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Man pulled from creek in Holmesburg

Rescue crews saved a man yesterday who was stuck in the creek at Pennypack Park. The man became trapped in the water -- which was deeper and faster than usual due…

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Photos: State Road watermain break

Thursday's water main break in Upper Holmesburg sent a geyser-like rush of water more than 100-feet into the air. While authorities got the situation under control, drivers on I-95 got a…

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Liddonfield demolition to begin by August

Upper Holmesburg residents have been waiting for the demolition of Liddonfield for five years. The civic association has worked with police, politicians and the Public Housing Authority over the years when…

    • Dale Heverline (left), Jesse Lofton (center) and Carmen Rivas (right) discuss and admire the gardens Heverline and Lofton built outside their apartment building in the Holmecrest Homes.

Future of Holmecrest remains unclear

In this two-part series, NEast Philly goes inside two housing projects to see what works, what doesn't and what's to come. In the second half, we talk to residents of Holmecrest.…

    • Belongings and broken glass are all that remains of the families who once resided in the Liddonfield development.

Upper Holmesburg residents glad to see Liddonfield go

As part of a two-part series, NEast Philly goes inside two housing projects to examine what works, what doesn't and what's to come. In the first part, we take a look…

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Recyle Bank gearing up for Northeast debut

On any given day, you'll find Officer Michelle McMillian patrolling the streets of the Northeast. She's not a police officer, or a parking authority employee, though she's been mistaken as both.…

    • Upper Holmesburg Civic Association Zoning Officer Paul DeFinis leads the zoning discussion at the March meeting.

Auto-related businesses at the forefront of Upper Holmesburg's concerns

Auto-related businesses were the focus of last night's Upper Holmesburg Civic Association meeting, with zoning issues being the highlight of the 90-minute gathering. Zoning Officer Paul DeFinis began the zoning portion…

    • Prisons Commissioner Louis Giorla updated Upper Holmesburg residents on rennovation plans for the area at last night's civic association meeting.

Prisons Commissioner gives updates on plans to rebuild on State Road

The prison system shouldn't be the third-largest department in a city as sophisticated as Philadelphia, Prisons Commissioner Louis Giorla told the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association last night. And that's one of…

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Holmesburg fire injures three

Three people were transported to Aria Health-Torresdale last night after a fire engulfed their Holmesburg home. Firefighters were called to the 8700-block of Cottage Street around 8 p.m. to extinguish the…

    • Holmesburg Civic Association's December meeting. Photo by Christopher Wink for NEast Philly.

Holmesburg Civic Association hopes for more from police PSAs

The main topic of last night's Holmesburg Civic Association was Police Service Areas -- and why a commander from the 8th District  wasn't there to explain them. As the 8th District…

Real NEastate: Bye-bye Liddonfield

Q: So they’re finally planning on tearing down Liddonfield Homes. Do you think the home values will really improve in Upper Holmesburg? A: Yes. Last year, the average sold price on…

    • Upper Holmesburg Civic Association President Stan Cywinski announced he will step down in 2010 to allow for

Upper Holmesburg Civic begins looking ahead to 2010

Upper Holmesburg Civic Association President Stan Cywinski announced he will step down in 2010 to allow for "new blood." The final 2009 meeting of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association was a…

    • Eva Gladstein, director of the Zoning Code  Committee, reviews the themes of the propsed code revisions.

Recap of last night's Zoning Code Reform Project meeting

Roughly 10 people gathered in Lincoln High School's cafeteria last night to participate in a city-sponsored meeting for the Zoning Code Reform Project. Among the attendees were community leaders from Mayfair,…

    • Upper Holmesburg Civic Association President Stan Cywinski discusses zoning issues. Photo by Christopher Wink.

"The Northeast is under attack," says Upper Holmesburg Civic vice president

Presidents from two other Northeast civic associations addressed the Upper Holmesburg civic about what they say is becoming a big problem in the area: neglect from the city's Zoning Board of…

NEast Links: Holmesburg dispute, early lunches and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. The Philadelphia Police Department's Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public's help in locating its most-wanted…

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Suspect sought in Rite Aid robberies

Police are looking for a man whom they believe has robbed three Rite Aids this summer - two in the Northeast. The most recent was Thursday, when the man was seen…

Upper Holmesburg fire spreads to three homes

By Shannon McDonald A Saturday night fire that started in an apartment building in Upper Holmesburg quickly spread to three homes. It happened on the 4400-block of Kendrick Street, and…

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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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