Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Debate for city controller slated for Oct. 22

The nonpartisan Committee of Seventy, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Philadelphia, Young Involved Philadelphia and WHYY, invite the public to attend an upcoming debate for city controller.


Mayfair Civic Association names new president

Joe DeFelice last month presided over his final meeting as president of the Mayfair Civic Association.


Legislators attend recent Northwood Civic meeting

Northwood isn’t the biggest neighborhood in terms of geography, but is home to two state representatives.


Alvarez challenges Williams to district attorney debate

Danny Alvarez, the Republican candidate for district attorney, is hoping to debate incumbent Democratic D.A. Seth Williams before voters go to the polls on Nov. 5.


State treasurer joins Democratic race for governor

State Treasurer Rob McCord last week joined the Democratic race for governor.


Cut for the Cure fundraiser is Oct. 13

The 14th annual Cut for the Cure will take place on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at New Image Hair Salon, at 2522 Welsh Road (at Roosevelt Boulevard) in the Tremont Shopping Center.


Gubernatorial candidate criticizes Corbett’s Medicaid plan

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, is criticizing Gov. Tom Corbett’s Medicaid plan.


Family and friends to memorialize Frankford activist Gloria Redd

Family members and friends of Gloria Redd will memorialize her on Sunday, Oct. 13, during an 11 a.m. service at Northeast Baptist Church.


Don’t miss ‘Anything Goes’ at the Jardel Rec Center

As the Jardel Drama theater company prepares for three weekend performances of Anything Goes, director Rachel Hrynczyszyn thinks the cast has the right mix of community theater veterans and newcomers.


Catholic Social Services preparing to serve local children

Since being selected in May to be part of the city Department of Human Services’ new model, Catholic Social Services has been readying to serve youths in the 2nd, 7th and 8th police districts.