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    • Elaine Goldberg

Memorial for Elaine Goldberg in Oxford Circle

Elaine Goldberg A memorial benefit for Kensington Strangler victim Elaine Goldberg was held Saturday at St. Martin of Tours Church in Oxford Circle. The 21-year-old Holme Circle resident was the first…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Oxford Circle crosses the Boulevard again

There's a lot of confusion among our large news outlets about where Oxford Circle is. It's not in Frankford. It's not everything west of the Boulevard. It's not east…

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Pedestrian hit by vehicle at Oxford Circle

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Sunday night while walking near Oxford Circle and Roosevelt Boulevard. The 32-year-old man was struck around 9:30 p.m. at the Boulevard and Oxford Avenue…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: CBS3 continues tradition of labeling everything west of the Boulevard as Oxford Circle

Do you live west of Roosevelt Boulevard and south of Rhawn Street? Then you live in Oxford Circle, according to CBS3. As little knowledge as the mainstream media have about the…

    • Players assume defense positions for the Fok-Rok offense. Photo by Laura D'Alfonso.

Fox-Rok's success measured in fun

In part one of a two-part series, NEast Philly examines what goes into making an athletic association successful, and what two neighborhoods are doing to keep kids active. As youngsters, we…

NEast Links: Frankford safety ambassadors, Tacony's firehouse and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. The Safety Ambassador Program has returned to the Frankford Business Corridor as of yesterday. The…

    • Livable Communities and Philadelphia

Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

    • Al Taubenberger, president of the Greater Northeast Chamber of Commerce, says several business corridors in the region have not experienced decline during the economic fallout.

Business corridors still bustling despite economic crunch

For Samuel Nalbandian, owner of Rising Sun Pizza in Lawncrest, the business is a way of life and the recession is nothing to worry about. “For me, it’s been the same,”…

Inky: Fox Chase loses appeal to use Burholme Park

Fox Chase loses appeal to use Burholme ParkBy Linda Loyd Fox Chase Cancer Center yesterday lost its appeal to use 19.4 acres of neighboring Burholme Park for a $1 billion…

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Oxford Circle man killed in North Philadelphia

An Oxford Circle man died following a fight in North Philadelphia Friday night. Korbel Odd, 29, whose address has not been revealed, was a barber at Crazy Hands Barber Shop on…

Open House Nov. 30 for Cottman project

PennDOT to Host Open House Meeting to Update Citizens on Plan to Improve I-95/Cottman-Princeton Interchange in PhiladelphiaThe Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will host an Open House public meeting on…

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Murder-suicide in Oxford Cirlce

Police are investigating a murder-suicide, which they discovered in a van parked in Oxford Circle this morning. Authorities believe Segundo Duque, 61, shot his 16-year-old autistic son while the two…

NEast Links: Soccer championships, prayer walls and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. George Washington High School alums John Dunlop and Chris Reid coached against each other Thursday during…

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Oxford Circle double shooting

Police are investigating a double shooting that took place in Oxford Circle over the weekend. Two men were shot around 2:30 a.m. Saturday on the 6000-block of Castor Avenue. A…

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Police pursuit leads to shooting

Officers of the 2nd District were reportedly forced to open fire on a robbery suspect in Oxford Circle early this morning. After robbing a 7-Eleven, the suspect fled in a truck,…

    • Courtesy of My Fox Philly

One dead in Boulevard crash near Bridge Street

A pedestrian is dead following a car accident on Roosevelt Boulevard last night, near Frankford and Oxford Circle. A 40-year-old man was crossing the Boulevard near Bridge Street, from east…

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Oxford Circle shooting leaves three wounded

Three men were wounded in a shooting in Oxford Circle late Saturday night. A 26-year-old male was shot in both legs, a 20-year-old male was shot in the hip and a…

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Guilty verdicts for two Northeast residents

Two Northeast Philadelphians received guilty verdicts this week for separate crimes they committed earlier this year. Traci Young was found guilty of being part of a mother-daughter prostitution ring. The 39-year-old…

    • The Circle Theatre in Frankford

When atlases and GIS mapping collide

(Photo above) The field check found that the 1920s façade of The Circle Theatre can still be seen on floors above street level. Slidewhow at upper right: (Map Collection, Free Library…

Oxford Circle man fatally shot

By Shannon McDonald A 34-year-old man was shot dead Tuesday morning on Oxford Avenue. James Haywood of Oxford Circle, was shot several times in the stomach around 11 a.m. yesterday on…

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