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Man shot in jaw in Northwood

A man was transported to Aria Health Frankford early Tuesday evening after being shot in the jaw. According to a police report, the 30-year-old man was shot in the jaw…

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Weekend News Briefs: 12/10-12/12

Friday -- The Philadelphia Police Officer who was shot late Thursday night was released from Temple University Hospital early Friday morning. Officer Kevin Gorman of Mayfair was shot in the…

    • Students from Camelot Schools’ Excel Academy South serve the lunch that they prepared to homeless residents of St. John’s Hospice in Center City. Photo courtesy of Camelot Schools.

Excel Academy students serve pre-Thanksgiving meal to homeless

Warm corn muffins.  Steaming bowls of chili. Potato salad. Macaroni and cheese. It was the perfect lunch for a crisp November day and a special treat for the homeless residents at…

Darrell Clarke: Philadelphia Energy Authority board members named in two weeks

Finalizing a city energy authority and better empowering the city to fight blight are the two top resolutions in 2011 for Councilman Darrell Clarke, he told residents at the Northwood Civic…

Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez: fight absentee landlords with tax overhaul

Updated 10/20/10 @ 2:30 p.m. The shooting that left a 19-year-old in critical condition outside a former adult theater in Frankford brings to light the ever-present battle with irresponsible absentee landlords,…

    • Photo by Tom Rowan Jr.

Daycare gets a new playground thanks to volunteers

The term “assembly required” took on a whole new meaning at 9 a.m. on Saturday when 200 volunteers unwrapped St. Stephen’s preschool’s very large present -piece by piece, box after box…

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Child struck by car in Northwood

A 10-year-old boy in Northwood is in critical condition at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bike. The boy was riding around…

    • Northwood Civic Association's board members at a previous meeting. Photo by Christopher Wink.

Zoning issues hot topic at Northwood Civic

A busy meeting schedule kept us from Tuesday's Northwood Civic Association meeting, but the Frankford Gazette was there. Zoning issues were the most talked about topics at the meeting, which President…

    • Facebook user Chrissy Cahill Szwedowski posted this photo of Bob Scheetz donning a Santa hat in the 2006 Mayfair Thanksgiving Parade.

Friends, strangers and neighbors remember Bobby Scheetz

Many remember Bobby Scheetz for his bike rides around Wissinoming. Others might recall seeing his friendly face in Frankford's Bridget & Pratt Cafe, or walking through Northwood. No matter how you…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: 'North Juniata,' need we say more?

The media has been following closely the story of the 15th District Police Officer charged with stealing money from a safe at Pat's Cafe in Northwood. Since the city's three…

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15th District officer charged in Northwood theft

15th District Police Officer Kenneth Crockett has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property in connection with an incident Tuesday morning at Pat's Cafe in Northwood. Crockett, who lives…

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Woman dead in Northwood fire

A woman in her 60s died early yesterday morning following a fire in Northwood home. Firefighters arrived at the home on the 4600-block of Horrocks Street just before 4 a.m.…

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Cops investigated for attempted theft in Northwood

Internal affairs is investigating three police officers in connection with an attempted theft at Pat's Cafe in Northwood. According to reports, two officers responded to a break-in report early Tuesday…

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Weekend News Briefs: 7/2-7/4

Saturday: Northwood residents called police Saturday night when they spotted a suspicious van around Haworth and Rutland streets. Inside the van was a child, who'd been lured there by a…

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Northwood Civic to host zoning meeting for charter school

The Northwood Civic Association announced yesterday an upcoming zoning meeting for Northwood Academy Charter School. Northwood Academy, at 4621 Castor Avenue, is looking to construct a new building. The meeting will…

    • District Attorney Seth Williams at the June Northwood Civic Association meeting.

District Attorney outlines four priorities at Northwood Civic meeting

Seth Williams says he doesn't always wear his seat belt while driving.  Philadelphia's District Attorney also says he was recently caught by a red-light ticket camera. Lessons for enforcing driving in…

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Northwood boy injured in SEPTA accident

A Northwood boy was taken to the hospital last night after riding his bike into the back of a SEPTA bus. The boy, 7, was riding along the 4600-block of…

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Breaking: fire in Northwood

The Frankford Gazette is reporting a fire in Northwood that's claimed two homes on the 900-block of Foulkrod Street. Details to come.

NEast Links: Pool openings, budget cuts and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Friends Hospital updated on its recovery-oriented inpatient psychiatric care unit last night. The unit at…

    • Northwood Civic Association's board members at a previous meeting. Photo by Christopher Wink.

Northwood Civic will branch out to control gang activity

Lots of things kept us from Tuesday's Northwood Civic meeting -- bad weather, election night and the big-deal Flyers game. The same reasons the Frankford Gazette lists for the unusually low…

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