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Greyhound adoption program gets new home near Normandy

The National Greyhound Adoption Program has a new home in the Northeast. The 100,000 square foot facility is on Dutton Road off Comly near Normandy and the airport. Calming music…

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PCPC OKs new transit zoning, Parkside Historic District

Oct. 20 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The Philadelphia City Planning Commission, during its monthly meeting Tuesday, signed off on a significant change to the way a city agency…

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DRWC master plan finalists selected

Oct. 20 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyThe list of  firms interested in creating the master plan for Philadelphia's Central Delaware waterfront has been whittled down to five finalists, with…

Two separate car accidents leave two injured

Two car accidents - one involving a SEPTA bus - happened today in different parts of the Northeast. Around 9 this morning, a car hit the 14 bus at Cottman Avenue…

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Holy Family hosts the first Northeast Philadelphia History Faire

At least 20 historical organizations and as many as 200 people mixed and mingled during the length of Sunday's Northeast Philadelphia History Faire -- the first yearly event of its kind.…

    • City Councilwoman Joan Krajewski (l) examines the wall of inductees to the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. Photo by Christopher Wink.

Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame honors its first inductees

City Councilwoman Joan Krajewski (l) examines the wall of inductees to the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. Photo by Christopher Wink. The Northeast welcomed the first inductees into its hall of…

    • More than 900 people attended the fifth-annual Taste of Northeast Philadelphia to sample food from local vendors. Photo by Christopher Wink.

Fifth annual Taste of Northeast Philly brings the Northeast together

More than 900 people attended the fifth-annual Taste of Northeast Philadelphia to sample food from local vendors. Photo by Christopher Wink. Northeast residents came together Saturday night for a 30-course meal,…

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Bustleton carjacking results in suicide

A Bustleton carjacking early yesterday evening resulted in a police chase and the carjacker's suicide. Just after 6 p.m. yesterday, a man tried to rob a woman at gunpoint in the…

Inquirer Currents: Waterfront three years in the making

By Harris M. Steinberg Executive director of Penn Praxis at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Design Tomorrow is the three-year anniversary of Mayor John F. Street's signing of the executive…

E-Tickets for PHS Flower Show now on sale

Philadelphia (October 19, 2009) Electronic tickets to the 2010 Philadelphia International Flower Show, “Passport to the World,” are now available for purchase and download at The 2010 Show, to…

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Market Street balustrade work

Work crews from Buckley and Company were hard at work with jack-hammers Friday afternoon, chipping out damaged balustrades on the structure that was built in 1932. According to workers, relacement balustrades…

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Ambitious agenda for Planning Commission meeting

Oct. 18By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyHave a light lunch and coffee up for Tuesday’s scheduled 1 p.m. monthly meeting of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission – it’s going…

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Photos: Cross country at the Belmont Plateau

Runners from several area high schools - including Frankford and Fels - competed in Tuesday's meet at Belmont Plateau. No team rosters were available, so if you or someone you know…

    • Upper Holmesburg Civic Association President Stan Cywinski discusses zoning issues. Photo by Christopher Wink.

"The Northeast is under attack," says Upper Holmesburg Civic vice president

Presidents from two other Northeast civic associations addressed the Upper Holmesburg civic about what they say is becoming a big problem in the area: neglect from the city's Zoning Board of…

NEast Links: police news, Phillies security and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Worth the read Vandals broke into police property twice this week, causing $20,000 in damage.…

    • One of three suspects sough in a series of WaWa robberies. Courtesy of FOX 29.

Three unconnected suspects wanted for 11 WaWa robberies

Police are looking for three robbery suspects who are wanted for 11 WaWa robberies in the Northeast and nearby suburbs. It's been reported that the suspects, who are not connected, rob…

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Foxwoods may need temporary facility

Oct. 16 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyFoxwoods Casino officials say they only may be able to get 1,500 slot  machines up and running by May 2011 if the Pennsylvania…

Philadelphia Public Art: The Full Spectrum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPRESS CONTACT:Gary Steuer, Chief Cultural OfficerOffice of Arts, Culture and the Creative EconomyPhone                    PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC ART STUDY COMPLETED…

    • Somerton Civic Association board members present last month's minutes to the attendees.

Updates from the Somerton Civic Association meeting

The Somerton Civic Association was joined last night by  7th Police District Captain Joseph Zaffino discussed the monthly crime report, and gave residents tips on how to prevent themselves from being…

    • Mike Ferris (left foreground) catches up with Ted Silary (right foreground) at a North game. Photo by Bill Achuff.

Q&A with Mike Ferris - the North Catholic sports guy

When most people think of North Catholic, they don’t think of Mike Ferris. But among the many memories North students make, you’ll find sports teams – and that’s where Ferris comes…

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