Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Sports Hall of Fame announces inductees

Sixteen individuals and one team will be inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.


Ryan students win calculus competition

Four Archbishop Ryan students created “The Eggcellent Carton,” which was the grand prize winner of this year’s Calculus/Statistics Container Design Project competition.


Northeast extension

Dietz & Watson plans to build and expand its location in Tacony.

Dietz & Watson, 10 months after a fire destroyed its national distribution center in New Jersey, has decided to build and expand at its location at 5701 Tacony St.


Corbett nominates Northeast man to Court of Common Pleas

Far Northeast resident Mike Fanning is on track to becoming a judge on the Court of Common Pleas, having been nominated by Gov. Tom Corbett and approved by the state Senate Judiciary Committee.


Tom Wolf’s pick for chairwoman drops out of race

Tom Wolf, the Democratic nominee for governor, suffered an embarrassing setback last week when his hand-picked candidate to chair the state party committee dropped out of the race.


Cancer survivors celebrate milestone

Dozens of five-year cancer survivors celebrated the milestone during a recent ceremony at Cancer Treatment Centers of America.


Neilson hopes to ease into Council role

State Rep. Ed Neilson said he’s hoping for a smooth transition to City Council.


Local funeral home to be featured on TV

Terry Visconto, who lives at his family’s funeral home in Rhawnhurst, will be featured in an upcoming episode of You Live in What?


GW student creates field of dreams

Joel Goldberg was a key member of the George Washington High School baseball team that captured the Public League championship, and the 17-year-old junior spent a recent Saturday helping to spruce up the Eagles’ field.


Founder of Sunshine Foundation dies at 78

A memorial service was planned for Wednesday for Bill Sample, a former Northeast resident and founder of the Sunshine Foundation, who died last week.