Articles by Tom Waring

Raffle winners awarded at Lawncrest meeting

The Lawncrest 4th of July Committee and Collins ShopRite presented ShopRite gift cards to the winners of the July 4 celebration raffle during the recent Lawncrest Community Association meeting.


Company purchases former Nabisco property, plans to redevelop site

The former Nabisco property, including the iconic bakery tower, has been purchased by a company that plans to redevelop the site, at 12000 Roosevelt Blvd.


Planned Parenthood endorses Hohenstein

Planned Parenthood last week endorsed Joe Hohenstein, the Democratic nominee in the 177th Legislative District.


Matthews brings local flavor to DNC news coverage

Chris Matthews felt right at home at last week’s Democratic National Convention.


Holme free: Boulevard project officially completed

The two-year project to replace a pair of structurally deficient bridges on Holme Avenue is officially over, as PennDOT recently joined local state officials for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.


Hillary makes history

The 2016 Democratic National Convention is in the history books, and Philadelphia seems to have done a pretty good job as the host city.


Republican National Convention had a Northeast Philly flavor

Some Northeast folks were in Cleveland last week for the Republican National Convention.


Hilladelphia

After Donald Trump received a bounce in the polls following last week’s Republican National Convention, the Democrats arrived in Philadelphia this week to extol the virtues of Hillary Clinton.


Conventional wisdom

Steve Scully, C-SPAN senior executive producer and political editor, is in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, leading what he calls his network’s “raw, unedited, commercial-free” coverage.


DNC Preview: Philly prepares for celebration of politics

The Northeast Times takes a look at what you can expect as Democrats descend on Philadelphia next week.