Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Candidates forum to be held Oct. 19 in Bustleton

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, at 9768 Verree Road in Bustleton, welcomes the public to attend a candidates forum on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m.


Deadline approaches for vote registry

The deadline is Monday, Oct. 6, to register to vote for the Nov. 4 general election.


Business group aims to improve Castor Gardens

The newly formed Take Back Your Neighborhood Business Association held its first meeting on Sunday afternoon at an office at 6601 Rutland St.


Bank donates money to Fox Chase School’s math program

State Rep. Kevin Boyle and officials from Fox Chase Bank visited Fox Chase Elementary School on Sept. 19 to deliver some good news.


Take Back Your Neighborhood discusses school reform

Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association last week heard from a local attorney and the head of Pennsylvania Working Families.


Oktoberfest celebration is Saturday in Mayfair

The Mayfair Business Association is promoting a number of initiatives this fall.


Exploring the race for mayor

The mayoral race is taking shape, and candidates are already starting to make moves.  


Driscoll endorsed by Pennsylvania Association of Realtors

The Pennsylvania Association of Realtors has endorsed Democrat Mike Driscoll in the 173rd Legislative District. Driscoll faces Republican Mike Tomlinson in the Nov. 4 election.


Burholme Town Watch discusses future of Gibbons PAL

The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association met on Sept. 11, and members gave a standing ovation to 2nd Police District community relations officer Dianne Murphy in observance of the 13th anniversary of the terrorist bombings that killed hundreds of first responders.


Tickets available for Northeast Hall of Fame

Tickets are available for the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame induction ceremony, to be held on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 1 p.m. at Holy Family University’s Education & Technology Center Building, Frankford and Grant avenues.