Articles by Tom Waring

All shook up

Philadelphia’s new sugary drink tax is costing consumers money. 

A story of survival

Holocaust survivor David Tuck spoke to students at Baldi Middle School about his time in Auschwitz. 

A look back at 2016

The year 2016 is almost in the history books, and some happenings in the Northeast could fill at least a chapter. 

Less crime in 2nd Police District

Capt. Thomas McLean, commander of the 2nd PoliceDistrict, last week delivered some good news to Lawncrest Community Association members.

Toomey opposes U.S. Commission on Civil Rights appointment

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey opposes President Barack Obama’s decision to appoint Debo Adegbile to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

Holmesburg Civic monitors properties

The Holmesburg Civic Association conducted some business last week before adjourning for its annual holiday party.

Rep.-elect Solomon introduces his staff at Burholme meeting

The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association last week listened to a proposal to legalize a duplex at 7242 Algon Ave.

New candidate joins the DA race

Former city Managing Director Rich Negrin announced that he is seeking the Democratic nomination for district attorney next year.

Providing inspiration

Two men were honored at the JEVS Human Services’ Strictly Business Awards.

Merry & bright

The holidays are here and there are plenty of events throughout the Northeast to celebrate the season.