Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Plenty of political flavor at Republican clambake

Texas Gov. Rick Perry might be leading the national polls for the Republican presidential nomination, but former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney appears to have pretty good support in Philadelphia.


A day of remembrance

Lt. Francis “Buddy” Werner was among 19 members of the Philadelphia Fire Department’s Rescue 1 who dispatched to New York on the morning of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.


The show must go on

The Chalfont Musical Players theater group was shut down in the spring, but the curtain wasn’t closed for long. Many former members are now back onstage with the Ghostlight Players.


Perzel faces prison after guilty plea

The former political powerhouse from the Northeast could get 18 months to 24 years in prison for corruption. “I let you down,” he said in a statement to voters.


Drug-clinic plan blasted at zoning hearing

A combative attorney and about 130 concerned neighbors made for a raucous Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing last week about a proposed methadone clinic at 7900 Frankford Ave.


Saluting the Stooges

Visitors to the Stoogeum in Montgomery County get to enjoy the Three Stooges experience as soon as they open the door.


Irene serves delay in GOP clambake

The annual Republican City Committee clambake was postponed Sunday because of the effects of Hurricane Irene.


Tacony moves Conwell show, also preps for history day

In Tacony, the Tommy Conwell concert has been rescheduled while plans continue for the neighborhood’s annual history day festivities.


Play time in Mayfair

Community spirit and corporate generosity will soon yield a very special playground.


His job is fighting hate

As director of Philly’s office of the Anti-Defamation League, Barry Morrison is a fervent crusader against mankind’s insensitive ways.