Articles by Tom Waring

A novel approach

Mayfair native Cory Clement penned his first novel, Farewell Keystone, a paperback about a Philadelphia man who seeks inner peace, sobriety, a relationship, a steady job and a place to live.

Lackman Playground looking good after extensive renovations

A few years back, longtime Morefield Road resident Jerry Boardman noticed that Lackman Playground was starting to deteriorate.

The Trump effect

Northeast Republicans discuss how their party’s presidential candidate will influence local politics. 

Senatorial candidate holds fundraiser at McKenna’s

Ross Feinberg, Republican candidate in the 5th Senatorial District, is running on a platform to “Make the Great Northeast Great Again.”

Raffle winners awarded at Lawncrest meeting

The Lawncrest 4th of July Committee and Collins ShopRite presented ShopRite gift cards to the winners of the July 4 celebration raffle during the recent Lawncrest Community Association meeting.

Company purchases former Nabisco property, plans to redevelop site

The former Nabisco property, including the iconic bakery tower, has been purchased by a company that plans to redevelop the site, at 12000 Roosevelt Blvd.

Planned Parenthood endorses Hohenstein

Planned Parenthood last week endorsed Joe Hohenstein, the Democratic nominee in the 177th Legislative District.

Matthews brings local flavor to DNC news coverage

Chris Matthews felt right at home at last week’s Democratic National Convention.

Holme free: Boulevard project officially completed

The two-year project to replace a pair of structurally deficient bridges on Holme Avenue is officially over, as PennDOT recently joined local state officials for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Hillary makes history

The 2016 Democratic National Convention is in the history books, and Philadelphia seems to have done a pretty good job as the host city.