Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Neilson sworn in to City Council

Ed Neilson, of Millbrook, was sworn in last week as the newest member of City Council.


Former school official, civic leader dies

Funeral services were held earlier this week for Tom Mills, a former school board member and onetime president of the Normandy Civic Association.


Lone local state House battle features Tomlinson vs. Driscoll

In the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, the Northeast is divided into nine districts.


Take Back Your Neighborhood civic gets advice about voting

Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association last week heard from city elections commissioner Stephanie Singer and Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Coelho.


Ner Zedek to have Broadway flavor in Labor Day concert

Congregations of Ner Zedek will again welcome back the Broadway Sings professional concert production. The concert is set for 1:30 p.m. on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, at Ner Zedek, at 7520 Bustleton Ave. in Rhawnhurst.


‘Book of Mormon’ comes to Forrest Theatre

Reviews for The Book of Mormon have been overwhelmingly positive, not surprising for a show that in 2011 won nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.


Remembering state Sen. Hank Salvatore

Former state Sen. Frank A. “Hank” Salvatore is being remembered as a family man, a tireless fighter for his constituents and a powerful force as the only Philadelphian in the Republican caucus.


PA unemployment rate lowest since ‘08

Gov. Tom Corbett is pleased with the latest jobs report for Pennsylvania.


New Corbett ad spotlights low unemployment rate

Gov. Tom Corbett debuted a campaign commercial last week that touts the 178,000 private sector jobs created in the last three years and an unemployment rate of 5.6 percent that is the lowest since September 2008.


Mayfair run is a success

Joe DeFelice told members at last week’s Mayfair Business Association meeting that the annual Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run was a “huge success.”