Right NEast/Wrong NEast: NBC10 helps Feltonville make a comeback

Welcome back, Feltonville. It’s been a long time since we’ve seen you be associated with Northeast Philadelphia, but we knew it wouldn’t be the last.

Back in March, police found a dead pony at Howard and Wingohocking streets. Or, according to the NBC10 headline, police found a dead pony in Northeast Philly.



If you were looking for indications of that anywhere in the Northeast, it was a futile search. Howard and Wingohocking intersect well below the Frankford/Tacony Creek, which separates the Northeast from the rest of the city and nearby suburbs.

NBC can at least take solace knowing it’s not the only one to have made this error. Fox29 and Philly.com are offenders, too.

Outside media don’t care about the Northeast. We have all seen them misuse, misspell and mistake our neighborhoods and our streets, so we at NEast Philly wanted to do something about it. When they get it wrong, we set it right in a segment we like to call Right NEast/Wrong NEast.

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