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Three injured in weekend crash

Three people were injured in a car crash Thursday night at the intersection of Cottman and Summerdale avenues. The one-car accident happened around 9:30 p.m. when the driver lost control and…

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Historic resources at risk in 2010

Jan. 18, 2010By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly An aging warship, a tottering hotel, rusting subway railings, and vacant churches are among the eclectic group of historic resources named to…

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St. Martin of Tours to host all-grade reunion

St. Martin of Tours will host a reunion for all graduates and current and former parishioners, with a Tour of Philly theme. The April 23 event will be held in the…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Another Feltonville mixup

We already know the mainstream media thinks Feltonville is in the Northeast. And we've always argued it isn't. After much discussion with readers on our Facebook page, we can…

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NEast Links: Most wanted criminals, art and more

Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. Holy Family University is set to host an art exhibit, which will display the works…

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Pedestrian fatally struck at Bridge and Summerdale

Police are investigating a fatal accident that left a pedestrian dead last night. According to a report from Action News, a pedestrian was struck at the intersection of Bridge Street…

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The Parent Trap: The villager is a star

The old saying goes that there are no small parts, only small actors. I believe that, and have tried to impress that feeling in my daughter as she enters into a…

    • Medical Mission Sisters presented plans for a zoning variance with the Fox Chase community groups.

Fox Chase community groups tackle two zoning issues

Zoning was the main focus of last night's joint meeting of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association and Town Watch groups, with two presenters making appeals for variances. The biggest and most…

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A Woman's View: C-sections

Today, having a ceasarean section during delivery is more of an option for women than ever before. A c-section is a surgical procedure performed to remove a baby from its mother’s…

Inquirer: Eased federal rules a boon for local transit plans

Inquirer: Eased federal rules a boon for local transit plans By Paul Nussbaum,Inquirer Staff Writer Proposed rail projects on the Philadelphia waterfront and in South Jersey got a significant boost…

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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…

Fire destroys Northwood home

The occupants of a home on the 900-block of Dyre Street are safe today after escaping a fire early Tuesday morning. A fire broke out in the Northwood home around 2:30…

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…

    • ZCC meeting on Wed., Jan. 13

Zoning Code Commission poised for heavy start to 2010

Jan. 13 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyWednesday morning’s monthly meeting of the Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission was the first of several in a very busy January slated for its…

David Byrne to speak on bicycle advocacy in Philadelphia

A group of diverse people will conduct a panel discussion on the intersection of bicycle advocacy, urban planning and civic responsibility on Thursday, Feb. 4, at the Academy of Natural Sciences.…

Bulldozed in New London: The Latest on Kelo and Eminent Domain

UC Review: Bulldozed in New London: The Latest on Kelo and Eminent Domain By Dr. John A. Sparks Pfizer, the huge drug company, has announced that it will be leaving…

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CDAG briefed on waterfront planning

Jan. 13 By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly The two men who will be largely responsible for translating Philadelphia's goals for the riverfront into a document that will make them a…

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Jury selection underway in 2007 armored guard murders

It was Oct. 4, 2007 when Loomis employees William Widmaier and Joseph Alullo were murdered while on a job for the armored truck company. Now the killer is set to face…

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Race Street Pier gets a slice of river life

Jan. 12, 2010By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyWhen the Race Street Pier opens as a public park, visitors will be able to walk out onto a raised section and…

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