Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

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.


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.


Lawmakers want Holocaust taught in Pa. schools

State Sen. Anthony Williams and state Rep. Brendan Boyle are both hopeful that their legislation requiring the teaching of the Holocaust, genocide and human rights violations will become law.


‘I’m here to help peple’

After 26 years, congressional aide Annamarie Feeney is still going strong.


Sabatina hopes to increase penalties for home invasion crimes

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr., who has learned of recent home invasions in places like Mayfair, Rhawnhurst and Bucks County, wants to do something about it.


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.


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.



Sore feet, big smiles

Harry Palumbo faced a lot of obstacles as he attempted to walk 66 miles in two days to raise money for the American Cancer Society.


Oldtimers honor 3 more local greats at luncheon

A former minor league baseball player, a rock ’n’ roll legend and a Hobo are the latest winners of the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.