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. 


Partnering could aid Northeast and Montgomery County

State Rep. Brendan Boyle believes there is too much “hyper partisanship” in Harrisburg and Washington, D.C.


Springtime festivities in Mayfair

Now that the Shamrock Shuttle and Erin Express have come and gone with few problems, the Mayfair Business Association is looking forward to some successful springtime activities.


Holmesburg Civic discusses Philly311 smart phone app

Rich Negrin, the city managing director, is really high on the Philly311 smart phone application.


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.


Burholme deli obtains liquor license

Some Burholme residents are not pleased that a deli with a liquor license will soon open, but they will work with the owner to develop what his lawyer calls “a conditional licensing agreement.”


‘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. 


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.


‘Every Philadelphia wrestler should want to be Joe Galasso’

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