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Off-duty officer's car ends up in river

Police in Tacony are looking for a car in the Delaware River. An off-duty police officer told authorities he drove the car into the river near Levick and Milnor streets under…

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Tacony crash leaves two injured

Two people were injured early yesterday morning in a car crash in Tacony. Around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, two vehicles crashed at Torresdale Avenue and Disston Street, and one of the…

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Second Annual True Vine Church Community Carnival

Residents of Wissinoming and Tacony flocked to the American Legion Playground at Torresdale Avenue and Devereaux Street Saturday for the second annual True Vine Church Community Carnival. The event had a…

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Missing the Northeast: neighborhood identities

I think a lot about how drastic the difference seems to be between people from the Northeast and those from New Jersey in how they identify themselves. Obviously, a lot of…

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Tacony man dead in motorcycle accident

A Tacony man died Sunday night after losing control of his motorcycle. The 50-year-old lost control of the vehicle at State Road and Unruh Avenue around 8p.m., causing him to…

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Tacony teenager struck with bullet

A Tacony teenager was hospitalized last evening when she was struck by a bullet while sitting on her porch. Taralyn Witzel, 18, was shot in the leg when passengers in…

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SUV pulled from river in Tacony

Police yesterday pulled an SUV from the Delaware River that was spotted going into the water Monday night. When police arrived Monday at the Princeton Avenue boat ramp in Tacony,…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Tacony now going by Frankford and Port Richmond is the home of the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News -- the city's only two "city-wide" papers. Neither paper knows where Tacony is. Last we checked, Tacony is…

NEast Links: Frankford safety ambassadors, Tacony's firehouse and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. The Safety Ambassador Program has returned to the Frankford Business Corridor as of yesterday. The…

Check out the new DRCC website

Check out the Delaware River City Corp.'s new website. The DRCC was formed in 2004 and works to revitalize a sustainable riverfront corridor in Northeast Philadelphia by reconnecting the people,…

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Weekend News Briefs: 5/21-5/23

Friday -- Police questioned an Academy Gardens man Friday night in connection with an early evening hit and run. A 13-year-old boy was struck at Frankford Avenue and Academy Road…

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Tacony company owns bus that crashed

It's been revealed the bus that crashed on I-95 in Port Richmond Monday is owned by a company in Tacony. Del Val Services on Torresdale Avenue and Knorr Street owns the…

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Second Annual History Faire a lesson in promotion

Northeast Philadelphia held its second annual Northeast Philadelphia History Faire yesterday.  The event featured about a dozen historical organizations. These included Friends of Lower Dublin Academy, the Historical Society of Tacony, the Historical…

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Two separate accidents injure four

Four people were injured this morning in two unrelated accidents. At 10 a.m., a man driving a stolen van through Tacony hit SEPTA's 56 bus at Torresdale Avenue and Knorr Street…

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Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

    • Marsden House, Tacony | Alan Jaffe

Look Up! Henry Disston’s Company Town

May 3, 2010By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly“Look Up” is a PlanPhilly feature that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus on…

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Girlfriend held in Tacony stabbing

Police are questioning the girlfriend of man who was stabbed to death in Tacony Wednesday night. According to reports, the 36-year-old woman stabbed her boyfriend, 25, outside an apartment on…

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Neighborhoods battle absentee landlords (part 2 of 2)

In part 2 of a two-part series, we explore Tacony's and Lawncrest's fights against absentee landlords in their neighborhoods. Camille Capobianco, 37, grew up in Tacony. She said her neighborhood…

    • PNC suveillance footage, courtesy of Action News

Unmasked suspect robs PNC

Authorities are looking for the man who robbed the PNC branch at 6855 Frankford Ave. Tuesday. The man, who did not disguise his face during the robbery, threatened a teller…

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Woman killed by train in Tacony

A 26-year-old woman died earlier this evening after being struck by a train in Tacony. According to reports, the woman was hit at 7:56 p.m. by the R7 line near…

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