Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Hearing about methadone clinic is Jan. 15

The Holmesburg Civic Association is inviting the community to attend an upcoming court hearing related to a proposed methadone clinic at 7520 State Road.


Erica Peck will rock you, Philly

Erica Peck remembers one of the first times she heard Bohemian Rhapsody.


Schwartz campaign chest swells to $6.5 million

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s gubernatorial campaign last week announced that it raised $6.5 million in 2013. 


Burholme talks child welfare

Guests at December’s meeting of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association listened to Christmas carols performed by the Redeemer Church Praise Band and a presentation by Catholic Social Services about a new initiative.


McGeehan will not seek another term in ’14

State Rep. Mike McGeehan announced on Friday that he will not seek another term in 2014.


Former city controller endorses Margolies

Former City Controller Jonathan Saidel last week endorsed Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.


Burholme residents learn hands-on CPR

Tim Hinchcliff, managing director at Burholme Emergency Medical Services, recently explained the importance of knowing hands-on cardiopulmonary resuscitation when an individual has collapsed suddenly.


Solomon makes House candidacy official

Jared Solomon said he is running for the state legislature, in part, to improve the look of the Castor, Bustleton and Rising Sun avenue commercial corridors.


Civic group leader announces candidacy

A civic association leader plans a primary challenge to state Rep. Mark Cohen, who was first elected in 1974.


Judge keeps Lincoln rivalry one-sided with 24th straight win

The heavily favored Father Judge Crusaders found themselves in a battle with the Abraham Lincoln Railsplitters in the early going of their Thanksgiving battle.