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Eastwick College Raises $30,000 to Fight Local Hunger

Helping feed the hungry might not sound like something you’d see in a college’s curriculum, but it certainly feels that way at Eastwick College in Ramsey, NJ. 608 more words

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Your Ideas Needed at Planning Meeting, January 21, 2016

Add YOUR ideas for Eastwick, at the 2nd community planning meeting for Lower SW Philadelphia.  This public meeting will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Penrose Elementary School, 2515 South 78th Street, Philadelphia, from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. 148 more words

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Eastwick Urban Renewal Agreement Ends, New Chapter Begins for Community

Eastwick Friends & Neighbors Coalition (EFNC) members came together this rainy afternoon two days before Christmas, to witness history first-hand. Crowded into an unassuming room, at a specially-called board meeting of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA), we cheered when they voted unanimously to officially end the largest urban renewal agreement in history! 802 more words

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Welcome to Eastwick: An Homage to John Updike's Classic Novel

It begins with a telephone conversation. Alexandra Spofford stands at her sink while her uppity friend Jane Smart hisses about a man buying the Lenox Mansion. 968 more words

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City Seeks to End Troubled, 60-year old Development Agreement in Eastwick

EFNC greatly appreciates the work and words of reporter Samantha Melamed, who posted a compelling article in the Philadelphia Inquirer on October 17, 2015, highlighting city maneuvers, challenges and hopes in the Eastwick community. 272 more words

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EFNC Supports Yard Tree Giveaway in Southwest Philadelpia

Eastwick Friends & Neighbors Coalition is a proud partner of the Yard Tree Giveaway in Southwest Philadelphia!  Now through October 17, while supplies last, Philadelphia residents can register for up to TWO FREE trees to plant in a yard or lawn on private property. 204 more words

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