Articles by Tom Waring

Take Back Your Neighborhood draws mayoral hopefuls

Democratic mayoral candidates Anthony Williams and Doug Oliver attended the recent Take Back Your Neighborhood meeting.


Actor lives out his dream in ‘The Lion King’

Jelani Remy said he “grew up” with The Lion King, and for the last three-plus years, he’s humbled to perform in the classic show.


Rendell backs Deeley for city commissioner

Former Pennsylvania Gov. and Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell has endorsed Democrat Lisa Deeley for city elections commissioner.


Voters will see a crowded ballot on Tuesday

The primary election is next Tuesday, and Philadelphians will see a crowded ballot.


Tuesday’s special election will fill 5th Senatorial District seat

The vacant 5th Senatorial District seat will be filled on Tuesday in a special election.


Wright corruption indictment dismissed

An indictment against the former chief of staff to retired City Councilman Jack Kelly is dismissed.


FOP endorses Al Taubenberger for City Council

The race for City Council at-large seats is competitive for both major parties.


Services planned for Republican leader of 35th Ward

Services are planned for Agnes J. “Chuckie” Tilley, Republican leader of the 35th Ward, who died last week after a battle with melanoma.


Date set for Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run and May Fair events

The Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run & Walk and the Mayfair May Fair will take place on Saturday, May 16, rain or shine.


Holmesburg Civic announces free library events

Holmesburg Library, at 7810 Frankford Ave. (at Hartel Avenue), will be offering numerous free programs through the spring and summer, thanks to the Friends of Holmesburg Library.