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Reader Submission: Reaction to Sandy Hook shootings

It is difficult to sell the notion of God when times are bright and hopeful. People are extremely doubtful and question the validity of something which cannot be seen, felt or…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: NBC10 confuses Mayfair with Nicetown, tries to cover up error

What could be worse than a TV news station reporting a shooting in Nicetown happened in Mayfair? How 'bout rewriting the headline and the story to pretend the error never happened?…

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Reader Submission: Tires, multiple pairs of flip-flops collected in Friends of Pennypack Park clean-up

There are lots of pretty places in the park, and everybody has their favorite. Among the top of many people's list is Pennypack on the Delaware, just south of Rhawn Street…

    • Friends of Pennypack Park volunteers targeted Holmehust Avenue in Winchester Park as one of the hotspots for the Earth Day clean-up. File photo/Shannon McDonald

Reader Submission: Melted records, high school shirts found during Friends of Pennypack Park clean-up

Friends of Pennypack Park volunteers targeted Holmehust Avenue in Winchester Park as one of the hotspots for the Earth Day clean-up. File photo/Shannon McDonald If you didn't get out with us…

    • St. Hubert's grad Rachael Fleming (L) with sisters Rebecca, a junior; and Elizabeth (R), a freshman.

Reader Submission: Family tradition continues because Hubert's stays open

St. Hubert's grad Rachael Fleming (L) with sisters Rebecca, a junior; and Elizabeth (R), a freshman. Jan.6 2012, the moment I had dreaded since I had first heard the rumors, was…

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Hurricane Irene impact in Northeast Philadelphia [VIDEO]

Click to visit a larger version of the photo, taken by Joe Kaczmarek. We knew Hurricane Irene would have an impact on the Northeast, only now are we started to…

    • Vets at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home enjoy a barbecue thrown by the 8th PDAC. Photo courtesy of the 8th PDAC.

8th PDAC honors veterans with barbecue

Vets at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home enjoy a barbecue thrown by the 8th PDAC. Photo courtesy of the 8th PDAC. Last Saturday, the 8th Police District Advisory Council visited the…

    • A minivan sustained front-end damage in a crash with the Route 59 SEPTA bus. Photo by Simon Skymba.

Reader Photo: SEPTA accident at Tyson and Castor

A minivan sustained front-end damage in a crash with the Route 59 SEPTA bus. Photo by Simon Skymba. Reader Simon Skymba shared some photos with us from yesterday afternoons crash at…

    • About a dozen protesters gathered Sunday outside St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Church Sunday to oppose a zoning variance. Photo by Maureen Greene.

Bustleton residents to protest church's zoning variance for school

About a dozen protesters gathered Sunday outside St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Church Sunday to oppose a zoning variance. Photo by Maureen Greene. St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Church at 608…

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Reader Photo: Champ graduates dog school

Champ had a big week. He recently graduated PetSmart's dog school, and he's looking pretty happy about it. Here's hoping his diploma is edible. If you can't get enough pets, be…

    • Bruce Conner helps lead a meeting of the Northeast Philadelphia History Network last March, when the group split from the Historical Society of Frankford.

Historian, friend remembers Bruce Conner

Bruce Conner helps lead a meeting of the Northeast Philadelphia History Network last March, when the group split from the Historical Society of Frankford.Bruce Conner passed away last week following…

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Reader photo: Water department spotted in Castor Gardens

Photo by Anna Berezowska Reader Anna Berezowska sent us this photo last night 6 p.m. The Philadelphia Water Department was hard at work on the 6600-block of Lynford Street in Castor…

    • Snow looking stately in Tacony, by Lou Iatarola

Read photos: Snow

Snow looking stately in Tacony, by Lou Iatarola Enjoy more reader photos of the most recent snowfall in our slideshow, including shots by Tacony historian Lou Iatarola and Bucks County's Gail…

    • Marsden Street near Devereaux Avenue, by Melissa Mersereau Sanchez

Reader Photos: Snow

Marsden Street near Devereaux Avenue, by Melissa Mersereau Sanchez Reader Melissa Mersereau Sanchez sent us these snow photos from her neighborhood. You can email yours to info AT neastphilly.com or upload…

Slideshow: Reader holiday photos

Thanks to everyone who submitted photos to our holiday contest. Once we get in touch with our winner, we'll announce the award on our site. Have a safe and happy holiday!…

Reader Submission: Westboro Baptist protests

Westboro Baptist protests in NE Philly “An everyday Christian’s point of view” When I learned that the “good ‘ol righteous folks” from Westboro Baptist Church were going to hold protests at…

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Families gather for food, fun and faith at Seven Mile Road party

From Seven Mile Road Church: Residents of the Bustleton neighborhood made the most of a beautiful summer evening by attending the second annual Community Night hosted by Seven Mile Road Church…

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Reader tips from the 8th District

We've received two tips today from readers in the 8th District -- one dealing with crime, and the other with a sewage issue. Below is the information they sent to us.…

    • Photo provided by Archbishop Ryan High School.

Arbishop Ryan community spends summer doing service

Submitted by Archbishop Ryan High School English teacher Joseph McFadden Each summer, it is common to find teenagers engaged in a myriad of activities at the Jersey Shore. From tanning to…

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Photos: State Road watermain break

Thursday's water main break in Upper Holmesburg sent a geyser-like rush of water more than 100-feet into the air. While authorities got the situation under control, drivers on I-95 got a…

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