Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

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.


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.


Get the bulldozers ready!

Work is about to begin on construction of a 4.5-acre park near the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge.


Fields of dreams to come true

Father Judge High School will have home turf when the nearby Ramp Playground is upgraded.


Crusaders gobble up another Turkey Day win

The game plan for Father Judge High School was to run the ball against Abraham Lincoln in last week’s Thanksgiving Day football matchup.


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.


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.


Ninety reasons to cheer Loesche volunteer

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


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.


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.