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Tacony neighbors interrupt attack on elderly man

An elderly man's neighbors came to his rescue yesterday afternoon when he was attacked in his home. The victim, a 95-year-old resident of Tacony's 7200- block of Walker Street, was…

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UPDATED Weekend news briefs: lots of activity in Tacony

UPDATE -- The woman involved in the I-95 wreck has been identified as 35-year-old Loretta Neff of the 1500-block of Howell St. Neff survived, but DUI charges are pending. Friday: Authorities…

Inquirer: Disputed dredging begins on the Delaware

Inquirer: Disputed dredging begins on the Delaware The bitterly contested deepening of the Delaware River's shipping channel officially began at noon yesterday, in water near Delaware City, Del. No fanfare…

NEast Links: 7-Eleven robberies, PECO visits and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Northeast Detectives is asking for help in discovering the identity of a man who has been…

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Boxers in Lawncrest hit for Haiti

The Heavy Hitta’s Boxing Club, located at 6000 Rising Sun Ave. in Lawncrest, had a boxing exhibition and gospel performance Tuesday night. The newly formed boxing club was hoping to showcase…

    • Joey Dawejko doubles over his opponent Ricardo Johnson with solid body shots.

Joey Dawejko remains undefeated

Joey Dawejko remains undefeated as a pro, with two wins, including his most recent win Friday, Feb. 5, at The Blue Horizon in North Philadelphia. (More photos below.) Dawejko, a junior…

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…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Tacholmesfair?

It's one of the most recent high-profile news stories around the city: a 50-year-old blind woman beaten and raped inside her own home. The story is a sensitive and shocking one,…

    • A nicely decorated home in Burholme

Halloween Contest Photos

Earlier this week, we asked you to send us your Halloween photos - old, new, scary, silly - and we got way more photos than expected. We have more than three…

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The Parent Trap: North Catholic parents want answers

Sometimes, all it comes down to is uniforms. Denise Maccari knows about uniforms. As the mother of sophomore at Northeast Catholic High School, she understands that uniforms have to be bought,…

    • City Councilwoman Joan Krajewski (l) examines the wall of inductees to the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. Photo by Christopher Wink.

Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame honors its first inductees

City Councilwoman Joan Krajewski (l) examines the wall of inductees to the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. Photo by Christopher Wink. The Northeast welcomed the first inductees into its hall of…

    • Upper Holmesburg Civic Association President Stan Cywinski discusses zoning issues. Photo by Christopher Wink.

"The Northeast is under attack," says Upper Holmesburg Civic vice president

Presidents from two other Northeast civic associations addressed the Upper Holmesburg civic about what they say is becoming a big problem in the area: neglect from the city's Zoning Board of…

    • Daiheem Rhodes, 11, was injured in a hit and run on Keyston Street. Photo courtesy of CBS3.

UPDATED: Tacony boy injured in hit and run

An 11-year-old boy was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident in Tacony last night. Daiheem Rhodes was crossing the 7000-block of Keystone Street on his bike when he was hit…

    • Tacony-based Dietz & Watson gives out thousands of free sandwiches at City Hall.

Reader submission: Tacony's Dietz & Watson brings the Northeast (and sandwiches) to the rest of Philly

Who says there's no such thing as a free lunch? Thousands of people stood in fast-moving lines on Dilworth Plaza outside City Hall yesterday, with good reason:  Dietz & Watson was…

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Tacony toddler shot while playing with gun

A 3-year-old was treated for a gunshot wound last night after taking a bullet to the hand. Authorities said the toddler was playing with the loaded weapon in a home on…

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Tacony biker injured in crash

A Tacony man was injured early this morning when he crashed his motorcycle into a utility pole. The accident happened around 1:45 this morning on Milnor Street near Princeton Avenue.…

NEast Links: Dog park, Tacony History Day and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. This week's Philadelphia Weekly cover story provided an in-depth look into a growing problem in Philadelphia…

Real NEastate: Financing messing with closing

Q: I am selling my house in Tacony and the buyers want to make settlement the week AFTER my move to Florida is planned. My plane seat is already reserved. I…

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NEast Links: Tacony shooting, arts center and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. An unnamed 17-year-old female was shot inTacony at about 10:15 Wednesday evening. The shooting took place…

    • 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…

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