Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

A walk in the park

Like many people who grew up in a Mayfair row home with a small back yard, Kathryn Ott Lovell looked elsewhere for recreation.


Call this show ‘Last in Space’

Astronaut Chris Ferguson, the pride of Northeast Philly, is ready to take the Atlantis on the final flight of the nation’s space shuttle program.


Heroic honors

The 40-plus police officers and firefighters honored last week at state Sen. Shirley Kitchen’s 14th annual appreciation banquet seemed genuinely pleased to be singled out for outstanding work.


NE chamber awards scholarships

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation last week distributed scholarships to 10 local students.


Singing for supper?

Actually, these folks have been singing for the last few years to raise money for their favorite charities. Now the group is gearing up for its first golf outing, which will be on July 25 at Torresdale-Frankford Country Club.


That’s the charter spirit

The success of two local charter schools spurs their officials to go one step further.


A night to remember

Bill Grinevicius looked sharp in his black tuxedo one night last week at the Pen Ryn Estate’s Belle Voir Manor.


Healing hearts

Brenda Grant, 56, has generally led a healthy life, and blood work taken as recently as March showed no problems.


Bid for slot on elections panel heats up

In the race for city elections commissioner, voters get to make two choices.


Boyle excited for new campaign role

State Rep. Brendan Boyle is really looking forward to his new gig as chairman of the House Democratic Campaign Committee.