28 hours ago

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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43 hours ago

2 days ago

Here comes the sun!

Here comes the sun!

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3 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF FRONT PORCH WITH LIKE IN KIND MATERIALS NO CHANGE IN SIZE OR LOCATION

    7314 BINGHAM ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF FRONT PORCH WITH LIKE IN KIND MATERIALS NO CHANGE IN SIZE OR LOCATION

    7316 BINGHAM ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Our phone lines remain out of service. We do...

Our phone lines remain out of service. We do not have an estimate for when service might be restored. Phone inquiries can be directed to other neighborhood libraries. Thank you and we are sorry for the inconvenience.

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5 days ago

Please be advised: The Fox Chase Library is c...

Please be advised: The Fox Chase Library is currently without phone service.

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5 days ago

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.
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5 days ago

Today is the third Thursday of the month, so ...

Today is the third Thursday of the month, so the Fox Chase Library will have a delayed opening of 2:00 for professional development. Materials can be returned to the book drop boxes in front of the library or renewed online or over the phone.

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5 days ago

  • OPERATIONS PERMIT

    HOTWORKS: WELDING/CUTTING/SOLDERING/TORCH WORK - PERMIT EXPIRES: 5/14/18

    1225-33 COTTMAN AVE Issued May 14, 2018 Comment

May 15

It's Election Day. Make your vote count.

It's Election Day. Make your vote count.

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May 15

Hear ye hear ye! The annual Friends of Fox C...

Hear ye hear ye! The annual Friends of Fox Chase Library Book Sale and Craft Fair will be on Saturday, June 2 from 9-3! Bake Sale! Raffle! Come one, come all!!!

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May 12

We are looking forward to this morning's Down...

We are looking forward to this morning's Downsizing Program with Adriane Weinberg of An Organized Approach! Also, mark your calendars for three weeks from today - that is the date for the Friends of Fox Chase Library's Annual book sale and craft show! It will take place on Saturday June 2 from 9-3.

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May 08

Lawncrest Library is hosting GSK Science in t...

Lawncrest Library is hosting GSK Science in the Summer in July!!! The theme is Science of Space. Registration begins Monday, May 14 at 12:00 p.m. The program is for participants entering grades 2 through 6 and registration is required. For more information and to register visit 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

May 08

Fox Chase Library shared Pennypack Environmen...

A nice neighborhood event at Pennypack tomorrow evening

    Pennypack Environmental Center
    Hope you can join us tommorrow evening. No registration is required for this walk!
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May 07

Verizon is working on fiber-optic line replac...

Verizon is working on fiber-optic line replacement at the Fox Chase Neighborhood Library today, which can result in some (hopefully brief) phone outages. Please bear with us!

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May 07

Due to the primary elections next week, the R...

Due to the primary elections next week, the Rec Advisory and Community Association meetings are the same night. Come out this Tuesday 5/8 to St. William's hall at 6:30 for the Rec Advisory meeting and stay for the Community Association meeting starting at 7. See you then!

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May 04

May 03

We are closing at 4:30 today due to excessive...

We are closing at 4:30 today due to excessive heat.

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May 03

If anyone local is missing a parakeet it’s cu...

If anyone local is missing a parakeet it’s currently visiting the library- please share! It’s currently 9:13 am on Thursday May 3

    Fox Chase Library
    If anyone local is missing a parakeet it's currently visiting the library- please share! It's currently 9:13 am on Thursday May 3
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May 03

**UPDATE: We went to try to get the bird at ...

**UPDATE: We went to try to get the bird at 9:45, and it had taken off. We will keep a lookout and see if he returns. If anyone local is missing a parakeet it’s currently visiting the library- please share! It’s currently 9:13 am on Thursday May 3

    Fox Chase Library
    If anyone local is missing a parakeet it's currently visiting the library- please share! It's currently 9:13 am on Thursday May 3
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May 02

Garden Meeting and Workday this Saturday 10:0...

Garden Meeting and Workday this Saturday 10:00 AM. See you there.

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May 02

May 01

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Apr 26

For this Thursday, here's a shot of the garde...

For this Thursday, here's a shot of the garden from July 2013. Our first season!

    Lawncrest Community Garden
    For this Thursday, here's a shot of the garden from July 2013. Our first season!
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Apr 26

Apr 25

  • USE PERMIT

    USE OF AN EXISTING BUILDING AS A (2) TWO FAMILY DWELLING. NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT

    1244 COTTMAN AVE Issued April 23, 2018 Comment

Apr 25

Apr 24

Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelph...

Getting ready to #GetNerdyPHL! Science After School is happening here from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This event is part of the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival, a nine-day long celebration of science happening at locations throughout the Philadelphia region from April 20, 2018 through April 28, 2018. http://bit.ly/1Xvtbqw

    Philadelphia Science Festival
    Philadelphia Science Festival, Philadelphia, PA. 16,187 likes · 814 talking about this. A citywide celebration showcasing science and technology April 20 - April 28, 2018.
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Apr 23

Lawncrest Community Garden shared a link.

    City failing to deliver on community garden promises
    Community gardening is a labor of love and patience. On scraps of reclaimed vacant land scattered across Philadelphia, people of all incomes and hues work hard during the growing season knowing that at the end of the day there's always satisfaction - a new sprout, a new friend, a moment of peace or food for the table.
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Apr 20

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    DISCONNECT AND RECONNECT LINE AND LOW VOLT WIRING TO EXISTING ATM DRIVE UP MACHINE... IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC (BANK)

    1000 COTTMAN AVE Issued April 18, 2018 Comment

Apr 19

Lawncrest Community Garden shared their album...

For Throw Back Thursday here are some pictures from our Tree Giveaway in 2015.


Apr 19

  • USE PERMIT

    FOR AN AUTO REPAIR SHOP (NO SPRAY PAINTING) PER PROVISO- ALL WORK PERFORMED INDOORS IN AN EXISTING ONE STORY STRUCTURE WITH EXISTING ACCESSORY PARKING ON THE REAR AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. NO SIGN ON THIS PERMIT. **SEPARATE BUILDING APPLICATION WITH PLANS ARE REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY

    1316-18 COTTMAN AVE Issued April 17, 2018 Comment

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Apr 17

Please note: ALL Free Library of Philadelphia...

Please note: ALL Free Library of Philadelphia locations will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday April 18, 2018, for our All Staff Day of professional development. The Fox Chase Library will reopen on Thursday, April 19 at 2:00.

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Apr 17

Get ready to #getnerdy! Next Tuesday, April 2...

Get ready to #getnerdy! Next Tuesday, April 24th, we’re hosting Science After School, in conjunction with the Philadelphia Science Festival. The event runs from 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. and will have fun, hands-on science-themed presentations from the Academy of Natural Sciences, Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium, AnimaLearn, and the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education. For more information and a calendar of events visit https://www.fi.edu/psf.

    Philadelphia Science Festival
    The Philadelphia Science Festival returns this spring to educate, inspire, and engage the region with the science and technology that surrounds our everyday world. Organized and led by The Franklin Institute, in collaboration with 200 of the region's premier science, cultural, and educational establishments, the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival offers more than 80 events over nine days in communities all across the region.
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Apr 17

The Free Library system will be closed on Wed...

The Free Library system will be closed on Wednesday, April 18 for staff development. Normal hours will resume on Thursday, April 19.

    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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Apr 17

Lawncrest Community Garden shared a link.

    Philly's urban gardeners are under siege from gentrification. Here's what they're doing about it
    A few years ago, Elmira Smith and her Kensington neighbors got tired of looking at the vacant lot on their block, an overgrown tangle of weeds and trash, and decided to take action. So, they did what good neighbors do.
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