Articles by Tom Waring

Much to do for Nutter’s Part 2

The mayor starts his second and last term with an inaugural address short on dreams and objectives — a sharp contrast to the tone four years ago.




In need of a prayer

Significant enrollment declines force archdiocese to undertake a new round of school cuts.



The beginning of the end

Last week, the Catholic Archdiocese called for the closing of five high schools and 45 elementary schools. Representatives from St. Laurentius and St. George schools, both in the riverwards, vowed to appeal the decision.



Citizen Kelly


City Council's new era

Longtime state lawmaker Dennis O'Brien joins city's governing body.


Redistricting costs NE a pair of congressmen

What do people in Swarthmore have in common with folks from East Torresdale?