Articles by Tom Waring

Spotlight on Solomon

The Times sits down with candidate Jared Solomon to discuss the upcoming election. Next week, we’ll hear from his opponent. 


‘Resign to Run’ backed by 172nd district candidate

Jim Pio, the Republican candidate in the 172nd Legislative District, supports a “Resign to Run” law that would force elected state officials to resign from their current position if they want to run for a different position.


May Fair details announced

The Mayfair Business Association is planning its annual Mayfair May Fair, scheduled this year for Saturday, May 21.


Cohen: Medical marijuana bill ‘positive step for Pennsylvania’

State Rep. Mark Cohen (D-202nd dist.) is happy that Pennsylvania is about to join 23 other states in legalizing medical marijuana.


Life in the House

U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle talks about his first year serving in the House of Representatives.  


Civic group discusses possible halfway home

The Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association will meet on Monday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St.


Burholme residents hear from state Senate, House candidates

The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association last week held a candidates night meeting at Wesley Enhanced Living, 7040 Oxford Ave.


Boyle takes Democratic Party endorsement from Sabatina

State Rep. Kevin Boyle has taken the Democratic Party endorsement away from incumbent John Sabatina Jr. in the 5th Senatorial District.


Photo finish

After 68 years, Ott’s camera shop will shutter its doors forever. 


Nominations now being accepted for Hall of Fame

Readers can nominate living people, historical figures and institutions for the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. The deadline is April 8.