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Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame inducts 5 new members [video]

More than 200 people opted to spend a sunny Sunday indoors for what, for many, was an emotional Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame induction ceremony. "The average Philadelphian probably doesn't think…

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Lower Northeast District draft plan available for comment until Oct. 1

There are two weeks left to comment on the draft plan for the Lower Northeast Planning District. Presented at an August open house, the plan lays out long- and…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: No really, Oxford Circle really is west of the Boulevard

Here we go again. Imagine waking up to the headline, "Oxford Circle Teen Stabbed." Anyone who wakes up with NBC10 doesn't have to imagine it. While Action News and Philly.com both…

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Reward offered as police search for suspect in Frankford sexual assault

A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who sexually assaulted a woman in Frankford late last month. A 24-year-old female reported…

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Flying Kite Media to make its temporary home in Frankford

Flying Kite Media held an advisory meeting Friday morning at the Frankford CDC office on Griscom Street to gather input from neighborhood stakeholders about possible opportunities to report on under-covered stories about Frankford.…

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Globe Dye Works cast as venue for ambitious sculptural installations [video]

For a few weeks, the old Globe Dye Works factory in Frankford is hosting industrial-sized sculpture. Hanging from the wooden rafters of what used to be a room for dying textiles…

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Goldtex protest cooling | PhillyRising in Swampoodle | Le Grand Continental | sculpture at Globe Dye | St. Joe's buying cardinal's mansion

Is the union protest at the Golden loft conversion over? On Friday Hidden City Daily reported that the unions had pulled most protesters after a conversation with the developers, Post Brothers.…

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Three suspects sought in connection with Frankford shooting

Police are looking for three men wanted in connection with a Sept. 1 shooting in Frankford. Warrants have been issued for Khalid Boyd, Laquan Hayes and Terrance Smith, who were allegedly…

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Two new housing plans for Frankford

At the Northeast EPIC Stakeholders meeting this month, Kim Washington announced that 12 new houses will be built on the lot at Gillingham and Tackawanna streets.  The city has issued…

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Fels, Northeast removed from 'persistently dangerous' schools list

Two Northeast high schools have been removed from the "persistently dangerous" list. School District of Philadelphia officials announced today that six schools remain on the list - down from 10 last…

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What remains: Inside Frankford's old Circle Theater

Take the El to Frankford's Margaret-Orthodox station and walk one block north and you'll find the Shoe Warehouse. The store is exactly what it sounds like, but the building it occupies…

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Weekend News Briefs: 8/24-8/26

Sunday - A man died around 2 a.m. after bring struck in a hit-and-run on Roosevelt Boulevard. Another driver found the man lying on the 7700-block of the Boulevard near…

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Neighbors oppose grocery store at site of Frankford murder

In a community meeting at Aria Health-Frankford on Thursday, more than 30 residents came to voice their opposition to a zoning application for a grocery store at 4691 Hawthorne St., the…

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Lower Northeast District Plan to be presented to Planning Commission Tuesday

One of many things on the Philadelphia City Planning Commission's agenda Tuesday is a review of the Lower Northeast District Plan. Residents of Frankford, Northwood, Summerdale, Lawncrest…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Mayfair gets credit for Tacony's cool sign

Updated:  A reader has called to our attention the Mayfair neighborhood banner hanging in front of Stein's in the photo used for the Naked Philly story. We can't fault them for…

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Frankford Civic Association holds special meeting on future of T&T bar

Eighteen months after a 20-year-old was fatally shot at the T&T bar, the Frankford Civic Association will hold a special meeting to discuss the property's future. A new owner took over…

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Highlights of Lower Northeast District plan include short- and long-term ideas

In the lobby of a building filled with innovators, residents of the Lower Northeast District planning area gathered Tuesday to see the highlights of four months' worth of ideas for Frankford…

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Man sentenced for straw-purchased gun found at Frankford shooting scene

A 24-year-old man was sentenced to prison Monday for the straw purchase of firearms - the practice of having another person buy the firearm for you. According to office of Philadelphia…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Water main break wasn't in Frankford

Hey, Frankford, how ya feeling after that water main break? What water main break, you ask? The one that happened Sunday along the 3800-block of Frankford Avenue that CBS3 and Philly.com…

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