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Successful Philly Spring Cleanup in Frankford

Dozens of volunteers helped spruce up three Frankford parks over the weekend for Philly Spring Cleanup. The Friends of Overington Park and Frankford CDC led the efforts, with help from Councilwoman…

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Minor injuries for firefighter battling Frankford blaze

A firefighter sustained minor injuries early Saturday morning in Frankford. West Frankford Town Watch reports the fire broke out in a single-family home on the 4700-block of Charles Terrace around 3:30…

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Police, mother look for driver in Frankford hit-and-run

Police are still looking for the driver who fled the scene after striking a 4-year-old boy in Frankford. Carl Russ is now recovering from facial surgery. He was struck when he…

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Man injured in Frankford shooting

A man was rushed to Hahnemann University Hospital late Monday night after being shot multiple times in Frankford. Police have not yet discovered a motive or suspects in the shooting.…

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Northwood Civic: The Bridge gets support; Volunteers of America needs scrutiny

Two nonprofits trying to take root in Northwood are getting two different reactions from that neighborhood's civic association, and the difference has everything to do with a decades-old deed restriction, says…

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Man shot in leg in Frankford

A man in his 20s was hospitalized yesterday after being shot in the leg in Frankford. Police responded to the call on the 4500-block of Torresdale Avenue at around 2:30…

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Kensington man arrested for Frankford Avenue bank robberies

Police have arrested a man in connection with robberies at three Northeast banks. 26th District officers arrested Justin O'Brien of the 2100-block of Arizona Street just a few hours after releasing…

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Frankford Civic Association: April 7 meeting on proposed Bridge school for boys

Whether a school for troubled boys is a stable, controlled business to fill a trash-strewn vacant lot or a new draw for outside people recovering from addiction was the central focus…

NEast Links: Tracking Tacony recycling and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. The driver of an SUV fled the scene after hitting two park cars early yesterday morning…

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…

    • Spence's grandmother Shirley Phelps-Pollard holds up pictures from Spence's Frankford football days.

Teenager arrested in fatal shooting of Christopher Spence

Spence's grandmother Shirley Phelps-Pollard holds up pictures from Spence's Frankford football days. Police have arrested a teenager for Saturday's shooting death of Christopher Spence. Tyrese Ford, 19, has been charged…

    • Shirley Phelps-Pollard holds pictures of grandson Christopher Spence during his days playing football for Frankford High School. Spence's mother, Javese Phelps-Washington, (r) says she forgives th

Vow to close bar where shooting claimed football star's life

Shirley Phelps-Pollard holds pictures of grandson Christopher Spence during his days playing football for Frankford High School. Spence's mother, Javese Phelps-Washington, (r) says she forgives the man who fatally shot her…

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Weekend News Briefs: 2/18-2/20

Friday -- Police raided Lawndale Coin and Collectibles Friday morning, as it's an apparent front for stolen jewelry and metals. Authorities believe owner Robert Snyder has been receiving stolen goods…

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Two women dead in Frankford double shooting

Two women were found yesterday afternoon after police responded to a call about gunshots in Frankford. The call came in just before 4 p.m. on the 5400-block of Rutland Street.…

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Breaking: Frankford fire brings out multiple rescue crews

A fire in Frankford has fire and rescue crews from all over coming to help extinguish the blaze. A call from West Frankford Town Watch confirms 5107 Griscom Street is on…

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15th District officer forced to shoot attacking dog

An officer in the 15th District was forced to shoot a dog this morning when it began attacking him. Just before 9 a.m., the officer discharged his gun on the 1400-block…

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Weekend News Briefs: 2/5-2/7

Friday -- One man died in an early morning fire on the 1000-block of Red Lion Road. Firefighters responded around 5:30 a.m. and were able to extinguish the blaze in…

    • Zoning officer Pete Specos (black shirt) is rumored to have resigned from the Frankford Civic Association.

Changes to upcoming Frankford Civic meeting

Zoning officer Pete Specos (black shirt) is rumored to have resigned from the Frankford Civic Association. The Frankford Civic Association meeting planned for tomorrow night has been postponed until next week…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Holmesburg flags invisible to Action News

Those pesky Upper Holmesburg flags. One minute they're there, then a TV station comes along and they disappear. That must be what happened when NBC called Holmesburg Frankford in July.…

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