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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Action News didn't even try

As NEast Philly reported in a breaking news story Saturday, two people were found stabbed in their Pine Valley home on the 100-block of Greycourt Road. However, Action News reported…

PennDOT looks at passengers and freight interaction

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation had the first of three open houses on a combined state freight and rail plan Monday night.The event, held at SEPTA headquarters, was meant to…

SEPTA loses legal fight on lifts

SEPTA lost a six-year legal battle in federal court on Friday, with a federal judge ordering the authority to install elevators for disabled passengers at two Center City stations. U.S. District…

Gaming Board to hold hearing on SugarHouse financing

September 14, 2009 The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will hold a special hearing Wednesday to consider approval  of SugarHouse Casino's financing package. The public hearing, which starts at noon, will be…

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"Look Up" and check out Rittenhouse/Fitler Square

Sept. 13 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly“Look Up” is a new feature of PlanPhilly that will encourage appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay’s focus…

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UPDATED: Pine Valley couple died in murder-suicide

UPDATE: The deaths of Robert and Sophia DiAndrea have been ruled a murder-suicide. Sophia died of multiple stab wounds to the chest, while her husband died of self-inflicted wounds to his…

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SEPTA tackling difficult job of serving people

Sept.13 By Anthony CampisiFor PlanPhilly             Kim Scott Heinle faced a dilemma.            To protest a cut in child care services, a neighborhood group had decided to stand in…

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Tacony toddler shot while playing with gun

A 3-year-old was treated for a gunshot wound last night after taking a bullet to the hand. Authorities said the toddler was playing with the loaded weapon in a home on…

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High School Football Previews: Catholic League

NEast Philly contributors Pat McNally and Bill Achuff will have continuing coverage of the high school football previews for the 2009 season. Below are the previews and standings for the three…

    • Police Inspector Tom Lippo addresses the Burholme Town Watch and Civic Association groups about the police radio system. Photo by Christopher Wink.

Burholme Town Watch, Civic Association host police radion discussion

Last night's meeting of the Burholme Town Watch and Burholme Civic Association touched on many neighborhood issues, but the dominant one, by far, was the discussion of the police radio process.…

NEast Links: prison guard attacked, new school buildings and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Tony Danza started his English-teaching gig at Northeast High on Tuesday. He's filming Teach, an A&E…

Elderly woman struck and killed by car

An elderly woman was hit by a car Wednesday night at Red Lion and Verree roads. The 81-year-old lived just across the street from the accident seen, witnesses said. The…

SEPTA Makes Call for Artists for Broad & Girard Subway Station

SEPTA Issues Call for Metal-Panel Proposals for Broad & Girard Subway Stop - Deadline Sep 18 Local artists and metalworkers: SEPTA has just announced a juried public art competition. Phila-based individuals…

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High School Football Previews: Public League

NEast Philly contributors Pat McNally and Bill Achuff will have continuing coverage of the high school football previews for the 2009 season. First up is the public league. Below are stats…

Fox Chase groups discuss train station, graffiti

View Larger Map The Fox Chase Homeowners Association and Town Watch groups held the first meeting of the season last night, and two main subjects were on everyone's minds - the…

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A Woman's View: weight discrimination

With increasing pressures for an ideal body, women everywhere are worrying more and more about their figures and weight gain or loss.  Weight discrimination is a touchy subject given the popular…

    • Commissions warn of shutdown

Commissions warn of shutdown

Sept. 10 Citizens Budget Workshops By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyIn the ongoing budgetary showdown between Philadelphia City Hall and lawmakers in Harrisburg, details of what the city’s possible doomsday…

    • An option for the Penn Treaty Park Master Plan

Be a Friend of Penn Treaty Park

Sept. 10By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyDo you like jazz, champagne, and Penn Treaty Park? The Friends of Penn Treaty hope you do and you're free Sunday night.From…

    • CDAG issues waterfront progress report

CDAG's stand: form over function

Sept. 10By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyMembers of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group spent much of their Thursday meeting talking about  how they should respond to the Pennsylvania Gaming…

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Tacony biker injured in crash

A Tacony man was injured early this morning when he crashed his motorcycle into a utility pole. The accident happened around 1:45 this morning on Milnor Street near Princeton Avenue.…

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