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Discussing industrial land usage in Frankford, Bridesburg and Port Richmond

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission will hold a meeting later this week to discuss the future of industrial areas in Frankford, Bridesburg and Port Richmond. Scheduled for Nov. 14 at Edgemont…

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Cottman Avenue a focus of Central Northeast planning discussion

When you think of Cottman Avenue west of the Roosevelt Boulevard, what do you picture? Heavy car traffic, lots of parking lots, several retail stores — many of which are vacant.…

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Central Northeast Planning District meeting Sept. 24

The second of three planning meetings for neighborhoods in the Central Northeast Planning District will take place Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the Northeast Regional Branch of the Free Library, 2228 Cottman…

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Central Northeast neighborhoods discuss demographics, employment

Nearly 80,000 people live in what the Philadelphia City Planning Commission calls the Central Northeast District, and who they are and what they do was the focus of a recent…

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Lawncrest cell phone robbery pattern

Police in the 2nd District have made four arrests so far in the 15 robberies that have occurred in the last 30 days in PSA 2. Lt. Francis Staab, new to…

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Bustleton's past brought to life at History Network meeting

On the first Wednesday of every month, the Northeast Philadelphia History Network meets to discuss the past. This Wednesday was no different. More than a dozen members from the network came…

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Frankford Civic votes down Crown Fried Chicken opening

By Bob Smiley for the Frankford Gazette In an at times contentious meeting of the Frankford Civic Association on April 4th, the membership voted unanimously to oppose the opening of a…

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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…

Frankford talks news businesses at civic meeting about old business

There were no zoning issues to discuss at the Frankford Civic Association meeting on March 7, but there was a host of old business to update. 4834 Penn Street which was…

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Philadelphia property tax meeting tonight for Northeast residents

Philadelphia is trying to talk directly to residents about the citywide overhaul of property taxes. Question and answer sessions are starting Thursday. To help residents understand the new property assessments that…

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Pennypack Creek Bridge presents new challenges in Holmesburg [updated]

Update May 9, 2013 ConRail has agreed to allow the Holmesburg Civic Association paint the bridge, and will waive the fees, registration and insurance. The Pennypack Creek Bridge that connects…

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Methadone clinic hearing had 'misinformation,' treatment advocates say

Beverly Haberle, executive director of The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc., opened the Frankford Civic Association meeting Thursday by addressing an issue that has residents of several Northeast Philadelphia neighborhoods up…

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Northwood Civic votes no on commercial use of residence

At the Northwood Civic Association meeting Jan. 15, the civic voted to not support the request for a variance for 5260 Castor Ave.  The owner, Hazel Williams, was represented by…

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Lawncrest teams up with PhillyRising for holiday food drive

A park cleanup and Veteran’s Day ceremony, a five-block cleanup, and a neighborhood watch walk- through were just some of the successes highlighted during a PhillyRising meeting at the Lawncrest Library…

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Holmesburg Civic Association opposes methadone clinic variance

When the Holmesburg Civic Association convened Nov. 13 for its monthly meeting, the topic at hand was a familiar and controversial one - a proposed methadone clinic at 7520 State Rd…

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City 'snafu' blamed for Fox Chase zoning issue

There are three identical sets of twin duplexes on the 8100-block of Ryers Avenue in Fox Chase, and 8124 is part of them. They've always been duplexes, and city documents recognize…

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