Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

GOP candidate challenges incumbent DA to debates

Danny Alvarez, the Republican candidate for district attorney, is challenging incumbent Democratic D.A. Seth Williams to a series of debates.


Father Judge grad awarded scholarship

As a toddler, Ryan Donaghy suffered from frequent head pain.


Clydesdales parade coming to Mayfair

The public is welcome to watch the Budweiser Clydesdales parade along Frankford Avenue next Wednesday night. The parade is set to begin at 6 p.m. on Aug. 28 outside the newly opened Cottman Beverage, at 7544 Frankford Ave. The Clydesdales will trot south on the avenue and are expected to arrive at Mayfair Beverage, at 6500 Frankford Ave., at 7:45 p.m.


Parents will be tried in infant’s death

Herbert and Catherine Schaible will go to trial in the death of their infant son; a judge last week rejected their bid to have the most serious charges dismissed.


Margolies celebrates vote that cost her 13th’s seat

Marjorie Margolies, a Democratic candidate in next year’s 13th Congressional District race, last week released a video on the 20th anniversary of her vote for President Bill Clinton’s economic plan.


Popular Broadway Sings concert returns

The folks at the Congregations of Ner Zedek are preparing to again welcome the Broadway Sings concert production.


Upholstery biz expands into Somerton

J&J Seat Cover Co. Inc. specializes in upholstery, and company president Ed Sacco said there’s great potential in the industry.


Popular Broadway Sings concert returns

The folks at the Congregations of Ner Zedek are preparing to again welcome the Broadway Sings concert production.


Northeast Celebration is Aug. 24 in Castor Gardens

Jared Solomon looked around Max Myers Playground last Wednesday night and saw dozens of young people playing basketball, volleyball and soccer and using the play equipment.


Coalition Against Hunger visits Rhawnhurst NORC

Three representatives from the Coalition Against Hunger on July 25 told members of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community about ways needy people can obtain food assistance.