Articles by Tom Waring

Judge celebrates its new Crusader

Brian King has been president of Father Judge High School since Jan. 1, and the Judge community celebrated its new leader last week with a Mass that also celebrated the feast of St. Francis de Sales.


Immigration attorney seeks Democratic nomination

Northwood’s Joe Hohenstein last week announced he’s seeking the Democratic nomination in the 177th Legislative District.


Holy Family to host special screening of film depicting Catholicism in Philadelphia

Executive producer Sam Katz believes viewers will enjoy Urban Trinity: The Story of Catholic Philadelphia, which will have a special screening next week at Holy Family University.


First-year reflection

Lt. Gov. Mike Stack discusses his inaugural year in office.


Stan’s Health Foods to host grand reopening

Stan’s Health Foods, located at 3524 Cottman Ave., will hold a grand reopening on Saturday, Jan. 30, from noon to 4 p.m.


Sabatina running again, faces primary challenge

State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. on Monday announced he’s running for a four-year term at Teamsters Local 107, at 12275 Townsend Road.


BVM receives donation

Verizon last week made a $5,000 donation to Maternity BVM School, 9322 Old Bustleton Ave.


Riverfront projects discussed at meeting

Tom Branigan, executive director of the Delaware River City Corporation, gave an update on his group activities at last week’s Holmesburg Civic Association meeting. 


Nelms announces candidacy in 170th Legislative District

Fran Nelms officially announced that he will be running in the Democratic primary in the 170th Legislative District.


Lawndale site considered for housing illegal immigrant minors

Is the Obama administration about to place illegal immigrant children at the Naval Support Activity complex at 700 Robbins Ave. in Lawndale?