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March 17: Please Touch Museum exits bankruptcy | Ralph Brooks Park attracts development | Goats and vacant land care

The Please Touch Museum emerged from bankruptcy court Wednesday, and will remain at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park, Peter Crimmins reports. "In court, bondholders agreed to a reduction in the museum's…

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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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Corbett visits Fox Chase in kickoff of re-election campaign

Gov. Tom Corbett stopped in Fox Chase Thursday as part of a statewide tour to kick off his re-election campaign. "We don't need to make a change at the end of…

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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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'Ugly Floor Contest' continues through Oct. 14

The Carpet Shop in Fox Chase is holding an Ugly Floor Contest and will be giving away a $50 gift certificate to the person with the most hideous floor to help redecorate before…

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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…

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Suspects wanted for multiple ATM burglaries

Police across the city are looking for the suspects wanted in connection with multiple ATM burglaries, four of which took place in the Northeast. Dennis Woods, 38, has been identified as…

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National Night Out returns to Fox Chase [photos]

Since 1984, neighborhoods around the country have gathered for one night every August as a reminder of their commitment to fighting crime in their communities. This year was no exception, and…

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172nd District residents eligible for service award

Volunteers of all ages across several Northeast Philly neighborhoods are eligible for the President's Volunteer Service Award. The President's Council on Service and Civic Participation, established in 2003, honors Americans…

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National Night Out set for August 6

The annual National Night Out event is back tonight, and neighborhoods across the Northeast are participating in the country-wide "night out against crime." Every summer, Americans are encouraged to leave the…

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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…

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Philadelphia Fire Capt. Michael Goodwin remembered during motorcycle ride, funeral service [photos]

Friends of fallen Philadelphia Firefighter Michael Goodwin gathered on motorcycles Tuesday to honor the man who died fighting a building fire in South Philadelphia. Goodwin, a Parkwood resident, was laid to…

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Suspects sought in Fox Chase, Rhawnhurst bank robberies [video]

Police in the 7th and 2nd districts are looking for the suspects in two separate robberies. The first took place March 13 at the Trumark Financial credit union located at 7306 Castor…

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Easter in Fox Chase: A poem

The following is a seasonal poem submitted by Fox Chase resident G. E. Reutter. I sit in the gazebo in the small park guarded by Lions Listen to the diesel engines…

What does the Fox Chase real estate market look like so far this year? [Real NEastate]

What does the market look like so far this year in my neighborhood? I live in 19111, Fox Chase. I am thinking of downsizing from my fair-sized single to a twin…

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Backyard chickens and effort to legalize them unite residents across the city

This story is the first of two about backyard chickens in Philadelphia and the effort to legalize them. It's done in partnership with Philadelphia Neighborhoods and NewsWorks. Read part two here…

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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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Northeast Philly Love Note: The Great Northeast

For starters, the thing I love most about Northeast Philly has to be Pennypack Park. I remember growing up as a child and having barbecues at the Pine Road section of the park.…

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City 'snafu' blamed for Fox Chase zoning issue

There are three identical sets of twin duplexes on the 8100-block of Ryers Avenue in Fox Chase, and 8124 is part of them. They've always been duplexes, and city documents recognize…

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