Articles by Tom Waring

Sabatina earns nomination in the 5th Senatorial District election

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. edged Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 president John McNesby to earn the Democratic nomination in the 5th Senatorial District special election.


‘Wild Bill’ fundraiser is Feb. 6

City Councilman David Oh visited the recent meeting of the Lawncrest Community Association, promoting a beef-and-beer fundraiser for the “Wild Bill” Guarnere Memorial Statue. The fundraiser will take place on Friday, Feb. 6, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road.


A spotlight on Northeast politics

The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.   


Business is booming

Northeast Philly has plenty to brag about.


Taylor backs young candidate to replace Boyle

State Rep. John Taylor, chairman of the Republican City Committee, will actively support Martina White in the upcoming special election for the 170th Legislative District seat.


Holmesburg project nears completion

Now that the Conrail train trestle has been painted at Frankford and Solly avenues, members of the Holmesburg Civic Association are looking forward to welcoming messages being printed on both sides.


Time to expand

Gerhard’s Appliances expanded its Northeast location to include a scratch and dent section. A grand opening will be held on Friday.   


Boyle sworn into Congress

When Brendan Boyle won the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District last May, he was pretty much headed to Washington, given his party’s voter-registration advantage.


Burholme honors Battle of the Bulge vet

The Burholme Community Civic Association last week honored member Romeo Battilana on the 70th anniversary of his participation in the Battle of the Bulge.


Voters will choose Boyle successor in special election

Voters in the 170th Legislative District will choose their new representative in a special election on Tuesday, March 24.