Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

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 Family YMCA begins expansion

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


Featherman concedes razor-thin loss in mayoral primary

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


Fitzpatrick blasts budget at town hall meeting

U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick said babies born in 2011 are victims of “intergenerational theft,” blaming some federal lawmakers for failing to rein in the budget deficit.