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Council adopts bill amending daycare regulations

City Council adopted a bill on Thursday that will modify the regulations for opening new group daycare centers in certain areas of the city. The bill, which was introduced by Councilman…

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Baldi students learn about STEM through the arts [video]

Education does not come just from textbooks anymore. Schools in Philadelphia are taking a different route and are taking students outside of the classroom in order to get the most out…

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Report: Somerton homicide 'very personal'

The shooting that left a 19-year-old dead at a Somerton construction site is likely personal, according to reports about the nature of Monday morning's events. Daquan Crump, 19, was found dead…

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Penn Jersey Roller Derby graduates celebrate with game at Northeast Racquet Club [photos]

Nothing says "graduation" like a couple elbows to the ribs and some bruises on your knees. Penn Jersey Roller Derby teams wouldn't have it any other way.

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172nd District residents eligible for service award

Volunteers of all ages across several Northeast Philly neighborhoods are eligible for the President's Volunteer Service Award. The President's Council on Service and Civic Participation, established in 2003, honors Americans…

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Bustleton man hospitalized, animals rescued from house

Emergency personnel and humane officers found themselves in Bustleton Sunday where, in the throes of a heatwave, dozens of animals -- dead and alive -- were removed from a vermin-infested home…

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Ribbon-cutting at Krewstown Road Wawa

Wawa held the grand opening for store 8054 in the Krewstown Shopping Center Friday morning. This store is one of the 219 locations in Pennsylvania. This Wawa took two years of…

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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…

Owner of Bustleton-based ambulance company charged with health care fraud

The owner of Bustleton's Brotherly Love Ambulance faces up to 15 years in prison for an alleged health care scheme. Feda Kuran, 37, is accused of transporting patients who didn't need…

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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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7th District burglary alert: Public storage units targeted

Capt. Joseph Zaffino of the 7th District has issued an alert to those who use public storage units to take caution, as units in the district have been burglarized. Centers in…

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Northeast Philly Love Note: Stein's Famous Deli

Growing up in Jersey meant many things for me. My grandmother lived in Elkins Park (and later moved to Plymouth Meeting), and we would visit her often. During those visits, I…

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Bustleton residents warned of vehicle break-ins

The 7th District Police issued an advisory early Monday afternoon warning residents of three Bustleton blocks, and those nearby, of a rash of vehicle break-ins. From 7th District Capt. Joseph Zaffino:…

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FBI seeks Bustleton bank robber

The Philadelphia Police and the FBI are searching for the man who robbed the First Niagara Bank at 9869 Bustleton Ave. in Bustleton Jan. 10. Just before 11 a.m. that morning,…

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Ex-police commissioner's son charged in 'stolen houses' case [updated]

Two men from Northeast Philadelphia are among those charged with stealing houses around the city. Forty-eight-year-old Elhadi Ibrahim of the 9500-block of Hoff Street in Bustleton, and 49-year-old Steven Johnson of the…

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Temple to open urgent care center on Roosevelt Boulevard

Bustleton will soon have a non-emergency health care center. Temple University Health System has announced plans to open TempleReadyCare at 11000 Roosevelt Blvd., next to Chickie's & Pete's.  Once the…

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Jewish cop lights up Bustleton with Christmas display

A Philadelphia police officer is trying to rival a famous movie with his Christmas lights display. On Hardy Road in Bustleton, George Feinstein does his best Chevy Chase impersonation as he…

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Man arrested for knife-point robberies around the Northeast

Police have arrested a man in connection with five robberies around the Northeast. Jason Martino is charged with robberies that took place between Oct. 27 and Oct. 30 at businesses in…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: When Bustleton Avenue becomes a neighborhood

In reporting the tragic death of an elderly man Oct. 22, Action News got right on the story. In the wrong neighborhood. Imagine turning on the news to hear a 78-year-old…

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Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame inducts 5 new members [video]

More than 200 people opted to spend a sunny Sunday indoors for what, for many, was an emotional Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame induction ceremony. "The average Philadelphian probably doesn't think…

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