Right NEast/Wrong NEast: News stations confuse Oxford Circle and Frankford

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 mag 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.

By Shannon McDonald

In their ongoing coverage of the elderly Frankford man whose neighbor beat him to death, FOX29 and NBC10 screwed up our neighborhoods.

The stations qualified the killing as Oxford Cirlcle, but, as the Frankford Gazette also points out, the murder took place at Saul and Anchor streets. That’s to the east of The Boulevard, and is definitely not in Oxford Circle.

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