Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

It was a grand finish for winners of big run

Steve Connolly, 41, won the eighth annual Northeast Philly 5-Mile Run and 2-Mile Walk, which took place Oct. 16 at Northeast Philadelphia Airport.


6th district Council candidates hash it out

Sandra Stewart, the Republican candidate in the 6th Councilmanic District, is a neighborhood volunteer from Tacony who describes herself as an “independent community-based leader.”


Appetizing debates at Meet the Candidates brunch

The Congregations of Shaare Shamayim men’s club held its annual “Meet the Candidates Brunch” on Sunday morning at the synagogue, 9768 Verree Road.


Mayfair Business Association plans for Thanksgiving parade

The Mayfair Business Association continues to plan for the 35th annual Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade, scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 20, from noon to 3 p.m. The rain date is Dec. 4.


A message of hope

Judi Blue is a breast cancer survivor who proudly agreed to participate in a traveling photo exhibit titled 67 Women, 67 Counties: Facing Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania.


Happy 70th birthday, St. Hubert!

St. Hubert High School, at Torresdale and Cottman avenues, will celebrate its 70th anniversary with a couple of events next week.


Nutter to hold anti-blight roll-out in Richmond

Taking names and handing out steep fines for broken windows and doors, the city is rolling out a tough new blight-fighting initiative in Port Richmond.


‘It doesn’t conform with the neighborhood’

As residents continue to resist proposed plans for a methadone clinic in Holmesburg, two local politicians are attempting to give the community a stronger voice.


A political day in the neighborhood

Bill Rubin, the Democratic candidate in the 10th Councilmanic District, enjoys campaigning door-to-door in the various neighborhoods of the district.


They’re building on hope

Cancer Treatment Centers of America highlighted construction of an addition with a steel beam carrying meaningful messages.