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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.


Hero plaque honors highway patrolman

The bad guys called police officer Frank Magro, “The Hunter.”


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.


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.


Northeast jobless center to close

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry has announced that it will close its unemployment compensation service center at 2901 Grant Ave. on Aug. 15.


Making a big difference from ‘small potatoes’

Rhoda Levy and the Ladies of the Manor don’t sit around all day on rocking chairs.


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.


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.


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