NEast Links: Tracking Tacony recycling and more

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

The driver of an SUV fled the scene after hitting two park cars early yesterday morning. Police say the driver lost control and hit two parked cars on the 2000-block of Hellerman Street and fled when the SUV tipped over.

Ever wonder where your recyclables go after you toss them? NewsWorks traced recyclables from the Northeast, which were sorted in Tacony before being shipped off to made into something new.

Rep. Tony Payton is among many calling for the resignation of Philadelphia Housing Authority board members. Payton, whose 179th District includes Frankford and parts of Oxford Circle and Summerdale, said the mistrust surrounding the ongoing PHA scandal involving former head Carl Greene is among the reasons why it’s time for new leadership.

Every Friday morning, we make sure you didn’t miss any Northeast Philadelphia news with NEast Links.

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