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8th District police look for 7-Eleven robbery suspects

Two suspects are being sought for the May 18 robbery of the 7-Eleven at 9901 Frankford Ave. They entered the store just after 4 a.m. carrying guns, and forced their way…

How do I get utilities turned on in my new house? [Real NEastate]

Q: I am making settlement on my new house in Morrell Park at the end of the month. What do I have to do to change my driver’s license address and…

How can I make an offer on a bank-owned property? [Real NEastate]

Q: I found a house I want to buy in Morrell Park, but the listing says it is a “bank-owned property.” It’s not a great house, but it’s pretty cheap. I…

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Pennypack man arrested for 7-Eleven robbery [updated]

Police have arrested the man they believe robbed the 7-Eleven at 9901 Frankford Ave. near Knights Road earlier this month. Brian Boedecker was arrested Nov. 15 after Northeast Detectives received…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Mayfair gets credit for Tacony's cool sign

Updated:  A reader has called to our attention the Mayfair neighborhood banner hanging in front of Stein's in the photo used for the Naked Philly story. We can't fault them for…

Real NEastate: How much can I get for a Morrell Park flip?

Q: I am ready to sell a flip that I’ve rehabbed - a three-bedroom one and ½ bathroom home in Morrell Park. It has a finished basement and central air. I…

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Beating the heat at Pennypack Park [photos]

Yet another heat wave has hovered over Northeast Philadelphia. Residents of the Northeast have been beating the heat at Pennypack Park since the 1800s when beaches dotted the slow-moving creek throughout the city.…

    • Morrell Park resident Nick Mancuso with some of his neon work to be displayed in an exhibit at Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch St. NewsWorks Photo/Emma Lee

Work from Morrell Park artist featured in neon exhibit

Morrell Park resident Nick Mancuso with some of his neon work to be displayed in an exhibit at Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch St. NewsWorks Photo/Emma Lee For years, neon signs…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: No surprise TV stations don't know what Morrell Park is

Where is the Morrell Park Shop Rite? It's in Torresdale if you ask Channels 6, 3 and 10. When a car crashed into the store in late February, TV news…

    • The Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry is one of six trees available as part of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Tree in Every Yard program.

TreePhilly applications due Saturday for free trees from the city

Philadelphia's Department of Parks & Recreation is winding down the application period its TreePhilly program, and two Northeast neighborhoods are part of its target. Frankford and Morrell Park are part of…

Real NEastate: What can a short sale negotiator do for me?

Q: I made an offer on a short sale in Morrell Park. I backed out of the deal because the sellers were using a short sale negotiator who wanted to charge…

NEast Links: Fire, arrest reward, more news in Frankford

NEast Links: Bringing you additional Northeast news Three people were injured Wednesday morning in a Morrell Park fire. It took firefighters 20 minutes to extinguish the blaze on the 3200-block of…

    • The Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry is one of six trees available as part of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Tree in Every Yard program.

UPDATED: TreePhilly applications due by March 31

UPDATE -- Still haven't gotten your tree? Philadelphia residents have until March 31 to apply for trees they can get in April. Philadelphia's Department of Parks & Recreation has begun its…

    • Liddonfield public housing before demolition. | via google street view
Eyes on the Street

Holy Family's proposal for Liddonfield site has broad community support

The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) has 20 proposals for the former Liddonfield public housing site in Upper Holmesburg. Although the site's future remains uncertain, as previously reported here, many community members…

    • 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…

    • Rhianna Clark runs her photography business from her home on Red Lion Road in Morrell Park.

Morrell Park photographer runs a home-grown business

Rhianna Clark runs her photography business from her home on Red Lion Road in Morrell Park. Taking a good photo is not something everyone can do. Some are good at it,…

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Morrell Park crash sends driver to hospital

A 50-year-old woman was rushed to Aria Health-Torresdale Thursday night after she crashed her car in Morrell Park. According to reports, the woman lost control of the vehicle around 8…

Real NEastare: Can I trust a For Sale by Owner seller?

Q: I wanted to buy this house in Morrell Park that was “For Sale by Owner.” I was all ready to do it, but the guy said that I couldn’t have…

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At-large interview: Elmer Money

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 Elmer Money. With a…

    • Councilman Brian O'Neill at Bustleton meeting

Zoning code versus Northeast politics

By Ian Romano and Megan PaoliniFor Philadelphia Neighborhoods Councilman Brian O’Neill, who sits on the Zoning Code Commission, said he thinks the zoning code is a disaster for regions outside…

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