Articles by Tom Waring

Dominant Dems

— The Republicans were not much of a Grand Old Party in Northeast Philly last week. Democrats won throughout the area.


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.


Incumbents sweep the election

— In NE Philly, no surprises in races for Congress and state House and Senate seats.


Residents can take out trash earlier

The 10th Councilmanic District has been added to a pilot program that permits residents and small businesses to place their trash out for collection two hours earlier for the next five months.


Celebrate Tacony history this weekend

The Historical Society of Tacony will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Christa Lewis Memorial Arboretum this Saturday at 1 p.m.


Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade is ready to march into town

The 36th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade has been set for Sunday, Nov. 18, from noon to 3 p.m. The rain date is Nov. 25.


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.


More than a half century later, an officer is honored

Back in March 1946, there was a strike at the massive General Electric facility, which stretched from 67th to 70th streets and Elmwood to almost Paschall avenues in Southwest Philadelphia’s Eastwick neighborhood.


Sign of remembrance

Michelle Liczbinski recently unveiled two street signs that honor her husband, a Philadelphia Police Department sergeant shot to death in 2008.