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Eyes on the Street

May 1: Rain recap | Home explosion, 3-alarm fire | Tax collection totals drop | Drexel health center expansion | App crowdsources bike data

Good morning Eyes on the Street! We hope you stayed safe during yesterday's downpour.  The rain may have let up but it will take some time for things to dry out.…

    • A vacant Keystone Opportunity Zone in Brewerytown

Keystone Opportunity Zones not designed to be measured

From where City Controller Alan Butkovitz is sitting, the Keystone Opportunity Zone program in Philadelphia is a major disappointment. Butkovitz released a report earlier this month saying that the program, which…

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Eyes on the Street

April 8-12: Wynn casino meeting | Judy Wicks | University/Southwest District Plan | Romantic Philadelphia | Pennypack history | Controller candidate debate

Community Meeting: Wynn Philadelphia Monday, April 8, 6:30pm. First Presbyterian Church, 418 East Girard Avenue. The Fishtown Neighbors Association is holding a meeting Monday evening to discuss and vote on the…

    • Franklin Towne Charter students with a check from the Rohm and Haas Foundation in 2008. The school was one of two Northeast charter schools cited by the city controller's office this month.

Two Northeast charter schools cited for deals to 'profiteer'

Franklin Towne Charter students with a check from the Rohm and Haas Foundation in 2008. The school was one of two Northeast charter schools cited by the city controller's office this…

NEast Links: Soccer championships, prayer walls and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. George Washington High School alums John Dunlop and Chris Reid coached against each other Thursday during…

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November 2009 NEast Philly election guide

Election day is tomorrow, and being an off year (no mayoral or presidential candidates), voter turnout in Philadelphia is typically low. But voting is always important - especially for the offices…

    • Democratic District Attorney candidate Seth Williams was one of three candidate to address GBCL members last night.

Three political candidates stop by Greater Bustleton Civic League meeting

"It's going to be a brief meeting for tonight's important game," Greater Bustleton Civic League President Bernice Hill told antsy residents at last night's monthly meeting. Though the room was full,…

    • Democratic district attorney candidate Seth Williams discusses the city's geographic assignments at the Lawncrest Civic Association meeting.

Democratic District Attorney candidate Seth Williams visits Lawncrest Civic

The Lawncrest Civic Association hosted many guests at its meeting last night, with Democratic District Attorney candidate Seth Williams being the highlight. "No matter who you are or where you live,"…

    • Incumbent Democratic candidate for city controller addresses the Parkwod Civic Association.

Alan Butkovitz takes questions from the Parkwood Civic Association

Parkwood Civic Association President Mike Hatala got right down to business at last night's meeting, leading with the Pledge of Allegiance, then calling up the group's guest: incumbent Democratic city controller…

    • Courtesy of Al Schmidt, Republican candidate for City Controller.

Al Schmidt: Republican candidate for City Controller

Meet Al Schmidt. He's running for a low-profile office during increasingly tough times. Schmidt is the Republican candidate for City Controller, running against incumbent Democrat Alan Butkovitz. The City Controller…

    • Bill Dolbow leads Tuesday night's Lawncrest Civic Association meeting

Lawncrest Civic Association hosts two major Republican candidates

The agenda for last night's Lawncrest Civic Association read like a who's who of local figureheads - much to the attendees' delight. Aside from the usual address from board members Bill…

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Castor Gardens' Butkovitz wins city controller primary

By Shannon McDonald Alan Butkovitz, incumbent Democratic candidate for city controller, won yesterday's primary race, in which he ran against Brett Mandel and John Braxton. Butkovitz faced…

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Recap of NEastPhilly-WHYY Democratic City Controller debate

Updated: 9:37 a.m. 5/8/09 By Shannon McDonald and WHYY partnered last night to host a debate for the city's three Democratic candidates for city controller, Alan Butkovitz, John Braxton…

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