Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

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.


City controller, district attorney sworn in to four-year terms

City Controller Alan Butkovitz and District Attorney Seth Williams last week took the oath of office for new four-year terms during a ceremony at the Academy of Music.


Schwartz campaign chest swells to $6.5 million

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s gubernatorial campaign last week announced that it raised $6.5 million in 2013. 


Hearing about methadone clinic is Jan. 15

The Holmesburg Civic Association is inviting the community to attend an upcoming court hearing related to a proposed methadone clinic at 7520 State Road.


Erica Peck will rock you, Philly

Erica Peck remembers one of the first times she heard Bohemian Rhapsody.


Burholme talks child welfare

Guests at December’s meeting of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association listened to Christmas carols performed by the Redeemer Church Praise Band and a presentation by Catholic Social Services about a new initiative.


McGeehan will not seek another term in ’14

State Rep. Mike McGeehan announced on Friday that he will not seek another term in 2014.


Former city controller endorses Margolies

Former City Controller Jonathan Saidel last week endorsed Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.