Articles by Tom Waring

GOP candidate supports school district 5-year plan

Jim Pio, Republican candidate in the 172nd Legislative District, is applauding the five-year plan that the School District of Philadelphia recently adopted.


International Union of Police Associations endorses Toomey

The International Union of Police Associations has endorsed Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey for re-election.


Domb aide urges people to file for tax credit

Jeff George, a community liaison for City Councilman Allan Domb, last week encouraged members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association to file for the Earned Income Tax Credit, if they are eligible.


Decades of dominance

“I’ve been an active and substantive legislator. I’m deeply involved in the legislative process. I’m proud of my record.” — State Rep. Mark Cohen 


Cohen sues Solomon for libel over campaign flier

State Rep. Mark Cohen (D-202nd dist.) last week sued his primary challenger, Jared Solomon, for libel and slander.


Spotlight on Solomon

The Times sits down with candidate Jared Solomon to discuss the upcoming election. Next week, we’ll hear from his opponent. 


‘Resign to Run’ backed by 172nd district candidate

Jim Pio, the Republican candidate in the 172nd Legislative District, supports a “Resign to Run” law that would force elected state officials to resign from their current position if they want to run for a different position.


May Fair details announced

The Mayfair Business Association is planning its annual Mayfair May Fair, scheduled this year for Saturday, May 21.


Cohen: Medical marijuana bill ‘positive step for Pennsylvania’

State Rep. Mark Cohen (D-202nd dist.) is happy that Pennsylvania is about to join 23 other states in legalizing medical marijuana.


Life in the House

U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle talks about his first year serving in the House of Representatives.