Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Butkovitz pays visit to Holmesburg Civic meeting

City Controller Alan Butkovitz last week visited the Holmesburg Civic Association to discuss two of his recently released reports.


Politicians to dog doo, Burholme has busy meeting

The Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association last week welcomed a 2nd Police District official and the two candidates vying in the 10th Councilmanic District.


High hopes from LoJack

Your loved one disappears from home. No need to panic if he’s wearing a LoJack bracelet.


Power of Prayer

The people at St. Luke’s Memorial Church believe they have plenty to celebrate as the church marks 150 years of existence.


Boyle brothers endorse O’Brien for Council slot

State Reps. Brendan Boyle and Kevin Boyle, both Democrats, last week endorsed Republican Dennis O’Brien for an at-large City Council seat.


Tacony CDC is ready to revitalize Torresdale Ave.

Neighborhood residents, merchants and property owners are invited to attend an upcoming meeting of the Tacony Community Development Corporation, which is planning a long-term revitalization of the Torresdale Avenue commercial corridor.


Rotary Club of NE Sunrisers seeks computer donations

The Rotary Club of Northeast Sunrisers is inviting the public to donate used desktop computers and other electronics this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Roosevelt Mall.


Mayfair playground will reopen

The Mayfair Business Association recently gathered at the Grey Lodge Pub to discuss several upcoming neighborhood happenings.


Fund-raiser run at Northeast Airport

The eighth annual Northeast Philly 5-Mile Run and 2-Mile Walk is set for Sunday at Northeast Philadelphia Airport.


Northeast Hall of Famer George Ballard dies at 92

George Edward “Butch” Ballard, a legendary jazz drummer from Frankford and 2010 inductee into the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame, died Saturday.