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Parkwood to host its largest farmers market to date

Saturday will be Parkwood's largest-ever farmers market as it hosts eight vendors at Third Reformed Presbyterian Church, 3024 Byberry Rd. The market opened for the first time ever on May…

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Suspect sought in Parkwood 7-Eleven robbery

Police are looking for the man who robbed a Parkwood 7-Eleven Sunday night. Around 11 p.m., the suspect walked into the store at 3224 Byberry Rd. and robbed the cashier at…

Where should I look for $100k homes in Northeast Philadelphia? [Real NEastate]

Q: I really want to buy a home in the Northeast but the absolute most I can afford is $100,000. I really don’t want a fixer-upper or anything that “needs TLC.”…

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Parkwood Farmers Market to open May 18

With the finishing touches being put together, the Parkwood Farmers Market is scheduled to open Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m. at Third Reformed Presbyterian Church parking lot located at 3024…

Why are there so many homes for sale on the same street? [Real NEastate]

Q: I am looking for a home in the Far Northeast. I have noticed that there are several homes for sale on the same street. I would like to see one…

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Philadelphia Fire Capt. Michael Goodwin remembered during motorcycle ride, funeral service [photos]

Friends of fallen Philadelphia Firefighter Michael Goodwin gathered on motorcycles Tuesday to honor the man who died fighting a building fire in South Philadelphia. Goodwin, a Parkwood resident, was laid to…

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List of 2013 Philly Spring Cleanup sites [updated]

  Is there a spot in your neighborhood that needs cleaning? For those looking to volunteer, the Philly Spring Cleanup website has the full list of sites for the annual citywide…

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Parkwood woman charged in attempted straw gun purchase

A Parkwood woman has been charged for allegedly trying to buy a gun for someone else. Margaret Litton, 27, of the 3000-block of Morning Glory Road,  was caught during a state…

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Parkwood community garden a go, volunteers sought

A community garden is in the process of becoming a reality for Parkwood residents. With support from Councilman Brian O’Neill, R-10th, an 18,000-sq. ft. garden located next to the Community…

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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…

    • The historic Lafayette Building at 5th and Chestnut at has been transformed into Hotel Monaco.
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Parkwood residents wonder why they were left out of parking lot plan

Parkwood residents have enjoyed the woods behind their homes as a place to walk their dogs or play with their kids. When the neighbors began seeing orange ribbon tagged to the…

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Meeting will address development at Parkwood Manor Woods [video]

A reader brought to our attention last week a video produced by Parkwood Manor resident Joe Brennan highlighting his love for the wooded neighborhood and fears about possible development. A meeting…

    • Photo credit: Flickr user superiansybear

Family movie nights scheduled for Somerton and Parkwood

Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-170th, announced last week his office will hold two family movie nights in August. The first is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 13 at Gifford Playground in Somerton…

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Red-light cameras installed at 3 more Northeast intersections

Drivers in the Far Northeast should take heed - red-light cameras have been installed in three more intersections, and will soon be operating. The city's red-light camera program has been reauthorized…

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Data show owner occupancy still high in most Northeast neighborhoods

  More than 8o percent of homes in Parkwood are owner-occupied. In Lexington Park, it's 60 percent to 70 percent. And across Wissinoming and Tacony, 50 percent to 60 percent of…

    • Bandit signs at Oxford and Rockwell avenues in Fox Chase before Town Watch member Mike Bobby removes them. Photo/Maryline Dossou

Several Northeast neighborhoods tackle bandit signs as bill awaits attention from City Council

Bandit signs at Oxford and Rockwell avenues in Fox Chase before Town Watch member Mike Bobby removes them. Photo/Maryline Dossou On January 26, Councilman Curtis Jones, D-4th, formally introduced a bill…

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NEast Links: Clean-up, cancer scam, witness intimidation, murder-suicide

NEast Links: bringing you additional Northeast news The Tacony CDC and Tacony Civic Association are inviting volunteers to participate in their Philly Spring Cleanup event April 14. Participants will meet at…

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Office of Emergency Management brings preparedness lessons to Parkwood [video]

The Northeast is no stranger to the city's Office of Emergency Management. OEM's Ed Vassallo has been seen at many a civic association meeting bringing emergency preparedness tips with him. Last…

    • Animal remains were discovered Friday (A) and a body was found Sunday (B) in two Northeast Philadelphia parks. Image/Google Maps

Dead body, animal remains found in parks

Animal remains were discovered Friday (A) and a body was found Sunday (B) in two Northeast Philadelphia parks. Image/Google Maps Police in the 8th District has a busy weekend tracking gruesome…

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