Articles by Tom Waring

Benefit show to be held March 6

Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones will perform on Saturday, March 6, from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Michael Crescenz VFW Post 2819, 6850 Martins Mill Road (at Longshore Avenue) in Lawndale.


Ward leaders back Morales over Sanchez

Democratic ward leaders in the 7th Councilmanic District last week endorsed challenger Manny Morales over Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez.


Holmesburg Civic Association gets I-95 update

Holmesburg Civic Association members last week listened to an update on I-95 construction from PennDOT officials Elaine Elbich and Harold Windisch.


Oldtimers trio honored with “Pickles” Kennedy Award

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored three people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.


Philadelphia basks in 2016 DNC selection

State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams and former City Councilman Jim Kenney, who are seeking the Democratic mayoral nomination, are both excited that Philadelphia will host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.


Kenney announces candidacy for mayor

Former City Councilman Jim Kenney last week entered the Democratic primary for mayor, announcing his candidacy in front of 200 supporters at City Hall.


Making a real impact

Mike Driscoll, a new state representative and board chairman for Impact Services Corporation, describes the agency as an under-the-radar force for good in Philadelphia.


SPIN opens new Pre-K Counts classroom

Special People In Northeast Inc. recently opened a new Pre-K Counts classroom at its Early Childhood Learning Center, 10521 Drummond Road.


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.


St. Martha Church pastor receives commendation

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Office of Catholic Education recently presented a commendation to the Rev. Al Masluk, longtime pastor at St. Martha Catholic Church.