Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Foundation to manage 17 Catholic schools

The presidents of local Catholic high schools were reacting favorably to Tuesday’s announcement that an independent entity will take over management of the archdiocesan system.


Methadone clinic battle continues in Holmesburg

A methadone clinic is not a permitted use of a property that is zoned C-2, the Zoning Board of Adjustment wrote in its findings of fact and conclusions of law, which was prepared as it nears a court challenge in connection with the proposed facility at 7900-04 Frankford Ave. 


Funeral services set for legendary Ed Kelly

Funeral services are planned for Friday for Rhawnhurst’s Ed Kelly, founder of the wildly popular Pennypack Park Music Festival and former executive director of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.




'Broadway Sings' comes back

The Congregations of Ner Zedek is inviting the community to attend its annual Labor Day fund-raising concert.



Sandwich shop on Mayfair's menu

Mayfair Civic Association last week rejected one zoning proposal and gave preliminary approval to two others.


Schwartz rips Romney's pick for veep

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-13th dist.) is panning the selection Saturday of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, a fellow member of the House Budget Committee, as Mitt Romney’s vice presidential running mate.