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Re-imagining Roosevelt Boulevard

A century ago, Northeast Philadelphia didn’t look anything like it does today. Before the mid-20th century, Northeast Philadelphia was all farmland and trailer parks that was home to small Dutch communities…

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Cottman Avenue a focus of Central Northeast planning discussion

When you think of Cottman Avenue west of the Roosevelt Boulevard, what do you picture? Heavy car traffic, lots of parking lots, several retail stores — many of which are vacant.…

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Central Northeast Planning District meeting Sept. 24

The second of three planning meetings for neighborhoods in the Central Northeast Planning District will take place Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the Northeast Regional Branch of the Free Library, 2228 Cottman…

Blood drive for Northeast Philly police officer wounded on duty

The Northeast Donor Center, 1401 Rhawn St., is one of three facilities hosting a blood drive in response to a shooting earlier this week that left Philadelphia Police Officer Edward…

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Central Northeast neighborhoods discuss demographics, employment

Nearly 80,000 people live in what the Philadelphia City Planning Commission calls the Central Northeast District, and who they are and what they do was the focus of a recent…

How can I sell my home if 2 neighbors' houses are for sale? [Real NEastate]

NEast Philly is publishing on a limited basis this week for a summer vacation. This installment of Real NEastate was originally published in summer 2012. Q: My next-door neighbor’s house is…

How much are closing costs to sell my home? [Real NEastate]

Q: If I sell my house in Burholme for $150,000, then how much will I have to pay in closing costs? The quote I got from the abstract company was really…

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Ryerss Museum announces middle school essay contest

The Ryerss Museum & Library on the Burholme/Fox Chase border is a site to behold, inside and out. So the staff there is extending an offer to middle school students: visit…

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Holiday toy drives from Tartaglione, Brendan Boyle

Though stores (and maybe some of your neighbors) began decorating awhile ago, the holiday season officially began with Black Friday. And with it in full swing, politicians are announcing their holiday…

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Two charter schools take up residency at St. William's parish

The students of St. William's parish won't return this year, but the classroom bells are still ringing. After closing its doors for good in June as part of an archdiocesan-wide…

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Suspect sought in Burholme CVS robbery

For nearly a month, police in the 2nd District have been searching for the suspect who held up a Burholme CVS. On Aug. 6, an armed man robbed the pharmacy…

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Burholme man killed in West Oak Lane shooting

A 36-year-old man was shot and killed in the 7400 block of Limekiln Pike on Tuesday afternoon. A police spokesman said the victim, who has not yet been identified, was shot…

Real NEastate: What can I do if two neighbors are already selling?

Q: My next-door neighbor’s house is for sale in Burholme. If my neighbor on the other side puts her house up for sale too - which she is seriously contemplating -…

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Updated: Funeral arrangements announced for Ed Kelly

"We sadly announce the passing of Ed Kelly, former executive director of the GNPCC this morning at Holy Redeemer Hospice," reads a notice sent today by the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Action News extends Burholme's boundaries

"Elderly woman beaten in Burholme home invasion," read the July 11 Action News headline. It struck fear in people, naturally. But people in Burholme - or with elderly relatives in…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: City Paper puts Frankford's Civil War museum in North Philly

The Northeast - Frankford in particular - is crawling with history buffs and Civil War afficianados. Doesn't sound like City Paper consulted any of them when it ran its cover feature…

    • The Wesolowski family of Mayfair enjoys a meal at the newly renovated Burholme Golf and Family Entertainment Center. Photo/G. E. Reutter

Smiles and sunshine as newly renovated Burholme Golf and Family Entertainment Center opens [photos]

The humidity was high, temperature scorching and sun blistering on this July afternoon but it couldn’t keep the crowd away from the grand opening of the Burholme Golf and Family Entertainment…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Philly.com uses the wrong neighborhood and the wrong neighborhood name

When it rains it pours. Not only is Philly.com having trouble with its map again, but the reporters are still struggling with using the Castor Gardens' whole name. A news brief…

    • Bandit signs at Oxford and Rockwell avenues in Fox Chase before Town Watch member Mike Bobby removes them. Photo/Maryline Dossou

Several Northeast neighborhoods tackle bandit signs as bill awaits attention from City Council

Bandit signs at Oxford and Rockwell avenues in Fox Chase before Town Watch member Mike Bobby removes them. Photo/Maryline Dossou On January 26, Councilman Curtis Jones, D-4th, formally introduced a bill…

Six Northeast residents take the stage for Central High's rendition of 'West Side Story'

Northeast natives Mary Guarnieri of Lawndale and Scott Garvin of Chalfont shined as Maria and Tony in Central High School's production of West Side Story on Saturday evening. This production of West Side…

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