Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

‘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.


Politicians to dog doo, Burholme has busy meeting

The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association last week welcomed a 2nd Police District official and the two candidates vying in the 10th Councilmanic District.


Testing their limits

Ian Wanjek is a high school junior who is looking forward to an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy.


They’re building on hope

Cancer Treatment Centers of America dedicated a “beam of hope” last week as part of its expansion plans.


Butkovitz pays visit to Holmesburg Civic meeting

City Controller Alan Butkovitz last week visited the Holmesburg Civic Association to discuss two of his recently released reports.


Four decades later, a hero is honored

Police Lt. Edward C. Dohrmann suffered a fatal heart attack in 1969 after responding to a car accident in Holmesburg. Last week, a plaque dedication paid tribute to his service.


Party for anti-bullying CD

The public is invited to the free release party for the compact disc All About Bullies  … Big and Small.


Schmidt: If elected commissioner, I’ll take a pay cut

Al Schmidt, a Republican candidate for city elections commissioner, has pledged to take a pay cut and refuse a taxpayer-funded vehicle and gasoline.