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Lawncrest July 4th 2013 schedule of events

Ever wanted to sink a librarian into a dunk tank? What about a cop or a pastor? All three and more have volunteered to risk a dip in the tank at…

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Lawncrest cell phone robbery pattern

Police in the 2nd District have made four arrests so far in the 15 robberies that have occurred in the last 30 days in PSA 2. Lt. Francis Staab, new to…

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Details of 2013 Lawncrest July 4th celebration

Ever wanted to sink a librarian into a dunk tank? What about a cop or a pastor? All three and more have volunteered to risk a dip in the tank at…

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PhillyRising helping Lawncrest make the most of what it has

This is the second half of a series about PhillyRising and its role in Northeast neighborhoods. The first half was about Frankford. PhillyRising is relatively new to Lawncrest. Northeast Coordinator Manny Citron…

Holiday food and toy drive round-up

The holidays are fast-approaching, but there's still time to give to those less fortunate. We'll be keeping a running list of all the food, toy and clothing drives in the area…

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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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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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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…

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…

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Community leaders, business owners, pastors step up for Lawncrest's 4th of July dunk tank

For $1, you'll get three chances to dunk one of a dozen Lawncrest community leaders into a tub of water. Business owners, rec center coaches, pastors and more have volunteered for…

    • 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…

    • 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…

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Three Northeast congregations join Interfaith Hospitality Network

Three congregations around the Northeast have agreed to participate in the Interfaith Hospitality Network, the Northwest Philadelphia-based organization that enlists the help of churches to act as temporary housing for families…

    • 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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