Articles by Tom Waring

‘Healthcare in Retirement’ topic of NORC meeting

Two financial advisers visited last month’s meeting of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community and outlined how senior citizens could pay for life’s essentials. 


Butkovitz to face three opponents in Democratic primary

City Controller Alan Butkovitz will be facing three opponents in the May 21 Democratic primary.


Kelly’s former chief, 2 others could face retrial

The former chief of staff to retired City Councilman Jack Kelly could be headed for a retrial in a case that at one time appeared to be coming to an end. 


Kelly’s former chief, 2 others could face retrial

The former chief of staff to retired City Councilman Jack Kelly could be headed for a retrial in a case that at one time appeared to be coming to an end. 


Building a foundation

— New Foundations high schoolers are finally in a building of their own, on Rhawn Street, across the street from the elementary school.


Life after the NanoKnife

Back in August 2011, Peggy Reeder saw a doctor for a persistent cough.


‘Every Philadelphia wrestler should want to be Joe Galasso’

Pennsylvania breeds high school wrestling champions in places like Easton, Clearfield and Canonsburg.


Galasso pins a title win

Pennsylvania breeds high school wrestling champions in places like Easton, Clearfield and Canonsburg. 


Two Frankford churches face possible closures

In this season of Lent, the fates of St. Joachim, the oldest Catholic church in Northeast Philadelphia, and the strikingly beautiful Mater Dolorosa, home to an Italian parish, are hanging in the balance.


More testimony offered on methadone clinic plan

Businessman Gerald Guzinski told the Zoning Board of Adjustment that he has had a hard time finding a tenant for his properties along the 7500 block of State Road in Holmesburg.