Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

They’re building on hope

Cancer Treatment Centers of America dedicated a “beam of hope” last week as part of its expansion plans.


Party for anti-bullying CD

The public is invited to the free release party for the compact disc All About Bullies  … Big and Small.


Fund-raiser run at Northeast Airport

The eighth annual Northeast Philly 5-Mile Run and 2-Mile Walk is set for Sunday at Northeast Philadelphia Airport.


High hopes from LoJack

Your loved one disappears from home. No need to panic if he’s wearing a LoJack bracelet.


Tacony CDC is ready to revitalize Torresdale Ave.

Neighborhood residents, merchants and property owners are invited to attend an upcoming meeting of the Tacony Community Development Corporation, which is planning a long-term revitalization of the Torresdale Avenue commercial corridor.


Rotary Club of NE Sunrisers seeks computer donations

The Rotary Club of Northeast Sunrisers is inviting the public to donate used desktop computers and other electronics this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Roosevelt Mall.


Power of Prayer

The people at St. Luke’s Memorial Church believe they have plenty to celebrate as the church marks 150 years of existence.


Mayfair playground will reopen

The Mayfair Business Association recently gathered at the Grey Lodge Pub to discuss several upcoming neighborhood happenings.


Boyle brothers endorse O’Brien for Council slot

State Reps. Brendan Boyle and Kevin Boyle, both Democrats, last week endorsed Republican Dennis O’Brien for an at-large City Council seat.


Northeast Hall of Famer George Ballard dies at 92

George Edward “Butch” Ballard, a legendary jazz drummer from Frankford and 2010 inductee into the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame, died Saturday.