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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…

    • There will be a Veterans Day ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier at 10am.
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Happy Veterans Day | Old West Philly High apartments? | Drexel looks east | Tarken Ice Rink reborn | Winding Rose Park development | formerly homeless housing at Broad and Fairmount

Good morning and Happy Veterans Day, Streeters. In observance of the holiday, government offices and public schools are closed today, and trash pickup is pushed back one day. There are a…

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November 7-11: Vote, TEDxPhilly, ZCC final meeting, Craft Show, Veterans Day

Election Day Tuesday, November 8, 7am-8pm. Candidates for almost every local government office are on the ballot in Tuesday’s election. Just in case you need to get up to speed, The…

    • (L to R) Anthony Manzo, CEO and President of PPh; residents Karl Soltan and Mike Fesnak; Alex Kane; Rep. Brendan Boyle; William Conaway, Director of Community Relations at PPh; and Vic Czapor. Photo c

Photo: Vets honored at Philadelphia Protestant Home

More than 80 of The Philadelphia Protestant Home’s staff and resident military veterans were honored at a luncheon, held on Veteran’s Day, November 11.  Pennsylvania State Rep. Brendan Boyle offered remarks…

    • 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…

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Lawncrest honors vets at a community service

The Lawncrest community came together Wednesday at "The Grove" next to Lawncrest Rec Center to celebrate Veterans Day. The event, which achieved a crowd of more than 100 people, was planned…

A Recipe To Stay In For: Easy strawberry shortcake flag cake

Quick, easy and tasty! The three words a chef loves to hear. Try this week’s recipe to stay in for the next time you need a cake, a treat or a…

    • An American flag waves proudly from the porch of 4245 Romain St. in Frankford. Photo courtesy of HGTV.

Frankford home rehabbed in honor of Veterans Day

The long-awaited TV debut of the "Romain House" is tonight at 8. The Frankford home, located at 4245 Romain St., won a contest back in the spring, which brought in…

Coming home: how war Vets learn to get back on their civilian feet

In honor of Veterans Day, NEast Philly intern Christeen Vilbrun explored the hardships many vets face when they return home to find life different than they left it. Christeen spoke with…

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