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Public meets with NE police during town hall meeting

Members of the public got a chance to meet the brass last week and also to tell the Northeast’s top cops what concerns them in their neighborhoods.

Pets of the Week: February 25, 2015

Jeb will jump for joy with you

Pending zoning issues topic of Upper Holmesburg meeting

Neighbors received no new information regarding a proposal to build a new credit union office or the redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes housing project.   

NE native running to become a magistrate in Bucks

A Northeast native and well-known city zoning attorney is running to become a magistrate in Bucks County.

Music festival coming to Delaware

The fourth annual Firefly Music Festival will return to The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway in Delaware from June 18-21. The headliners will be the Kings of Leon and The Killers.

A kinder way to fundraise

A partnership between Kiva Zip and the City of Philadelphia offers a unique form of fundraising to local businesses.  

Grant application deadline nears

The deadline is March 1 for organizations in the 19154 ZIP code to apply for grants through the Philadelphia Mills Advisory Council.

Former state rep dies

Former state Rep. Francis E. Gleeson Jr. died last week. He was 77.

‘Crime has no borders’

Capt. Thomas McLean and Capt. Michael Gormley — newly appointed to the 2nd and 7th police districts — discuss the NE’s problems and potential.   

Composting bill unanimously passes City Council

City Council has unanimously passed a bill introduced by Councilman Dennis O’Brien and Councilwoman Cindy Bass that would strengthen and simplify ordinances governing the upkeep and collection of trash Dumpsters in the city while facilitating the implementation of a composting program.