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November 2009 NEast Philly election guide

Election day is tomorrow, and being an off year (no mayoral or presidential candidates), voter turnout in Philadelphia is typically low. But voting is always important - especially for the offices…

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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…

    • 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…

    • Democratic district attorney candidate Seth Williams discusses the city's geographic assignments at the Lawncrest Civic Association meeting.

Democratic District Attorney candidate Seth Williams visits Lawncrest Civic

The Lawncrest Civic Association hosted many guests at its meeting last night, with Democratic District Attorney candidate Seth Williams being the highlight. "No matter who you are or where you live,"…

    • 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…

NEast Links: Dog park, Tacony History Day and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. This week's Philadelphia Weekly cover story provided an in-depth look into a growing problem in Philadelphia…

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Missing man could be in our area

Action News has reported a missing 56-year-old man in the Northeast. Although Elpidio Martinez actually resides outside the Northeast, he lives close by and may need your help. Martinez was last…

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Real NEastate: Getting divorced and short selling

Q: My soon-to-be ex-husband and I bought our home in Lawncrest in 2007. Now we are getting divorced and are in foreclosure, too. I think we owe more than it's worth…

    • The Circle Theatre in Frankford

When atlases and GIS mapping collide

(Photo above) The field check found that the 1920s façade of The Circle Theatre can still be seen on floors above street level. Slidewhow at upper right: (Map Collection, Free Library…

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The Parent Trap: Lawncrest sees end to celebration

It was July 4th and the street was quiet – too quiet. It’s been four years since we left our little home in Lawncrest, and we are still not used to…

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NEast Links: Priest struck by drunk driver, drownings in North Wildwood and more

By Shannon McDonald Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. A Mayfair priest was struck by a drunk driver outside his parish. Pastor…

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A Woman's View: Fourth of July edition

Happy Birthday, America!  As the city of Independence and brotherly love, Philadelphia is preparing for another spectacular celebration.  Despite the financial crisis, Philadelphia won’t be skimping on its budget for welcoming…

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Real NEastate: Moving to a 55+ community

Q: My 63-year old mother has lived in her Lawncrest home for almost 40 years. It's a big house she doesn't need, plus she's all alone there and is practically a shut-in since my father died in…

UPDATE: Christopher Russell wanted for more crimes

By Shannon McDonald As previously reported, Christopher Russell was arrested in late March in connection with attacks on elderly women in Lawndale and Lawncrest. Now, police say Russell is…

Attacks on elderly women in Lawncrest and Lawndale

By Shannon McDonald UPDATE: Christopher Russell was arrested yesterday in connection with the attacks. His possible accomplice has not been named or arrested. Police say 33-year-old Christopher Russell is responsible for…

Lawncrest man fatally shot by police

The Inquirer has a story about a Lawncrest man who was fatally shot by police. Police arrived at the man's home on Lawndale Avenue in response to a call about domestic…

Crime Report: Lawncrest

At 4:37 p.m. on Dec. 12, police resonded to a theft at a store on the 6900 block of Rising Sun Avenue, where more than $200 was taken.

    • Some values from Queen Village

Values consolidation under way

In January, there will be a consolidation of citizens' core neighborhood and waterfront values identified in three public sessions in December. The values from the forums are listed below. They will…

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