Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Bid for slot on elections panel heats up

In the race for city elections commissioner, voters get to make two choices.


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.


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.


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.


A night to remember

Bill Grinevicius looked sharp in his black tuxedo one night last week at the Pen Ryn Estate’s Belle Voir Manor.


Healing hearts

Brenda Grant, 56, has generally led a healthy life, and blood work taken as recently as March showed no problems.


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.


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.