Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Nazareth Academy donates money to CHOP

Nazareth Academy High School on Monday morning donated $20,620.27 to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.


Mayoral candidates talk education, wage tax

Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham last Friday morning addressed members of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce during a breakfast meeting at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park.


City’s inspector general speaks at Burholme meeting

Amy Kurland, Philadelphia’s inspector general, told members of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association that her office is trying to erase Philadelphia’s reputation as being “corrupt and contented.”


Center for Autism Research reps visit civic group

Center for Autism Research representatives Julianne Fretz and Jennifer Maldarelli last week spoke to members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association.


Candidates gain notable support days before election

On Saturday, former Gov. and Mayor Ed Rendell appeared in support of Democrat Sarah DelRicci, while Republican Martina White collected three union endorsements.


As special election nears, candidates remain optimistic

Both candidates are cautiously optimistic looking ahead to next Tuesday’s special election in the 170th Legislative District.


Phil’s Shoes closes after 65 years

Phil’s Shoe’s, 7332 Elgin Ave. in Rhawnhurst, recently closed after more than 60 years in business.


Having the time of their lives

Actor Doug Carpenter just turned 30, but he is very familiar with the 1987 film Dirty Dancing.


Diaz, Abraham to appear at GNPCC event

Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham will appear on Friday, March 20, at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park, 8401 Roosevelt Blvd.


Deconstructing abandoned properties topic of Holmesburg Civic meeting

Two representatives of the Philadelphia Community Corps visited the Holmesburg Civic Association last week, promoting their idea of deconstructing, not demolishing, the estimated 40,000 to 60,000 abandoned, vacant or blighted structures in the city.