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It’s a medical miracle

Thwarted in its efforts to expand into Burholme Park, the Fox Chase Cancer Center enters a partnership with Temple’s health system. Both sides love the deal.


Worker shot to death in cab of furniture truck

A Northeast man died of multiple gunshot wounds Saturday night as he sat in a truck behind the North Philadelphia furniture store where he worked.


Spreading the warmth this holiday season

Children in the Tacony section of the Northeast will be warm and stylish this winter thanks to Charming Shoppes Inc., which donated more than 100 new coats to the Tacony Police Athletic League Center. On Nov. 29, Officer Bill Schneider, director of Tacony PAL, distributed the coats to youngsters at his center.


8th PDAC lauds cops for nabbing thieves

The 8th Police District Advisory Council recognized Daniel Richardson and Mark Mazzoni as Officers of the Month for October during the council’s monthly meeting on Dec. 7.


That Old Man Creek… It just keeps flowing

At one time, Philadelphia had at least nine different open-air streams that flowed into the Delaware River between the Pennypack Creek and the Schuylkill River.


Taste of home

Volunteers with America 4R Marines undertake an annual holiday drive with a local flavor.


NE residents like their recycling rewards

Every Philadelphia resident is supposed to recycle.


Watch out for a bogus PECO guy in 7th district

A man posing as a PECO employee has been trying to scam sensitive personal information from residents of the 7th Police District, according to Philadelphia police Capt. Joseph Zaffino.


Toys for Tots has helpers

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, Philadelphia Fire Department and Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter of the American Red Cross have joined forces this holiday season to deliver smiles and good cheer to children and families.


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 compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.