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Abington suspect on the loose in Somerton

A man wanted by Abington, Montgtomery County police officers is on the loose in the Northeast. His car was last spotted on the 1200-block of Herschel Road in Somerton,…

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15th District car involved in accident

A 15th District police car was involved in a minor accident early yesterday morning. The officer driving the car slammed into another vehicle around 1 a.m. Monday on the 6400-block of…

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The Parent Trap: one day, one trial, one belt

Somewhere in the halls of the Criminal Justice Center, somebody else was wearing my belt. It might not even have been his fault, but I was the one holding up my…

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Toddler home alone in Lawncrest fire

A Lawncrest mother has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child and reckless endangerment after leaving her 2-year-old son home sleeping, only to have a fire break out…

Man killed crossing State Road

A man died Friday night while crossing State Road near Linden Avenue just blocks from his home. The 54-year-old victim was crossing west to east on the 9200-block of State Road…

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3 hospitalized in weekend car crash

Three people were hospitalized after a car crash on Roosevelt Boulevard over the weekend. Just after 11:30 Saturday night, two cars collided in the southbound lanes below Tyson Avenue. Following…

    • Frankford residents ask questions at the Dec. 3 Civic meeting about the proposal for the new Frankford Y.

New Frankford Community Y investors a no-show at Civic meeting

A starry-eyed plan for reinvigorating the century-old Frankford Y has now lost the support of the civic association to whom the proposal was first presented. Northwood Civic Association President Barry Howell…

NEast Links: Christmas celebrations, scholarships and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Northeast resident Alice Simmons, of Welsh Road, donated one of two Christmas trees for the city's…

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2-alarm fire on Adams Avenue

A Lawncrest warehouse caught fire yesterday, bringing firefighters out to battle the two-alarm blaze. The building, at Adams and Rising Sun avenues, caught fire just after 12:30 this afternoon. No…

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A Woman's View: technology

The streets and parks of the NEast use to be cluttered with happy children playing games and socializing.  No matter the climate they would endure the elements of Mother Nature and…

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Carbon Monoxide sends six to the hospital

Six Rhawnhurst residents were taken to the hospital early this morning, after being sickened by carbon monoxide fumes. Five adults and one child from a home on the 1800-block of…

Real NEastate: Holiday home shopping

Q: I am planning on buying a home next spring. I have been driving around looking at houses for sale and have stumbled upon a couple neighborhoods I really like, but…

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Suspects rob dead man in waiting room

Joaquin Rivera entered Aria Health's Frankford Hospital Saturday night complaining of pain in his left arm. An hour and 15 minutes later, he was dead, and three men had stolen his…

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Presentation BVM soccer players "Kick for Cans"

Presentation BVM's CYO soccer teams charged an unusual admission fee to its end-of-season games: canned goods. The teams held a "Kick for Cans" food drive Friday, Nov. 20. For the first…

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Around this particular tree: 2nd annual tree lighting ceremony brings the community together

It's not a big tree. It's certainly not as big a tree as you might expect for its intended purpose--to be seen by anyone walking or driving around the intersection of…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Tacholmesfair?

It's one of the most recent high-profile news stories around the city: a 50-year-old blind woman beaten and raped inside her own home. The story is a sensitive and shocking one,…

    • The game gets underway as Washington's freshman kicker (and perhaps future QB) Jake Wright puts his foot to the ball while fellow teammate, Bryant Blair starts downfield on return coverage.

Role reversal: La Salle overtakes Washington for City Title

In the first rematch of the Public League vs. the Catholic since 1979, George Washington High School Eagles, with an impressive record of 10-1, defeated the heavily favored La Salle College…

    • Santa, one of many honored guests at last Sunday's Parade of Talent, cuddles 3-month-old Feona Conti, who got a little help from grandmom Katie.

Despite the indoor venue, the annual Thanksgiving Parade was a hit

Santa, one of many honored guests at last Sunday's Parade of Talent, cuddles 3-month-old Feona Conti, who got a little help from grandmom Katie. The parade was held indoors. Wait, you…

    • Know a house in the Northeast that can rival this one? Send a photo!

NEast Philly Holiday Photo Contest

Now that's you've had your first taste of the holidays with our Northeast Christmas Carol, it's time for you to get involved. Following the success of our Halloween Photo Contest…

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Blind woman beaten, raped in her home

A 50-year-old woman was beaten and raped yesterday in her home on Torresdale Avenue near St. Hubert's High School. The victim, who is blind, was attacked by one or two…

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