Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Changes could be in store for some House districts

The state Legislative Reapportionment Commission approved a preliminary plan last week that doesn’t make many changes to local Senate districts, but does dramatically alter several area districts in the House of Representatives.


Tacony seeks corridor manager

The Tacony Community Development Corporation is accepting resumes for a newly created full-time position of commercial corridor manager.


Cost of Freedom

Two Northeast soldiers went to Afghanistan on the same mission. Severely wounded, they’re now tackling the same challenges.


Local musicians collaborate for 11-11-11 concert

Musician John Faye is aware of the superstition when seeing the time 11:11 on a digital clock.


Nutter and Brown face off for the top spot

Karen Brown knows she won’t beat Mayor Michael Nutter on Tuesday with a barrage of television commercials.


An out of this world experience

NASA astronaut Chris Ferguson visited his alma mater, Archbishop Ryan High School, last week to discuss space travel with students.


Will DROP hurt Donatucci?

Democrat Ron Donatucci, the city’s register of wills, is enrolled in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan and originally planned to step down after completing his eighth four-year term in 2011.


Let’s play!

At long last, Mayfair has a sparkling new playground, courtesy of lots of people with Giant hearts.


New Police Athletic League center opens in Oxford Circle

The Oxford Circle Police Athletic League is accepting membership applications from youths ages 6 to 18.


JEVS hands out Human Services Strictly Business Awards

Oxford Circle’s Danny Guzman graduated from the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf with the highest grade-point average in the class of 2009.