Articles by Tom Waring

Trump’s daughter-in-law campaigns in Mayfair

As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton prepare to debate on Sunday, a Mayfair Diner customer gave some advice to Lara Trump to pass on to her father-in-law.

Mayor criticizes White for sanctuary city bill

In other political news, Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law and Omarosa Manigault, a former contestant on ‘The Apprentice,’ are set to visit the Mayfair Diner. 

Bustleton native announces run for district attorney

“I am ready to restore integrity, judgment and fairness to the district attorney’s office.” — Joe Khan

Amendments trying to raise minimum pay for poll workers on Election Day fail to pass

Amendments offered by state Reps. Ed Neilson (D-174th dist.) and Jason Dawkins (D-179th dist.) to raise the minimum pay for poll workers on Election Day failed to pass. Neilson’s amendment would have increased the minimum compensation for individuals serving as judges or inspectors of election from $75 to $150. Clerks and machine operators would have seen their minimum compensation rise from $70 to $140.

Mini-City Hall moves to new home on Castor Avenue

The city last week officially opened satellite offices for the Departments of Revenue and Licenses and Inspections and Councilman Brian O’Neill in a strip mall in Rhawnhurst.

Local candidates preparing for debates, elections

While the nation looks forward to watching Monday’s Clinton/Trump debate, local folks could get a closeup view of several debates among candidates for state legislature.

Giuliani, Voight, radio talk show hosts to visit Holy Family

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani will be in the Northeast on Sept. 14, as News Talk 990 AM WNTP sponsors Decision 2016: America in the Balance.

Solomon receives endorsement

Jared Solomon, the Democratic nominee in the 202nd Legislative District, has been endorsed by the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO for the upcoming general election on Nov. 8.

Pio speaks out against city’s sanctuary city policy

Jim Pio, Republican candidate in the 172nd Legislative District, spoke out regarding Philadelphia’s sanctuary city status.

Hundreds attend Northeast Celebration at Max Myers

The annual Northeast Celebration on Saturday attracted hundreds of people to Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. in Castor Gardens.