Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Days could be numbered for Philadelphia Traffic Court

State senate to vote on transferral of Philadelphia Traffic Court.


Schwartz gets labor union’s endorsement

Schwartz garners key support in push for governor.


One of the ‘Golden Girls’

Carol Snowden and other members of the Class of 1963 recently walked up the aisle at the 2013 graduation as 50-year graduates, or ‘Golden Girls.’


Congregants in Frankford plead to keep church open

St. Joachim parishoners — as well as those at St. Leo — are trying everything to keep their churches open.


Rush hopes budget cuts don’t kill exchange program

Students recently returned from a trip to Poland organized by an assistant principal. 




Critical Mass

Three Northeast churches reel from the news that they must close. Two have decided to fight.


The Archdiocese of Philadelphia plans to close three NE Philly churches

Mater Dolorosa and St. Joachim, in Frankford, and St. Leo, in Tacony are slated for closure. Parish leaders at St. Leo are planning to fight the decision.


Rep. Kevin Boyle meets future Burholme constituents

The timing was perfect for state Rep. Kevin Boyle.