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Frankford High basketball team attacked

After a tense game Thursday that ended early due to the rowdiness of Olney High School fans, Frankford High School basketball players left the gym victorious. And then, they were attacked.…

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Suspect in custody after double hit-and-run

A suspect is in custody after striking a woman with his car twice. Police arrested 39-year-old Michael Saunders early this morning. Reports say Saunders hit a 21-year-old female with his car…

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How to donate your old cell phone to domestice violence victims

If you're still holding on to that old brick-like cell phone for nostalgia's sake, or letting your toddler play with your forgotten Motorola RAZR because the Fisher Price cell phones just…

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Salvation Army and Y updates at Frankford Civic meeting

The futures of two large neighborhood institutions were discussed at Thursday's Frankford Civic Association meeting. First, the now vacant Salvation Army building, on Frankford Avenue near Unity Street, is up for…

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NEast Links

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Aquan Spearman will soon go to trial after being charged with the sexual assault of three…

Your Opinion is Needed!

Your Opinion is Needed! We would like input from those who have experience with boating, kayaking, fishing or sailing, as well as those who have no experience - but may be…

    • Mayfair Town Watch president John Vearling (center) takes suggestions from members of the newly formed group.

Mayfair Town Watch to host police meet-and-greet

At their first meeting of 2010, Mayfair Town Watch members -- along with 15th District Lt. Bugieda -- discussed the upcoming implementation of Police Service Areas in the district. To mark…

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Somerton man to face trial for wife's death

It was mid-November when 53-year-old Ashokkumar Guru was arrested in connection with his wife's murder. Now it's been decided he'll face a jury. Shakuntla Guru, 42, was beaten with…

Food For Thought: Makiman

In the mood for sushi but not in the mood to head to Center City?  Makiman Sushi restaurant right on Oxford Avenue near Rising Sun Avenue is the perfect dining destination…

South Street West celebrated 09 but looks ahead to 10

Weekly Press: South Street West celebrated 09 but looks ahead to 10 ‘Twas the season to be jolly (and still is). With that in mind, members of the South Street…

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Office of Open Records closes Foxwoods case

Jan. 7, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe state's Office of Open Records says the documents Foxwoods Casino has filed with the state gaming control board as a condition…

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Office of Open Records closes Foxwoods case

Jan. 7, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe state's Office of Open Records says the documents Foxwoods Casino has filed with the state gaming control board as a condition…

UC Review: Political & Civic leaders share their Resolutions

University City Review: Political & Civic leaders share their Resolutions When we ring in the New Year each January 1st—whether we’re resting from festivities celebrated the night before, strutting along…

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Wissinoming man dies in Poconos crash

Police have identified the victim who died in a Sunday morning car accident in the Poconos. Wissinoming's Richard Kajkowski, 21, died from injuries he sustained after his Mini Cooper hit a…

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Elderly woman found murdered in Huntingdon Valley

An elderly woman was found murdered in her Huntingdon Valley home, just over the Northeast Philadelphia border.Mary Pellegrino, 86, was found unresponsive by a handyman Sunday afternoon in her home…

Real NEastate: 2009's declining home values

The real estate market held its own in Northeast Philadelphia last year as home prices and sales dipped in most neighborhoods, somewhat due to many foreclosures. But it looks like the…

PIDC seeks lender of greenbacks for Greenworks

The Philadelphia Industrial Development Corp., the quasi-public agency charged with securing financing for most of the city’s large public projects and attracting major development opportunities, is seeking lenders for the city’s…

Philadelphia Weekly: Hunting Park Bounces Back

Philadelphia Weekly: Hunting Park Bounces Back Tara Murtha tells the story of the struggling North Philadelphia neighborhood, how it has fallen victim to rampant drugs and crime since the 1980s,…

Take a city murals tour and see the Philadelphia Flower Show!

Murals & Gardens ToursDAILY; SUNDAY FEBRUARY 28 THROUGH SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 2010 • 10:00 AM$46.00 (INCLUDES TOUR AND ONE-DAY ADMISSION TO THE FLOWER SHOW) As a special offer for…

Would you like to have a community garden installed on your site, free of charge?

Would you like to have a community garden installed on your site, free of charge? Urban Farming (www.urbanfarming.org), a non-profit, is looking for 1-2 sites in our community to…

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