Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring


In need of a prayer

Significant enrollment declines force archdiocese to undertake a new round of school cuts.


Northeast reacts to elementary school closings

A sad day leaves pupils of some Northeast grade schools wondering about the future.



The beginning of the end

Last week, the Catholic Archdiocese called for the closing of five high schools and 45 elementary schools. Representatives from St. Laurentius and St. George schools, both in the riverwards, vowed to appeal the decision.


Bambies in the crosshairs

For St. Hubert students, word that their school will close forever in five months spurs tears and much uncertainty.


Citizen Kelly



City Council's new era

Longtime state lawmaker Dennis O'Brien joins city's governing body.


Archdiocese to Disclose Panel's School Finding

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is expected to publicly announce the findings of its blue-ribbon commission on education during a 4 p.m. news conference on Friday, Jan. 6.