society, and she’s overjoyed to be in the cast.

A celebration of family

Our Lady of Calvary will host a special outdoor Mass this Sunday in anticipation of The World Meeting of Families. 

Trump wins straw poll at Republican clambake

Donald Trump easily won a Republican presidential straw poll conducted by the Times at Sunday’s Philadelphia Republican City Committee clambake at Cannstatter’s.

Neilson sworn into office after winning special election

“While there are many important issues to tackle, ending the budget impasse is one of my top priorities. Too often, partisan ideals get in the way of workable policy, and it is my hope to change that.” — State Rep. Ed Neilson