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Ramsey tells Chamber NE burglaries on rise

Police commish addresses crime levels at Chamber of Commerce luncheon.


Northeast News (June 12, 2013)

Father’s Day barbecue set for the Radisson


Philly public schools to lay off 3,800 staffers

The layoffs will take place on July 1.

The School District of Philadelphia, facing a more than $300 million deficit, threatened to lay off employees, and today, it did.


Frankford pastor charged in fraud

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Crossing cultures

German choir members sang African American Spirituals — in English.


Credit card stolen as victims slumber

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Parkwood community celebrates Junod Playground improvements

Improvements to Junod Playground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road, were celebrated yesterday by City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.); the city’s Deputy Mayor for Environmental and Community Resources Michael DiBerardinis; and members of the Junod Playground Advisory Council during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Parkwood facility.


St. Joachim is oldest Catholic parish in NE

St. Joachim Church in Frankford, established in 1844, is the oldest Catholic parish in Northeast Philadelphia, and was the mother church for many parishes that were formed later in this section of the city.