Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade is Nov. 24

The Mayfair Business Association will present the 37th annual Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade on Sunday, Nov. 24, along Frankford Avenue. The parade will start at noon at Rhawn Street. It will proceed south to Knorr Street. The performing area will be at Tudor Street.


Butkovitz soars to re-election victory

City Controller Alan Butkovitz, fresh off a resounding re-election win, now has about a year to ponder a big question.


New members inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Sixteen individuals last week were inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame during a reception and ceremony at the Sheraton Society Hill.


Two abandoned buildings will be demolished in NE

Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association last month unanimously approved development of a property at Levick Street and Roosevelt Boulevard.


Protesters confront Corbett in Fox Chase

Passions were high last week as Gov. Tom Corbett arrived at Corp. John Loudenslager American Legion Post 366 in Fox Chase to kick off his re-election bid.


Crime a hot topic in Burholme

At last month’s gathering of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association, members heard updates on the local crime situation from officials of the 2nd Police District.


Campaign trail: Corbett to visit Fox Chase

Gov. Tom Corbett will kick off his re-election campaign this week with a series of events that include a stop in Fox Chase.


Haunted house fundraiser

Veronica Zgura and Trevor Wuest, both freshmen at Penn State-Abington, invite the community to visit their haunted house in Parkwood for a Halloween charity fundraiser.


Benefit will promote lung cancer research and awareness

As a thoracic nurse navigator at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Caryn Vadseth is an advocate for people with lung cancer.


Candidates continue to court voters

Election Day is Tuesday, and candidates are making last-minute campaign appearances.