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Real NEastate: 2009 $8,000 tax credit "advance"

Q: I've recently heard that you can use the $8,000 First-time Buyer Tax Credit from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act now and pay them back when your income tax comes…

Diabetic shock causes car accident in Parkwood

By Shannon McDonald A Parkwood driver drove into two parked cars on the 12000-block of Medford Street after going into diabetic shock, police said. The accident occurred around 1:30 this morning,…

Northwood woman missing since Saturday

By Shannon McDonald Geraldine Finnegan left her home on the 1000-block of Foulkrod Street in Northwood at 11 a.m. Saturday. She was walking to pick up her SSI check at Frankford…

The Parent Trap: keeping your cool when the kids pull away

As the saying goes – the more things change, the more they stay the same. We go from children clinging to our parents, to teens who think that they know everything,…

Burnt car in Pennypack Park

By Shannon McDonald NEastPhilly.com designer Mike Korostelev took these photos of a badly burned car in Pennypack Park Saturday night. He found the car off Rhawn Street on the opposite side…

Charter School CEO commits suicide, NEastPhilly columnist writes commentary

By Shannon McDonald Brien Gardiner, CEO of Philadelphia Academy Charter School, was found dead Wednesday after an apparent suicide. Gardiner, who founded the school in 1999 and Northwood Academy…

UPDATE: Frankford man killed in front of family

By Shannon McDonald UPDATE: Philadelphia Police's Homicide Capt. James Clark told the Inquirer Richard Pearson, 40, may have overheard an argument between his killer and another person before he was…

Frankford man killed in front of family

By Shannon McDonald Richard Pearson, 40 and a father of four, was parking his car outside his home on the 1100-block of Overington Street in Frankford when he was killed. Pearson's…

Armed robbery at Welsh and the Boulevard

By Shannon McDonald A person became the victim of an armed robbery Wednesday morning at a Bank of America near Welsh Road and Roosevelt Boulevard. The robbery occurred around 11:30 a.m.…

Water main break at Academy and Red Lion

By Shannon McDonald Parts of Academy and Red Lion roads were closed yesterday following a 20-inch water main break near the busy intersection around 11 a.m. A water department employee was…

Attacks spur parents to action

By Patrick P. McNally The Home and School Association of St. Martha’s Parish changed its agenda Wednesday night in response to recent assaults on students of both the grade school and…

Food for Thought: China Buddha Inn

By Donna Ward China Buddha Inn is located within Franklin Mills Mall at 1920 Franklin Mills Drive. I know what you’re thinking: “a mall restaurant.” But China Buddha was full of…

Gunmen shoot up Frankford home

By Shannon McDonald Four gunmen opened fired on a house on the 5200-block of Hawthorne Street in Frankford around 2:45 this morning. They aimed for the front door and windows of…

Tonight at the Pennypack Concert Series: Mike LeCompt

By Shannon McDonald Father Judge grad Mike LeCompt will play Pennypack Park's Summer Music Festival tonight at 7 p.m. Don't forget your chairs, blankets, snacks and bugspray. This will be the…

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Real NEastate: What to do before selling

Q: This summer, after 32 years, we are selling our Bustleton home. What do we need to do to get ready? A: Start Packing! You'll be moving anyway, so why not get a head…

Mayfair Elementary student assaulted by classmate

By Shannon McDonald Details are few, but it's been reported that a 14-year-old female student at Mayfair Elementary School was sexually assaulted in a stairwell by a 13-year-old male student. Though…

The Parent Trap: revelations on a “Lost Weekend”

We started calling it our “Lost Weekend.” But in reality, we found out more than we had bargained for about ourselves and our children. But mostly, we discovered that a bad…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Algon is an avenue, not a street

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…

Two Northeast teenagers charged in bus driver attack

By Shannon McDonald The two teens charged for the April 2 attack on a SEPTA bus driver are from the Northeast. Estebon Santiago, 47 was attacked when he stopped his 124…

Shooting near Tarken Playground leaves one man dead

By Shannon McDonald A man was shot just before 10 p.m. last night at Elbridge and Frontenac streets near Tarken Playground. He died about 40 minutes later at Aria Health's…

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