Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

A look ahead to the presidential election

The 2012 Pennsylvania primary is scheduled for April 24, and the presidential election will top the ballot.


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.


A new Crusader in charge

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


All about George

How comprehensive is the Washington exhibit at the National Constitution Center? Well, it even has his dentures.


Switch to solar gets warm reception

Panels are being installed on roofs of a Rhawnhurst apartment complex, and the state DEP likes what it sees.


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.


A walk in the park

Like many people who grew up in a Mayfair row home with a small back yard, Kathryn Ott Lovell looked elsewhere for recreation.


NE chamber awards scholarships

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation last week distributed scholarships to 10 local students.


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.