Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

It’s a bewitching literary debut

Lori J. Schiele, a 40-year-old from Somerton, likes to say that she’s never far from paper and pen.


Headed back to Pennypack

Ed Kelly was honored last week as he returned to the stage he built 30 years ago in Pennypack Park.


Remembering Frank Rizzo

Philadelphians either loved or hated Frank L. Rizzo’s outspoken ways, but his brother recalled a different side to the former mayor and police commissioner.


Longtime Democratic ward leader Stack dies

When Chris Drumm became 63rd Ward Democratic leader in the late 1980s, he asked predecessor Scott Becker for some advice.


Battle looms over planned methadone clinic

As opposition mounts in Mayfair and Holmesburg to a proposed methadone clinic at 7900-04 Frankford Ave., there are plenty of unanswered questions.


It’s a bewitching literary debut

A Far Northeast author’s first novel is rooted in something she knows plenty about … Wicca, and the practice of witchcraft.


Musical bliss

It’s time for WXPN’s annual XPoNential Music Festival, a mellow weekend of top-notch music by the lazy river.


A new Crusader in charge

The Rev. James E. Dalton, a 1962 Judge graduate, is returning to his roots as the Crusaders’ new principal.


Klein Branch mourns the meal lady

The staff at the JCC Klein Branch recently honored the memory of colleague Nina Cohen, who died June 1 after a brief battle with cancer.


Big Plans

A Northeast couple’s dream is about to come true — starting a charter school for autistic children. It’ll soon open in the old Lower Dublin Academy.