Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

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.


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.


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.


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.


Kiwanis salutes achievers

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


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.


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.