Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Burholme runner describes scene in Boston

As Burholme’s Greta Garecht neared the finish line at last week’s Boston Marathon, her husband, stepmother and infant daughter were watching her race from the nearby bleachers.


Mayfair CDC gets $85,000 a year from partnership

The Mayfair Community Development Corporation is getting a much-needed financial boost. 


Officials promote United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps

Officials from the local chapter of the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps promoted the group at last week’s meeting of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association.


City controller candidates visit Lawncrest

The Lawncrest Community Association last week welcomed the three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for city controller in the May 21 primary.


Decision-time is inching closer for Margolies

— Marjorie Margolies, who teaches at the University of Pennsylvania, said she will not make a decision regarding the 13th Congressional District seat until the school’s semester is over.


Mandel is back on the campaign trail

When Brett Mandel ran for city controller in 2009, he said the campaign operated on hustle and moxie.


Here comes the 'bride'

Peggy Kaufman was a happy mother of the bride at a recent wedding at Congregations of Shaare Shamayim.


Schwartz discusses decision to run for governor

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz said Monday she decided to enter the governor’s race, even though history is not on her side, because she thinks Gov. Tom Corbett’s economic and education policies have failed the citizens of this state.


Brady endorses Boyle in 13th Congressional District contest

Now that Allyson Schwartz is officially in the governor’s race, Democrats are positioning themselves for her congressional seat.


Blast from the Past

Vince Stango, interim president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, described the year 1968 as “colorful, chaotic and culture shifting.”