Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Everybody’s a winner at basketball fund-raiser

State Reps. Brendan Boyle and Kevin Boyle raised $2,560 for the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 Survivors Fund last weekend during a youth basketball tournament at Abraham Lincoln High School.


Butkovitz encourages Tacony Civic to report government fraud

The city controller had plenty to say about other city issues as well.


The bucks stop at Holy Family for library upgrade

With a big assist from state Sen. Mike Stack, Sister Francesca Onley is one happy college president.


Fields of dreams to come true

Father Judge High School will have home turf when the nearby Ramp Playground is upgraded.


Chickie’s & Pete’s is No. 1

The multi-neighborhood hot spot is basking in the glory of being named best sports bar in North America.


A night at the opera

Amici Opera Company has had numerous homes since forming in 1998, but founder and impresario Raffaele Tudisco hopes he’s come across a more permanent spot.


A bittersweet moment

Thought the pain will never end for the loved ones left behind by fallen police officers, a special delivery makes their holidays a little bit brighter.


Butkovitz encourages Tacony Civic to report government fraud

City Controller Alan Butkovitz encouraged members of the Tacony Civic Association to contact his office if they witness incidents of government fraud.


Chickie’s & Pete’s is No. 1

Chickie’s & Pete’s has come a long way since opening back on Nov. 15, 1977, at 4010 Robbins Ave.


For firefighter widows, a gift from the heart

Kathy Perpetua, the Holme Circle woman who sells handmade rosary beads, last week donated $2,235 to the widows’ fund of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 22.