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2 days ago

Lawncrest Rec Center added 8 new photos.

Pool season in Lawncrest is underway! We had a perfect day for a swim!

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Lawncrest Rec Center added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Lawncrest Rec Center added 4 new photos.

Opening day!

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Lawncrest Rec Center added a new photo.
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3 days ago

Lawncrest Community Garden shared Lawncrest R...

Pool opens tomorrow!

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Lawncrest Neighbors! Join in the opening of Philadelphia's pool season! Tomorrow, June 19, 2:30pm, at your own Lawncrest Rec Center pool! See you there!
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3 days ago

Come on out this Thursday 6/21 for a free out...

Come on out this Thursday 6/21 for a free outdoor movie at Lawncrest Rec. Movie starts at dusk.

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3 days ago

Lawncrest Rec Center is feeling excited.

Lawncrest Neighbors! Join in the opening of Philadelphia's pool season! Tomorrow, June 19, 2:30pm, at your own Lawncrest Rec Center pool! See you there!

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4 days ago

2nd Police District PSA 1 Community Meeting Monday June 18th, 2018 07:00 PM

2nd Police District PSA 1 Community Meeting
Monday June 18th, 2018 07:00 PM
Max Mayer Playground 2000 Hellerman Street

4 days ago

Here's a fun way to support the Lawncrest fir...

Here's a fun way to support the Lawncrest fireworks . . .

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Here's a fun way to support the Lawncrest fireworks . . .
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4 days ago

Pool opens Tuesday, June 19. 2:30 pm.

Pool opens Tuesday, June 19. 2:30 pm.

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5 days ago

Come on out this Thursday 6/21 for a free out...

Come on out this Thursday 6/21 for a free outdoor movie at Lawncrest Rec. Movie starts at dusk.

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6 days ago

Its community gardens day. Come out and see u...

Its community gardens day. Come out and see us!

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Jun 11

Camp Play and Learn! For students entering gr...

Camp Play and Learn! For students entering grades 1-3, this two-week camp will run Monday to Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., August 6-17. Literacy activities, read alouds, games, crafts, and more will help children stretch their minds and imaginations as they explore underwater ecosystems. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Space is limited to 15 students per location. Registration is required. Please stop in for an application.

    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 439 likes · 6 talking about this · 408 were here. A library outranks any other thing a community can do to benefit its people. -...
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Jun 11

The Science of Space! We have room in our le...

The Science of Space! We have room in our level 1 and level 2 classes for Science In the Summer. Level 1 is for children entering grades 2 and 3; level 2 is for children entering grades 4 through 6. Seats are limited and registration is required. Register at www.scienceinthesummer.com.

    GSK Science in the Summer
    GSK Science in the Summer ™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. It's sponsored by GSK and offered through national science centers, community centers and libraries across the country. Use our map to locate program details and registration information for your area .
    http://www.scienceinthesummer.com

Jun 11

Missing Juvenile – Tashynee Dixon – From the 2nd District

The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating 14 year-old Missing Juvenile Tashynee Dixon. She was last seen at 3:00 A.M., on Sunday, June 10th, 2018, on the 1000 block of Stevens Terrace.

    Philly Police Blog | Missing Juvenile - Tashynee Dixon - From the 2nd District
    The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public's assistance in locating 14 year-old Missing Juvenile Tashynee Dixon. She was last seen at 3:00 A.M., on Sunday, June 10th, 2018, on the 1000 block of Stevens Terrace.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

Jun 11

Rec Advisory Meeting is this Tuesday at 7:00 ...

Rec Advisory Meeting is this Tuesday at 7:00 PM.

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Jun 05

Bring your dance shoes and get in the groove-...

Bring your dance shoes and get in the groove- Line Dancing with Gloria Kingcade! Thursday, June 7th at 4 p.m. It's family friendly fun for adults, kids, and teens. Afterward, register for Summer Reading!

    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 439 likes · 6 talking about this · 408 were here. A library outranks any other thing a community can do to benefit its people. -...
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Jun 02

May 31

June is almost here and that means it's straw...

June is almost here and that means it's strawberry season! Come on out to our Meeting & Work Day, this Saturday 6/2 at 10:00 AM.

    Lawncrest Community Garden
    June is almost here and that means it's strawberry season! Come on out to our Meeting & Work Day, this Saturday 6/2 at 10:00 AM.
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May 26

Police Capture Car Theft Suspect, Find Kids After Wild Chase

The ordeal began Wednesday around 10 p.m. when a 28-year-old woman stopped by her friend's house on the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street to drop something off. The woman parked her white 2010 Toyota Camry in front of the home with the engine running and her two sons, ages 6 and 1, in the backseat.

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The woman flagged down a passing police car and reported the theft. Officers spotted the Camry on the 1500 block of Sellers Street, about a mile away from where it was stolen. A police aviation unit began to follow it as it sped off.

As police placed McDonald in custody, they realized the children were not inside the car. McDonald told police he dropped the children off along the 4700 block of Darrah Street, according to Small.

    Police Capture Car Theft Suspect, Find Kids After Wild Chase
    Police identified a man accused of stealing a running car with two young children inside, leading to a wild chase in Northeast Philadelphia.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

May 26

Philadelphia man in alleged kidnapping ID'd

...after an unidentified 28-year-old mother stopped at a friend’s house in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in Summerdale to drop something off while her two boys, ages 1 and 6, remained...

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Lakim McDonald, 23, of the 5600 block of Washington Avenue in West Philadelphia, is charged with robbery of a motor vehicle, fleeing police, two counts of kidnapping, reckless endangerment and other related offenses. He’s being held on $100,000 bail.

...to the scene, according to police. McDonald admitted to dropping the children off on the 4700 block of Darrah Street, police said. At around the same time, a 911 call confirmed their location...

    Philadelphia man in alleged kidnapping ID'd
    Lakim McDonald, 23, of the 5600 block of Washington Avenue in West Philadelphia is charged with robbery of a motor vehicle, fleeing police, two counts of kidnapping, reckless endangerment and other related offenses. - Dylan Purcell, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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May 26

Police: Lakim McDonald Charged After Stealing Woman’s Car With 2 Children Inside

It happened in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in the Lawncrest section of the city.

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The children were not found in the car, but McDonald told police he dropped them off in the 4700 block of Darrah Street. They were not harmed.

    Police: Lakim McDonald Charged After Stealing Woman's Car With 2 Children Inside
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A suspect has been charged after Philadelphia police say he stole a car with two children inside on Wednesday night. It happened in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in the Lawncrest section of the city.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 26

Car stolen with 2 kids inside leads to police pursuit through Philadelphia; suspect ID'd

Police say around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, a 28-year-old woman had left her car running on the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in Summerdale to quickly visit a friend; her two children were in the backseat.

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Officers checked the car for the children, but McDonald told them he had dropped them off on the 4700 block of Darrah St.

    Car stolen with 2 kids inside leads to police pursuit; suspect ID'd
    Two young children are safe and a suspect has been taken into custody following a car theft and police pursuit in Philadelphia. That suspect was identified by police Friday night as 23-year-old Lakim McDonald. Police say around 9:45 p.m.
    http://6abc.com

May 26

May 25

Police: Suspect Arrested After Stealing Woman’s Car With 2 Children Inside

It happened in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in the Lawncrest section of the city.

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The children were not found in the car, but the suspect told police he dropped them off in the 4700 block of Darrah Street. They were not harmed.

    Police: Suspect Arrested After Stealing Woman's Car With 2 Children Inside
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - One person was arrested after Philadelphia police chased a stolen car with two children inside on Wednesday night. It happened in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in the Lawncrest section of the city. Police say a 28-year-old mother was traveling with her kids, ages 1 and 6, moments before her car was stolen.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 24

Thief steals car with young children inside, leads police on chase in N.E. Philadelphia

About 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, a 28-year-old woman stopped on the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in Summerdale to make a quick visit to a friend, leaving the two children in the back seat of her white 2010 Toyota Camry with the engine running.

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When officers did not see the children in the car, they demanded to know what happened to them. The alleged thief said he had left them on the 4700 block of Darrah Street in Frankford. A call came into 911 at the same time reporting the children had been found on the block.

    Thief steals car with young children inside, leads police on chase in N.E. Philadelphia
    A man is custody after stealing a car with two children inside in Northeast Philadelphia and leading police on a chase that ended a few miles away in Crescentville, officials say. The children, ages 1 and 6, were found unharmed after the thief left them on a residential street and drove off, police said.
    http://www.philly.com

May 24

Car stolen with 2 kids inside leads to police pursuit through Philadelphia

Police say around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, a 28-year-old woman had left her car running on the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in Summerdale to quickly visit a friend; her two children were in the backseat.

    Car stolen with 2 kids inside leads to police pursuit
    Two young children are safe and a suspect has been taken into custody following a car theft and police pursuit in Philadelphia. Police say around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, a 28-year-old woman had left her car running on the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in Summerdale to quickly visit a friend; her two children were in the backseat.
    http://6abc.com

May 24

Police Capture Car Theft Suspect, Find Kids After Wild Chase

...the ordeal began around 9:45 p.m. when a woman pulled up on the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street to quickly visit a friend. The 28-year-old woman told police she left her...

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Police later found both children on the 4700 block of Darrah Street. They were reunited with their mother and are doing okay, according to investigators.

Officers spotted the vehicle on the 1500 block of Sellers Street, about a mile away from where it was stolen. A police Aviation Unit began to follow it as it sped off.

    Police Capture Car Theft Suspect, Find Kids After Wild Chase
    A toddler and a child were reunited with their mom and a suspect is in custody after a car theft led to a wild chase in Northeast Philadelphia.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

May 24

Police: Suspect Arrested After Stealing Woman’s Car With 2 Children Inside

It happened in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in the Lawncrest section of the city.

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The children were not found in the car, but the suspect told police he dropped them off in the 4700 block of Darrah Street. They were not harmed.

    Police: Suspect Arrested After Stealing Woman's Car With 2 Children Inside
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - One person was arrested after Philadelphia police chase a stolen car with two children inside on Wednesday night. It happened in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in the Lawncrest section of the city. Police say a 28-year-old mother was traveling with her kids, ages one and six, moments before her car was stolen.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 24

Car stolen with 2 kids inside leads to police chase through Philadelphia

It began on around 10:15 p.m. along the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street.

    Car stolen with 2 kids inside leads to police chase
    Philadelphia police were searching for a stolen car that reportedly had two kids inside when a chase through the city ensued Wednesday night. It began on around 10:15 p.m. along the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street. Investigators said the car, described as a white 2010 Toyota Camry, was left running when a man jumped in and took off.
    http://6abc.com

May 24

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May 21

This Wednesday at 6 p.m.- We're the next stop...

This Wednesday at 6 p.m.- We're the next stop on the School Board Listening Tour! Students, parents, educators and residents are invited to attend these events and share their views on the challenges and opportunities facing public education in Philadelphia. Children are welcome and food will be provided.

    Board of Education Listening Session - Northeast Philadelphia
    Mayor Kenney appointed nine members to the Philadelphia Board of Education (BOE) in April 2018. Beginning in July 2018, the Board will oversee the School District of Philadelphia. In April and May 2018, the new Board members will participate in a series of community listening sessions across the city.
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May 21

May 20

Here comes the sun!

Here comes the sun!

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May 18

May 17

Is anyone interested in learning about foragi...

Is anyone interested in learning about foraging? We're considering scheduling a class on it for one of our meetings. This weekend you can check out this event In Wissahickon Park.

    Eating Invasives: Garlic Mustard - Love Your Park Week
    Join us for Love Your Park Week and lend a hand as we identify and remove as much garlic mustard as possible before noon. Then stick around to taste a few tasty dishes made with the same invasives.
    https://loveyourpark.org

May 17

May 15

It's Election Day. Make your vote count.

It's Election Day. Make your vote count.

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May 10

May 09

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May 09

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