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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: The Wiss/Frankford border is fine, but definite

This one is a throwback, with the original article dating all the way back to Dec. 15, 2009. But the breaking news comes first, so we held this off for a rainy day. . .

The Wissinoming/Frankford border is argued a lot among residents of both neighborhoods. Some say Cheltenham Avenue is the boundary, while others push it down to Bridge Street.

Regardless, the school bus accident that happened at Pratt and Valley streets last month was in Frankford. Not in Wissinoming, as Action News reported. Might seem like a small matter, but one block can make a difference.

Aside from the basic difference like demographics, Frankford and Wissinoming are in different zip codes and feed to different schools. And Frankford has its own news site, the Frankford Gazette.

Maybe Action News just hadn’t had a Wissinoming headline in a while and needed a change?

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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