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.


St. Joachim to reopen for special Mass

Rev. Tom Higgins, pastor at Holy Innocents Parish, will celebrate a Mass on Saturday in honor of the feast of St. Joachim.


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.


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.


Methadone clinic owner defends action to open a facility in Holmesburg

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


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.


Houseman Rec Center pays tribute to longtime leader

The Houseman Recreation Center-based Philly Tar Heels 16-and-under basketball team celebrated its city championship at a recent banquet and awards ceremony.


Blast from the Past

National Constitution Center is hosting The 1968 Exhibit until September 2.