Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Keenan’s Irish Pub hosts school reunions

Keenan’s Irish Pub, at 113 Olde New Jersey Ave. in North Wildwood, N.J., will hold fund-raisers and school reunions every weekend through Labor Day.


St. Martin of Tours students awarded scholarships

The Danny Craige Foundation presented three scholarships at the recent St. Martin of Tours graduation awards ceremony.


Essay winners have all the write stuff

Mayor Michael Nutter and Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce president Al Taubenberger appeared at Rising Sun Plaza on Saturday to honor winners of a children’s essay contest.


Northeast Family YMCA begins expansion

Five years ago, Jennifer Cheeseman sent her daughter Morgan to the Northeast Family YMCA nursery school.


A new & improved rest stop

Betty Johnson Ewart was at the Knights of Pythias Greenwood Cemetery two weeks ago, recalling her history with the property at 930 Adams Ave. in Northwood.


Helping hands

Every year, SEPTA sponsors a food drive to help fill the cupboards of the non-profit relief organization Philabundance. A big helping of compassion comes from the hard work of young volunteers who attend Nazareth Academy.


Kiwanis salutes achievers

The Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont has presented two scholarships and a community service award to local students.


The student is the teacher

Father Judge grad Matt Glasgow returned to his alma mater this year to practice his teaching skills. He didn’t count on winning a key educator award.


Northeast native tapped as top man in space

Chris Ferguson, a graduate of St. Martha Grammar School and Archbishop Ryan High School, will serve as commander of NASA’s final space shuttle mission.


Remembering their fallen hero

A plaque was dedicated last week outside 25th Police District headquarters in memory of Joaquin “Jack” Montijo, an off-duty police officer shot to death in 1990.