Does Northeast Need The Methadone Clinics?

Standing outside the site of a controversial proposed methadone treatment facility in the Holmesburg community of Northeast Philadelphia, state Sen. Mike Stack and state Rep. Kevin Boyle today announced their legislation that would tighten loose regulations
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UFO Conference To Be Held in Northeast Philadelphia

People interested in UFOs will gather in Northeast Philadelphia for a conference this weekend, to discuss recent sightings and exchange information. The conference brings together big names in UFO circles—including author Bill Burnes who hosts the history channel series "UFO Hunters." John Ventre is the Pennsylvania state director for the Mutual UFO (more...)

Northeast Conservatory of Performing Arts

The Northeast Conservatory of Performing Arts is the first Music, Dance and Visual Arts School to utilize the Russian Classical approach to Music education, interwoven with Jazz Theory, Performance and Composition. The School is under the leadership of Mariya Leyderman (Owner of Red Lion Elementary School) as Executive Director, and Mark (more...)

New Zoning Code In Philadelphia

Do you know, that Philadelphia has antiquated zoning code? City's current zoning code has been written in 1930 and had last updated 50 years ago. Rewriting the city’s zoning code has taken four years, starting in 2007. Members of the Zoning Code Commission given the task of (more...)

Funds for Local Commercial Heat Treatment Facility

A Northeast Philadelphia commercial heat treatment facility has been awarded state funding to improve energy efficiency, state Sen. Mike Stack announced today. Donovan Heat Treating Company, Inc., located at 7399 Tulip St., was awarded a $423,375 loan toward the upgrade and rebuilding of an energy efficient (more...)

Poverty Up In Northeast

The number of people living in poverty in the Lower Northeast section of Philadelphia has doubled, while the number for all of Philadelphia has decreased in recent years. The area was "formerly one of the city's most stable sections.”  Average household income here is about $50,000. In Fairhill, Philadelphia's poorest (more...)


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