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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Lawncrest is a lesson not learned

Two Lawncrest RNWN features in one week. Clearly the folks in front of the TV cameras haven’t been reading.

Just like there wasn’t a shooting last Thursday in Lawncrest, no one there died from the heat Tuesday. Early reports of a death on the 900-block of Carver Street indicate heat may have been a factor.

Early reports are meant to give the public the latest and most accurate information, based on ongoing investigations. Early or not, the 900-block of Carver Street isn’t in Lawncrest, despite the report otherwise from Action News.

Given the proximity to both Summerdale Avenue and Oxford Circle, we’d have accepted either report from Action News. Instead, the most basic element of the story is inaccurate.

Outside media don’t care about the Northeast. We have all seen them misuse, misspell and mistake our neighborhoods and our streets, so we at NEast Philly wanted to do something about it. When they get it wrong, we set it right in a segment we like to call Right NEast/Wrong NEast.

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