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    • Capt. Deborah Kelly awards the Best Costume to a very happy witch. Photo courtesy of Elsie Stevens.

8th Police District Fall Festival

Hundreds of neighbors in the 8th Police District attended its 2nd Annual Fall Festival hosted by Captain Deborah Kelly and the officers in the district on Sunday. Photo slideshow below. On…

    • Democratic District Attorney candidate Seth Williams was one of three candidate to address GBCL members last night.

Three political candidates stop by Greater Bustleton Civic League meeting

"It's going to be a brief meeting for tonight's important game," Greater Bustleton Civic League President Bernice Hill told antsy residents at last night's monthly meeting. Though the room was full,…

    • Eva Gladstein, director of the Zoning Code  Committee, reviews the themes of the propsed code revisions.

Recap of last night's Zoning Code Reform Project meeting

Roughly 10 people gathered in Lincoln High School's cafeteria last night to participate in a city-sponsored meeting for the Zoning Code Reform Project. Among the attendees were community leaders from Mayfair,…

Food For Thought: A Halloween recipe to stay home for

Trick or treat!  If you picked treat, good choice, because this week we have a scrumptious and easy recipe that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. This year, Halloween is…

Pennsylvania Casino Association under scrutiny

By Tracie Mauriello, Pittsburgh Post-GazetteHARRISBURG -- During the final days of state budget negotiations, a flurry of press releases was sent to media, letters were sent to lawmakers and radio…

    • “Design on the Delaware” American Institute of Architects conference

Batting around formalized ‘design review’

Oct. 29, 2009By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyWith the public input phase of the Zoning Code Commission’s efforts to re-write the city’s antiquated zoning code well underway, architects, architecture…

    • State Rep. Michael O'Brien schedules three community meetings

State Rep. Michael O'Brien schedules three community meetings

Please join me for a community meeting  I invite you to join me Thursday evening for the first of three community meetings  I am holding this fall for residents of…

Center City Buildings, Landmarks Rooting For Phillies With Special Themed Lighting

For Immediate Release                                   Contact: RJ White, 215.440.5550                                                                       rwhite@centercityphila.orgCenter City Buildings, Landmarks Rooting For Phillies With Special Themed Lighting (October 28, 2009) –   To show support for the championship…

A message from Bike Share Philadelphia

Take this survey. Please answer question #16 by recommending Bike Sharing! At the October 26, 2009 Forum on the Future of Bus Shelters and Street Furniture, (public amenities on the…

    • Jack and Betty Vogler are amused by the graffiti on their lawn. Photo courtesy of KYW.

Mysterious Phillies 'P' popping up in Fox Chase

Fox Chase residents Jack and Betty Vogler awoke yesterday to find graffiti on their lawn -and they have no intentions of cleaning it up. The Voglers, who live at the corner…

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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,…

    • Padraic Glackin and his Yankees-loving girlfriend

Bustleton native returns home for World Series matchup against his current city

Padraic Glackin and his Yankees-loving girlfriend A Bustleton native is coming back home to watch from his hometown the Phillies play in their second straight World Series, but he's not bringing…

Real NEastate: Pennswood Park pricing issue

Q: My agent wants me to reduce the price of my home in Pennswood Park. It’s been on the market for eight months and I’ve had 11 buyers see it. I…

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Two Lawncrest banks robbed

Two Lawncrest banks, both on Rising Sun Avenue, were robbed in as many days. On Monday, a man robbed the PNC Bank at 6705 Rising Sun Ave. around 12:30 p.m. The…

Extended-stay hotel site shifts to 41st and Walnut

First reported last week, the Daily Pennsylvanian writes that University City’s proposed extended-stay hotel is seeing a second life after the project’s planners chose to move the proposed site of…

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Man shot and killed on Dungan Road

A 24-year-old man was fatally shot on Dungan Road last night. Clinton Zimmerman was shot in the head on the 7400-block of Dungan Road near Bleigh Avenue around 9:20 p.m. He…

    • On the North Catholic side of the field, Sunday, the stands were full of red and white -- the school's colors. Shane Killion, a student at North, seen here with his girlfriend, Sophia Santiago, bo

Photos: North vs. Egan football sidelines

Quite the balancing act, literally and figuratively. Alexandra (Alex) Szydlik (above) spent much of the day both setting up (cups of water and Gatorade for the players) and picking up the…

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NEast Philly Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween is Saturday! Seems like only yesterday we were writing about pools being open for the summer. But now that the first official Fall holiday is upon us, we want…

Senate Livable Communities Bill Authorizes Planning Grants

The latest APA Advocate, written by the American Planning Association: I. Sustainable Communities Partnership Makes ProgressSENATE LIVABLE COMMUNITIES BILL AUTHORIZES PLANNING GRANTS Earlier this year the U.S. Departments of…

    • James Estrin/The New York Times / One of the new CEMUSA newsstands was installed last week near the Queens Center mall.

New pitches for "street furniture"

Philadelphians had a chance on Monday to hear from four companies that will probably be bidding for the city’s new 20-year contract to install and maintain street furniture.
The city is…

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