Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Memorial ceremony held on eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day

Music, prayer and poetry highlighted Philadelphia’s annual memorial ceremony on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day.


Pastor recalls ‘a good guy’ who quietly helped others

Michael Goodwin grew up as a member of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, at Trenton Avenue and Cumberland Street in Kensington, and remained an active member long after moving to Parkwood.


Schwartz enters governor’s race

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz on Monday entered the governor’s race, unveiling a new campaign website and Facebook page, appearing on Rachel Maddow’s show on MSNBC and filing paperwork in Harrisburg to start a state campaign committee.


Walk of hope

— Harry Palumbo will walk from Fox Chase Cancer Center to Atlantic City to raise money for the American Cancer Society in honor of his mother and father.


Blast from the Past

Vince Stango, interim president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, described the year 1968 as “colorful, chaotic and culture shifting.”


Focusing on the future

— St. Matt’s and other Catholic elementary schools are doing what’s necessary to thrive in a competitive environment.


Blast from the Past

Vince Stango, interim president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, described the year 1968 as “colorful, chaotic and culture shifting.”


Former Chink’s Steaks is now Joe’s

Joe Groh has sold a gazillion beefy, cheesy, doughy, steamy sandwiches since buying Chink’s Steaks 14 years ago.


Northeast radio host dies at 71

Marvin Barrish, who hosted a political show on various radio shows since 2007, died last week. He was 71.


Judge sends Shaffer to jail in deadly road rage attack

The family and friends of Mark Wallace were glad last week that a judge did not allow Gerry Shaffer Jr. to walk out of the Criminal Justice Center a free man.