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Schoolbus accident in Frankford

By Shannon McDonald A schoolbus collided with an SUV at Pratt and Horrocks streets in Frankford this morning. Around 8 a.m., the bus driver swerved across lanes to avoid hitting a…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: St. Dom's ain't in Frankford

Outside media don't care about the Northeast. We have all seen them misuse, misspell and mistake our neighborhoods and our streets, so we at NEast mag wanted to do something about…

Review of last night's budget workshop in Upper Holmesburg

WHYY has a great review of last night's budget workshop held at St. Dom's. Except for one thing. Chris Satullo, former editorial page editor of the Inquirer, said St. Dom's, located…

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Wind blows roof off Smedley school in Frankford

By Shannon McDonald Kindergarten students at Smedley Elementary at Bridge and Charles got a surprise today when the roof the small school house they were in blew off in the wind.…

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Grid magazine: An ode to Frankford

In this month's issue of Grid magazine, a cool publication dedicated to sustainability in Philadelphia, writer Nathaniel Popkin pens a cool essay on one man's sustainability in Frankford on Church…

    • A veteran's home in the 4200-block of Romain St. in Frankford vying for an HGTV makeover.

Frankford veteran's home hoping for makeover

By Christopher Wink A Frankford home dedicated to transitioning veterans has a chance at a makeover from cable home and garden network HGTV, if you and everyone you ever knew would…

Update: suspect sought in shooting

By Shannon McDonald Police are looking for 26-year-old Troy Townsend, who is believed to have shot a man in Frankford last week. Townsend is wanted for shooting a 23-year-old man seven…

Gunshot victim carjacks elderly man

By Shannon McDonald A man with a gunshot wound to the stomach carjacked an 80-year-old man in Frankford yesterday. Around 3 p.m., a man in his early 20s was shot in…

A Woman's View: Sexual harassment in the workplace

By Donna Ward In Northeast Philadelphia, females are subject to sexual harassment in both blue-collar and white-collar environments. Many women, including the five I spoke with, were unaware of any problems…

An update on The Devon

By Shannon McDonald The Sixth Square reports that The Devon will reopen this spring after years of being shut down. The former movie theater at Frankford and Barnett in Mayfair will…

Support the NEast's music scene

By Shannon McDonald It's a NEastmas Extravaganza! This Saturday, Dec. 27, four NEast bands will come together at the Oxley Post at Torresdale and Decatur. Good For Nothing, Ceasefire, Bear…

Crime Report: Frankford

Police responded to a robbery with force on the 1400 block of Pratt Street  at 11:26 p.m. More than $50 in valuables was taken from the victim.

    • Some values from Queen Village

Values consolidation under way

In January, there will be a consolidation of citizens' core neighborhood and waterfront values identified in three public sessions in December. The values from the forums are listed below. They will…

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