Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Local Democrat announces candidacy

Rhawnhurst’s Lisa Deeley is seeking a nomination for city elections commissioner. She hopes to earn the endorsement of the Democratic City Committee.  


A big hit

Owen Frenia, 10, loves everything about baseball.


A spotlight on Northeast politics

The future is bright for Northeast Philly’s political scene. Local politicians are thriving in various new roles.   


Business is booming

Northeast Philly has plenty to brag about.


Taylor backs young candidate to replace Boyle

State Rep. John Taylor, chairman of the Republican City Committee, will actively support Martina White in the upcoming special election for the 170th Legislative District seat.


Holmesburg project nears completion

Now that the Conrail train trestle has been painted at Frankford and Solly avenues, members of the Holmesburg Civic Association are looking forward to welcoming messages being printed on both sides.


Voters will choose Boyle successor in special election

Voters in the 170th Legislative District will choose their new representative in a special election on Tuesday, March 24.


Time to expand

Gerhard’s Appliances expanded its Northeast location to include a scratch and dent section. A grand opening will be held on Friday.   


Burholme honors Battle of the Bulge vet

The Burholme Community Civic Association last week honored member Romeo Battilana on the 70th anniversary of his participation in the Battle of the Bulge.


Boyle sworn into Congress

When Brendan Boyle won the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District last May, he was pretty much headed to Washington, given his party’s voter-registration advantage.