Articles by Tom Waring

Boyle announces creation of Blue Collar Caucus in House

U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-13th dist.) joined Texas Rep. Marc Veasey in announcing the formation of the Blue Collar Caucus to focus congressional efforts on alleviating the economic anxiety felt by working-class Americans that was so pronounced in the 2016 election, and re-engage Democratic efforts to reach these voters.

Weldon runs wild in Judge win

Tim Weldon figured he’d be the go-to guy for Father Judge in its Thanksgiving rivalry with Abraham Lincoln.

Somerton’s greatest Spartan

Andy Wallace was a three-sport athlete for Somerton Youth Organization, playing soccer, basketball and baseball throughout the 1980s.

Judge to run for Superior Court next year

Blair County Common Pleas Court Judge Wade Kagarise, a Republican, will run for Superior Court next year.

St. Hubert High celebrates 75th anniversary

St. Hubert High School celebrated its 75th anniversary on Friday night with a gala at Vie, Broad and Green streets.

Solomon hopes to move 2nd Police District building

The property, at 6600 Bustleton Ave., would also potentially house a Police Athletic League center. 

Oldtimers honor former MLB player

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association earlier this month honored former Major League Baseball player Jeff Manto with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.

On the Trump train

Count Cole McCafferty among those overjoyed at last week’s surprising results in the presidential race.

Thanksgiving parade plans finalized

The Mayfair Business Association last week began finalizing plans for Sunday’s Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade.

Northeast chooses Clinton, but that’s not enough

Hillary Clinton, like fellow Democrat Barack Obama four years earlier, won the presidential vote in the Northeast.