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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.


Horoscope (Aug. 1, 2012)

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A turn in a relationship upsets the amorous Arian, who is puzzled by Cupid’s romantic antics. Be patient and considerate. The confusion soon will sort itself out.


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.


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.”



Giving a voice to childhood sex abuse victims

On the heels of the conviction of a high-ranking Catholic church official, veteran attorneys and a victims' advocate encourage childhood sexual abuse victims to speak up.


Teens lend a hand while growing in faith

Salesian Gospel Roads plans Christian service retreats for teens each summer.


Police seize synthetic marijuana in local sweep

During a sweep of Northeast Philadelphia stores last week, police seized more than $200,000 in drug paraphernalia


Breaking news: Synthetic pot seized by agents

Synthetic marijuana was seized from two Northeast Philadelphia stores yesterday and today as part of a statewide law-enforcement sweep called “Operation Artificial High.”