Articles by Tom Waring

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.

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.

Rhawnhurst NORC offers ways to skip the holiday stress

Anthony Mele, director of Catholic Clinical Consultants, was happy to see a big turnout at a recent meeting of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community.

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.

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.

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.

Not your average walk in the park

— Russo Park has undergone more than $576,000 in renovations and is now once again open to the public.

Guardian angels swoop in for kids

About two decades ago, Tom Kutchner and three friends had a discussion about giving back to the less fortunate during the Christmas season.