Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Henon cruises to win in 6th Councilmanic District

Republican Sandra Stewart wasn’t surprised that Democrat Bobby Henon cruised to victory last week in the 6th Councilmanic District race.


A family’s love is forever

Christian Henry Gudknecht died in 1879. His family, who recently dedicated a grave marker to the Civil War soldier, continues to honor his memory today.


A bigger and better Y

It’s fun to be at the expanded Northeast Family YMCA in the Far Northeast.


Cost of Freedom

Two Northeast soldiers went to Afghanistan on the same mission. Severely wounded, they’re now tackling the same challenges.


Local musicians collaborate for 11-11-11 concert

Musician John Faye is aware of the superstition when seeing the time 11:11 on a digital clock.


Changes could be in store for some House districts

The state Legislative Reapportionment Commission approved a preliminary plan last week that doesn’t make many changes to local Senate districts, but does dramatically alter several area districts in the House of Representatives.


Tacony seeks corridor manager

The Tacony Community Development Corporation is accepting resumes for a newly created full-time position of commercial corridor manager.


Duda and Schmidt battle for third commissioner slot

The three-member city elections commissioners’ panel will have at least one new face because nine-term incumbent Democratic chairwoman Marge Tartaglione was defeated in the primary.


It’s official: ‘Lacey’s Law’ is approved and signed

The family of Lacey Gallagher traveled to Harrisburg last week to attend the signing of a bill inspired by the teenager’s death in 2007.


Will House support Senate’s OK of school vouchers?

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives does not appear eager to consider a bill that passed the Senate last week that would create a school voucher program in the state.