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Police officer, elderly driver injured in Lawncrest crash

A 2nd District police officer and an elderly woman were hospitalized Saturday following a car crash in Lawncrest. According to reports, the crash occurred around 1:30 p.m. when the officer was…

    • The boundaries of PhillyRising's Lawncrest initiative. Image/PhillyRising Collaborative

Time running out to comment on draft plan for Philly Rising's Lawncrest initiative

The boundaries of PhillyRising's Lawncrest initiative. Image/PhillyRising Collaborative Lawncrest residents have identified three plans for action within the neighborhood as part of the community's involvement with PhillyRising. PhillyRising, an initiative…

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Lower Northeast District meeting Tuesday; text tool available for those who can't attend

Image/Philadelphia City Planning Commission The Philadelphia City Planning Commission has scheduled its second meeting for the Lower Northeast District. Stakeholders from FrankfordNorthwoodSummerdaleLawncrestOxford Circle…

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St. William's to hold final celebration before school closes

St. William School in Lawncrest. Image/Google Maps Before the doors close for good at St. William's School in Lawncrest, current and former students are invited for one final celebration. In…

    • The boundaries of PhillyRising's Lawncrest initiative. Image/PhillyRising Collaborative

Public comment sought on PhillyRising's draft plan for Lawncrest

The boundaries of PhillyRising's Lawncrest initiative. Image/PhillyRising Collaborative Lawncrest residents have identified three plans for action within the neighborhood as part of the community's involvement with PhillyRising. PhillyRising, an initiative…

    • The 2011 Lawncrest Fourth of July parade rolls down Rising Sun Avenue toward the rec center. Photo/Bill Achuff

Plans being finalized, donations sought for Lawncrest Fourth of July celebration

The 2011 Lawncrest Fourth of July parade rolls down Rising Sun Avenue toward the rec center. Photo/Bill Achuff With less than two months to go before Lawncrest's annual Fourth of July…

    • The 2011 Lawncrest Fourth of July parade rolls down Rising Sun Avenue toward the rec center. Photo/Bill Achuff

Plans being finalized, donations sought for Lawncrest Fourth of July celebration

The 2011 Lawncrest Fourth of July parade rolls down Rising Sun Avenue toward the rec center. Photo/Bill Achuff With less than two months to go before Lawncrest's annual Fourth of July…

    • The owner of 542 Levick St. wants to open an accounting business on the first floor of the residential property. Image/Google Maps

Lawncrest residents approve plan for business on residential block

The owner of 542 Levick St. wants to open an accounting business on the first floor of the residential property. Image/Google Maps The house at 542 Levick St. in Lawncrest is…

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City Planning Commission to hold second Lower Northeast District meeting

Image/Philadelphia City Planning Commission The Philadelphia City Planning Commission has scheduled its second meeting for the Lower Northeast District. Stakeholders from FrankfordNorthwoodSummerdaleLawncrestOxford Circle…

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New L&I Commissioner | Northeast budget hearing | inside Huntingdon Yarn Mill | PRA seeks developers for Francisville parcel

The Dixie Hummingbirds | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group When L&I Commissioner Fran Burns becomes executive director of the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority in June, Carlton Williams will take…

    • From left: City Council members Maria Quinones-Sanchez, Mark Squilla, Kenyatta Johnson, Marian Tasco, Darrell Clarke and Bill Greenlee. Photo/Shannon McDonald

11 members short, City Council holds budget hearing in Northeast Philly

From left: City Council members Maria Quinones-Sanchez, Mark Squilla, Kenyatta Johnson, Marian Tasco, Darrell Clarke and Bill Greenlee. Photo/Shannon McDonald Can a City Council budget hearing be called such if only…

City Council in Northeast Philadelphia tonight for public budget hearing

Philadelphia's City Council members will be in Northeast Philadelphia tonight for a public hearing on the city's budget. The doors of St. William's parish hall, 6234 Rising Sun Ave., will…

    • Lawncrest dog owner Kris Cheung (right) takes her dog to the unofficial dog park in Lawncrest. Photo/Maryline Dossou

For youth organizations, land use can be an uphill battle

Lawncrest dog owner Kris Cheung (right) takes her dog to the unofficial dog park in Lawncrest. Photo/Maryline DossouThis is the second in a two-part series about how youth organizations interact…

How to testify at the City Council public budget hearing in Lawncrest

Philadelphia's City Council members will be in Northeast Philadelphia next week for a public hearing on the city's budget. The doors of St. William's parish hall, 6234 Rising Sun Ave.,…

Health Commissioner: Northeast Philadelphia needs as many as four additional health centers

Here's another symptom of the tough economy -- long wait times at public health clinics. That's the situation in Philadelphia. Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Donald Schwarz says adults looking for appointments…

Real NEastate: What if the seller of the house I'm buying hasn't moved out?

Q: I was supposed to make settlement tomorrow on a home I wanted in Lawncrest. We did the last-minute walk-through this morning and all of the seller’s furniture is still there!…

    • Thomas Creighton School will not become a charter. Image/Google Maps

School Reform Commission opts not to turn Creighton Elementary into a charter

Thomas Creighton School will not become a charter. Image/Google Maps Supporters of seven struggling Philadelphia schools packed School District headquarters Thursday night to learn their futures. Five-year old Diamond Waters was…

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

City Planning Commission holds first public meeting for Lower Northeast District

A Lower Northeast District map marked with residents' opinions of neighborhoods assets and obstacles. Photo/Shannon McDonald Seven tables, 14 city planners and seven maps marked up in blue, red, black and…

Six Northeast residents take the stage for Central High's rendition of 'West Side Story'

Northeast natives Mary Guarnieri of Lawndale and Scott Garvin of Chalfont shined as Maria and Tony in Central High School's production of West Side Story on Saturday evening. This production of West Side…

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NEast Links: State budget cuts and a CVS robbery

NEast Links: Bringing you additional Northeast news Lawncrest residents awoke to find a corrosive substance had been dumped on their cars. Police are investigating the incident, which involves several cars on…

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