Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Methadone clinic foes face court deadline

Common Pleas Court Judge Ellen Green-Ceisler is expected to rule soon in an appeal of a Zoning Board of Adjustment decision permitting a methadone clinic along State Road in Holmesburg.


Margolies a no-show at Democratic forum

Three Democrats running in the 13th Congressional District generally agreed on most issues at a forum on Sunday afternoon.


Loss of a Philly icon

People are remembering Tom Gola as the consummate Philadelphian, never forgetting his roots as he enjoyed successful careers in playing and coaching basketball, serving in public office and working in the business world.


‘Legacy Project’ seeks Holocaust survivors

The Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center, located at 10100 Jamison Ave. in the Klein JCC, is inviting the public to support its so-called “Legacy Project.”


Regan’s celebrates 70 years this Saturday

Joe Regan went directly from walking the hallways of Olney High School to tending bar at Regan’s on the Boulevard.


Adcock making second bid for Congress

Businessman Dee Adcock will seek the Republican nomination in the 13th Congressional District in the May 20 primary.


Margolies lands five ward leader endorsements

Five Philadelphia ward leaders have endorsed Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.


Local charity garners $500,000

The recent Susan G. Komen Philadelphia “50 Shades of Pink” Tie Ball attracted more than 400 people, including leaders from the local corporate, healthcare and philanthropic communities, as well as many public figures.


Colleagues mourn loss of Parkwood’s Duda

oseph J. Duda Sr., a Parkwood resident and four-term city elections commissioner, died last week. He was 74.


City controller releases jobs plan for the city

City Controller Alan Butkovitz last week released a plan for the city to create 4,400 jobs by partnering with its education and medical anchor institutions to spend more of their money in Philadelphia rather than outside the city.