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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29 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

36 hours 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

5 days ago

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...
    http://phillypowered.org

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...
    http://phillypowered.org

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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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 07

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 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.
    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

Commercial Robbery 2649 Germantown Ave DC 18 26 026135

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...the  suspect fled the store and was last seen running from the store east on Lehigh Avenue toward Hutchinson Street.If you see these suspects do not approach, contact 911 immediately.To submit a tip...

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    Commercial Robbery 2649 Germantown Ave DC 18 26 026135
    On June 21, 2018, at 8:25 pm, two unknown black males were captured on surveillance video outside of Family Dollar store located at 2649 Germantown Avenue. One of the suspects then entered the business and approached the checkout counter while the second suspect remained outside acting as a lookout.
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Jun 27

Commercial Burglary 800 Arch St DC 18 06 026666

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Robbery 7600 Roosevelt Blvd DC 18 02 027664 - Duration: 0:50. 599 views

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    Commercial Burglary 800 Arch St DC 18 06 026666
    On June 18, 2018, at 11:00 pm, an unknown black male gained entry to Wills Eye Wear located at 800 Arch Street by throwing a rock through the glass door. Once entry was gained the suspect took a laptop computer valued at approximately $1200 then fled the area in an unknown direction.
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Jun 27

Commercial Robbery 701 Federal St DC 18 03 032637

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Robbery 211 S Broad St DC 18 06 021970 - Duration: 1:32. PhiladelphiaPolice 558 views

Theft 720 Sansom St DC 18 06 025575 - Duration: 2:02. PhiladelphiaPolice 947 views

Commercial Burglary 2701 E Butler St DC 18 24 053336 - Duration: 2:40. PhiladelphiaPolice 223 views

Commercial Burglary 800 Arch St DC 18 06 026666 - Duration: 1:13. PhiladelphiaPolice 3 views

Commercial Burglary 2101 65th Ave DC 18 35 052076 - Duration: 1:40. PhiladelphiaPolice 40 views

Commercial Robbery 1417 Girard Ave DC 18 22 046118 - Duration: 1:06. PhiladelphiaPolice 46 views

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Commercial Burglary 300 E Allegheny Ave DC 18 24 051972 - Duration: 1:50. PhiladelphiaPolice 66 views

Commercial Burglary 200 S 24th St DC 18 09 022493 - Duration: 1:21. 105 views

Robbery 7600 Roosevelt Blvd DC 18 02 027664 - Duration: 0:50. PhiladelphiaPolice 599 views

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    Commercial Robbery 701 Federal St DC 18 03 032637
    On June 6, 2018 at approximately 1:45 PM, an unknown male was captured on surveillance video entering the Amancer Latino Grocery Store located at 701 Federal Street. Once inside, the suspect demanded the money from the cash register. The suspect then walked behind the counter, removed an undetermined amount of money from the drawer and fled in an unknown direction.
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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 27

Jun 25

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

    Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger
    FREE SUMMER MEALS available for all children and teens while school is out. Call, text, or visit phillysummermeals.org to find the nearest site to you. SHARE these resources and INFORM our city....
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Jun 24

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Jun 22

  • Theft

    • Thefts

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Jun 21

Jun 20

Explosives Incident 700 E Thayer St DC 18 25 046995

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    Explosives Incident 700 E Thayer St DC 18 25 046995
    The City Wide Arson Task Force is investigating an incident that occurred inside 7XX East Thayer Street on June 17, 2018, at approximately 11:10 PM. An unknown individual threw a M-type explosive into that location causing significant damage. The Task Force is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two 2 individuals depicted in the surveillance video.
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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

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

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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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 18

Good morning, friends! Be careful out there;...

Good morning, friends! Be careful out there; stay hydrated. Call your local library before heading out today!

    Locations
    The Free Library of Philadelphia welcomes 6 million visitors to our 54 neighborhood libraries and the Rosenbach each year.
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Jun 18

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

Jun 18

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

Happy Father's Day to all the hardworking men...

Happy Father's Day to all the hardworking men in our lives! Want to learn more? http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/fathers-day

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Happy Father's Day to all the hardworking men in our lives! Want to learn more? http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/fathers-day
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