Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

The beginning of the end

Last week, the Catholic Archdiocese called for the closing of five high schools and 45 elementary schools. Representatives from St. Laurentius and St. George schools, both in the riverwards, vowed to appeal the decision.


In need of a prayer

Significant enrollment declines force archdiocese to undertake a new round of school cuts.


City Council's new era

Longtime state lawmaker Dennis O'Brien joins city's governing body.



Citizen Kelly


2011: A Memorable Year in the Northeast

The year flies by and its highlights tend to become hazy in our minds. With the rush of headlines spanning soldiers who died in combat to a career politician who turned criminal, the Northeast has seen better years.


Redistricting carves up O’Brien’s territory

State Sen. Tina Tartaglione looks like one of the winners in legislative redistricting, while most local House members believe the final plan is an improvement on the preliminary one.


Redistricting costs NE a pair of congressmen

What do people in Swarthmore have in common with folks from East Torresdale?


With arrival of 2012, they resolve to … .

The year 2011 has just a few days remaining, and some local figures are looking forward to a successful 2012.


Northwood Civic Talks Recycling

A representative from RecycleBank last week offered Northwood Civic Association members the chance to sign up for a sticker that can earn them points for discounts, deals and gift cards at local and national merchants.