Articles by Tom Waring

Historical group marks anniversary of arboretum

The Historical Society of Tacony on Saturday afternoon celebrated the 15th anniversary of the Christa Lewis Memorial Arboretum by adding three stones. The stones memorialized four former Tacony residents: Rita (Mace) D’Andrea, Tony Rocco, John “Brat” Kroger and Peggie Hibner.


Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade this Sunday

The Mayfair Business Association will present the 36th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade, which will kick off at noon this Sunday at Frankford Avenue and Rhawn Street.


Chickie’s & Pete’s celebrates 35th anniversary

Hundreds of people turned out recently for a block party to mark the 35th anniversary of the opening of the first Chickie’s & Pete’s.


Rotary Club hears hope from Whosoever Gospel Mission

The folks at the Whosoever Gospel Mission like to say they’ve been giving hope and changing lives since 1892.


Eagle Scout project is really down to earth

The Rev. Al Masluk, pastor at St. Martha Catholic Church, was looking for a way to beautify a large patch of grass outside the chapel.


A day to remember

The Lawncrest Community Association celebrated Veterans Day on Sunday morning with a ceremony in the grove at Lawncrest Recreation Center.


A tribute to DiDomenico

Joseph J. DiDomenico set the standard in public service for his family.


Burholme discusses emergency response; Eagle Scout soars

Chad Thomas, of the city Department of Public Health, offered tips to members of Burholme Town Watch and Civic Association on planning for a bioterrorism attack or widespread health emergency.


Warm hearts and helping hands

— A fallen fireman's colleagues join forces to spruce up the home of his widow.


Standing up in the fight against cancer

— Pam Cromwell has become a leading voice in the fight against cancer. She took part in a star-studded telethon in Los Angeles.