Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

NE man pleads guilty in animal cruelty case

Jeffrey Collins, of Bustleton, pleaded guilty last Friday to first-degree misdemeanor animal cruelty for leaving a young dog locked in a basement without sufficient access to food and water.


Mayoral candidate discusses illegal immigrant issues

Melissa Murray Bailey said she is outraged by the shooting death of a California woman by an illegal immigrant.  


Cats rescued from Castor Gardens home

The Pennsylvania SPCA last week announced it rescued 13 cats from a home in Castor Gardens for numerous alleged violations, including unsanitary confinement.


Conklin slated to headline Candidates Comedy Night fundraiser

Comedian Joe Conklin, known as “The man of 1,000 voices,” is returning as the comic headliner of the final Stu Bykofsky Candidates’ Comedy Night.


A Marvel-ous Experience

When Doug Schaer started working on producing a live entertainment experience, he wanted to find something that could appeal to his 5-year-old son, his 71-year-old dad and a 17-year-old who plays video games all day.


Kenney, Sestak react to same-sex marriage ruling

Democratic mayoral nominee Jim Kenney and Democratic Senate candidate Joe Sestak supported last Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.


Firefighters volunteer to help fallen colleague’s family

A generous businessman and a bunch of off-duty firefighters last week teamed up to help the family of fallen Fire Battalion Chief Michael Goodwin.


‘We like to take care of our own’

The 13th annual Gregory Hennigar Memorial Football Tournament took place last weekend. Over the years, the fund has donated to local youth groups, schools and nonprofits. 


Candidates set for special election in 174th District

The candidates are set for the Aug. 11 special election in the 174th Legislative District.


Special election planned for August in 174th district

Campaign Chatter for the week of June 17.