Articles by Tom Waring

Take Back Your Neighborhood draws mayoral hopefuls

Democratic mayoral candidates Anthony Williams and Doug Oliver attended the recent Take Back Your Neighborhood meeting.


Rendell backs Deeley for city commissioner

Former Pennsylvania Gov. and Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell has endorsed Democrat Lisa Deeley for city elections commissioner.


Local students awarded scholarships

The Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont recently presented scholarship awards to two local eighth-graders.


Actor lives out his dream in ‘The Lion King’

Jelani Remy said he “grew up” with The Lion King, and for the last three-plus years, he’s humbled to perform in the classic show.


FOP endorses Al Taubenberger for City Council

The race for City Council at-large seats is competitive for both major parties.


Services planned for Republican leader of 35th Ward

Services are planned for Agnes J. “Chuckie” Tilley, Republican leader of the 35th Ward, who died last week after a battle with melanoma.


Date set for Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run and May Fair events

The Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run & Walk and the Mayfair May Fair will take place on Saturday, May 16, rain or shine.


Nine Democratic ward leaders endorse Kenney

Nine of the 15 Democratic ward leaders in the Northeast on Sunday endorsed Jim Kenney for mayor.


Holmesburg Civic announces free library events

Holmesburg Library, at 7810 Frankford Ave. (at Hartel Avenue), will be offering numerous free programs through the spring and summer, thanks to the Friends of Holmesburg Library.


Upcoming heavyweight bout will feature Tacony native

Tacony native Joey “The Tank” Dawejko will fight Amir “Hardcore” Mansour in a 10-round heavyweight boxing match on Friday, May 8, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.