Articles by Tom Waring

The choice is yours

With Election Day looming, the Northeast Times takes one final look at the candidates. 

AG candidate Shapiro discusses plans to combat opioid epidemic

Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro, the Democratic candidate for attorney general, last week addressed the Holme Circle Civic Association.

Trump representative to speak at town hall meeting

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road in Bustleton, will host a town hall with David Peyman, representing presidential candidate Donald J. Trump, on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m.

White, Darragh to debate Thursday in Somerton

State Rep. Martina White (R-170th dist.) and Democrat Matt Darragh will square off in a debate on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. at Somerton Youth Organization, 1400 Southampton Road.

Toomey discusses tight race for Senate at Cannstatter’s

Republican senators cited Pat Toomey’s opposition to Obamacare, the Iran nuclear deal, job-killing regulations and sanctuary cities during the event. 

Still playing Hardball

Chris Matthews lived near 15th Street and Hunting Park Avenue in Nicetown back when it was a largely Irish and Polish neighborhood. Then, when he was 5, his family moved to the Far Northeast.

With no opponent, Solomon still stays active

Jared Solomon has been busy since winning the 202nd Legislative District Democratic primary in April, but he’s not been asking for votes in the upcoming general election.

Local tricks and treats

Northeast residents embrace the boo-tiful season. 

Lawncrest civic group votes on three proposed zoning changes

Neighbors opposed two proposals for separate day cares and approved a garage on a property on E. Godfrey Avenue. 

Law firm opens office on Frankford Avenue

The Green, Schafle & Gibbs law firm has offices in Center City and South Philadelphia, but the attorneys have a wide client base.