Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Campaign trail: Corbett to visit Fox Chase

Gov. Tom Corbett will kick off his re-election campaign this week with a series of events that include a stop in Fox Chase.


Movie screening to benefit local parishes

Archbishop Ryan High School will host a Nov. 7 screening of the movie A Rose on Ninth Street, with proceeds benefiting the school and five local parishes.


Haunted house fundraiser

Veronica Zgura and Trevor Wuest, both freshmen at Penn State-Abington, invite the community to visit their haunted house in Parkwood for a Halloween charity fundraiser.


Candidates continue to court voters

Election Day is Tuesday, and candidates are making last-minute campaign appearances.


Benefit will promote lung cancer research and awareness

As a thoracic nurse navigator at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Caryn Vadseth is an advocate for people with lung cancer.


Preparing for the future

The folks from Philadelphia Futures were at Northeast High School recently, distributing copies of the 24th edition of Step Up to College Guide, a free 43-page resource book to help high school students and their families during the college admissions and financial aid processes.


Obamacare discussed at NORC gathering

Sonia DeVan, of Gateway Helps, recently had the challenging task of explaining the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, to members of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community.


Buddy Walk event raises money for CHOP

The family and friends of Michael DiNezza raised about $1,500 for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Trisomy 21 Program at the recent Buddy Walk and Family Fun Day at Villanova University.


Alvarez announces self-imposed term limit if elected

Danny Alvarez, the Republican nominee for district attorney, has announced a self-imposed term limit of one four-year term if he were to win the office.


Rhawnhurst girl to sell charitable bracelets

Cerena O’Neill, a 10-year-old Rhawnhurst girl who sells bracelets and T-shirts to raise money for charity, will be attending two upcoming craft shows.