Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Oldtimers hold first meeting after death of founder

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association met last week, but as member Tom McGuckin said, missing was “the heart and soul of this whole place.”

NBC10 declines Kenney demands for debate

There will apparently be no prime-time television debate between the two major-party candidates for mayor.

A hero’s salute

Harold Fisher and Jack O’Donnell were inducted into the Delaware Valley Veterans Home Hall of Fame last week.

Kane vows to stay in office, despite charges

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been charged with illegally leaking confidential information about a former state prosecutor, then lying about it under oath.

Back on top

In his second ballot appearance in less than three months, Ed Neilson was victorious in the 174th Legislative District’s special election.

Voters to choose new 174th rep on Tuesday

Philadelphians are used to voting in spring primaries and fall general elections, but residents of the 174th Legislative District will be casting ballots on what will probably be a warm summer day.

A proud salute

Jim Long, a 2011 Father Judge graduate, was commissioned as a second lieutenant during a ceremony on Saturday. 

Kenney weighs in on immigration issues

Last week, opponents of a congressional bill to penalize so-called “sanctuary cities” rallied at Love Park.

McGinty criticized for U.S. Senate run

The America Rising political action committee is criticizing Katie McGinty for resigning last week as chief of staff to Gov. Tom Wolf to make an expected run for U.S. Senate.

A cut above the rest

Phil Holinger recalls working at a machine shop, making $1.68 an hour.