East Mount Airy

Chopper 3 over the scene along the 6600 block of Chew Avenue in Philadelphia's East Mount Airy neighborhood. (credit: Chopper 3)

Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In East Mount Airy

The 12-inch main broke Monday along the 6600 block of Chew Avenue.

03/02/2015

David Charles Abell talking with Amber Gay, whose family now owns the home on E. Gowen Ave, near Stenton Ave. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Celebrated Conductor Now Based In London Tours Childhood Home In Philadelphia

British conductor David Charles Abell, back in his hometown of Philadelphia to lead the Philly Pops’ “Christmas Spectacular,” toured his childhood home in East Mount Airy for the first time in decades.

12/03/2014

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Trial Ordered For Homeless Man in Stabbing Murder of Mt. Airy Clergyman

The victim, as an act of charity, had taken in two homeless men, but one was trouble, according to authorities.

12/02/2014

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Grandfather Dead, Grandson Injured In East Mount Airy Hit-And-Run

It happened around 8:15 p.m. Friday near Gorgas Lane and Ardleigh Street.

09/27/2014

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Man Acquitted Of Homicide By Vehicle In Death Of Off-Duty Philadelphia Police Officer

An East Mount Airy man has been acquitted of homicide by vehicle and manslaughter in the death of a police officer who, according to the prosecution’s evidence, drove his bike into the path of the defendant.

06/17/2014

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Man Shot Dead While Answering Door In East Mount Airy

It happened shortly before midnight along the 6200 block of Magnolia Street in the East Mount Airy section of the city.

05/12/2014

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Several Children Suffer Minor Injuries During School Bus Accident In East Mount Airy

The accident happened just after 8 a.m. in East Mount Airy at Washington Lane and Ardleigh Street.

11/04/2013

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Man Found Fatally Shot Inside Car In East Mount Airy

Police say a man was fatally shot in Philadelphia’s East Mount Airy neighborhood.

10/22/2013

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Local Catholics Attend Their First Sunday Mass Without A Pope

At St. Raymond of Penafort Church on Vernon Road, parishioners say Mass was an unusual experience as people reflected on the pope’s decision to leave the office.

03/03/2013

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Man Charged With Killing Off-Duty Philadelphia Officer In East Mount Airy Crash

Police have charged a man they say intentionally struck an off-duty Philadelphia police officer who was riding his bicycle around midnight last night.

07/16/2012

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Philadelphia Man Charged With Murdering Girlfriend and Setting Fire To Her Home

Philadelphia police picked up 32-year-old Donald Newsome, of the 1600 block of Brill Street, on Tuesday.

07/27/2011

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Deadly East Mount Airy Fire Probed As Homicide

Philadelphia police say the discovery of a woman’s body following a house fire early Monday morning is being investigated as a homicide.

07/25/2011