Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Mater Dolorosa: A century of history

“That’s special, to keep it going a hundred years.” — Rev. John J. Large


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.


Celebrate 20 years of Tacony history this Saturday

Organizers believe the annual Tacony History Day festivities are special every year, but especially this year.


Working to keep Peter Ortale’s memory alive forever

When Northwood native Peter Ortale was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, his family was not alone.


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.


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.


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.


Saluting the Stooges

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