Right NEast/Wrong NEast: confirmation that Action News doesn’t read NEast Philly

Back in October, we featured a Right NEast/Wrong NEast calling out Action News for misreporting a neighborhood. The break, which happened on the 2800-block of Willits Road near Holme Circle, reportedly happened in Torresdale.

Though Right NEast/Wrong NEast is a popular feature on NEast Philly, we don’t pretend the big news outlets read every word we write. As if we needed confirmation of that, Action News has made the error once again.

Yesterday’s watermain break — just blocks from October’s — at Willits Road and Holme Avenue was again reported as being in Torresdale.

We give up, Action News; have it your way. At least this way our readers can have a nice laugh.

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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