Articles by Tom Waring

Holmesburg Civic hears about foster parenting

Laura Wagner came to Holmesburg Civic Association’s December meeting to try to recruit foster parents.


Congresswoman’s office moves to Rhawnhurst

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz last week moved her Northeast office from Mayfair to Rhawnhurst.


Saluting the local Fox Rok football champs!

The Fox-Rok Ravens captured the American Youth Football National Division I Cadet championship earlier this month in Florida.


A ‘Golden Ticket’

— Teen tweets 800 times to win a chance to see One Direction in concert in NYC.


A year of heroism and heartbreak

As 2012 comes to a close, a look back shows that the Northeast had a lot to celebrate and just as much to mourn.


Knowledge is power

State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams is looking forward to reintroducing a bill requiring the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide in public school classrooms.


Safe and secure

Go to any local community association meeting, and you’re likely to hear police officials tell folks that one of the  top crimes plaguing the Northeast is home break-ins.


Planning for Burholme Pride Day is underway

There were no guest speakers at last week’s Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association meeting, but members enjoyed a nice meal and a mini-concert that featured Christmas music.


Former athletes score big with awards

Harry Daut and Dr. Tony Salem have received the William “Pickles” Kennedy Memorial Award at the Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association meeting.


Concert will feature local talent

Local rock musicians John Faye and Brittany Rotondo will headline a record release show on Wednesday, Dec. 26 at World Café Live, at 3025 Walnut St.