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Leadership changes at Frankford CDC, EPIC

Attorney Kimberly Washington, whom many Frankford residents know as the coordinator for CORA Services Northeast EPIC Stakeholders, is the new executive director of the Frankford Community Development Corporation.


City celebrates improvements at Chalfont Playground

Almost $700,000 in improvements to Chalfont Playground were celebrated in a June 19 ribbon-cutting ceremony.


Body of missing NE boy recovered from Pennypack Creek

Searchers on Thursday recovered the body of a Northeast boy who disappeared three days earlier after jumping into a notorious swimming hole in the rain-swollen Pennypack Creek.


Taking the pulse of Northeast culture

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


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.


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. 


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.


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.