Articles by Tom Waring

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.

Toomey pushes end to sanctuary city policy

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey held a conference call with reporters last week to again call on Philadelphia to end its sanctuary city policy, now that an illegal immigrant named Ramon Aguirre-Ochoa has been charged with raping a child.

Take Back Your Neighborhood to host NE Celebration

The Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association is planning its annual Northeast Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Oldtimers Association honors athletes during meeting

Rich Kohler and Donald Williford were given the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award. The group also welcomed family members of Frank Russo, a former Man of the Year.