Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

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 


Broadway Sings to perform Labor Day show

Congregations of Ner Zedek will be holding its 19th annual Labor Day concert on Monday, Sept. 7. For the 10th time, entertainment will be provided by the popular Broadway Sings, a professional concert production.


Somerton saloon to host Liberty Music Fest this weekend

The fourth annual Liberty Music Fest will feature 60 bands over four days this week at Bull Shooters Saloon, 14000 Bustleton Ave. in Somerton.


Candlelight vigil planned in memory of murder victim

On Saturday, Aug. 29, a candlelight vigil will be held in Northwood to mark the 25th anniversary of Todd Andell’s death.


Candidate for Register of Wills will eliminate office

Ross Feinberg, the Republican candidate for Register of Wills, is calling for the abolishment of the office.


Take Back Your Neighborhood to host NE Celebration on Saturday

The Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association will hold its annual Northeast Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 22, at Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St.


Oldtimers hold first meeting after death of founder

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association met last week, but as member Tom McGuckin said, missing was “the heart and soul of this whole place.”


NBC10 declines Kenney demands for debate

There will apparently be no prime-time television debate between the two major-party candidates for mayor.


A hero’s salute

Harold Fisher and Jack O’Donnell were inducted into the Delaware Valley Veterans Home Hall of Fame last week.