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Tires slashed on more than a dozen cars in two neighborhoods

Residents on three blocks in two neighborhoods had to file reports with 2nd District Police when the tires of more than a dozen vehicles were slashed. Police believe the slashings took…

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Weekend New Briefs: 7/1 - 7/4

Thursday -- Two teenagers were shot late Thursday night in a Castor Gardens incident at Unruh Avenue and Kindred Street. The shooting left 18-year-old Tyree Branch of the 6500-block of Horrocks…

Real NEastate: Am I priced too high for Castor Gardens?

Q: I own a beautiful single home in Castor Gardens that’s for sale in the low $200,000's. I’ve been listed for several months and have had two price reductions. I got…

NEast Links: New park for Tacony, neighborhoods under stress and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Tacony is getting a new park. Work will start in the summer or fall on Lardner's…

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Reader photo: Water department spotted in Castor Gardens

Photo by Anna Berezowska Reader Anna Berezowska sent us this photo last night 6 p.m. The Philadelphia Water Department was hard at work on the 6600-block of Lynford Street in Castor…

Real NEastate: Is a flat roof more vulnerable to snow?

Q: I am buying a home in Castor Gardens that has a flat roof. My home inspection took place this weekend and my home inspector said because of the snow he…

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Driver flees Castor Gardens crash

When a van and a school bus were involved in an accident yesterday afternoon, the driver of the van fled. Police say the driver took off after the two vehicles…

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Gun owners in the Northeast: Part 3 of 4

In following online forums and comments, we noticed crime stories around the Northeast often lead to discussions about gun ownership. In this four-part series, we’ll hear from four Northeast residents on…

Real NEastate: Moving back

Q: I am a Northeast Philly native moving back to the Northeast after 10 years. Things have changed in the 10 years I’ve been away, and the row homes have become…

    • Norman and Colleen Millan help to fill the pantry at the Klein JCC in Northeast Philadelphia. Photo by Tom Rowan Jr.

Bustleton's Klein Pantry helps feed elderly

IN THE BASEMENT of a Jewish Community Center, in an office no larger than a college student’s dorm room, six adult women operate a pantry aiding the effort to feed Philadelphia’s…

    • Temple University's Women's volleyball team demonstrates gospel line dancing to Castor Gardens residents looking to get fit.

Castor Gardens residents learn to get fit together

CEFN takes its health and fitness message to the Northeast PHILADELPHIA,PA-Northeast Philadelphians got one step closer to healthier living this weekend by attending the Community Enrichment Fitness Network’s (CEFN) first annual…

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Serial bank robber arrested

Serial bank robber Joseph DiFalco was arrested this morning in Kensington. DiFalco, 31, robbed a bank on the 6300-block of Castor Avenue in Castor Gardens around 9:30 a.m. Believing he was…

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Castor Gardens man shot during robbery

A Castor Gardens man was shot Friday night during a robbery. The victim, 50, was shot in both legs around 8:30 p.m. on the 1300-block of Barnett Street, just two…

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Three Wawas robbed overnight

Three men have been arrested in connection with overnight robberies at three Wawas in the area. Around 1:15 this morning, a man with a gun entered the Wawa at Rhawn Street…

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Weekend News Briefs: 7/23-7/25

Friday -- District Attorney Seth Williams hosted Take Back the Night in Frankford in the neighborhood's ongoing effort to prevent crime and foster neighborhood relations. A group of residents, politicians and…

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Illegal gambling operation shut down in Castor Gardens

Police yesterday raided and shut down an illegal gambling operation in Castor Gardens. Two people were arrested, and several gambling devices were removed from a property on the 6800-block of Bustleton…

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Weekend News Briefs: 7/9 - 7/11

Saturday -- A Castor Gardens family escaped uninjured from a home invasion Saturday morning. Three men entered a home on the 1200-block of Fanshawe Street, where the suspects tied the…

Real NEastate: Need cash in Castor Gardens

Q: How much would I get if I wanted to sell my home in Castor Gardens? I live in a twin with three bedrooms. I bought it in 2007 for $165,000,…

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…

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UPDATED: 10-year-old assaulted in Castor Gardens

UPDATED (March 2, 5:50 p.m.) -- Police have released a sketch of the man (at right) whom they believe assaulted the girl. Police are searching for the man responsible for sexually…

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