Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Rep. Kevin Boyle meets future Burholme constituents

The timing was perfect for state Rep. Kevin Boyle.


Head of the class

Three elementary schools and a high school in Northeast Philadelphia are revelling in the news that a citywide survey has given them perfect scores of 10.


Parents face charges in second death

A Rhawnhurst couple, who prosecutors said prayed over their sick 7-month-old son instead of seeking medical attention for him, remain in jail on charges of third-degree murder, with a preliminary hearing scheduled for June 12.


Sore feet, big smiles

Harry Palumbo faced a lot of obstacles as he attempted to walk 66 miles in two days to raise money for the American Cancer Society.


All in the family

Nancy Pokorny recalls her mom lobbying her on a career choice.


Sabatina hopes to increase penalties for home invasion crimes

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr., who has learned of recent home invasions in places like Mayfair, Rhawnhurst and Bucks County, wants to do something about it.


Nazareth unveils military statue

Nazareth Academy High School’s military club  has unveiled its statue of St. Michael the Archangel, the patron saint of the military, police officers, paramedics and chivalry.


Donations for scholarship organizations sought at Mayfair Business meeting

Officials from St. Hubert High School and St. Matthew and Blessed Trinity elementary schools attended a meeting of the Mayfair Business Association to ask merchants to consider making donations to scholarship organizations.


Oldtimers honor 3 more local greats at luncheon

A former minor league baseball player, a rock ’n’ roll legend and a Hobo are the latest winners of the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.