Articles by Tom Waring

Scout honors America’s Unknown Child

Dozens of people gathered on Sunday afternoon in Fox Chase for a memorial service marking the 60th anniversary of the death of America’s Unknown Child, formerly known as the Boy in the Box.

Lawncrest Community Association honors departing pastor

The Lawncrest Community Association last week welcomed several guest speakers and honored a departing pastor.

Democratic DA candidate wants cash bail changes

Joe Khan, a Democratic candidate for district attorney, is proposing the elimination of the city’s current cash bail system.

Wonder woman

Christy Brady is the highest-ranking certified public accountant in city government and the first woman appointed to her position. 

Democrat El-Shabazz announces candidacy for D.A.

Tariq El-Shabazz on Monday announced he’s seeking the Democratic nomination for district attorney.

Tomlinson announces he’s running for city controller

The former CPA wrote on Facebook that the city over-taxes people and has too much waste, fraud and corruption.

Heart of the home

Syrianna, 9 months, has an ocular tumor. Her family received a home makeover to help lessen the financial strain of the diagnosis.

At your service

NORC expands its services to seniors in need throughout the Northeast. 

Melodies of love

Bustleton’s John Primerano has been in the entertainment business for more than a half-century, though some caregiving duties in recent years cut back on his appearances.

Drug epidemic knows no boundaries; can be overcome

Mary Doherty, community services manager at CORA and a 42-year veteran of the agency, believes there is a false perception about drug use in the Northeast.