Nicole Gattone

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Copy editor/proofreader who occasionally writes stuff.

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Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill: Five Community Leaders You Need to Know

One of the most immediately distinct things about Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill are the many communities that these areas contain. Whether they are drawn together by religion, proximity or shared cultural backgrounds, the people in these communities are the lifeblood of the area.

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Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill: Five People Making a Difference

There are many nonprofits, charities and other organizations in the Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill neighborhoods. These organizations often provide something that the neighborhood itself is lacking: education about crucial topics, an outlet that can scarcely be found elsewhere, or aid for people who are too often overlooked.

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Spruce Hill: Historical Society Votes 'Yes' On Mansion-Preserving Construction Plan

Members of the University City Historical Society voted unanimously to support a new proposal for construction on the historical mansion on the corner of 40th and Pine Streets. The proposal will allow for the preservation of the now-abandoned 19th-century mansion. "We are an historical society, so as you expect, we'd like to see it preserved," said UCHS president Melani Lamond.

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Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill: Five Places You Should Know

Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill are home to a variety of interesting sites and a community with a wealth of diversity. It is great for both locals exploring the neighborhood on their days off and visitors looking for somewhere to spend those coveted hours between Friday and Monday.

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Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill: Armed Robbers And Increase in Crime Spur Community Safety Efforts

On the evening of March 12, a resident of the West Philadelphia community was robbed at gunpoint at the intersection of 46th and Hazel streets. Detective Joseph Murray, one of the West Philadelphia community's main sources for information on crime, released a statement on Twitter about the robbery, stating that the suspect was wearing a gray hoodie and black sweatpants and carrying a silver handgun, and that he fled in a gray vehicle.

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Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill: Local Bands Gear Up for Clark Park Fest

Since 1970, the Clark Park Music and Arts Festival has been a summer staple in the West Philadelphia area, attracting local musical acts, artists and vendors. This year's festival is at the end of the month, but preparations have been underway since late March.

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Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill: Local Bands Gear Up for Clark Park Fest

Since 1970, the Clark Park Music and Arts Festival has been a summer staple in the West Philadelphia area, attracting local musical acts, artists and vendors. This year's festival is at the end of the month, but preparations have been underway since late March.