Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

State rep. kicks off re-election campaign

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. last week officially kicked off a re-election campaign that could see him face a fellow lawmaker in the May 20 primary.

‘Porgy and Bess’ comes to the Academy of Music

Danielle Lee Greaves relishes her role as Mariah in The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, which comes to the Academy of Music next week.

State rep. attends Burholme Civic meeting

State Rep. Mark Cohen addressed last month’s meeting of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association, endorsing National Small Business Weekend, which encourages consumers to shop locally and buy American-made products.

Owners of proposed methadone clinic win court decision

The owners of a proposed methadone clinic on State Road in Holmesburg last week won a big court ruling.

Republican candidate enters 13th Congressional race

Beverly Plosa-Bowser, a retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force, last week entered the Republican primary in the 13th Congressional District.

Arkoosh raises $203K, has more than $643,000 cash on hand

Dr. Val Arkoosh raised more than $935,000 in 2013 for her congressional campaign.

Loss of a Philly icon

People are remembering Tom Gola as the consummate Philadelphian, never forgetting his roots as he enjoyed successful careers in playing and coaching basketball, serving in public office and working in the business world.

Methadone clinic foes face court deadline

Common Pleas Court Judge Ellen Green-Ceisler is expected to rule soon in an appeal of a Zoning Board of Adjustment decision permitting a methadone clinic along State Road in Holmesburg.

‘Legacy Project’ seeks Holocaust survivors

The Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center, located at 10100 Jamison Ave. in the Klein JCC, is inviting the public to support its so-called “Legacy Project.”

Margolies a no-show at Democratic forum

Three Democrats running in the 13th Congressional District generally agreed on most issues at a forum on Sunday afternoon.