Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Perzel faces prison after guilty plea

The former political powerhouse from the Northeast could get 18 months to 24 years in prison for corruption. “I let you down,” he said in a statement to voters.


Drug-clinic plan blasted at zoning hearing

A combative attorney and about 130 concerned neighbors made for a raucous Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing last week about a proposed methadone clinic at 7900 Frankford Ave.


Saluting the Stooges

Visitors to the Stoogeum in Montgomery County get to enjoy the Three Stooges experience as soon as they open the door.


Tacony moves Conwell show, also preps for history day

In Tacony, the Tommy Conwell concert has been rescheduled while plans continue for the neighborhood’s annual history day festivities.


Play time in Mayfair

Community spirit and corporate generosity will soon yield a very special playground.


His job is fighting hate

As director of Philly’s office of the Anti-Defamation League, Barry Morrison is a fervent crusader against mankind’s insensitive ways.


Irene serves delay in GOP clambake

The annual Republican City Committee clambake was postponed Sunday because of the effects of Hurricane Irene.


Republican City Committee clambake slated for Sunday

The annual Republican City Committee clambake is scheduled for Sunday at Cannstatter’s, and everyone in attendance will have the chance to participate in a presidential straw poll sponsored by the Northeast Times.


NORC’s project director calls it a career

Guests at last week’s Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community meeting listened to a presentation by Wills Eye Institute representatives, said goodbye to retiring project manager Judy Yellin and welcomed her successor, Shirley Reses.


Dougherty reunion raises funds to aid groups

Once again, the annual event in North Wildwood, N.J., devoted the proceeds of ticket and T-shirt sales to support community programs.