Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Mayfair Business Association announces upcoming events

The Mayfair Business Association is working with other community groups on a couple of events scheduled for later this month.


Lynne Abraham endorses Leach in primary

Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham has endorsed state Sen. Daylin Leach in the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary.


Burholme Golf upgrades discussed at community civic meeting

John Kirincich, a partner in the Burholme Golf & Family Entertainment complex at 401 Cottman Ave., told members of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association that exciting changes are coming.


Battle against methadone clinic continues in Holmesburg

The Holmesburg Civic Association plans to continue to fight the proposed opening of a methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street.


Stack supports speed cameras on Boulevard

The state Senate Transportation Committee last week held a hearing at the Pennsylvania Convention Center to consider legislation sponsored by Sen. Mike Stack that would allow Philadelphia to use automated cameras to enforce speed limits along Roosevelt Boulevard.


The race is on

With Election Day a few weeks away, the Northeast Times takes a look at several hotly contested races.

Pennsylvania voters will be going to the polls in less than three weeks, and some local races are hotly contested.


Schwartz brings campaign to Northeast

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week made a campaign swing through the Northeast.


Lincoln senior organizes assembly to encourage voting

Abraham Lincoln High School senior Brandon McKenna last week organized an assembly for juniors and seniors to encourage them to register to vote.


Clinton headlines Margolies fundraiser

Former President Bill Clinton last week headlined a fundraiser for 13th Congressional District candidate Marjorie Margolies, and he urged the crowd to send her back to Washington after a 20-year absence.


Sabatina Jr. backs Margolies in 13th District

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. last week endorsed former congresswoman Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.