Articles by Tom Waring

Neilson sworn in to City Council

Ed Neilson, of Millbrook, was sworn in last week as the newest member of City Council.


Former school official, civic leader dies

Funeral services were held earlier this week for Tom Mills, a former school board member and onetime president of the Normandy Civic Association.


Lone local state House battle features Tomlinson vs. Driscoll

In the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, the Northeast is divided into nine districts.


‘Book of Mormon’ comes to Forrest Theatre

Reviews for The Book of Mormon have been overwhelmingly positive, not surprising for a show that in 2011 won nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.


Take Back Your Neighborhood civic gets advice about voting

Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association last week heard from city elections commissioner Stephanie Singer and Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Coelho.


Ner Zedek to have Broadway flavor in Labor Day concert

Congregations of Ner Zedek will again welcome back the Broadway Sings professional concert production. The concert is set for 1:30 p.m. on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, at Ner Zedek, at 7520 Bustleton Ave. in Rhawnhurst.


PA unemployment rate lowest since ‘08

Gov. Tom Corbett is pleased with the latest jobs report for Pennsylvania.


Remembering state Sen. Hank Salvatore

Former state Sen. Frank A. “Hank” Salvatore is being remembered as a family man, a tireless fighter for his constituents and a powerful force as the only Philadelphian in the Republican caucus.


Elvis tribute concert benefits CHOP

The nonprofit Digi Foundation will hold its third annual Elvis Presley tribute artist concert on Saturday, July 19, at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road. Seventeen Elvis Presley impersonators will be performing as part of a benefit for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.


Mayfair run is a success

Joe DeFelice told members at last week’s Mayfair Business Association meeting that the annual Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run was a “huge success.”