Fatal Car Fire in Northeast Philadelphia

According to NBC News, "firefighters responded to the fire at a Macy’s parking lot on Cottman Avenue around 7 p.m. on Wednesday". Police said  they found a green Honda Civic fully engulfed in flames and a
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Teva: To Be Or Not to Be in Northeast Philadelphia

Teva Pharmaceuticals, an Israel-based international company that develops and sells generic and proprietary drugs, planned construction of a $300 million to build new warehouse and distribution facility in Northeast Philadelphia, on the site of the former Island Green Golf Course on Red Lion Road near the (more...)

Lardner’s Point Park: A New Beginning In Northeast

Local redevelopment – from Main Street improvements, to rebuilding commercial corridors, to creating recreational open space—is among the strongest economic forces in our country. Our long-term recovery is dependent on stimulating local economic growth, and that is why I have made improving the neighborhoods of Southeastern Pennsylvania one of my top (more...)

Humanity Never Forgets Atrocities Like the Holocaust

Surrounded by survivors of one of the worst mass slaughter of humankind, state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams declared that Pennsylvania children and adults should “never forget,” announcing introduction of Senate Bill 1523. If enacted, public schools would be required to teach about the Holocaust, (more...)

Pets for Adoption in Philadelphia

Bones - is a 2 year old male kitty.  He's quite the character - playful, goofy and looking for love.  Bones would like nothing more than someone to play with him and a lap to snuggle on when he's sleepy.  Bones gets (more...)

7th Annual March For Meals Campaign

Elected officials joined volunteers in preparing, packaging and delivering meals to seniors across Philadelphia for Meals on Wheels. Mayor Michael A. Nutter, together with City and State officials and members of his administration, prepared and delivered meals to homebound seniors as part of the 7th Annual Meals on Wheels Campaign. “We (more...)

Police Shot and Wounded Robbery In Northeast Philly

CBS News reported,that " Philadelphia police shot and critically wounded a man they say tried to rob two stores in Northeast Philadelphia just after midnight Thursday". According to authorities, the robbery walked into the 7-Eleven in the 5300 block of Harbison Street and demanded cash. But ran out (more...)

Northeast Philadelphia Residents Won The Case About Methadone Clinic

Last summer about 750 Northeast Philly citizens and some politicians raged against the proposal of northeast Philadelphia methadone clinic. They took their case to the zoning board to appeal, when found out that 200 to 700 drug users would be receiving methadone there each day. This week the (more...)

School Advocates Discuss Proposed School Budget Cuts

As proposed state budget cuts and a budget shortfall bring financial turmoil to the School District of Philadelphia, state Sen. Mike Stack, along with actor and former Philadelphia high school teacher Tony Danza and school advocates, discussed the ongoing detrimental impact on (more...)

Alpha-Beta Medical Equipment

Alpha-Beta Medical Equipment Great Northeast Medical Center Professional service and knowledgeable support for many of medical equipment products for you: - Hospital beds - Walkers - Wheel Chairs (including Wheel Mobility) - Bed Pads & Underpads - Crutches - CPAP-Machines - Lift Chairs - Therapeutic Socks - Therapeutic and Diabetic Shoes Hours: Monday: 9 am – 7 pm Tuesday: 9 (more...)

First Storm: The Roads Are Slushy & Icy

The Governor of Washington state has declared a state of emergency in the wake of a brutal winter storm which broke snowfall records. New York and Philadelphia saw a winter's worth of snow fall on Friday night - the first real snow of the season, which then changed over (more...)

Philadelphia Mummers Parade In New Exhibit At City Hall

The 2012 Mummer Parade may be over, but the spectacular pageantry of the nation’s oldest folk parade still marches on through a brand-new Mummers’ exhibit at City Hall. City and Mummers representatives recently announced a new exciting feature of the 2012 Mummers Parade -- Fancy Folks: Art and Mummery -- a (more...)

$10 Million Grant To Improve Northeast

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz announced, that a $10 million grant to upgrade more than 100 existing traffic signals along three transit arteries covering nearly 16 miles in Philadelphia—the majority of them along Castor, Oxford and Bustleton Avenues in the Northeast. In October, Schwartz wrote a letter (more...)

Dietz & Watson Creates Jobes For Immigrants

Mayor Michael A. Nutter will appear as a presenter at the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians’ upcoming Solas Awards on December 7. Nutter will present the Atlas Award for Advancing Opportunity to Ruth Dietz Eni, chairwoman and “Chief Executive Momma” of Dietz & Watson. The company (more...)

Snowstorm Hits US East Coast

October snowstorm hinted the Northeast of US on Sunday, cutting power to more than two million homes and killing at least three people. New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts declared weather emergencies. Snow fell across most of Pennsylvania well into Massachusetts after blanketing parts of (more...)

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