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East Falls: Town Watch Is Appreciated but Understaffed

East Falls: Town Watch Is Appreciated but Understaffed

Once every month, Mary Jane Fullman organizes meetings for the East Falls Town Watch, an organization that she has been a part of since its inception in 1998. Since then, she has assumed the role of president within the organization. The East Falls Town Watch consists of 12 people, with Fullman running the entire nonprofit […]

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West Oak Lane: Five Must-See Landmarks in the Philadelphia National Cemetery

West Oak Lane: Five Must-See Landmarks in the Philadelphia National Cemetery

West Oak Lane is a vibrant residential neighborhood in Upper Northern Philadelphia that is home to one of the United States’ 135 national cemeteries. On the corner of Haines Street and Limekiln Pike lies the Philadelphia National Cemetery, an armed forces cemetery established in 1862. This burial ground contains the graves of soldiers who served […]

 

West Oak Lane: Book Bag Drives And More Happening This Week

West Oak Lane: Book Bag Drives And More Happening This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in West Oak Lane this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood.  Women’s Fitness Bootcamp– Monday, Aug. 21, 6:30-7 p.m., Younger Days Dance Studio (6405 N. Broad St.) Malik’s Journey Foundation Presents Back to School Book Bag Giveaway– Saturday, Aug. 26, 1-5 p.m., Pennypacker Elementary […]

 

West Oak Lane: This Week In The News – Fatal Shootings And Jewelry Launch Event

West Oak Lane: This Week In The News – Fatal Shootings And Jewelry Launch Event

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people were talking about West Oak Lane.  Woman arrested in fatal shooting of man in West Oak Lane – A woman was taken into custody Thursday in the fatal shooting of a 34-year-old man on the 1500 block of Orland Street during what police described […]

 

West Oak Lane: Basketball Games And More This Week

West Oak Lane: Basketball Games And More This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in West Oak Lane this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood.  Wissahickon EMpowerment : Tuesday, August 1, 10-11:15 a.m., Ned Wolf Park (7018 McCallum St.) Shawna’s House Inc. Basketball Game Fundraiser : Saturday, August 5, 2-4 p.m., New Covenant Gym (7500 Germantown Ave.) […]

 

West Oak Lane: Summertime Jam And More Happening This Week

West Oak Lane: Summertime Jam And More Happening This Week

Looking for things to do this week in West Oak Lane? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. Breakwater Summertime Splashdown Jam: Friday, July 28, 7 p.m. – 3025 Walnut St. Del Val Reunion- The Last Days: Saturday, July 29, 8 p.m. – H & H Banquet Hall (2036 Haines St.)

 

West Oak Lane: This Week In The News — Community Meetings And Paint Mixers

West Oak Lane: This Week In The News — Community Meetings And Paint Mixers

In case you missed it, we found a few things places where people were talking about things happening in West Oak Lane.  The Philadelphia Police Department’s 14th District PSA Meeting – On Thursday, July 20, a community meeting was held for police servicing West Oak Lane. The meeting allowed community residents to voice concerns with […]

 

West Oak Lane: Movies, Book Signings, Understanding Your Credit Report And More This Week

West Oak Lane: Movies, Book Signings, Understanding Your Credit Report And More This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in West Oak Lane this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood.  EQ Conversation Café (Elkins Park): Brains for Collaboration: Tuesday, July 18, 7-8:30 p.m., Lea Brovedani’s (8107 High School Rd.) Understanding Your Credit Report – Clarifi Ambassador: Wednesday, July 19, 10:30 a.m. […]

 

Amateur Sports: Roller Derby Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

Amateur Sports: Roller Derby Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

When reminiscing about the storied sports history of Philadelphia, roller derby isn’t exactly one of the first things that comes to mind. Despite its turbulent swings in popularity, the sport’s history in Philadelphia dates back almost 70 years. Philadelphia’s first roller derby team was founded before both the Flyers and 76ers were playing in the […]

 

West Oak Lane: Pop-up Shop And More Happening This Week

West Oak Lane: Pop-up Shop And More Happening This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in West Oak Lane this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood.  Summer of Freedom – Free Library of Philadelphia Tour: Wednesday, July 12, 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; West Oak Lane Library (2000 E. Washington Ln.) Dexter Moore’s Debut Jazz Release Celebration: […]

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