Northeast Times

 Articles by Tom Waring

Knowledge is power

Rivka Leah Horwitz is grateful that she’s received the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s scholarship not once, but twice.

The bucks stop at Holy Family for library upgrade

With a big assist from state Sen. Mike Stack, Sister Francesca Onley is one happy college president.

Charlie Chuckle

A cancer survivor from Hawaii brings his joy to the world of cancer patients.

Local Boy Scout honored

Bill Gibson on Sunday was named Constituent of the Year in the 170th Legislative District.

Mayfair is shining bright

The Mayfair Business Association and Mayfair Civic Association hosted their annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony on Sunday, with Pennypack Park Music Festival founder Ed Kelly doing the honors.

Remembering Pearl Harbor

On the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the public is urged to display an American flag in remembrance.

Butkovitz encourages Tacony Civic to report government fraud

The city controller had plenty to say about other city issues as well.

Everybody’s a winner at basketball fund-raiser

State Reps. Brendan Boyle and Kevin Boyle raised $2,560 for the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 Survivors Fund last weekend during a youth basketball tournament at Abraham Lincoln High School.

For firefighter widows, a gift from the heart

Kathy Perpetua, the Holme Circle woman who sells handmade rosary beads, last week donated $2,235 to the widows’ fund of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 22.

Butkovitz encourages Tacony Civic to report government fraud

City Controller Alan Butkovitz encouraged members of the Tacony Civic Association to contact his office if they witness incidents of government fraud.