Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

For O’Neill, it wasn’t even close

Democrats hold a 25-percentage-point advantage in the 10th Councilmanic District, and Bill Rubin spent the campaign season knocking on doors and knocking Republican City Councilman Brian O’Neill on the Deferred Retirement Option Plan.


Cost of Freedom

Two Northeast soldiers went to Afghanistan on the same mission. Severely wounded, they’re now tackling the same challenges.


Local musicians collaborate for 11-11-11 concert

Musician John Faye is aware of the superstition when seeing the time 11:11 on a digital clock.


Tacony seeks corridor manager

The Tacony Community Development Corporation is accepting resumes for a newly created full-time position of commercial corridor manager.


A family’s love is forever

Christian Henry Gudknecht died in 1879. His family, who recently dedicated a grave marker to the Civil War soldier, continues to honor his memory today.


A bigger and better Y

It’s fun to be at the expanded Northeast Family YMCA in the Far Northeast.


Changes could be in store for some House districts

The state Legislative Reapportionment Commission approved a preliminary plan last week that doesn’t make many changes to local Senate districts, but does dramatically alter several area districts in the House of Representatives.


Two vie to fill Krajewski seat

There will be at least six new members of City Council, and one of those newcomers will represent the 6th Councilmanic District beginning in January.


New Police Athletic League center opens in Oxford Circle

The Oxford Circle Police Athletic League is accepting membership applications from youths ages 6 to 18.


Let’s play!

At long last, Mayfair has a sparkling new playground, courtesy of lots of people with Giant hearts.