Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Bally Total Fitness is now LA Fitness

The recent LA Fitness purchase of 171 Bally Total Fitness clubs took effect last week, with the closing of one local club and a name change for another.


The Monster Mash

Eric Hunn watched a friend and former business partner open an indoor miniature golf course in North Jersey and decided to look into the venture.


Remembering Pearl Harbor

The 70th anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is Wednesday, Dec. 7, and David Christian wants to see American flags flying wherever he looks.


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.


Charlie Chuckle

A cancer survivor from Hawaii brings his joy to the world of cancer patients.


Butkovitz encourages Tacony Civic to report government fraud

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


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.


Mayfair is shining bright

The Mayfair Business Association and Mayfair Civic Association hosted their annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony on Sunday, with Pennypack Park Music Festival founder Ed Kelly doing the honors.


Local Boy Scout honored

Bill Gibson on Sunday was named Constituent of the Year in the 170th Legislative District.


Knowledge is power

Rivka Leah Horwitz is grateful that she’s received the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s scholarship not once, but twice.