Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Horse Play

 Eight world-renowned Budweiser Clydesdales took a stroll down Frankford Avenue last week.   


Loss of a legend

Brian O’Neill and Joan Krajewski were both elected to City Council in 1979 and represented most of the Northeast for more than 30 years.


Senator will continue to focus on economic issues

State Sen. Daylin Leach is known for pushing progressive ideas, and he plans to do the same if elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.


Popular Broadway Sings concert returns Labor Day

Congregations of Ner Zedek is just days away from again welcoming the Broadway Sings concert production.


Republican candidates attend annual clambake

The Republican candidates for district attorney and city controller were at the party’s annual clambake Sunday at Cannstatter’s, arguing that the GOP needs to fight harder against the entrenched Democratic machine.


Labor of love

Rhonda Fink-Whitman felt a special obligation when she began writing 94 Maidens, a novel inspired by actual events during the Holocaust.


Returning to her roots

Former principal and president of St. Hubert, Joanne Walls is now back with the Bambies.  


Bring your ‘Blue Suede Shoes’ to an Elvis tribute fundraiser

Elvis Presley tribute artists will be performing at Cannstatter’s to help Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.   


Chamber golf outing slated for Sept. 6

The 91st annual Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing will take place on Friday, Sept. 6, at Torresdale-Frankford Country Club, at 3801 Grant Ave. (at Frankford Avenue). PECO Energy is the lead sponsor. The cost is $225 per golfer or $900 for a foursome. Dinner-only guests pay $50.


Clydesdales parade coming to Mayfair

The public is welcome to watch the Budweiser Clydesdales parade along Frankford Avenue next Wednesday night. The parade is set to begin at 6 p.m. on Aug. 28 outside the newly opened Cottman Beverage, at 7544 Frankford Ave. The Clydesdales will trot south on the avenue and are expected to arrive at Mayfair Beverage, at 6500 Frankford Ave., at 7:45 p.m.