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Frankford Transportation Center could become community hub with help from Planning Commission

In 1961, Jane Jacobs wrote The Death and Life of Great American Cities, in which she proposed supporting neighborhoods' use of community-based initiatives. Fast-forward 50 years, and urban planners are…

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Summerdale man charged with pulling gun on SEPTA driver

The Philadelphia District Attorney's office announced Wednesday charges against a Summerdale man accused of pulling a gun on a SEPTA bus driver. Walter Thompson, of the 800-block of Marcella Street,…

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Police officer charged for filing false accident report

The Philadelphia District Attorney's office has announced charges against Philadelphia Police Officer April Shaynick for allegedly filing a false accident report and insurance claim in August. Shaynick was involved in a…




One of the Lower Northeast neighborhoods to see major demographic changes between 2000 and 2010, Summerdale is a small neighborhood between Lawncrest and Oxford Circle near the southern-most border of Northeast Philadelphia. Borders: Roosevelt Boulevard at Adams Avenue around to Oxford Avenue and west on Howell Street to Whitaker Avenue.


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