Articles by Tom Waring

Stephens drops out of attorney general race

State Sen. John Rafferty will now likely have no competition in the Republican primary for attorney general. 


Sestak takes aim at ISIS during town hall meeting

Former congressman Joe Sestak, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, last week hosted a town hall event at World Affairs Council in Center City.


HellRaisers will donate toys to less-fortunate

The HellRaisers Motorcycle Club will be donating toys for less-fortunate families at an event on Saturday, Dec. 19, at Gibbons Police Athletic League, at Rising Sun and Longshore avenues.


Damage control

Veteran educators named new co-interim principals at George Washington High.


Stan’s Health Foods headed to new location

Stan’s Health Foods, which opened in 1984 at 7161 Frankford Ave. (at Wellington Street), will ring in the new year with a move to a new location in the neighborhood.


Mayfair Business group promotes holiday events

Members at the recent Mayfair Business Association meeting, held at Cottman Beverage, discussed issues such as a Christmas decorating contest, unruly Abraham Lincoln High School students and safety poles placed on the 3500 block of Ryan Ave. (at Leon Street) to prevent motorists from going the wrong direction on the one-way street. The group also promoted a couple of upcoming events.


Railsplitters taste great to Crusaders

The Father Judge Crusaders entered their Thanksgiving game with the Abraham Lincoln Railsplitters licking their wounds on a couple of fronts.


Holme Circle boy stars in ‘A Christmas Story’

Grover Dill will almost certainly be getting coal in his stocking this Christmas.


Bill aims to help Agent Orange vet benefits

Former congressman Joe Sestak, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, is calling on Republican Sen. Pat Toomey to cosponsor a bill that will ensure Navy veterans exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam receive the benefits and treatment to which they are entitled.


Boyle to face Sabatina in primary

State Rep. Kevin Boyle officially announced on Monday that he is challenging state Sen. John Sabatina Jr. in the 5th Senatorial District Democratic primary on April 26, 2016.