Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Parents face charges in second death

A Rhawnhurst couple, who prosecutors said prayed over their sick 7-month-old son instead of seeking medical attention for him, remain in jail on charges of third-degree murder, with a preliminary hearing scheduled for June 12.


CCP presents Distinguished Leadership Awards

Six community leaders are honored during a ceremony at the Community College of Philadelphia Northeast Regional Center.


Rep. Kevin Boyle meets future Burholme constituents

The timing was perfect for state Rep. Kevin Boyle.


Bridesburg churches merge, others await fate

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced a parish merger in Bridesburg on Sunday, and more closings and mergers are expected to come this weekend.


Head of the class

Three elementary schools and a high school in Northeast Philadelphia are revelling in the news that a citywide survey has given them perfect scores of 10.


Boyle hosts fundraiser, gains support in NE

State Rep. Brendan Boyle last week held his first major fundraiser in his campaign for the 13th Congressional District seat.


Small Business Weekend aims to keep it local

Michael Blichasz wants people to think before spending their money shopping this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


It’s a blowout for Butkovitz in primary

City Controller Alan Butkovitz was confident heading into the May 21 Democratic primary, but did not expect a blowout victory.


Celebrating life

Pamela Fauntleroy and Colleen Hofmeister were among the stars on Friday at Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s Celebrate Life 2013, its annual ceremony that honors five-year survivors.


Nazareth unveils military statue

Nazareth Academy High School’s military club  has unveiled its statue of St. Michael the Archangel, the patron saint of the military, police officers, paramedics and chivalry.