Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Love boat

As Ryan O’Connor watches passengers get ready to board the Philadelphia Belle, he sees plenty of “wow moments.”


Cheers for students

The Times and the Rotary Club salute five graduating seniors for academics and efforts in the community.


Perfect Timing

Washington High grad Josh Goldberg can’t remember the last time he missed a day of school. No wonder. In 13 years of schooling, he never missed one.


Special reward for some special children

Generous donation of books brings plenty of smiles to staffers and young ones at Mayfair child-care center.


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.


NE health center gets a new name

City Council has voted to rename Public Health Center 10, at 2230 Cottman Ave., as “District Health Center No. 10, the Judge Edward B. Rosenberg Center.”


Missing Neuman

Judy Schwartz recalls with fondness the Jewish Community Centers David G. Neuman Senior Center.


McColgan criticizes school district interim budget

Joe McColgan, a Republican candidate for an at-large City Council seat, is criticizing School Reform Commission chairman Robert Archie and superintendent Arlene Ackerman for an interim budget that was adopted last week.