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Lawncrest teams up with PhillyRising for holiday food drive

A park cleanup and Veteran’s Day ceremony, a five-block cleanup, and a neighborhood watch walk- through were just some of the successes highlighted during a PhillyRising meeting at the Lawncrest Library…

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Lawncrest honors veterans with annual clean-up and ceremony [photos]

The “Star Spangled Banner” rang out as Joe O’Rourke, a Vietnam War veteran, raised the American flag at the Lawncrest Recreation Center during a Veteran's Day ceremony Sunday. Lawncrest residents gave…

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Graveyard lantern tour helps keep Lawncrest church's spirit alive

Parishioners of Trinity Church Oxford in Lawncrest will keep the spirit of their church alive during a historical lantern graveyard tour this Saturday. Kate Sampson, director and producer of the lantern graveyard tour,…

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Community Day Saturday to spruce up Lawncrest Rec Center

With a newly formed advisory council, all the Lawncrest Rec Center needs now is some volunteers for its first Community Day. Established after a series of meetings through the PhillyRising collaborative,…

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Lower Northeast District draft plan available for comment until Oct. 1

There are two weeks left to comment on the draft plan for the Lower Northeast Planning District. Presented at an August open house, the plan lays out long- and…

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Two charter schools take up residency at St. William's parish

The students of St. William's parish won't return this year, but the classroom bells are still ringing. After closing its doors for good in June as part of an archdiocesan-wide…

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More titles for Attack Mode boxing club

Attack Mode boxing club is once again victorious. Formerly known as Heavy Hittas, the Lawncrest-based youth boxing club was represented at the neighborhood's Tuesday night Community Association meeting by founders…

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New crime plan in 2nd District, Hero Thrill Show approaching

With a new crime plan rolling out in the 2nd Police District, Lt. Tom Tomlin appeared at the Lawncrest Community Association meeting Tuesday night armed with stats. And he had some…

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Lower Northeast District Plan to be presented to Planning Commission Tuesday

One of many things on the Philadelphia City Planning Commission's agenda Tuesday is a review of the Lower Northeast District Plan. Residents of Frankford, Northwood, Summerdale, Lawncrest…

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Highlights of Lower Northeast District plan include short- and long-term ideas

In the lobby of a building filled with innovators, residents of the Lower Northeast District planning area gathered Tuesday to see the highlights of four months' worth of ideas for Frankford…

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Final Lower Northeast District planning meaning set for Aug. 7

The third and final planning meeting for the Lower Northeast District is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Globe Dye Works [map] in Frankford. The first two meetings -…

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Water Department rate increase hearing scheduled in Lawncrest

From the City of Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) recently announced its proposal to seek rate changes, beginning Oct. 1, 2012, to maintain the City’s top-quality water, alleviate flooding, meet…

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Lower Northeast plan to call for new development centered on SEPTA's Frankford Transportation Center

A draft of the PCPC's Lower Northeast District-level Comprehensive Plan will be presented to the public for comment next month.But input given at two public input sessions, surveys and other…

    • Business on and around commercial corridors (like this one in Lawncrest) balance the pros and cons of those avenues' high traffic. Photo/Laura Robb

Zoning, location and crime: How businesses interact with their neighborhoods [part 2 of 2]

This is the second of a two-part look at three Northeast Philadelphia business corridors, the areas and around them and how those businesses impact their communities. A community without businesses is…

    • Fireworks from the 2010 July Fourth celebration in Lawncrest. Photo/Shannon McDonald

Have a a happy and safe Fourth of July

NEast Philly wants to wish you a happy and safe Fourth of July, whether you're celebrating in the Northeast or elsewhere. Get in the celebratory spirit with the photos below from…

Zoning, location and crime: How businesses interact with their neighborhoods

This is the first of a two-part look at three Northeast Philadelphia business corridors, the areas and around them and how those businesses impact their communities. Jeff Holden is the owner…

    • St. William School in Lawncrest. Image/Google Maps

St. Wiliam's student wins national 'First in Math' title

Josephine Nguyen is the first in math. Nguyen, closed out her fourth-grade year at the now-closed St. William's in Lawncrest with a title she beat 1.4 million students in the country…

Northeast Philly reacts: What's your take on the Affordable Care Act decision? [slideshow]

The pundits and politicians have had their say over the Supreme Court ruling on Health Care for over a day now. How about the regular folks? I took a walk around the…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: In which the Daily News uses parallel streets to try to define an intersection

Friendship Street and Longshore Avenue run parallel. They're parallel in Lawncrest, Castor Gardens and across the Boulevard into Mayfair and Tacony. At no point do they intersect. And yet, somehow the Daily…

    • A Lower Northeast District map marked with residents' opinions of neighborhoods assets and obstacles. Photo/Shannon McDonald

City Planning Commission holds second Lower Northeast District meeting

A Lower Northeast District map marked with residents' opinions of neighborhoods assets and obstacles from the first Lower Northeast District planning meeting. Photo/Shannon McDonald The Philadelphia City Planning Commission held its…

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