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Where in the Far Northeast can I buy a house for $100k? [Real NEstate]

I’m a first-time homebuyer from Frankford and am not familiar with home prices in the Far Northeast. How far in the Northeast can I go for a $100,000 home? I work…

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A decade of murder in Philadelphia

"In the 10 years between 2003 and 2012, there were 3,442 murders and 15,277 shootings in Philadelphia." This, according to stats compiled for a joint reporting project by AxisPhilly and City…

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Donated cell phones will help soldiers call home

Cell Phones for Soldiers Inc. has provided more than 114 million minutes of talk time to soldiers across the world. Northeast Philly residents are invited to help even more soldiers call…

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Parkwood to host its largest farmers market to date

Saturday will be Parkwood's largest-ever farmers market as it hosts eight vendors at Third Reformed Presbyterian Church, 3024 Byberry Rd. The market opened for the first time ever on May…

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Suspect sought in Parkwood 7-Eleven robbery

Police are looking for the man who robbed a Parkwood 7-Eleven Sunday night. Around 11 p.m., the suspect walked into the store at 3224 Byberry Rd. and robbed the cashier at…

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Chalfont Playground gets new equipment, safety features [slideshow]

Chalfont Playground, 4300 Deerpath Lane,  held its ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday evening. The nearly $700,000 renovation project was planned and designed by the city's Parks & Recreation Department and the Department of…

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Northeast teachers, school employees among of 'Faces of the Layoffs'

FacesofTheLayoffs.org  gives a voice to the thousands of Philadelphia School District employees who've been told they would not have jobs this coming fall. It was organized by largely by Larissa Pahomov,…

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8th District police look for 7-Eleven robbery suspects

Two suspects are being sought for the May 18 robbery of the 7-Eleven at 9901 Frankford Ave. They entered the store just after 4 a.m. carrying guns, and forced their way…

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Parkwood Farmers Market to open May 18

With the finishing touches being put together, the Parkwood Farmers Market is scheduled to open Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m. at Third Reformed Presbyterian Church parking lot located at 3024…

Why are there so many homes for sale on the same street? [Real NEastate]

Q: I am looking for a home in the Far Northeast. I have noticed that there are several homes for sale on the same street. I would like to see one…

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List of 2013 Philly Spring Cleanup sites [updated]

  Is there a spot in your neighborhood that needs cleaning? For those looking to volunteer, the Philly Spring Cleanup website has the full list of sites for the annual citywide…

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Parkwood woman charged in attempted straw gun purchase

A Parkwood woman has been charged for allegedly trying to buy a gun for someone else. Margaret Litton, 27, of the 3000-block of Morning Glory Road,  was caught during a state…

What to do if the settlement on the house you're buying is earlier than settlement on the house you're selling [Real NEastate]

Q: I signed an agreement of sale my house in Normandy last week and will go to settlement on June 14. I figured that would be enough time to find a…

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Vacant Normandy home subject to demolition [video]

By John Loftus for the Northeast Times The long-vacant property at 2815 Normandy Rd., which was destroyed by fire on Jan. 24. Only a shell remains of what had once…

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What percentage of Northeast Philadelphia high schoolers drop out? [map]

Between 31 and 40 percent of high school freshmen in the 19124 zip code who entered ninth grade in the 2006-07 school year dropped out by 2012. That number is the…

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Is Northeast Philly a buyer's or seller's market? [Real NEastate]

I just want to know if it’s still a buyer's market in Northeast Philadelphia or if it’s a seller's market yet. I know I sound like a broken record when I…

How does the 19154 housing market look? [Real NEastate]

Can you do an analysis of 19154? I want to sell my row house. I did a very upscale remodel to it a couple years ago, but it’s time to move.…

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Philadelphia property tax meeting Thursday for Northeast residents

Northeast Philadelphia residents are invited to Archbishop Ryan High School Thursday night to get answers about their property assessments and taxes. The meeting is one of several organized by the City…

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Northeast Philadelphia Airport could lose control tower due to sequester

The control towers at the Northeast Philadelphia and Wilmington-Castle airports may close as a result of the federal budget cuts known as the sequester. Both airports are on a list of…

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Parkwood community garden a go, volunteers sought

A community garden is in the process of becoming a reality for Parkwood residents. With support from Councilman Brian O’Neill, R-10th, an 18,000-sq. ft. garden located next to the Community…

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