Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Kane vows to stay in office, despite charges

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been charged with illegally leaking confidential information about a former state prosecutor, then lying about it under oath.


Back on top

In his second ballot appearance in less than three months, Ed Neilson was victorious in the 174th Legislative District’s special election.


Voters to choose new 174th rep on Tuesday

Philadelphians are used to voting in spring primaries and fall general elections, but residents of the 174th Legislative District will be casting ballots on what will probably be a warm summer day.


A proud salute

Jim Long, a 2011 Father Judge graduate, was commissioned as a second lieutenant during a ceremony on Saturday. 


Kenney weighs in on immigration issues

Last week, opponents of a congressional bill to penalize so-called “sanctuary cities” rallied at Love Park.


McGinty criticized for U.S. Senate run

The America Rising political action committee is criticizing Katie McGinty for resigning last week as chief of staff to Gov. Tom Wolf to make an expected run for U.S. Senate.


A cut above the rest

Phil Holinger recalls working at a machine shop, making $1.68 an hour.


Somerton philanthropist, bicyclist dies at age 92

Services were held last week for Nick Forgione, a Somerton resident who raised tens of thousands of dollars for cancer charities through a series of bicycle rides. He was 92.


Philly’s finest

Fox Chase native Rich Gannon is among 15 people who will be part of the 12th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.


Candidate plans vast changes for Register of Wills office

Ross Feinberg, a Rhawnhurst resident and the Republican candidate for Register of Wills, said it is “appalling” that the office makes dozens of patronage hires.