Articles by Tom Waring

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.


Nine Democratic ward leaders endorse Kenney

Nine of the 15 Democratic ward leaders in the Northeast on Sunday endorsed Jim Kenney for mayor.


Upcoming heavyweight bout will feature Tacony native

Tacony native Joey “The Tank” Dawejko will fight Amir “Hardcore” Mansour in a 10-round heavyweight boxing match on Friday, May 8, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.


Benefit to be held in memory of fallen soldier

A fundraising Night at the Races will take place on Saturday, April 18, at Presentation BVM for the Semper Fi Fund, in memory of John Kihm.


The future of Philly

The mayoral candidates are criss-crossing the city to meet voters at community forums, and the caravan stopped last Friday night at Fox Chase Elementary School.


The Leading Lady

Lauren Rooney is empowering the stage. The Somerton native is currently starring in ‘Respect: A Musical Celebration of Women.’   


Candidates strive for a user-friendly government

Mayoral candidates Anthony Williams and Doug Oliver spoke last Friday as part of the Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Breakfast Series.  


Taylor foresees prolonged state budget battle

State Rep. John Taylor has some advice for fellow lawmakers as it relates to the June 30 deadline to pass a budget.