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Neighbors line the streets in Bridesburg for the annual Memorial Day Parade. (credit: John Ostapkovich)

Crowds Gather For Annual Memorial Day Parade In Bridesburg

Residents say it’s one of the neighborhoods proudest moments when they come together to remember and recognize America’s fallen servicemen and women.

05/27/2013

Neighbors line the streets in Bridesburg for the annual Memorial Day Parade. (credit: John Ostapkovich)

Fallen War Vets Honored At Annual Memorial Day Parade In Bridesburg

Several streets in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia were lined with people and filled with marchers for Monday’s annual Memorial Day Parade.

05/27/2013

Bridesburg Couple Charged After Young Son Left Unattended With Loaded Gun

Officers responded to a crowd disturbance in the area and found the child sitting by himself in a car with the loaded .44-caliber handgun on the floor.

04/25/2013

Tombstones in the Delaware River near Frankford Creek that came from Monument Cemetery. (Credit: Tom Keels)

Old Headstones From 19th Century Cemetery Used To Prevent Erosion

They may conjure up ghastly images, 19th century graveyard headstones near the Betsy Ross Bridge, but a historian says they found their way to the river’s edge in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia.

12/22/2012

7-11 bridesburg robbery

Police Investigate Robbery At 7-11 In Northeast Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects in connection to an armed robbery that occurred in the Bridesburg section of the city.

11/18/2012

(Phila. PD photo)

Child Sex Abuse Charges Reinstated Against Philadelphia Priest

“The defendant forced the child, when he was approximately nine years old, to engage in a sexual activity, obviously without his consent,” the prosecutor says.

10/02/2012

car pole crash

Driver Crashes Into Pole In Northeast Philadelphia

A car slammed into a pole early Sunday morning in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia.

09/16/2012

(Credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Priest Accused Of Abuse At Philadelphia Church Surrenders To Authorities

A priest accused of sexual abuse at a Philadelphia church has surrendered to authorities.

07/27/2012

chop shop

Police: Suspects Caught Chopping, Stripping Stolen Vehicles

A tipster helps Philadelphia police crack down on a crime spree that’s become a big business.

07/19/2012

Elderly Woman Found Dead After Bridesburg House Fire

A 92-year-old woman was found dead Sunday evening after a fire broke out in a home in the city’s Bridesburg neighborhood, according to authorities.

05/20/2012

Fire Graphic

‘Hazmat’ Situation In Bridesburg Involved No Dangerous Materials

A fire in the Honeywell Frankford Plant in the Bridesburg section of the city caused momentary panic overnight.

11/19/2011

dogs rescued

Dozens Of Dogs Rescued From North Philadelphia Homes

At least 32 dogs have been rescued from two adjoining properties in North Philadelphia Thursday afternoon.

11/03/2011

Fire at industrial site on Orthodox Street in Bridgesburg (May 25, 2011).

3-Alarm Fire Erupts At Bridesburg Recycling Plant

Philadelphia firefighters battled a smoky, three-alarm blaze that broke out at a recycling plant in the city’s Bridesburg section Wednesday afternoon.

05/25/2011

Police: Philadelphia Man Shot Teen Over Frequent Parties

Police say an elderly Philadelphia man shot a teen in the stomach because he was fed up with teenagers partying near his home.

03/22/2011

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