Articles by Tom Waring

Regional Xfinity store opens in Roosevelt Mall

Comcast recently opened its second regional Xfinity store, and this one is located in the Roosevelt Mall.


Tree Northeast visits Take Back Your Neighborhood meeting

Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association heard from representatives of Tree Northeast, TD Bank and Philadelphia Gas Works at their most recent meeting.


Local Eagle Scouts soar

Boy Scouts of America Troop 290 on Sunday afternoon hosted an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Sean P. Bowers, Matthew J. Keeley Jr. and John Paul Kuhar.


Crusaders make it 25 in a row against Railsplitters

It’s been a quarter-century since Abraham Lincoln beat Father Judge in their Thanksgiving Day football rivalry, and it’s hard to see the Railsplitters ending that skid any time soon.


Lanni announces candidacy for City Council

Center City businessman Lou Lanni last Friday entered the race for an at-large City Council seat, declaring his intentions at Tailhook Tavern, at 3522 Cottman Ave. in Mayfair.


Eleventh class inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Sixteen individuals, one team and one venue on Nov. 13 were inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Sheraton Society Hill.


Abraham, Williams announce candidacies

Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham is seeking a return to public office, while state Sen. Anthony Williams is looking to move from state to city government.


Oldtimers award four honorees

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored four people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.


Change of heart

City Controller Alan Butkovitz is a no-go in the 2015 mayoral race. 


New CCP president hopes to boost enrollment, funding

Donald “Guy” Generals has come to appreciate Community College of Philadelphia’s three regional centers during his four-plus months as CCP’s president.