Articles by Tom Waring

Police offer safety tips in Lawncrest

The Lawncrest Community Association recently held its annual Christmas party, welcoming neighbors and police officials for a night of live music and a feast of sandwiches from Fanshawe Deli.


Holmesburg Civic hears about foster parenting

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


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.


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.


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.


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 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.


A ‘Golden Ticket’

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


Congresswoman’s office moves to Rhawnhurst

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


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.