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Police: Masked man with machete robs East Oak Lane 7-Eleven

The robbery occurred around 6:15 a.m. Sunday on the 6700 block of North 5th Street.

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Updated Oct. 16th

Nov. 1–           Election Board Training Seminar make-up date at Delaware Ave. & Spring Garden St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and at Aspira, 6301 N. 2nd St., and Sunday, Nov. 2, at S. Phila. HS, 2101 S. Broad St., same time.

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Oct. 16-           State Sen. Christine Tartaglione hosts Senior Expo of at Community Acad. of Phila. Charter Sch., 1100 E. Erie Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Oct. 16-           Join State Sen. Mike Stack, Democratic candidate for Lt. Gov., at FOP Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Rd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $100. For info Lindsey (267) 275-2120. Last event in Phila.

Oct. 16-           Happy Hour Reception honors City Commissioner Stephanie Singer at Kohn, Swift & Graf, PC, 1 S. Broad St., Su. 2100, 5:30 p.m. $100 minimum contribution. Hosted by Denis F. Sheils and Joseph C. Kohn. For info (215) 678-0592.

Oct. 17-           State Rep. James Clay, Jr. hosts AIDS Awareness Day at district office, 4915 Frankford Ave., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For info (215) 744-7901.

Oct. 17-           S.W. Phila. Dist. Serv. hosts Candidates Night at Myers Rec Ctr., 50th & Kingsessing Ave., 6-9 p.m. Free dinner.

Oct. 17-           Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward Oktoberfest Beef & Beer at Paddy Whacks, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7-11 pm.

Oct. 18-           10th Ward hosts Fall Festival/October Fest Bowling Party at Thunderbird Lanes, 1130 York Rd., Willow Grove, Pa., 2-5 p.m. Music, food, shoes & bowling. For info Archie Everett (267) 978-4085 or Kimberly West (267) 978-4085.

Oct. 20-           GOP Republican Ward Leaders host Fundraiser for Mike Tomlinson and Bill Pounds at United Republican Cl., 3156 Frankford Ave., 6-8 p.m. $30 ticket, but $25 for YR/CR. Tickets held at door. For info (267) 496-5655.

Oct. 21-           Black Clergy of Phila. & Vicinity hosts Justice Symposium at Mt. Airy Church of God in Christ, 6401 Ogontz Ave., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Doors open 8:30 a.m. Free and open to the public. Only requirement is that guests preregister (267) 639-9875.

Oct. 21-           21st Ward GOP hosts Fundraiser at 473 Leverington Ave., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $40.

Oct. 22-           Women United for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts Fundraiser with Katie McGinty at Serafina Restaurant, 130 S. 18th St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $100. For info Dan (732) 670-3299.

Oct. 23-           66A Democratic Ward Leader Shawn Dillon hosts Pre-Election Celebration at DC 21, 2980 Southampton Rd., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $35. Checks payable to Friends of the 66A Ward.

Oct. 23-           64th Ward GOP hosts Fall Fundraiser at Parish Pub, 3508 Cottman Ave., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $30. Open bar, food and fun.

Oct. 24-           State Rep. W. Curtis Thomas hosts Private Sector Job Fair at Columbia YMCA North, 1400 N. Broad St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Oct. 24-           GOP 26th Ward hosts Fabulous Fall Festival at Waterfall Rm., Water St. & Snyder Ave., 7 p.m. Plenty of free parking under I-95. For info (215) 468-2300.

Oct. 25-   State Reps. Dwight Evans and Stephen Kinsey with Councilwoman Marian Tasco present N.W. House Party (housing & job fair) at W. Oak La. Charter Sch., 7115 Stenton Ave., 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

...Black Men hosts Young Adults Leadership Seminar at Temple Univ. Student Activity Bldg., Rm. 200C, 13th & Montgomery Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All young men invited. Registration opens 9:30 a...

Oct. 27-           Fundraiser for Terry Gillen for Mayor at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St. Suggested donation $125. For info (267) 457-3720.

Oct. 28-           Republican City Committee hosts Fall Cocktail Party at Romano’s Catering, 1523 E. Wingohocking St., 8 p.m.

Oct. 29-           Attorney George Twardy hosts State Rep. John Taylor at Yakitori Boy Restaurant, 211 N. 11th St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. For info Joe DeFelice (215) 756-4158.

Oct. 29-    Matt Myers hosts Democratic 39B Ward Fundraiser at EOM Cl., 144 Moore St., 5:30-9:30 p.m. For info Matt (215) 467-4643.

Oct. 29-    LGBT community honors Lt. Gov. candidate Mike Stack at Rosewood, 1302 Walnut St., 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Oct. 30-           Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Fundraiser & Award Banquet at Univ. City Sheraton Hotel, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. registration, 7 p.m. dinner, speakers and awards. For info (215) 790-3660.

Nov. 1–           Election Board Training Seminar make-up date at Delaware Ave. & Spring Garden St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and at Aspira, 6301 N. 2nd St., and Sunday, Nov. 2, at S. Phila. HS, 2101 S. Broad St., same time.

Nov. 1–           Election Board Training Seminar make-up date at Delaware Ave. & Spring Garden St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and at Aspira, 6301 N. 2nd St., and Sunday, Nov. 2, at S. Phila. HS, 2101 S. Broad St., same time.

Nov. 13-          State Rep. Ron Waters hosts Job/Career Fair at Kipp Charter Sch., 59th & Baltimore Ave., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Bring resumés and dress for success. For info (215) 748-6712.

Nov. 15-          Shoe Collection drive at Chalmers Pk., 2800 N. 29th St., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Welcoming new, used, unwanted, outgrown shoes and footwear.

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Residents want answers from Internal Affairs

The man said he believes that two of the individuals involved in the shooting live on the gently sloping block of Colonial Street near Front, where the shooting unfolded.

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The city just called out these energy-wasting commercial buildings

Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania, 6469 Old York Rd./6468 N. Broad St. (between West Oak Lane and East Oak Lane), 7254 Rising Sun Ave. (Northeast), 2210 Lott Ave. (Northeast), 423 S. 17th St. (Center City), 1631 Arch St. (Center City)

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For example, one of the University City Science Center’s buildings (3701 Market Street) was classified as a “medical office” but it also houses a data center, which throws...

Ramada Hotel, 11550-11580 Roosevelt Blvd. (Northeast)

Holts Cigar Company distribution center, 12270 Townsend Rd. (Northeast)

Philadelphia Nursing Home, 2300 Poplar St. (Fairmount)

New Foundations Charter High School, 4850 Rhawn St. (Northeast)

Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania, 6469 Old York Rd./6468 N. Broad St. (between West Oak Lane and East Oak Lane), 7254 Rising Sun Ave. (Northeast), 2210 Lott Ave. (Northeast), 423 S. 17th St. (Center City), 1631 Arch St. (Center City)

Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania, 6469 Old York Rd./6468 N. Broad St. (between West Oak Lane and East Oak Lane), 7254 Rising Sun Ave. (Northeast), 2210 Lott Ave. (Northeast), 423 S. 17th St. (Center City), 1631 Arch St. (Center City)

Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania, 6469 Old York Rd./6468 N. Broad St. (between West Oak Lane and East Oak Lane), 7254 Rising Sun Ave. (Northeast), 2210 Lott Ave. (Northeast), 423 S. 17th St. (Center City), 1631 Arch St. (Center City)

Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania, 6469 Old York Rd./6468 N. Broad St. (between West Oak Lane and East Oak Lane), 7254 Rising Sun Ave. (Northeast), 2210 Lott Ave. (Northeast), 423 S. 17th St. (Center City), 1631 Arch St. (Center City)

University City Science Center, 3711 Market St. (University City) and 3701 Market St. (University City) (One floor of 3711 Market Street is owned by the National Board of Medical Examiners)

WPVI-TV, 4100 City Ave. (Overbrook)

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Eat the World: Korean Restaurants and Food in Philadelphia

...and then head to this North Philly restaurant, which specializes in the traditional Korean stews. 6600 North 5th Street, 215-924-0100...

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...to your table and help you grill the meats if they see you having trouble. 5955 North 5th Street, 215-927-4550...

Korean flavors, a fast-casual vibe and a Center City address all make Giwa a perfect introduction to Korean cuisine. The seafood pajeon, mandu dumplings and crisp, fresh bibimbap with spicy pork are all awesome, but the Korean tacos are still the big lunchtime draw. 1608 Sansom Street, 215-557-9830.

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Man falls 20 feet from tree in East Oak Lane

It happened just before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on 66th Avenue near 13th Street.

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Briefly... CITY/REGION

At 1:18 p.m., officers responding to a report of gunshots found a 28-year-old man collapsed between two parked cars on Fairhill Street near 66th Avenue, police said.

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...a teacher, prompting school officials to call 9-1-1 and evacuate the building, on Ryan Avenue near Rowland, at 1:48 p.m., police said. The Police Department's Bomb Disposal Unit responded...

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Cops: Man slain in broad-daylight shooting

About 1:18 p.m., officers responding to a report of gunshots found a 28-year-old man collapsed in between two parked cars on Fairhill Street near 66th Avenue, police said.

Oct 03

Man dead after East Oak Lane shooting

The shooting happened just before 1:30 p.m. Friday in the 6600 block of North Fairhill Street.

Oct 02

Wanted: Suspect for Commercial Burglary in the 35th District [VIDEO]

...pipe wrench to break out the drive-thru window of a CVS store located at 6601 North Broad Street. Once entry was gained the suspect was scared off and fled the store on foot...

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Next Exit Shore Guide (October 2014)

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Police seek suspect in knifepoint 7-Eleven robbery in East Oak Lane

Police said an unknown man armed with a knife entered the store, located at 6771 N. Fifth St., around 5:30 a.m. and demanded money from the cashier.

Sep 29

Man shot in attempted robbery in East Oak Lane

The incident occurred just before 5:00 a.m. on 2nd Street near 66th Avenue.

Sep 29

Robber Tells Accomplice to 'Shoot:' Police

The shooting played out along 2nd Street near 66th Avenue in Philadelphia’s East Oak Lane neighborhood just before 5 a.m. Monday.

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