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Frankford shooting leaves one injured

A man was robbed and shot yesterday afternoon in Frankford, causing him to be rushed to Einstein Hospital. The victim, a 20-year-old male, was approached by two men on the 1900-block…

    • 40th and Market Streets graphic courtesy of Wells Appel.

Friends of 40th Street need a lift

Graphics courtesy of Wells Appel. 40th Street and Market Street planning process Oct. 12 By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhillyGetting an elevator installed at a SEPTA station takes awhile.Just ask…

    • Washington's field hockey team. Photo by Jason Achuff.

Photos: Washington field Hockey

Coaches and players are encouraged to submit a team roster, or names for members of the Washington field hockey team, to be published on NEast Philly. You may send information via…

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UPDATED: Murder-suicide in Somerton

UPDATED: Police are investigating a murder-suicide in Somerton. Just before 9 last night, 43-year-old Edward Atkinson shot his estranged wife, 35-year-old Angela Atkinson, in their home, then turned the gun…

    • Residents from all over the Northeast attended the Burholme community meeting to learn about the Northeast's history. Photo by Christopher Wink.

Burholme community groups get historic

The promise of Northeast Philadelphia historian Dr. Harry Silcox drew even larger crowd than usual to last night's meeting of the Burholme Civic Association and Burholme Town Watch. About 100 people…

NEast Links: manslaughter, art classes and more

A Northeast couple will stand trial for the January death of their toddler. Herbert and Catherine Schaible,, 41 and 40, are accused of using prayer rather than medication to treat…

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North Catholic, Cardinal Dougherty to close

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced the closing of two local high schools. Both Cardinal Dougherty and Northeast Catholic will be closed at the end of the 2009-2010 school year. “It…

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Customer shot in pizza shop robbery

A man was shot in the chest during an attempted robbery in a Cottman Avenue pizza shop last night. The 52-year-old man was shot as he struggled with the robber at…

AIArchitect Reviews Pittsburgh Riverfront Casino

AIArchitect Reviews Pittsburgh Riverfront Casino The new Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, situated along the Ohio River, opened August 9. The two-story casino is the city’s first ever and is built on…

Senate passes gaming legislation: SB 1088

Press release from State Senator Larry Farnese: S.B.1088 is just one of the Senate’s responses to House action earlier this week, which merged the authorization of table games into the Senate’s…

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Photos: Tony Danza shows his Viking pride

Northeast High football players and fans were in for a special treat over the weekend -- Tony Danza came out to cheer on the Vikings in their game against the Washington…

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Friends of Bill Eder remeber "the best"

Bill Eder's best friends remember him as a guy who loved life, and who always wore a smile. "I can't remember a time when he didn't have a smile on his…

    • Incumbent Democratic candidate for city controller addresses the Parkwod Civic Association.

Alan Butkovitz takes questions from the Parkwood Civic Association

Parkwood Civic Association President Mike Hatala got right down to business at last night's meeting, leading with the Pledge of Allegiance, then calling up the group's guest: incumbent Democratic city controller…

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A Woman's View: Why women cheat

We have heard all the theories behind the idea of why women cheat: lack of intimacy, strained emotional connection, stress and even an escape to reclaim their independence. But is this…

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SugarHouse and anti-casino protestors dig in

Oct. 8 By Matt GolasFor PlanPhillyThey stopped the pile drivers, whose sound reverberates all around Penn Treaty Park, in mid-afternoon so the politicians, investors and lawyers could officially break…

    • Panthers' defensive lineman, senior Quamee Townsend (55), prepares to bring down Edison's Johnathan Mitchell (20). Yes, that tackle was made quite a ways downfield after Mitchell had broken fr

Football photos: Fels vs. Edison

The Fels High School football team won its first game of the season Friday, 42-12, against Edison, who had the home field advantage.

    • On platform, (L-R) Bob Wykoff, Joy Zerhelt, Associate Pastor Joe Zernhelt and intern Luis Sanchez. Pastor James Rudd is in the foreground standing before the communion table. Photo by Bill Achuff.

True Vine Church Community celebrates its "grand opening"

The Northeast took part in the grand opening Sunday of True Vine Church Community, a Christian church in Wissinoming. Associate Pastor Joe Zernhelt started off the 10:30 a.m. service with worship…

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The Parent Trap: Put TV's stupid dad on the cancelation heap

You can always tell when the new television season begins from the return of the tried and true TV character: stupid dad. It didn’t used to be that way. The television…

Real NEastate: location picks house

Q: I am a first-time buyer and I am torn between two houses I would like to buy – one in Burholme and one in Holmesburg. They are the same price…

UC Review: Walnut Hill homes to receive makeovers

UC Review: Walnut Hill homes to receive makeovers In the span of a single day, five Walnut Hill homes will undergo essential renovations on Saturday, October 10th. That’s when Rebuilding…

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