Articles by Tom Waring

Planned Parenthood endorses Hohenstein

Planned Parenthood last week endorsed Joe Hohenstein, the Democratic nominee in the 177th Legislative District.

Matthews brings local flavor to DNC news coverage

Chris Matthews felt right at home at last week’s Democratic National Convention.

Holme free: Boulevard project officially completed

The two-year project to replace a pair of structurally deficient bridges on Holme Avenue is officially over, as PennDOT recently joined local state officials for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Hillary makes history

The 2016 Democratic National Convention is in the history books, and Philadelphia seems to have done a pretty good job as the host city.

Republican National Convention had a Northeast Philly flavor

Some Northeast folks were in Cleveland last week for the Republican National Convention.


After Donald Trump received a bounce in the polls following last week’s Republican National Convention, the Democrats arrived in Philadelphia this week to extol the virtues of Hillary Clinton.

Conventional wisdom

Steve Scully, C-SPAN senior executive producer and political editor, is in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, leading what he calls his network’s “raw, unedited, commercial-free” coverage.

DNC Preview: Philly prepares for celebration of politics

The Northeast Times takes a look at what you can expect as Democrats descend on Philadelphia next week. 

Brady campaign leads supporters to the shore

In summertime, the political scene often shifts to the Jersey shore, with various lawmakers and influential unions holding fundraisers.

Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame seeking sponsors

The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame is looking for individuals and groups to support its next induction ceremony, which will take place on Sunday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. at Holy Family University.