36 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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2 days ago

Here comes the sun!

Here comes the sun!

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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.
    https://loveyourpark.org

May 15

It's Election Day. Make your vote count.

It's Election Day. Make your vote count.

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May 14

Brian F. Dolan, 45, Philadelphia firefighter and Navy veteran

Mr. Dolan, a skilled handyman, was at the friend’s residence in the 800 block of Fanshawe Street when he fell. He died at 12:18 p.m. in the emergency room at Einstein Medical Center. The cause of death was blunt impact and the fall ruled accidental by the Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s Office.

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...followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at Wetzel and Son Funeral Home, 419 Huntingdon Pike, Rockledge. The service will be conducted by Charles R. Lindsay, a Philadelphia fire chaplain and...

Memorial donations may be made to the Philadelphia Fire Fighters’ and Paramedics Union, Local 22 Widow’s Fund, 415 N. Fifth St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19123. Checks should be made out to Local 22 Charitable Trust.

    Brian F. Dolan, 45, Philadelphia firefighter and Navy veteran
    Brian F. Dolan, 45, of Fox Chase, a decorated Navy veteran and Philadelphia firefighter for the last 15 years, died Thursday, May 10, of injuries sustained in a fall from a ladder while helping a friend with a home-maintenance job. Mr. Dolan, a skilled handyman, was at the friend's residence in the 800 block of Fanshawe Street when he fell.
    http://www.philly.com

May 14

Missing Person – Jessica Torres – From the 2nd District Has Been Located

The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating Missing Person 15-year-old Jessica Torres. She was last seen on the 6500 block of Dorcas Street on Thursday, March 1st, 2018 around 6:30 pm.

    Philly Police Blog | Missing Person - Jessica Torres - From the 2nd District Has Been Located
    The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public's assistance in locating Missing Person 15-year-old Jessica Torres. She was last seen on the 6500 block of Dorcas Street on Thursday, March 1st, 2018 around 6:30 pm.
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May 10

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 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 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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Apr 30

Apr 29

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    NEW WIRING FOR KITCHEN: 6- RECEPTACLES, 2- SWITCHES, DISHWASHER, DISPOSAL, MICROWAVE, 4- HI-HATS, 6- CIRCUITS.... IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

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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 25

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE KITCHEN SINK WASTE LINE, INSTALL 2" PVC STACK

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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 24

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 19

Lawncrest Community Garden shared their album...

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


Apr 18

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE HOUSE DRAIN HOUSE TRAP AND FAI PA20181061728 "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

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Apr 18

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.
    https://www.fi.edu

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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Apr 13

Box 6351 Summerdale Ave & Hellerman St AOI: 1...

Box 6351 Summerdale Ave & Hellerman St AOI: 1254 Greeby St 2-2 In service, 2 story 15x65 Fire Under Control

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Apr 13

The next meeting of the Lawncrest Community A...

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

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