Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

SPIN opens new Pre-K Counts classroom

Special People In Northeast Inc. recently opened a new Pre-K Counts classroom at its Early Childhood Learning Center, 10521 Drummond Road.

Making a real impact

Mike Driscoll, a new state representative and board chairman for Impact Services Corporation, describes the agency as an under-the-radar force for good in Philadelphia.

Kenney announces candidacy for mayor

Former City Councilman Jim Kenney last week entered the Democratic primary for mayor, announcing his candidacy in front of 200 supporters at City Hall.

‘Wild Bill’ fundraiser is Feb. 6

City Councilman David Oh visited the recent meeting of the Lawncrest Community Association, promoting a beef-and-beer fundraiser for the “Wild Bill” Guarnere Memorial Statue. The fundraiser will take place on Friday, Feb. 6, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road.

St. Martha Church pastor receives commendation

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Office of Catholic Education recently presented a commendation to the Rev. Al Masluk, longtime pastor at St. Martha Catholic Church.

Sabatina earns nomination in the 5th Senatorial District election

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. edged Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 president John McNesby to earn the Democratic nomination in the 5th Senatorial District special election.

Local Democrat announces candidacy

Rhawnhurst’s Lisa Deeley is seeking a nomination for city elections commissioner. She hopes to earn the endorsement of the Democratic City Committee.  

A big hit

Owen Frenia, 10, loves everything about baseball.

A spotlight on Northeast politics

The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.   

Business is booming

Northeast Philly has plenty to brag about.