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Lawncrest native sidelines wrestling career to recover from seizure

James Goins, otherwise known as "Cory Kastle" to wrestling fans across the United States, was getting ready for one of his biggest shows ever when his life took a sudden turn…

    • Philadelphia Councilwoman Marian Tasco, seen here at the 2011 Rising Sun Avenue Clean-up, announced City Council will hold a public budget hearing in Lawncrest. File photo/Ian Romano

City Council schedules public budget hearing in the Northeast

Philadelphia Councilwoman Marian Tasco, seen here at the 2011 Rising Sun Avenue Clean-up, announced City Council will hold a public budget hearing in Lawncrest. File photo/Ian Romano Philadelphia City Council is…

    • An evacuation drill has been scheduled at the U.S. Navy Depot for the week of March 19. Image/Google Maps

Navy Depot to hold evacuation drill this week

An evacuation drill has been scheduled at the U.S. Navy Depot for the week of March 19. Image/Google Maps More than 6,000 people work at the U.S. Navy Depot in Lawncrest,…

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NEast Links: Clean-up, cancer scam, witness intimidation, murder-suicide

NEast Links: bringing you additional Northeast news The Tacony CDC and Tacony Civic Association are inviting volunteers to participate in their Philly Spring Cleanup event April 14. Participants will meet at…

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11 of the city's most sought-after violent offenders are from Northeast Philadelphia [slideshow]

They live in Frankford; Northwood; Mayfair; Wissinoming; Lawncrest; and Tacony, and they're 11 of the Philadelphia Police Department's most-wanted violent offenders. The department released a video slideshow Tuesday of the city's…

    • Mayor Michael Nutter (hat) meets Heavy Hitta's boxing coach Lonnie Haile at the 2011 Philly Spring Cleanup on Rising Sun Avenue. Also pictured on left are clean-up organizers Kathy Wersinger of 9t

5th annual Philly Spring Cleanup set for April 14

Mayor Michael Nutter (hat) meets Heavy Hitta's boxing coach Lonnie Haile at the 2011 Philly Spring Cleanup on Rising Sun Avenue. Also pictured on left are clean-up organizers Kathy Wersinger of…

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Interfaith Hospitality Network sees a place for itself in Northeast Philadelphia

The Interfaith Hospitality Network of Philadelphia is based in the Northwest, but Executive Director Rachel Falkove hopes it can soon better meet the needs of the growing number of Northeast Philadelphians…

    • Open Your Eyes | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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ICEdot emergency notification system comes to Philadelphia [video]

ICEdot has arrived in Philadelphia It's as simple as a sticker on your car or the window of your house. The yellow sticker and accompanying brochure hold your family members' names,…

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Weekend News Briefs: 2/3 - 2/5

Friday -- Police are investigating the circumstances that led to a Wissinoming man being fatally stabbed inside his home. The 50-year-old was found dead around 11:30 Friday night on the…

    • Phil Grutmacher reviews Lawncrest's top zoning issues at the January Community Association meeting. Photo/Shannon McDonald

Zoning takes precedence at Lawncrest Community Association meeting

Phil Grutmacher reviews Lawncrest's top zoning issues at the January Community Association meeting. Photo/Shannon McDonald Last night's Lawncrest Community Association meeting began with a word about burglaries from 2nd District Community…

    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

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National Geographic show will profile PSPCA task force; Northeast animal crimes expected to make appearance

The Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will get the small screen treatment next month, and don't be surprised if the Northeast makes an appearance. National Geographic's WILD…

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PSPCA removes a dozen cats from Lawndale home

A dozen sick and dead cats were removed from a Lawndale home Tuesday night. PSPCA officers raided a home near Lawndale Avenue and Levick Street where a couple had been…

    • Manny Citron of the Philadelphia Managing Director's Office

PhillyRising coming to Lawncrest, but boundaries don't include Lawndale

Manny Citron of the Philadelphia Managing Director's Office Things were going well at the Lawncrest Community Association meeting until Manny Citron laid out the boundaries for the city's new PhillyRising target:…

    • L to R: Jeanette Newman with son Jordan, St. William's fifth grade teacher Kathy Mcdonald, and Summer and Kenny Rivera at the annual Grove Cleanup in Lawncrest. Photo by Stephen Schultz

Lawncrest cleans up the grove to prep for Veterans Day [slideshow]

L to R: Jeanette Newman with son Jordan, St. William's fifth grade teacher Kathy Mcdonald, and Summer and Kenny Rivera at the annual Grove Cleanup in Lawncrest. Photo by Stephen Schultz…

    • Munchie's Breakfast & Lunch in Lawncrest will celebrate its grand opening Oct. 31.

Brothers-in-law go into Lawncrest restaurant business

Munchie's Breakfast & Lunch in Lawncrest will celebrate its grand opening Oct. 31. What used to be the Lawncrest Diner is now Munchie's Breakfast & Lunch in Lawncrest, and the next…

    • Marcus Rieker, third generation owner of Reiker's Prime Meats in Fox Chase. Photo by G. E. Reutter

Reiker's serving meats and other popular items in Fox Chase since 1972

Marcus Rieker, third generation owner of Reiker's Prime Meats in Fox Chase. Photo by G. E. Reutter Rieker's Prime Meats has been a staple of Fox Chase since moving to 7979…

    • Director Joe Laub of The Actors Group of Fox Chase

The Actors Group brings a bit of Broadway to Fox Chase

Director Joe Laub of The Actors Group of Fox Chase Joe Laub has been enchanted with the theater since watching a Broadway show at the age of five. He followed with…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Castor Gardens may be hard to find, but it's not in Lawncrest

It's rare a mainstream news outlet can find Castor Gardens. Summerdale, Oxford Circle and Lawncrest often get the Castor Gardens label. Or simply, 'Castor,' whatever that's supposed to mean. When a…

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