Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

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.


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.


Doc explains strides in cancer care

Dr. Adam Berger spoke about current and developing advances in surgical cancer-care techniques at a Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting at Nazareth Hospital.


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.


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.


St. Martin of Tours students awarded scholarships

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


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.


Lawncrest ready for Fourth celebration

The 96th Lawncrest Fourth of July celebration will take place Monday at the Lawncrest Recreation Center, at Rising Sun Avenue and Comly Street.


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.