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Crime log (October 31, 2012)

Sept. 24 through Oct. 7



The wrath of Sandy

— Hurricane Sandy was bad — very, very bad — but Northeast Philly fared much better than other areas on the East Coast.



Man charged with holding woman captive

A 21-year-old Crescentville man has been charged with holding a woman against her will in his Godfrey Avenue home.


Hardware store bandit on the loose

Police are looking for a man who robbed an Oxford Circle hardware store on Oct. 20.



Plenty to ponder in these pre-election days

— The presidential race gets top billing, of course, but many important decisions await you when you get into the privacy of the voting booth.


Father Judge student wins essay contest

Father Judge High School senior Alexander Citerone was honored on Oct. 21 as the winner of a student essay contest sponsored by the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. The contest asked students to write on the theme of “Uncovering Northeast Philly: What makes Northeast Philadelphia Special?”


Another paint day slated in Frankford

Frankford residents can have a brush with art on Thursday, Nov. 8, at St. Mark’s Church, 4442 Frankford Ave.