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Community Care Center of the Northeast marks 25 years of service

From the Community Care Center of the Northeast: Community Care Center of the Northeast celebrated 25 years of service with award recipients at the annual Founder’s Luncheon held at Pen Ryn Mansion.…

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Lansing Knights needs girls lacrosse coach

Image from Lansing Knights Interested in coaching lacrosse?  Lansing Knights Youth Organization is looking for a coach for its girl’s fifth- and sixth- grade lacrosse team for this Spring.  Interested individuals can…

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Crews to begin Cramp Machine Shop dismantling on Monday

The dismantling of the Cramp building – the hulking brick icon of Philadelphia ship building located at 2050 Richmond Street – begins Monday.The building will be torn down to make…

U.S. court dismisses Trump casino team's suit against PA gaming board

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit today dismissed all counts in a suit brought by Donald Trump's casino development team – Keystone Redevelopment Partners - against the Pennsylvania…

    • Mt. Airy Business Improvement District moves to beautify Germantown Ave

Mt. Airy Business Improvement District moves to beautify Germantown Ave

By mid-year, the Mt. Airy business district should look a bit spiffier. Two new projects funded by the Mt. Airy Business Improvement District (BID) — the "Clean and Green" program and…

    • City funds for proposed dialysis center still in limbo

City funds for proposed dialysis center still in limbo

At a City Council hearing last month on a proposed dialysis center in Chestnut Hill, Paul Deegan, the senior vice president of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), testified that the…

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Released prisoner back in jail

Shamir Robinson, courtesy of Philadelphia Inquirer Last month, Shamir Robinson was released from Curran-Fromhold Correctional in Holmesburg. Accidentally. The 21-year-old should have returned to the facility Dec. 20 after a judge…

    • DRWC gets $5 million boost to better connect waterfront to neighborhoods

DRWC gets $5 million boost to better connect waterfront to neighborhoods

Thanks to a $5 million grant from the William Penn Foundation, lighting, design and safety improvements that are expected to bring more people down Race Street to a refurbished waterfront pier…

Restaurant Week Is just around the corner – reserve now!

It’s the beginning of a brand New Year and the perfect time to enjoy the Center City District Restaurant Week Presented by TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank!  Remember to make…

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Deal for SS United States faces deadline

The SS United States Conservancy, beneficiaries of a $5.8 million pledge from philanthropist H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, is in the home stretch of securing title to the 990-foot-long ocean liner.Last spring, the…

    • Lisa Levinson and Christina Kobland are fighting for higher land protections at the Schuylkill Center in Roxborough

Critics: Schuylkill Center needs higher level of protections

When the Schuylkill Center signed a conservation easement in December protecting 325 acres of land, it was a historical achievement: The biggest swath of private More »

    • Kevin (L) and Brendan (R) Boyle were sworn into the House yesterday. Photo courtesy of the House Democratic Communications Office.

Boyle brothers make House history

Kevin (L) and Brendan (R) Boyle were sworn into the House yesterday. Photo courtesy of the House Democratic Communications Office. For the first time in the history of the House of…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Obituary mistake clouds honor

Father Graham, Pastor of St. Jerome's Parish, passed away  just a few days after Christmas. His parishioners set up a Facebook page in his memory, and the Inquirer yesterday featured…

Real NEastate: Can I sell my house without listing it online?

Real NEastate: Not for sale in Wissinoming Q: I decided to sell my home in Wissinoming but I don’t want the neighbors to know because they are so nosy. I do…

More waterfront projects to be announced tomorrow

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, William Penn Foundation President Feather Houstoun, and Delaware River Waterfront Corporation President Tom Corcoran will tomorrow announce a new round of projects for the Delaware River waterfront.…

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Northeast man first homicide of the year

The first homicide victim of 2011 is a 24-year-old Northeast resident. Rawl Mitchell of the 1200-block of Longshore Avenue, was one of two people shot while leaving the Felton Supper…

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SUV, fire truck crash on Boulevard

A fire truck and and SUV were involved in a crash yesterday morning that sent one civilian and four firefighters to the hospital. The crash happened around 10 a.m. at Roosevelt…

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How busy can actually work better

Racing to catch an outbound train one morning from Tokyo's Shinjuku Station, I was struck by how effortlessly this incredibly dense city works. Here it was rush hour, in the busiest…

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Father Graham, St. Jerome's pastor

Funeral arrangements have been made for longtime St. Jerome parish pastor Father Graham. A parish mass will be held tonight at 7:30 pm at the Winchester Park church, followed by…

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NEast Philly's best-read articles of 2010

Image from Sam Churchill's Flickr. Happy New Year, everyone! In an effort to make NEast Philly as great and reader-friendly as possible, we've reviewed our 10 best-read articles of 2010 to…

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