Articles by Tom Waring

Mayfair Business group promotes holiday events

Members at the recent Mayfair Business Association meeting, held at Cottman Beverage, discussed issues such as a Christmas decorating contest, unruly Abraham Lincoln High School students and safety poles placed on the 3500 block of Ryan Ave. (at Leon Street) to prevent motorists from going the wrong direction on the one-way street. The group also promoted a couple of upcoming events.


Railsplitters taste great to Crusaders

The Father Judge Crusaders entered their Thanksgiving game with the Abraham Lincoln Railsplitters licking their wounds on a couple of fronts.


Holme Circle boy stars in ‘A Christmas Story’

Grover Dill will almost certainly be getting coal in his stocking this Christmas.


Bill aims to help Agent Orange vet benefits

Former congressman Joe Sestak, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, is calling on Republican Sen. Pat Toomey to cosponsor a bill that will ensure Navy veterans exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam receive the benefits and treatment to which they are entitled.


Boyle to face Sabatina in primary

State Rep. Kevin Boyle officially announced on Monday that he is challenging state Sen. John Sabatina Jr. in the 5th Senatorial District Democratic primary on April 26, 2016.


Among the elite

Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame welcomes 15 inductees. 


Northeast vote proves decisive in Taubenberger win

Fox Chase’s Al Taubenberger is a city councilman-elect, and he has the Northeast to thank, according to a review of vote totals in the local 14 wards.


Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce unveils new logo

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce recently unveiled a new logo at a “Meet the New President Breakfast” at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5.


Victory at last

Al Taubenberger gave five concession speeches in five previous runs for office, but Tuesday night was a lot different.


Lighting ceremony honors fallen firefighter

Fox Chase Recreation Center was the scene of a recent field-lighting dedication ceremony in memory of fallen firefighter Daniel Sweeney.