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Next meeting of the Lawncrest Community Assoc...

Next meeting of the Lawncrest Community Association is Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 7:00PM. The meeting will be held at St. William’s Social Hall. Doors open at 6:30PM.

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46 hours ago

2nd Police District PSA 1 Community Meeting Monday July 16th 2018 7pm

PSA 1 Meeting
Date/Time

July 16th, 2018 07:00 PM

Description

Lt. Craig / Max Mayer Playground

Location

2000 Hellerman Street, Philadelphia, PA

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2 days ago

Emergency Communication Tower: Proposed for Installation at Georgia Avenue and the ICC

The Greater Olney Civic Association (GOCA) strongly opposes the Maryland State Highway Administration’s proposed installation of a 349-foot tall radio communication tower off of Georgia Avenue in Olney.  President Billy Becker sent the letter in the link below to Senator Roger Manno and Senator Craig Zucker on July 11, 2018.

    GOCA: The Greater Olney Civic Association
    GOCA: The Greater Olney Civic Association - The Greater Olney Civic Association is an umbrella organization whose mission is to study, plan, coordinate and promote the overall civic, economic, ecological and cultural welfare of the community within the Olney Master Plan area.
    http://www.goca.org

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6 days ago

Lawncrest Community Garden shared Lawncrest R...

    Coolest Philly Pools for Summer Fitness - Philly Powered
    Splashing, stretching, dancing, laughing and playing. That's what you can expect at Swim Philly's Philly Powered pool fitness Aqua Zumba ® and poolside yoga classes ( many are graciously taught by instructors from The Yoga Habit) this summer. Swim Philly classes are free for everyone and hosted at five different Philly Parks and Recreation pools Read the full article...
    http://phillypowered.org

6 days ago

Poolside Yoga tonight at 6:00pm. For more inf...

Poolside Yoga tonight at 6:00pm. For more information visit phillypowered.org/swimphilly

    Coolest Philly Pools for Summer Fitness - Philly Powered
    Splashing, stretching, dancing, laughing and playing. That's what you can expect at Swim Philly's Philly Powered pool fitness Aqua Zumba ® and poolside yoga classes ( many are graciously taught by instructors from The Yoga Habit) this summer. Swim Philly classes are free for everyone and hosted at five different Philly Parks and Recreation pools Read the full article...
    http://phillypowered.org

Jul 10

Free Aqua Zumba tonight at 6:00pm. Wear a bat...

Free Aqua Zumba tonight at 6:00pm. Wear a bathing suit!

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Jul 10

Jul 09

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Greater Olney will be closed from Wednesday, July 11 through Monday, July 16th, as we are having our new air conditioning system installed! All activities including Movie Wednesday are cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you when we get back!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Greater Olney will be closed from Wednesday, July 11 through Monday, July 16th, as we are having our new air conditioning system installed! All activities including Movie Wednesday are cancelled. We...
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Jul 09

Greater Olney will be closed from Wednesday, ...

Greater Olney will be closed from Wednesday, July 11 through Monday, July 16th. All activities including Movie Wednesday are cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you when we get back!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Greater Olney will be closed from Wednesday, July 11 through Monday, July 16th. All activities including Movie Wednesday are cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing...
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Jul 09

July 2018 GOCA Meeting Materials

June 2018 GOCA Meeting Draft Minutes – for approval during the July Meeting

    GOCA: The Greater Olney Civic Association " July 2018 GOCA Meeting Materials
    GOCA: The Greater Olney Civic Association - The Greater Olney Civic Association is an umbrella organization whose mission is to study, plan, coordinate and promote the overall civic, economic, ecological and cultural welfare of the community within the Olney Master Plan area.
    http://www.goca.org

Jul 05

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Bartram's Garden will be here on Monday! Join us for a fun activity on Monday, July 9th at 2pm!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Bartram's Garden will be here on Monday! Join us for a fun activity on Monday, July 9th at 2pm!
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Jul 04

Happy 4th everyone! Enjoy the heat.

Happy 4th everyone! Enjoy the heat.

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Jul 04

All Free Library of Philadelphia locations ar...

All Free Library of Philadelphia locations are closed today, 7.4.2018, in honor of Independence Day! Libraries will resume normal hours on Thursday, 7.5.2018. Learn more here -- http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/july-4th

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    All Free Library of Philadelphia locations are closed today, 7.4.2018, in honor of Independence Day! Libraries will resume normal hours on Thursday, 7.5.2018. Learn more here --...
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Jul 03

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Happy Independence Day!
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Jul 03

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Enjoy the Fourth of July, and if you're in the neighborhood, visit Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library, Oak Lane Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, and Logan Branch Library (Free Library of Philadelphia)! They have hours on Wednesday, 7.4!

    Councilman Bobby Henon
    While most Free Library of Philadelphia locations will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day, a number of neighborhood libraries will be remain open as Cooling Centers due...
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Jul 03

Jul 02

See you all at the Parade and Fireworks on We...

See you all at the Parade and Fireworks on Wednesday!

    This Northeast Philly neighborhood has the best 103-year-old Fourth of July celebration you've never heard of | Perspective
    If you regularly celebrate Independence Day where the Declaration of Independence was ratified, you've likely done Wawa Welcome America. And rightly so. The city's official event features seven program-packed days full of concerts, fireworks, free museums, and hoagies. It's a great way for tourists and locals alike to see some of the best Philly has to offer.
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Jun 30

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Jun 29

Are you ready for some fireworks? http://www...

Are you ready for some fireworks? http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/lawncrest-fourth-of-july-celebration-northeast-philadelphia-20180629.html?mobi=true

    This Northeast Philly neighborhood has the best 103-year-old Fourth of July celebration you've never heard of | Perspective
    If you regularly celebrate Independence Day where the Declaration of Independence was ratified, you've likely done Wawa Welcome America. And rightly so. The city's official event features seven program-packed days full of concerts, fireworks, free museums, and hoagies. It's a great way for tourists and locals alike to see some of the best Philly has to offer.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 28

New pool schedule . . .

New pool schedule . . .

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Lawncrest Rec Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1,613 likes · 91 talking about this. Lawncrest Recreation Center is a Philadelphia Parks and Recreation...
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Jun 27

Here it is!

Here it is!

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Lawncrest Rec Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1,612 likes · 47 talking about this. Lawncrest Recreation Center is a Philadelphia Parks and Recreation...
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Jun 27

Monday, July 2nd,12:00- 2:00 p.m. Lawncrest L...

Monday, July 2nd,12:00- 2:00 p.m. Lawncrest Library is hosting a Wawa Welcome America Citywide Read event. Join in the fun with book giveaways, read-alouds, coloring books, temporary tattoos, and more!

    Events: Wawa Welcome America's Citywide Read at Your Library!
    Join in the fun with book giveaways, read-alouds, coloring books, temporary tattoos, and more!
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

Jun 27

All Free Library of Philadelphia agencies wil...

All Free Library of Philadelphia agencies will be closed Wednesday, 7.4.2018 in honor of Independence Day.

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch, Philadelphia, PA. 928 likes · 11 talking about this · 641 were here. Located in the Fifth Street...
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Jun 27

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

    Brain Wave
    Brain Wave, Randfontein, Gauteng. 5.2K likes. Educational Kinesiology (Edu-K) is a dynamic and practical process to identify inefficient habits and transform them to natural, efficient new behaviours.
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Jun 24

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    CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY AND LAWFUL OCCUPANCY FOR PREVIOUSLY UNDOCUMENTED BANQUET HALL ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF AN EXISTING BUILDING AS PER APPROVED PLANS AND BBS VARIANCE NO. 33670. TOTAL LAWFUL OCCUPANCY OF SECOND FLOOR TO BE LIMITED TO 90 PEOPLE PER BBS VARIANCE PROVISO.

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Jun 19

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Great activities! Please share!

    The North 5th Street Revitalization Project
    School is almost out! Don't have anything to do? Join the Youth Advisory Council at 5th and Olney for some free summertime fun! There will be fun activities, networking, and a ton of games! Today is...
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Jun 19

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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Jun 19

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Ziehler Playground's pool opens Tuesday, 6.26! Cherashore Playground's pool opens Friday, 6.29!

    Philly311
    TODAY IS THE DAY! 🎉✨ Philadelphia Parks & Recreation public pools start opening today! Go here to see the summer pool schedule 😎👉http://ow.ly/bGgY30kwfd2
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Jun 19

Here's the list of the first 64 parks, rec centers, playgrounds and libraries that'll receive Rebuild money, funded mostly by the soda tax

Olney Recreation Center / Hammond and Nedro

200-64 E Olney Avenue

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2032-62 N 8th Street

600 Port Royal Avenue

1450 N 26th Street

641 Lindley Avenue

2109 W Chew Avenue

900 Federal Street

1701 Belmont Avenue

5801 W Girard Avenue

2020-50 W Lehigh Avenue

851 W Olney Avenue

1800 Washington Avenue

700 Cobbs Creek Parkway

280 Cobbs Creek Parkway

2901 Cedar Street

4423 Longshore Avenue

800-82 N 8th Street

1202-32 E Montgomery Avenue

2400 N 11th Street

601 Borbeck Ave

5800 Chester Avenue

3267-81 Almond Street

575 Tomlinson Road

147 Master Street

4740 Wayne Avenue

3455 Kensington Avenue

9850 Roosevelt Boulevard

2136 Castor Avenue

1919-41 W Ontario Street

5325 Overbrook Avenue

4901 Kingsessing Avenue

6000 Rising Sun Avenue

5800 Cobbs Creek Parkway

5543 Haverford Avenue

3720 N Broad Street

6942 Woodland Avenue

2000 Washington Lane

5100 Pine Street

740 S 17th Street

2101-35 Cecil B. Moore Avenue

601 E Indiana Avenue

400-64 E Ontario Street

732-66 N 36th Street

5700 Torresdale Avenue

300 Shunk Street

3101-27 N 22nd Street

8101 Bustleton Avenue

1501 E Bristol Street

9201 N Delaware Avenue

2987 Almond Street

3201 North 5th Street

7301 Torresdale Avenue

5700 Haverford Avenue

2200 E Auburn Street

2600 Morris Street

5710-18 Germantown Avenue

4131 Unruh Avenue

2502-12 N Howard Street

5100 Westminster Avenue

    City Council approves first 64 Rebuild sites: Here's what's coming! | Office of the Mayor
    In early June 2018, City Council approved the first round of sites for Rebuild! Here's what that means and why that's important. Rebuild is the City's program to improve parks, rec centers, playgrounds, and libraries across Philly's neighborhoods. Most sites will be funded through bonds paid for by the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jun 19

Lawncrest Rec Center added 4 new photos.

Opening day!

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Lawncrest Rec Center added a new photo.
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Jun 19

More Than 70 Philadelphia Pools Opening For Summer Season

Ziehler Playground (200 E. Olney Ave., 19120)

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Lawncrest Recreation Center (6000 Rising Sun Ave., 19111)

Awbury Playground (6101 Ardleigh St., 19138)

Feltonville Recreation Center (231 E. Wyoming Ave., 19120)

Lee Cultural Center (4328 Haverford Ave., 19104)

Mander Playground (2140 N. 33rd St., 19121)

Max Myers Playground (1601 Hellerman St., 19149)

Murphy Recreation Center (300 W. Shunk St., 19148)

Vare Recreation Center (2600 Morris St., 19145)

Christy Recreation Center (728 S. 55th St., 19143)

Fox Chase Recreation Center (7901 Ridgeway St., 19111)

Francisville Playground (1737 Francis St., 19130)

Jardel Recreation Center (1400 Cottman Ave., 19111)

Northern Liberties Recreation Center (321 Fairmount Ave., 19123)

Pleasant Playground (6720 Boyer St., 19119)

Vogt Recreation Center (4131 Unruh Ave., 19135)

East Poplar Playground (820 N. 8th St., 19123)

Morris Estate Cultural Center (1610 W. Chelten Ave., 19126)

Ridgway Pool (901 S. Broad St., 19147)

Samuel Recreation Center (3539 Gaul St., 19134)

Marian Anderson Recreation Center (740 S. 17th St., 19146)

Cobbs Creek Recreation Center (280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy., 19139)

Kendrick Recreation Center (5822 Ridge Ave., 19128)

Lackman Playground (1101 Bartlett St., 19115)

Gathers Recreation Center (2501 Diamond St., 19121)

Lincoln Pool (3201 Ryan Ave., 19136)

Lonnie Young Recreation Center (1100 E. Chelten Ave., 19138)

Pickett Pool (5700 Wayne Ave., 19144)

Scanlon Playground (1099 E. Tioga St., 19134)

Schmidt Playground (113 W. Ontario St., 19140)

Barry Playground (1800 Johnston St., 19145)

Dendy Playground (1501 N. 10th St., 19122)

Heitzman Recreation Center (2136 Castor Ave., 19134)

Jacobs Playground (4500 Linden Ave., 19114)

Kingsessing Recreation Center (4901 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

Penrose Playground (1101 W. Susquehanna Rd., 19122)

39th & Olive Playground (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

Athletic Recreation Center (1400 N. 26th St., 19121)

Amos Playground (1817 N. 16th St., 19121)

Chew Playground (1800 Washington Ave., 19146)

Hancock Playground (1401 N. Hancock St., 19122)

Houseman Recreation Center (5091 Summerdale Ave., 19124)

Simpson Recreation Center (1010 Arrott St., 19124)

Tustin Playground (5901 W. Columbia Ave., 19151)

12th & Cambria Playground (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

American Legion Playground (6201 Torresdale Ave., 19135)

Cohocksink Recreation Center (2901 Cedar St., 19134)

Ford Recreation Center (609 Snyder Ave., 19148)

M.L. King Recreation Center (2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave., 19121)

Mill Creek Playground (743 N. 48th St., 19139)

Piccoli Playground (1501 E. Bristol Ave., 19124)

Shepard Recreation Center (5700 Haverford Ave., 19131)

Belfield Recreation Center (2100 W. Chew Ave., 19138)

C.B. Moore Recreation Center (2551 N. 22nd St., 19132)

Cherashore Playground (851 W. Olney Ave., 19120)

F.J. Myers Recreation Center (5800 Chester Ave., 19143)

McVeigh Recreation Center* (400 E. Ontario St., 19134)

Shuler Playground (3000 N. 27th St., 19132)

Stinger Square (1400 S. 32nd St., 19146)

Waterloo Playground* (2502 N. Howard St., 19133)

    More Than 70 Philadelphia Pools Opening For Summer Season
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - It's the perfect time to cool down at local pools with temperatures soaring. Philadelphia Parks and Recreation announced the opening of 70-plus indoor and outdoor pools for the summer.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jun 18

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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Jun 18

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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Jun 18

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

    Philadelphia Police Department
    We are looking for the best and brightest recruits to become a member of the fourth largest police department in the nation. Please take a few moments to find out more information on this website...
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