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    • DRPA waterfront rail options

DRPA public hearings on waterfront rail scenarios

As the project moves forward, DRPA and PATCO will present the status of the analysis at two public open houses. The open houses are scheduled for: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Friends…

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One injured in drag racing accident

An overnight drag race sent one person to the hospital early this morning. One of the two cars involved in the race flipped over and hit a median in the eastbound…

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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…

Complete list of FTA grant-making activity

Economic Recovery grants from Federal Transit Administration Click the link above to view the full grant-making activity by the Federal Transit Administration since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  The list…

Idle Free Philly, helping you breathe easier

Philadelphia is a hard place to live if you have asthma.  That’s why Next Great City recommended that the city install modern pollution-control devices on older city vehicles.  We are pleased…

Inquirer: Market-Frankford El in need of repairs

Inquirer: Market-Frankford El in need of repairs The Frankford elevated line, which was completely rebuilt in the 1980s and 1990s to last for 75 years, needs significant repairs because of…

Spring Garden Street public planning session Thursday night

A proposed plan to bring more trees, more light, and more life to Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties will be unveiled at a public meeting Thursday night. The Northern Liberties…

Launch of Coalition for Philadelphia’s Riverfronts

From the Next Great City newsletter: After generations of being physically and psychologically cut off from our riverfronts, Philadelphia is ready to reconnect.The Coalition for Philadelphia's Riverfronts (CPR) will work…

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Putting PHL's best face forward

Part 2 of a seriesA closer look at the infrastructure of Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) earlier this month highlighted the value of continued and thoughtful planning to help cut flight…

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UPDATED: Infant found with broken bones

An infant was found late this morning with broken bones and other bodily injuries. The 5-week-old boy was recovered from a home on the 6300-block of Ditman Street. Police…

NEast Links: bank robbery, El repairs and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Police are looking for the man who robbed a TD Bank on Grant Avenue yesterday morning.…

    • Edward Geigher of the Philadelphia Housing Authority addresses attendees at last night's Holme Circle Civic Association meeting.

Section 8 enforcement discussed at Holme Circle civic meeting

Active residents are the surest way to help keep Philadelphia Housing Authority-subsidized properties responsible members of neighborhoods, said Holme Circle Civic Association president Sean McAleer last night. "The PHA is doing…

DRPA Announces Open Houses On Philadelphia Waterfront Transit Expansion Alternatives

DRPA Announces Open Houses On Philadelphia Waterfront Transit Expansion AlternativesDRPA CEO and PATCO President, John J. Matheussen, has announced two open houses in Philadelphia on an Alternatives Analysis for expanding…

    • NW corner of 40th and Walnut Streets, sponsored by University City District

Taking back the streets - part deux

Sept. 18 Philadelphia's second annual PARK(ing) Day was in full swing Friday, drawing the curious all over the city to take part in a large-scale experiment using urban parking spaces for…

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Suspicious device found in Rhawnhurst

The Bomb Squad investigated a suspicious device earlier today in Rhawnhurst. A robotic unit investigated the object on the 1700-block of Hoffnagle Street, while several surrounding blocks were closed off…

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Frankford Pioneers' center Shaquille Duncan chooses a college

"Wednesday, September 9, during a press conference held at the school's library, Shaquille Duncan announced that he plans to attend Niagara University next year on a full scholarship. Duncan, a 6-foot-8, 198 lb. senior…

Food For Thought: Sweet Lucy's Smokehouse

Sweet Lucy’s Smokehouse is located at 7500 State Rd. right off I-95 Bringing a little southern style to our fast-paced big city, Sweet Lucy’s is best known for its barbecue-style meats…

Weekly Press: Urban Land Institute holds Cities Go Green Forum

Weekly Press: Urban Land Institute holds Cities Go Green Forum The Philadelphia District Council of the Urban Land Institute held its seventh annual Urban Issues Forum on Wednesday, September 9…

Final Pennypack Park concert rescheduled

Tonight's Pennypack Park concert - the final performance of the summer - is canceled due to rain, but is rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 22. The Soul Cruisers - always a crowd…

    • Bill Dolbow leads Tuesday night's Lawncrest Civic Association meeting

Lawncrest Civic Association hosts two major Republican candidates

The agenda for last night's Lawncrest Civic Association read like a who's who of local figureheads - much to the attendees' delight. Aside from the usual address from board members Bill…

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