23 hours ago

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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26 hours ago

It’s hot outside today! A perfect opportunit...

It’s hot outside today! A perfect opportunity to go for a swim. Philly public pools will have free swim from 11am-7pm to help you cool off.

    All Philly Public Pools Hosting 'Free Swims' As Heat Hits City
    PHILADELPHIA - With a hot week ahead, the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department wants to help residents cool off at its numerous public pools. Monday through Tuesday, all public pools will operate on a free swim schedule from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can find the closest pool to you here.
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5 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...
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5 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...
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6 days ago

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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6 days ago

Northeast Philadelphia National Night Out Scheduled Events August 2018

Northeast Philadelphia National Night Out Events August 2018

National Night Out Kick Off Rally Event Monday August 6th 2018 600pm-830pm
Target Shopping Center 7400 Bustleton Ave 600pm-830pm (Divisional)

2nd Police District National Night Out Event Tuesday August 7th 2018 500pm-830pm
Fox Chase School Parking Lot 500 Rhawn Street 500pm-830pm

7th Police District National Night Out Event Tuesday August 7th 2018 500pm-830pm
Fox Chase School Parking Lot 500 Rhawn Street 500pm-830pm

8th Police District National Night Out Event Tuesday August 7th 2018 500pm-830pm
8th Police District Parking Lot 3100 Red Lion Road

15th Police District National Night Out Event Tuesday August 7th 2018 500pm-830pm
Lincoln High School Parking Lot 3201 Ryan Ave

6 days ago

Multiple Commercial Robberies DC 18-24-057425 DC 18-24-058151

...an unknown black male was observed pacing past the a Boost Mobile store located at 1202 East Hunting Park Avenue several times and after a short time later the suspect entered the business armed with...

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...at 9:17 pm, an unknown black male entered the Royu Mini Market located at 3878 Glendale Street and approached an employee, a 32 year-old-male, and pulled a knife stating "don...

Abduction 2000 Orkney St DC 18 26 026871 - Duration: 3:56. PhiladelphiaPolice 4,907 views

Homicide 400 block of West Venango St DC 18 25 049745 - Duration: 1:27. PhiladelphiaPolice 12,891 views

Multiple Commercial Robberies 532 W Lehigh Ave DC 18 26 026067 2649 Germantown Ave DC 18 26 27876 - Duration: 2:32. PhiladelphiaPolice 380 views

Multiple Commercial Robberies 532 W Lehigh Ave DC 18 26 026067 2649 Germantown Ave DC 18 26 27876 - Duration: 2:32. PhiladelphiaPolice 380 views

Explosion Vandalism 5000 Woodland Ave DC 18 12 046194 - Duration: 2:00. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,060 views

Commercial Burglary 4023 Market St DC 18 16 027293 - Duration: 1:49. PhiladelphiaPolice 237 views

    Multiple Commercial Robberies DC 18-24-057425 DC 18-24-058151
    Incident #1: DC 18-24-057423 On July 6, 2018, at 5:00 pm, an unknown black male was observed pacing past the a Boost Mobile store located at 1202 East Hunting Park Avenue several times and after a short time later the suspect entered the business armed with a knife.
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6 days ago

Wanted: Suspect for Multiple Commercial Robberies in the 24th District [VIDEO]

...an unknown black male was observed pacing past the a Boost Mobile store located at 1202 East Hunting Park Avenue several times and after a short time later the suspect entered the business armed with...

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...at 9:17 pm, an unknown black male entered the Royu Mini Market located at 3878 Glendale Street and approached an employee, a 32 year-old-male, and pulled a knife stating “don...

    Philly Police Blog | Wanted: Suspect for Multiple Commercial Robberies in the 24th District [VIDEO]
    On Sunday, July 8, 2018, at 9:17 pm, an unknown black male entered the Royu Mini Market located at 3878 Glendale Street and approached an employee, a 32 year-old-male, and pulled a knife stating "don't move, give me the money, if you move I will stab you right now".
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

Jul 04

Happy 4th everyone! Enjoy the heat.

Happy 4th everyone! Enjoy the heat.

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Jul 04

Jul 03

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Happy Independence Day!
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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.
    http://www.philly.com

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.
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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 28

Music Festival Pennypack on the Delaware, Sat June 30th 2018 10am-8pm

Music Festival Pennypack on the Delaware, 7801 State Road, Phila PA, 19136 (Enter at State Road and Pennypack Path). Saturday June 30th 2018 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free. Kids corner, yoga, food trucks, beer tent, local craft vendors. Tickets, concert lineup: musiconthedelaware.com. Join the 15th Police District PDAC and City of Philadelphia Town Watch Integrated Services in promoting this community event.

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

Our 3rd grade team has been working to raise ...

Our 3rd grade team has been working to raise funds for new Chromebook carts and accessories so their students can have greater access to technology. They have worked incredibly hard and raised more than half of the funds needed but still have a way to go towards their goal. Funds raised will be matched by the Neubauer Foundation. Please consider donating to this project.

    Click here to support Innovatively Bridging the Gap organized by Miranda Livezey
    Juniata Park Academy is a Title I neighborhood public school which services 1,185 students from kindergarten through eighth grade who all receive free meals daily. We are located in the Juniata Park neighborhood of Philadelphia. Our school's mission is to create a safe and nurturing learning envi...
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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

Lawncrest Rec Center added 4 new photos.

Opening day!

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Lawncrest Rec Center added a new photo.
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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

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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Jun 17

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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Jun 17

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

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

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Jun 17

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 17

Jun 16

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

Its community gardens day. Come out and see us!

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Jun 14

Shop-Vac Blamed for Deadly Bensalem Gas Station Explosion

Joe Vigilante, who co-owned the Liberty Gas station along 1200 block of Bristol Pike, was killed in the blast that was so strong it registered on a seismic detector nearly 20 miles away at Temple University in North Philadelphia.

    Shop-Vac Blamed for Deadly Bensalem Gas Station Explosion
    A Shop-Vac being used to suck up water next to an underground gas tank at a Bensalem gas station caused a catastrophic explosion that killed one man and critically injured another.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 14

Frankford Community-Police Bike Ride & Walk for Peace Event Sat 06-16-2018 Starts at 930am

Frankford Community-Police Bike Ride & Walk for Peace Event Sat 06-16-2018 Starts at 930am

Jun 14

Crews recover body of man trapped after Bensalem gas station explosion

The owner, identified as Joseph Vigilante, was trapped since the underground gas tank exploded at Liberty Gas on the 1200 block of Bristol Pike around 4:50 p.m. Tuesday. Employee Frank Tomasiello was rescued and airlifted to a local hospital.

    Crews recover man trapped after Bensalem gas station explosion
    Crews located the man trapped in an underground tank following an explosion at a gas station in Bensalem Wednesday afternoon; hours later his body was recovered Multiple rescue agencies returned to the site of the explosion in Bensalem, Bucks County Wednesday morning to continue the search for a trapped gas station owner as one of his injured employees recovered in the hospital.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 13

Thank you to our S.A.C. members who volunteer...

Thank you to our S.A.C. members who volunteered on Field Day and throughout the year. We truly appreciate your help and support.

    Juniata Park Academy
    Thank you to our S.A.C. members who volunteered on Field Day and throughout the year. We truly appreciate your help and support.
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Jun 13

Trapped Co-Owner's Body Located After Gas Station Explosion

An explosion occurred in the area of an 8,000-gallon underground propane tank about 5 p.m. Tuesday, rocking the Liberty Gas station along the 1200 block of Bristol Pike, fire officials said.

    Trapped Co-Owner's Body Located After Gas Station Explosion
    Nearly 24 hours after an explosion at a gas station rocked a Bucks County community, the body of the co-owner killed in the blast has been located.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 13

Rescue efforts end for man trapped underground in Bensalem gas station blast

Firefighters were called at 5 p.m. to Liberty Gas Station at 1214 Bristol Pike to perform a technical rescue.

Major rescue operation underway as fire officials race to free a person entrapped underground after some sort of reported explosion near the Liberty Gas station on the 1200 block of Bristol Pike in Bensalem @6abc pic.twitter.com/rgUzPTEnSu

    Rescue efforts end for man trapped underground in Bensalem gas station blast
    A man trapped underground after an explosion at Bensalem gas station late Tuesday afternoon is believed to be dead, an official said Wednesday morning. The official told reporters at the scene that rescue efforts had halted in the face of high gas levels where the man was trapped and that operations had shifted to recovery mode, meaning authorities believe the trapped man has died.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 13

Recovery Effort Underway After Gas Station Explosion Traps Man Underground In Bensalem

Crews were called out to a report of an explosion on the 1200 block of Bristol Pike around 5 p.m. When they arrived, they found the explosion happened underground at Liberty gas station.

    Recovery Effort Underway After Gas Station Explosion Traps Man Underground In Bensalem
    BENSALEM, Pa. (CBS) - Recovery efforts are underway after an underground gas station explosion left one person trapped and another person critically injured in Bensalem on Tuesday night. Crews were called out to a report of an explosion on the 1200 block of Bristol Pike around 5 p.m.
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Jun 13

Recovery effort for man trapped after Bensalem gas station explosion

Late Tuesday night, rescue crews were working to pump the gas out of the tank. Officials had to cut power to the neighborhood surrounding the Liberty Gas Station on the 1200 block of Bristol Pike after the explosion occurred around 5 p.m. Tuesday.

    Recovery effort for man trapped after Bensalem gas station explosion
    Officials say the search for a missing man believed to be trapped in an underground tank after an explosion at a gas station in Bensalem, Bucks County is now a recovery effort. Speaking to reporters early Wednesday morning, Battalion Chief Rob Sponheimer of Bensalem Fire Rescue was asked if there is a chance the man was still alive.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 13

Search for man trapped in tank under Bensalem gas station

Officials had to cut power to the neighborhood surrounding the Liberty Gas Station on the 1200 block of Bristol Pike after the explosion occurred Tuesday afternoon.

    Search for man trapped in tank under Bensalem gas station
    The search continues for a missing man believed to be trapped in an underground tank after an explosion rocked a gas station in Bensalem, Bucks County. Late Tuesday night, rescue crews were working to pump the gas out of the tank.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 13

2 injured in explosion at Bensalem gas station

Officials have cut the power to the neighborhood surrounding the Liberty Gas Station on the 1200 block of Bristol Pike after an explosion occurred there earlier in the afternoon.

    2 injured in explosion at Bensalem gas station
    A large rescue operation is underway in Bensalem, Bucks County Tuesday night. Officials have cut the power to the neighborhood surrounding the Liberty Gas Station on the 1200 block of Bristol Pike after an explosion occurred there earlier in the afternoon. According to reports, a man is trapped in a gas tank under the station.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 12

Congratulations to our 8th graders (now High ...

Congratulations to our 8th graders (now High Schoolers) on their Move Up Day yesterday.

    Juniata Park Academy
    Congratulations to our 8th graders (now High Schoolers) on their Move Up Day yesterday.
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