Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Holmesburg Civic announces free library events

Holmesburg Library, at 7810 Frankford Ave. (at Hartel Avenue), will be offering numerous free programs through the spring and summer, thanks to the Friends of Holmesburg Library.


Upcoming heavyweight bout will feature Tacony native

Tacony native Joey “The Tank” Dawejko will fight Amir “Hardcore” Mansour in a 10-round heavyweight boxing match on Friday, May 8, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.


The Leading Lady

Lauren Rooney is empowering the stage. The Somerton native is currently starring in ‘Respect: A Musical Celebration of Women.’   


The future of Philly

The mayoral candidates are criss-crossing the city to meet voters at community forums, and the caravan stopped last Friday night at Fox Chase Elementary School.


Candidates strive for a user-friendly government

Mayoral candidates Anthony Williams and Doug Oliver spoke last Friday as part of the Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Breakfast Series.  


Benefit to be held in memory of fallen soldier

A fundraising Night at the Races will take place on Saturday, April 18, at Presentation BVM for the Semper Fi Fund, in memory of John Kihm.


Williams, Oliver to visit WEL Pennypack on Friday

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Breakfast Series will continue on Friday, April 10, at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park, 8401 Roosevelt Blvd.


Taylor foresees prolonged state budget battle

State Rep. John Taylor has some advice for fellow lawmakers as it relates to the June 30 deadline to pass a budget.


Labor of Love

Sandy Casanova was overwhelmed when she got her first look at her newly renovated house.


Judge teacher nominated for Senate election

Republicans have nominated Tim Dailey, a history and English teacher at Father Judge High School, as their candidate in the 5th Senatorial District special election.