Tom Waring

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In Relentless pursuit of the truth

For a decade, Charlie Strange has tried to find out how and why his son was killed. U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Strange,...

Republicans pick nominee for Senate special election

Republicans on Saturday endorsed real estate developer Sam Oropeza in the 5th Senatorial District special election. Oropeza will face Democrat Shawn Dillon in the May...

Philly native Sullivan looking for Superior Court win

Looking back, Superior Court candidate Megan Sullivan believes her upbringing led to her professional success. “My growing up here served me well,” she said. Sullivan, 50,...

Kissing a pig for a good cause

Stephen Hewitt, assistant principal at Maritime Academy Charter School, last week took part in TruMark Financial Credit Union’s Feed-A-Pig financial literacy fundraiser. Like most of...

Gratitude for emergency responders

Rivers Casino and California-based Operation Gratitude last Thursday morning teamed up to assemble 10,000 care packages for local emergency responders. The effort came as the...

Back to school

Pre-kindergarten through second-grade students began returning to school buildings for in-person learning on a rolling schedule on Monday. City, School District of Philadelphia and teachers’...

Honoring police hero Jimmy O’Connor

Several hundred people braved heavy rains Friday morning to pay tribute to fallen police Cpl. Jimmy O’Connor. A plaque was dedicated in O’Connor’s memory outside...

Nungesser supporters gather at Krick Wuder

John Nungesser, the Republican candidate in the 177th Legislative District, held a fundraiser on Saturday afternoon at Krick Wuder, a saloon at 2676 Bridge...

Pence delivers pro-police message at FOP

Vice President Mike Pence was at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 on Thursday, meeting with the family of a slain officer and eight...

Hundreds Back the Blue at FOP

Last week’s Back the Blue rally brought hundreds of people into Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5’s ballroom, with many more supporters in the...

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