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The forbidden waters of the Pennypack

Surrounded by an unforgiving landscape of brick and mortar, concrete and asphalt, Pennypack Park presents Northeast Philadelphia with a 1,400-acre oasis of towering shade trees, grassy meadows and shimmering streams.


Aria Health gets big bucks from the state

There were smiles all around one day last week, as Aria Health officials accepted a fat check from two state lawmakers.


Frankford getting set for community paint days

Feeling artistic, Frankford? How about doing a little painting?


Water main break creates street geyser

Flooding from a water main break damaged two homes and two businesses, while interrupting water service late Sunday night and early Monday in the Northeast.


Here comes Santa!

On Harley! On Phantom! On Sabre and Shadow! Come Fury! Come Road Glide. Come V-Rod and Aero!


The Crime Log (July 2 through 15)

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.


Somerton bank robber on the loose

The FBI and Philadelphia police seek the public’s help in identifying a masked man who robbed a Somerton bank last Thursday morning.


Leaving no tree behind

The members of the non-profit Northeast Tree Tenders have put 530 trees into the ground in the past four years.


National Night Out: An evening for neighbors

Town Watch members and their neighbors will see a very different National Night Out next week when thousands of Philadelphia residents gather at locations throughout the city to demonstrate their support for law and order.