Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Doc explains strides in cancer care

Dr. Adam Berger spoke about current and developing advances in surgical cancer-care techniques at a Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting at Nazareth Hospital.


NE chamber awards scholarships

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation last week distributed scholarships to 10 local students.


A walk in the park

Like many people who grew up in a Mayfair row home with a small back yard, Kathryn Ott Lovell looked elsewhere for recreation.


Heroic honors

The 40-plus police officers and firefighters honored last week at state Sen. Shirley Kitchen’s 14th annual appreciation banquet seemed genuinely pleased to be singled out for outstanding work.


Call this show ‘Last in Space’

Astronaut Chris Ferguson, the pride of Northeast Philly, is ready to take the Atlantis on the final flight of the nation’s space shuttle program.


Lawncrest ready for Fourth celebration

The 96th Lawncrest Fourth of July celebration will take place Monday at the Lawncrest Recreation Center, at Rising Sun Avenue and Comly Street.


Boyle excited for new campaign role

State Rep. Brendan Boyle is really looking forward to his new gig as chairman of the House Democratic Campaign Committee.


Healing hearts

Brenda Grant, 56, has generally led a healthy life, and blood work taken as recently as March showed no problems.


That’s the charter spirit

The success of two local charter schools spurs their officials to go one step further.


A night to remember

Bill Grinevicius looked sharp in his black tuxedo one night last week at the Pen Ryn Estate’s Belle Voir Manor.