Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

End of an era

It was back in 1972 that the Rev. Paul Andell arrived at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street, as a young assistant pastor.


Northeast native tapped as top man in space

Chris Ferguson, a graduate of St. Martha Grammar School and Archbishop Ryan High School, will serve as commander of NASA’s final space shuttle mission.


Special reward for some special children

Generous donation of books brings plenty of smiles to staffers and young ones at Mayfair child-care center.


Cheers for students

The Times and the Rotary Club salute five graduating seniors for academics and efforts in the community.


Boyle strives to improve neglected properties in Northeast

When Kevin Boyle campaigned last year in the 172nd Legislative District, his top issues included negligent, out-of-town property owners.


Featherman concedes razor-thin loss in mayoral primary

John Featherman last week conceded the Republican mayoral primary to Karen Brown.


Fitzpatrick blasts budget at town hall meeting

U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick said babies born in 2011 are victims of “intergenerational theft,” blaming some federal lawmakers for failing to rein in the budget deficit.


Love boat

As Ryan O’Connor watches passengers get ready to board the Philadelphia Belle, he sees plenty of “wow moments.”


Perfect Timing

Washington High grad Josh Goldberg can’t remember the last time he missed a day of school. No wonder. In 13 years of schooling, he never missed one.


NE health center gets a new name

City Council has voted to rename Public Health Center 10, at 2230 Cottman Ave., as “District Health Center No. 10, the Judge Edward B. Rosenberg Center.”