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    • Cherelle Parker

VIDEO: Rep. Cherelle Parker talks about holding elected officials accountable

Councilwoman Marian Tasco’s office confirmed on Tuesday that she’ll be retiring after her current term in City Council ends at the beginning of next year. The news was first reported by…

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Councilwoman Tasco: Take a closer look at those “Apples”

Councilwoman Tasco and I agree that, with respect to affordable housing in Philadelphia, “The need is real.”  We also agree that, in her words, “Council’s plan [the “1,500 New Affordable Housing…

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Tasco takes issue with Kromer analysis of Clarke's affordable housing plan

It was disappointing to see PlanPhilly/Philly.com publish John Kromer’s deeply flawed analysis comparing City Council’s 1,500 New Affordable Housing Units Initiative with the Street Administration’s Neighborhood Transformation Initiative (NTI). As I…

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Lawncrest teams up with PhillyRising for holiday food drive

A park cleanup and Veteran’s Day ceremony, a five-block cleanup, and a neighborhood watch walk- through were just some of the successes highlighted during a PhillyRising meeting at the Lawncrest Library…

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Lawncrest honors veterans with annual clean-up and ceremony [photos]

The “Star Spangled Banner” rang out as Joe O’Rourke, a Vietnam War veteran, raised the American flag at the Lawncrest Recreation Center during a Veteran's Day ceremony Sunday. Lawncrest residents gave…

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Water Department rate increase hearing scheduled in Lawncrest

From the City of Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) recently announced its proposal to seek rate changes, beginning Oct. 1, 2012, to maintain the City’s top-quality water, alleviate flooding, meet…

    • From left: City Council members Maria Quinones-Sanchez, Mark Squilla, Kenyatta Johnson, Marian Tasco, Darrell Clarke and Bill Greenlee. Photo/Shannon McDonald

11 members short, City Council holds budget hearing in Northeast Philly

From left: City Council members Maria Quinones-Sanchez, Mark Squilla, Kenyatta Johnson, Marian Tasco, Darrell Clarke and Bill Greenlee. Photo/Shannon McDonald Can a City Council budget hearing be called such if only…

City Council in Northeast Philadelphia tonight for public budget hearing

Philadelphia's City Council members will be in Northeast Philadelphia tonight for a public hearing on the city's budget. The doors of St. William's parish hall, 6234 Rising Sun Ave., will…

    • Lawncrest dog owner Kris Cheung (right) takes her dog to the unofficial dog park in Lawncrest. Photo/Maryline Dossou

For youth organizations, land use can be an uphill battle

Lawncrest dog owner Kris Cheung (right) takes her dog to the unofficial dog park in Lawncrest. Photo/Maryline DossouThis is the second in a two-part series about how youth organizations interact…

How to testify at the City Council public budget hearing in Lawncrest

Philadelphia's City Council members will be in Northeast Philadelphia next week for a public hearing on the city's budget. The doors of St. William's parish hall, 6234 Rising Sun Ave.,…

    • Philadelphia Councilwoman Marian Tasco, seen here at the 2011 Rising Sun Avenue Clean-up, announced City Council will hold a public budget hearing in Lawncrest. File photo/Ian Romano

Tasco wins 'Dancing with the Philadelphia Stars'

Ninth District City Councilwoman Marian B. Tasco's Cha Cha dance steps led her to victory at the Fourth Annual "Dancing with the Philadelphia Stars" event on Sunday. The event was an…

    • Tarken Rec Center's ice rink will undergo a $3.3 million renovation. Image/Google Maps

Tarken Rec Center ice rink to be renovated

Tarken Rec Center's ice rink will undergo a $3.3 million renovation. Image/Google Maps A $3.3 million renovation to the skating rink at the Tarken Recreation Center is expected to begin in…

    • Philadelphia Councilwoman Marian Tasco, seen here at the 2011 Rising Sun Avenue Clean-up, announced City Council will hold a public budget hearing in Lawncrest. File photo/Ian Romano

City Council schedules public budget hearing in the Northeast

Philadelphia Councilwoman Marian Tasco, seen here at the 2011 Rising Sun Avenue Clean-up, announced City Council will hold a public budget hearing in Lawncrest. File photo/Ian Romano Philadelphia City Council is…

    • Mayor Michael Nutter (hat) meets Heavy Hitta's boxing coach Lonnie Haile at the 2011 Philly Spring Cleanup on Rising Sun Avenue. Also pictured on left are clean-up organizers Kathy Wersinger of 9t

5th annual Philly Spring Cleanup set for April 14

Mayor Michael Nutter (hat) meets Heavy Hitta's boxing coach Lonnie Haile at the 2011 Philly Spring Cleanup on Rising Sun Avenue. Also pictured on left are clean-up organizers Kathy Wersinger of…

    • 6th District Councilman Bobby Henon in an April 2011 interview with NEast Philly. Photo/Saleem Ahmed

Henon passes on city-issued car; O'Neill, O'Brien, Tasco, Sanchez keep the privilege

6th District Councilman Bobby Henon in an April 2011 interview with NEast Philly. Photo/Saleem Ahmed When asked back in October if he'd accept a city-issued car if re-elected to City Council,…

    • Photo by Flickr user kristib2pea

Polls open for 2011 general election

Photo by Flickr user kristib2pea It's election day in Philadelphia and polls are open until 8 tonight. You have until then to get to your voting place and elect the candidates…

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Nutter congratulates Lawncrest and Burholme residents on a job well done

Mayor Michael Nutter greets Heavy Hitta's coaches Lonnie Haile (blue) and Rick Terrell (yellow) as Cleanup leaders Kathy Wersinger and Matt Taubenberger look on. Photo by Ian Roman. Hugh Campbell, a…

    • Volunteers help clean the Grove at Lawncrest Rec Center to prepare for the annual Veterans Day celebration

Volunteers beautify Lawncrest's Grove

Members of the Lawncrest community came together on Saturday to clean up “The Grove” next to the Lawncrest Rec Center in preparation for Thursday’s second annual Veteran’s Day celebration. The cleanup…

    • (L to R): Bill Conaway, PPh Director of Community Relations; Sherry Wharton; John Evans, Salvation Army Thrift Store; and Sandi King, Philadelphia Commerce Department Business Services Manager,  take

Rising Sun Avenue looking cleaner thanks to local business, organizations

This submission was provided by the Philadelphia Protestant Home, one of many business and organizations that took part in the Rising Sun Avenue cleanup. NEast Philly will have additional coverage of…

    • Democratic district attorney candidate Seth Williams discusses the city's geographic assignments at the Lawncrest Civic Association meeting.

Democratic District Attorney candidate Seth Williams visits Lawncrest Civic

The Lawncrest Civic Association hosted many guests at its meeting last night, with Democratic District Attorney candidate Seth Williams being the highlight. "No matter who you are or where you live,"…

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