Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

A bigger and better Y

It’s fun to be at the expanded Northeast Family YMCA in the Far Northeast.


Cost of Freedom

Two Northeast soldiers went to Afghanistan on the same mission. Severely wounded, they’re now tackling the same challenges.


A family’s love is forever

Christian Henry Gudknecht died in 1879. His family, who recently dedicated a grave marker to the Civil War soldier, continues to honor his memory today.


Nutter and Brown face off for the top spot

Karen Brown knows she won’t beat Mayor Michael Nutter on Tuesday with a barrage of television commercials.


Will DROP hurt Donatucci?

Democrat Ron Donatucci, the city’s register of wills, is enrolled in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan and originally planned to step down after completing his eighth four-year term in 2011.


Let’s play!

At long last, Mayfair has a sparkling new playground, courtesy of lots of people with Giant hearts.


New Police Athletic League center opens in Oxford Circle

The Oxford Circle Police Athletic League is accepting membership applications from youths ages 6 to 18.


JEVS hands out Human Services Strictly Business Awards

Oxford Circle’s Danny Guzman graduated from the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf with the highest grade-point average in the class of 2009.


Will House support Senate’s OK of school vouchers?

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives does not appear eager to consider a bill that passed the Senate last week that would create a school voucher program in the state.


It’s official: ‘Lacey’s Law’ is approved and signed

The family of Lacey Gallagher traveled to Harrisburg last week to attend the signing of a bill inspired by the teenager’s death in 2007.