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SafeCams help fight crime

The Philadelphia Police Department started its SafeCam program about two years ago and it is still one of the newest crime-prevention and investigative tools that the department has.


Bank robber sentenced

A Philadelphia man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for robbing six banks, including one in the Northeast, between July 24, 2009, and last Aug. 10.


Suspect sought in Wawa robbery

Police hope that a surveillance video of a June 13 armed robbery at a Wissinoming convenience store will help them identify the perpetrator.


Taking the pulse of Northeast culture

CultureBlocks is a new online tool that provides information on local art nonprofits, cultural businesses and public artworks. 


Two Northeast men arrested in prostitution sting

Two Northeast men were among five “Johns” arrested by Philadelphia police last Thursday as part of a prostitution sting in the city’s Harrowgate section.


Being Ben

Actor Bill Robling has been portraying one for the nation’s Founding Fathers for more than a decade. 


Final farewell

Three Northeast churches have their last Masses. 


I-95 Cottman work should be done in 2016

Tired of ongoing I-95 construction? Get used to it.


Fun in the sun

Wet and wild: The 3000 block of Robbins Ave. in Lower Mayfair was closed for a block party on June 22. 


Archdiocese to auction off eight properties

A former convent in Northeast Philadelphia is among eight properties the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has decided to sell at an auction slated for July 24 at the Sheraton Philadelpahia Downtown.