Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

13th Congressional District fundraising figures released

The four Democrats running in next year’s primary in the 13th Congressional District all had something to cheer about last week when 2013 second-quarter fundraising figures were released.


Savage to host breakfast fundraiser at the shore

Dan Savage believes he’ll have the support of many elected officials, ward leaders and unions in his expected Democratic primary challenge next year to state Sen. Tina Tartaglione.


Legacy Youth Tennis program seeks players

The Legacy Youth Tennis and Education program kicked off on June 25, but there’s still time for kids to enroll at one of six sites in the Northeast.


Cottman Beverages is back in business

Cottman Beverages has been serving the Mayfair area, neighbors say, since the late 1960s, though there was a recent three-year hiatus.


Methadone clinic owner defends action to open a facility in Holmesburg

Michelle Yanovsky says she and fellow clinic owners had preferred another site.


Town hall meeting is rescheduled for July 16

Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, has rescheduled his town hall meeting for Tuesday, July 16, at 7:15 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center, at Rhawn and Ditman streets.


Ryan High School names new principal

The Archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education last week announced the appointment of Jim Meredith as principal of Archbishop Ryan High School.


A perfect record

Naya Enriquez’s accomplishment is among the highlights of what seemed to be a successful year for former St. William Elementary School pupils who made the transition to their new school.


Parishioners at St. Joachim file appeal to reopen

Former parishioners at St. Joachim Roman Catholic Church last week formally filed an appeal to reopen the recently closed parish.


Methadone clinic opponents to hold public meeting

Opponents of a proposed methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street in Holmesburg will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 16, at 6 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln High School.