Articles by Tom Waring

Robotics program showcased at Holmesburg Civic meeting

Students from New Foundations Charter High School showcased their robotics program at last week’s Holmesburg Civic Association meeting.


Northeast native competes on ‘Survivor’

A Northeast native will be competing on Survivor: Kaoh Rong, which debuts on CBS 3 on Wednesday at 8 p.m.


Butterflies coming to Insectarium

The Mayfair Business Association will meet on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m. at the Insectarium, 8046 Frankford Ave.


Sabatina Jr. announces 13 union endorsements

State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. last week announced endorsements from 13 unions, though challenger Kevin Boyle questioned the validity of a few of them.


Burholme civic group to meet on Thursday

The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association will meet on Thursday at 7 p.m. at United Methodist Church of the Redeemer, at Cottman and Lawndale avenues.


Police, government officials speak at Lawncrest meeting

The Lawncrest Community Association heard from police and government officials at its Jan. 19 meeting.


Judge celebrates its new Crusader

Brian King has been president of Father Judge High School since Jan. 1, and the Judge community celebrated its new leader last week with a Mass that also celebrated the feast of St. Francis de Sales.


Immigration attorney seeks Democratic nomination

Northwood’s Joe Hohenstein last week announced he’s seeking the Democratic nomination in the 177th Legislative District.


Holy Family to host special screening of film depicting Catholicism in Philadelphia

Executive producer Sam Katz believes viewers will enjoy Urban Trinity: The Story of Catholic Philadelphia, which will have a special screening next week at Holy Family University.


First-year reflection

Lt. Gov. Mike Stack discusses his inaugural year in office.