Articles by Tom Waring

The heart of the Northeast

Mayfair is a vibrant community, thanks to local groups. 

Burholme Civic Association votes against duplex, nail salon proposals

Members of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association voted against two zoning proposals at their June 9 meeting.

Hohenstein excited about his foray into politics

“I want to make my difference in bigger pieces and in bigger chunks.” — Joe Hohenstein 

Cats rescued from Frankford home

The Pennsylvania SPCA last week removed 33 living cats from two separate apartments inside a rowhome in Frankford.

Feinberg challenges Sabatina to debates

Ross Feinberg, the Republican candidate in the 5th Senatorial District, is challenging Democratic Sen. John Sabatina Jr. to a series of debates.

Debate continues over McGinty college flap

Katie Mc­Ginty, the Demo­crat­ic nom­in­ee for U.S. Sen­ate, is fa­cing cri­ti­cism for claim­ing on mul­tiple oc­ca­sions that she was the first per­son in her fam­ily to go to col­lege.

Darragh preparing for showdown with White

After Matt Darragh won the Democratic primary in the 170th Legislative District on April 26, he took a break from knocking on doors.

Philadelphia Republican Party opposes sugar tax

“Councilwoman Reynolds Brown’s container tax is possibly even more regressive and difficult to justify than the mayor’s soda tax proposal.”

First-year reflection

State Rep. Martina White has been in office since April 2015, and almost immediately authored a House resolution that passed unanimously declaring Year of the Law Enforcement Officer.

Faith in the future

The Northeast Times sits down with St. Hubert’s new president.