Articles by Tom Waring



Schwartz stresses importance of Medicare

"We will not let the Republicans end the guarantee of Medicare." — U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz


Sole central

— With parochial schools set to open today and public schools on Friday, there's no business like shoe business. Just ask the folks at a 60-year-old Northeast Philly institution, Phil's Shoes.






Funeral services set for legendary Ed Kelly

Funeral services are planned for Friday for Rhawnhurst’s Ed Kelly, founder of the wildly popular Pennypack Park Music Festival and former executive director of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.


Methadone clinic battle continues in Holmesburg

A methadone clinic is not a permitted use of a property that is zoned C-2, the Zoning Board of Adjustment wrote in its findings of fact and conclusions of law, which was prepared as it nears a court challenge in connection with the proposed facility at 7900-04 Frankford Ave.