Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

End of an era

It was back in 1972 that the Rev. Paul Andell arrived at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street, as a young assistant pastor.


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.


Ex-judge sets his sights on Brady’s congressional seat

The new boundary lines won’t be known for months, but former Municipal Court Judge Jimmie Moore has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission, beginning the process of running in the 1st Congressional District.


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.


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.


Northeast Family YMCA begins expansion

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


Kiwanis salutes achievers

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


Featherman concedes razor-thin loss in mayoral primary

John Featherman last week conceded the Republican mayoral primary to Karen Brown.


Boyle strives to improve neglected properties in Northeast

When Kevin Boyle campaigned last year in the 172nd Legislative District, his top issues included negligent, out-of-town property owners.