Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

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.


SPIN welcomes state reps to legislative breakfast

State law requires Pennsylvania to pass its annual budget by June 30, and Special People In Northeast Inc. picked a good time to host a legislative breakfast.


Gutter ball

Jon Kroljic has been in the bowling business for 30 years and knew Adams Lanes had a bad reputation when he assumed ownership 10 months ago.


Two well-known NE bowling alleys roll into the gutter

Two venerable local bowling alleys closed recently.


The business of improvement

Craig White has worked for Philadelphia Gas Works since 1980, rising to president and CEO in March.