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‘It doesn’t conform with the neighborhood’

As residents continue to resist proposed plans for a methadone clinic in Holmesburg, two local politicians are attempting to give the community a stronger voice.


Crime Log

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


Local home hospice owner charged with insurance fraud

The U.S. Attorney’s Office on Oct. 12 announced the indictment of the owner of a Northeast-based home hospice care provider on charges that he defrauded Medicare of more than $14 million.


Thanks to thieves, coin collector has an unlucky day

Thieves who broke into a vehicle on Cottman Avenue Sunday morning lifted a lot more than loose change. Coins they got, but they were collectables worth $50,000, police said.


Have you seen Northeast’s most wanted?

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:


HistoryFaire is this Saturday

The Northeast Philadelphia History Network will present the third annual Northeast Philadelphia HistoryFaire on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Campus Center of Holy Family University, at Frankford and Grant avenues.


Party for anti-bullying CD

The public is invited to the free release party for the compact disc All About Bullies  … Big and Small.


Pennypack car accident claims second victim

A second elderly woman has died as a result of a violent one-vehicle crash in Pennypack Park on Oct. 10.


Northeast man arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Police were suspicious of Angel Roque’s story early in their investigation of a hit-and-run crash on Sept. 29 that took the life of a Wissinoming woman.


Butkovitz pays visit to Holmesburg Civic meeting

City Controller Alan Butkovitz last week visited the Holmesburg Civic Association to discuss two of his recently released reports.