Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

SPIN welcomes state reps to legislative breakfast

State law requires Pennsylvania to pass its annual budget by June 30, and Special People In Northeast Inc. picked a good time to host a legislative breakfast.


McColgan criticizes school district interim budget

Joe McColgan, a Republican candidate for an at-large City Council seat, is criticizing School Reform Commission chairman Robert Archie and superintendent Arlene Ackerman for an interim budget that was adopted last week.


Missing Neuman

Judy Schwartz recalls with fondness the Jewish Community Centers David G. Neuman Senior Center.


Still time to sign up for annual Badges of Honor Run

The third annual Badges of Honor 5k Run will take place on Saturday morning near Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park.


Ceremonies pay tribute on Memorial Day

A year after North Catholic High School closed for good, its alumni association re-dedicated the Our Lady of Fatima shrine for graduates who died in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars.


Two well-known NE bowling alleys roll into the gutter

Two venerable local bowling alleys closed recently.


Special reward

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


Fruitful search

Relatives are tracked down for ceremony to honor officer who died 54 years ago.


Featherman discusses election’s aftermath

John Featherman, a Republican candidate for mayor in the May 17 primary, acknowledges trailing Karen Brown by 63 votes.


The business of improvement

Craig White has worked for Philadelphia Gas Works since 1980, rising to president and CEO in March.