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Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here.

Northeast native and 2005 grad of the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts Peter Sabasino is currently a contestant on the FOX TV hit show So You Think You Can Dance. Sabasino’s primary style is tap, though he’s trained in modern, jazz, hip-hop and other styles.

Continue reading for coverage of last weekend’s Overington Park Fall Fest, a Holy Family basketball pep rally and more.

Worth a read

Holy Family University’s Department of Athletics will be holding a “Road to the Elite Eight” event on Nov. 11 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the University’s Campus Center. The free event will kick off the men’s and women’s basketball seasons. All proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish foundation.

The Frankford Gazette has a recap of the Overington Park Fall Festival, which took place Sunday after two rain delays. The event was a success. The next event, called Fall For Your Park is on Saturday Nov. 21.

Worth a skim

By a vote of 13-9, Mike Thaete, formerly of Mayfair Town watch, was voted in as President of the 15th District PDAC, over Angel Cianci-Hartman of Tacony Town Watch, replacing former President Scott Cummings, who resigned for personal reasons.

The Courier Times, Intelligencer, and Burlington County Times Newspapers joined to host a Phillies Phan Pep Rally at Dave and Busters in Franklin Mills Mall.

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Cottman and Frankford avenues, the crossroads of Northeast Philadelphia, were discussed in New York State’s Times Herald-Record newspaper regarding the intersection’s importance as the hub of celebration for Phillies fans, though no Northeast fans were mentioned.

What was your favorite story of the week? What do you think about these other stories? Will you go to Cottman and Frankford if the Phillies win the World Series? Will you watch So You Think You Can Dance if you never have before?

Our best-read story this week – Bustleton native returns home for World Series matchup against his current city

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