Articles by Tom Waring

Mini-City Hall moves to new home on Castor Avenue

The city last week officially opened satellite offices for the Departments of Revenue and Licenses and Inspections and Councilman Brian O’Neill in a strip mall in Rhawnhurst.

Local candidates preparing for debates, elections

While the nation looks forward to watching Monday’s Clinton/Trump debate, local folks could get a closeup view of several debates among candidates for state legislature.

Giuliani, Voight, radio talk show hosts to visit Holy Family

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani will be in the Northeast on Sept. 14, as News Talk 990 AM WNTP sponsors Decision 2016: America in the Balance.

Solomon receives endorsement

Jared Solomon, the Democratic nominee in the 202nd Legislative District, has been endorsed by the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO for the upcoming general election on Nov. 8.

Pio speaks out against city’s sanctuary city policy

Jim Pio, Republican candidate in the 172nd Legislative District, spoke out regarding Philadelphia’s sanctuary city status.

Hundreds attend Northeast Celebration at Max Myers

The annual Northeast Celebration on Saturday attracted hundreds of people to Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. in Castor Gardens.

Christie urges clambake crowd to back Trump

“If he wins Pennsylvania on Nov. 8, he will be the 45th president. You can take that to the bank.” — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie 

The learning curve

“If you gave up, come back. There’s a new test in town. It’s a great opportunity. We’re really excited. It’s such a wonderful thing. It’s very much like the old GED test. It’s a doable test. People feel encouraged now.” — Bonnie Kaye, Northeast Learning Center director. 

Christie is special guest at annual clambake

The annual Billy Meehan Clambake will take place on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road.

Block Gives Back puts it up for a good cause

The Block Gives Back has done some good deeds since forming last December.