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Northeast Philly Love Note: R7 Line

My absolute favorite place in Philly is what I still call the R7. My route takes me from Cornwells Heights to Suburban Station. Along the way, I see the Philly that…

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Former cop gets probation for stealing from Northwood bar

Former 15th District Police Office Kenneth Crockett has been sentenced to probation after being convicted in October of stealing from Pat's Cafe in Northwood. Crockett was charged in July with stealing $825…

    • Animal remains were discovered Friday (A) and a body was found Sunday (B) in two Northeast Philadelphia parks. Image/Google Maps

Dead body, animal remains found in parks

Animal remains were discovered Friday (A) and a body was found Sunday (B) in two Northeast Philadelphia parks. Image/Google Maps Police in the 8th District has a busy weekend tracking gruesome…

    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

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Animal carcasses found in lot near Walton Park

Humane Law Enforcement officers are trying to determine how several animal carcasses ended up in a lot at Comly and Dutton roads near Walton Park. "Officers have discovered many decapitated goats,…

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Former officer convicted of theft from Pat's Cafe

A now-former Philadelphia Police Officer was convicted  Friday of stealing from Pat's Cafe in Northwood. Kenneth Crockett was arrested in July 2010 after he was seen on surveillance footage rummaging through…

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At-large interview: Joe McColgan

As primary elections approach, NEast Philly will interview council-at-large candidates so readers can get to know the names they’ll see on the ballot. Today we meet Joe McColgan. The St.…

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District 172: Civic member says, "there will never be another John Perzel in the Northeast"

This is part of ongoing coverage in “District 172: The Politics of Change after State Rep. John Perzel,” a collaborative effort with Philadelphia Neighborhoods funded by J-Lab. After John…

Real NEastate: Is it OK to buy an as-is home?

Q: I saw a nice house for a great price I’d like to buy in Walton Park but the seller says it’s “as-is.” It looks fine to me, but does that…

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Officers from the Northeast arrested in drug sting

Two police officers were arrested yesterday after robbing a drug dealer who turned out to be an undercover DEA agent. The officers, both from the Northeast, have been charged with conspiracy,…

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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.…

    • Officer Kenneth Crockett

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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Officer admits to fabricating shooting

A police who last month said he had been shot during a pursuit in the 19th District admitted yesterday that he made up the shooting. Sgt. Robert Ralston, 46, of Walton…

    • The Philly Flash girls 12 & under team brought home the championship title from the Midway Pony Qualifier Tournament.

Reader Submission: Philly Flash team wins championship title

The Philly Flash is a girls fastpitch softball organization located at the intersection of Thornton and Comly roads. The girls 12 & under team traveled to Wilmington, Del. for the…

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Reader Photo: something's amiss at Thornton and Comly

NEast Philly reader Jennifer Malazita posted this photo (dated March 26) to our Facebook page. We couldn't get confirmation as to what exactly is happening here at Thornton and Comly roads…

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