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Holmesburg Civic Association opposes methadone clinic variance

When the Holmesburg Civic Association convened Nov. 13 for its monthly meeting, the topic at hand was a familiar and controversial one - a proposed methadone clinic at 7520 State Rd…

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Attempted lurings reported in Frankford, Wissinoming

Police in the Special Victims Unit have identified an attempted luring pattern in Frankford and Wissinoming over a 10-day period this month. All the complainants are children between the ages of…

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Northeast Community Center faces sheriff's sale

The Northeast Community Center at 2840 Holme Ave. was scheduled for a sheriff’s sale on Tuesday, according to its executive director, Stan Cohen. The center owes $1.1 million to TD Bank…

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Philadelphia firefighters will get hearing in City Council on transfers [video]

A change that will transfer senior Philadelphia Firefighters to new assignments will receive a review in Philadelphia City Council. Firefighters came out in force to support the resolution to hold a…

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City 'snafu' blamed for Fox Chase zoning issue

There are three identical sets of twin duplexes on the 8100-block of Ryers Avenue in Fox Chase, and 8124 is part of them. They've always been duplexes, and city documents recognize…

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BREAKING: SPCA officers on the scene of possible animal hoarding case in Rhawnhurst

Pennsylvania SPCA Humane Law Enforcement Officers are executing a search warrant and removing dozens of animals from a house on the 1900-block of Emerson Street in Rhawnhurst, according to PSPCA…

When should I start looking for a new home? [Real NEastate]

Realtor Stacey McCarthy will return next week with a new column. This column originally ran in November 2011. Q: How much of a window should I give myself before I start…

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Lawncrest honors veterans with annual clean-up and ceremony [photos]

The “Star Spangled Banner” rang out as Joe O’Rourke, a Vietnam War veteran, raised the American flag at the Lawncrest Recreation Center during a Veteran's Day ceremony Sunday. Lawncrest residents gave…

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90th Anniversary of the Dedication of the Frankford War Memorial

The War Memorial at Wakeling and Large streets honors those who served in World War I.  It was dedicated on Nov. 11, 1922 during the same week as the opening of…

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Horses part of therapy at new Parkwood riding center [video]

Parkwood Therapeutic Riding Center, a federally-registered nonprofit organization at 3142 Mechanicsville Rd., opened its doors to the special needs community in September. “You use the horse in any way…

Does a seller need to disclose a haunted house? [Real NEastate]

Q: I heard about someone who bought a big house in Holmesburg and found out the previous owner had died in the house. No one had told them this before they…

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Hurricane Sandy's impact [Financial Perspectives]

We all watched the devastation of Hurricane Sandy unfold last week.  From the terrible flood damage up and down the New Jersey coast, and in New York, to the downed trees…

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Man arrested for knife-point robberies around the Northeast

Police have arrested a man in connection with five robberies around the Northeast. Jason Martino is charged with robberies that took place between Oct. 27 and Oct. 30 at businesses in…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: When Bustleton Avenue becomes a neighborhood

In reporting the tragic death of an elderly man Oct. 22, Action News got right on the story. In the wrong neighborhood. Imagine turning on the news to hear a 78-year-old…

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Hurricane Sandy knocks down trees in the Northeast [photos]

Sandy blew through Philadelphia Monday with fierce winds and heavy rain. Though the city escaped relatively unscathed, the storm left residents with clean-up duties. Trees that couldn't withstand the wind are…

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Sandy's U.S. toll: 18 dead, millions without power, Jersey shore walloped

The Jersey Shore received a blow of historic propositions as Sandy roared ashore. The Category 1 hurricane eradicated beaches, obliterated dunes, stranded stragglers and darkened millions of homes. This morning, bulldozers…

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Gusts could hit 85 mph as Sandy slams Del., Jersey Shore, Philly

Hurricane Sandy is making a slow westward turn, cocking its damaging fist right at the New Jersey and Delaware shores. Landfall is expected along the shoreline this afternoon, with Philadelphia bracing…

Philly braces for Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy will bring thousands of people an unplanned day off Monday, but it will be a wet, windy and anxious one. Philadephia Mayor Michael Nutter has urged everyone but essential…

    • Northwood Civic Association (L to R) President Joe Krause, member Gina Panchella, Vice President Frank Bennett, member Renee Hudson and member Lou Kubik consider forming a town watch. Photo/Christophe

Northwood Civic Association takes nominations for new board

The Northwood Civic Association meeting Oct. 16 featured the nomination for elections to the board.  Joe Krause is the sole nominee for president.  Tom McAvoy is the sole nominee for vice…

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St. Christopher's celebrates new playground as sign of school spirit, strength

Rev. Joseph Garvin addressed students at St. Christopher School in Somerton from a very different pulpit during a playground dedication held on Friday. Students gathered around the new playground, complete with…

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