Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

A night at the opera

Amici Opera Company has had numerous homes since forming in 1998, but founder and impresario Raffaele Tudisco hopes he’s come across a more permanent spot.


A bittersweet moment

Thought the pain will never end for the loved ones left behind by fallen police officers, a special delivery makes their holidays a little bit brighter.


Butkovitz encourages Tacony Civic to report government fraud

City Controller Alan Butkovitz encouraged members of the Tacony Civic Association to contact his office if they witness incidents of government fraud.


Chickie’s & Pete’s is No. 1

Chickie’s & Pete’s has come a long way since opening back on Nov. 15, 1977, at 4010 Robbins Ave.


Lawncrest has a lot on its plate

Members of the Lawncrest Community Association last week welcomed officials from the 2nd Police District and the city managing director’s office.


Veterans preference

The federal government is making it worth employers’ while to hire military veterans.


Ninety reasons to cheer Loesche volunteer

Gajendra Vyas was a bicycle salesman in his native India before moving to the United States in 1989.


Here comes the judge, challenging Brady

Former Municipal Court Judge Jimmie Moore has announced that he will challenge U.S. Rep. Bob Brady in the 1st Congressional District primary.


Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association honors elite

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association honored a boxing-ring announcer and a former basketball player during a recent luncheon at Randi’s Restaurant & Bar at 1619 Grant Ave. in Bustleton.


Serious crime tops agenda at Summerdale Civic

Mark Mroz, the community relations officer in the 2nd Police District, discussed serious crimes and some upcoming holiday outreach events at last week’s Friends of Summerdale Civic Association meeting.