Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

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.


Kane vows to stay in office, despite charges

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been charged with illegally leaking confidential information about a former state prosecutor, then lying about it under oath.


Back on top

In his second ballot appearance in less than three months, Ed Neilson was victorious in the 174th Legislative District’s special election.


Voters to choose new 174th rep on Tuesday

Philadelphians are used to voting in spring primaries and fall general elections, but residents of the 174th Legislative District will be casting ballots on what will probably be a warm summer day.