Articles by Tom Waring

Leaving a legacy

City Councilman Bobby Henon (D-6th dist.) last week presented retiring Tony’s Place owner Joe Mallamaci with a City of Philadelphia citation.


Cohen challenges Solomon’s nominating petitions

State Rep. Mark Cohen (D-202nd dist.) has challenged the nominating petitions of primary opponent Jared Solomon.


Group seeks business-minded leader

Mike “Scoats” Scotese, owner of the Grey Lodge Pub, has spent eight years as president of the Mayfair Business Association.


Election lineup

The nominating petitions have been submitted. Here’s a look at the local races. 


City residents urged to apply for tax credit

Marisa Waxman, of the city Department of Revenue, last week urged members of the Lawncrest Community Association to apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit, which is a refundable tax credit implemented by the IRS that is available to low- to moderate-income individuals and families.


Trump criticizes local companies for layoffs

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump condemns Northeast Philadelphia’s Cardone Industries and Mondelez on the campaign trail. 


Robotics program showcased at Holmesburg Civic meeting

Students from New Foundations Charter High School showcased their robotics program at last week’s Holmesburg Civic Association meeting.


Northeast native competes on ‘Survivor’

A Northeast native will be competing on Survivor: Kaoh Rong, which debuts on CBS 3 on Wednesday at 8 p.m.


Butterflies coming to Insectarium

The Mayfair Business Association will meet on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m. at the Insectarium, 8046 Frankford Ave.


Sabatina Jr. announces 13 union endorsements

State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. last week announced endorsements from 13 unions, though challenger Kevin Boyle questioned the validity of a few of them.