Articles by Tom Waring

Local tricks and treats

Northeast residents embrace the boo-tiful season. 


Lawncrest civic group votes on three proposed zoning changes

Neighbors opposed two proposals for separate day cares and approved a garage on a property on E. Godfrey Avenue. 


Law firm opens office on Frankford Avenue

The Green, Schafle & Gibbs law firm has offices in Center City and South Philadelphia, but the attorneys have a wide client base.


Holiday seasons mean events in Northeast neighborhoods

The Mayfair Business Association and other neighborhood groups are getting ready for the upcoming holidays.


Candidate releases tax returns, calls on D.A. to do the same

Former federal prosecutor Joe Khan, a Democratic candidate for district attorney, released his 2014 and 2015 federal tax returns to members of the media last week at a news conference.


Rafferty gains endorsements as election nears

The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, National Federation of Independent Business and Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association have endorsed state Sen. John Rafferty for Pennsylvania attorney general.


Local elite

The newest class is inducted into the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. 


Legislative races getting heated as election nears

The campaigns in the 170th and 177th legislative districts are getting heated.


Feinberg has floor to himself

A 5th Senatorial District debate took place last week, but only one of the two candidates participated.


Celebrating historic designation

The Historical Society of Tacony recently hosted a reception to celebrate the establishment of the Tacony-Disston Community Development National Historic District, which was made official by the National Parks Service and Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in the summer.