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Police: Canola Oil Poured All Over Special Needs Playground In South Jersey Rendering Equipment Unusable

Caretakers of the Field of Dreams playground, located in the Absecon Sports Complex on 1000 Morton Avenue, told police that someone poured Canola Oil all over the equipment, making it unusable.

10/15/2014

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Police: Reported Bensalem Playground Assault Did Not Occur, Story Fabricated

Bensalem Police say a woman fabricated a story that she was assaulted last week at Struble Elementary playground.

08/07/2014

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Hear Philly: From Milkshakes To Mini Golf, Franklin Square Has It All

Renovated in 2006, Franklin Square is filled with a variety of activities, including Center City’s only 18-hole miniature golf course, designed after many favorite Philly spots.

03/13/2014

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Guilty Verdict For Central Pa. Chief Over Playground Fund

A jury has found a central Pennsylvania police chief guilty of theft by extortion for telling motorists they could avoid traffic fines if they made donations to a borough playground fund.

12/03/2013

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Ask A Philadelphia Carpenter: Tips For Building A Kids’ Play Area

Spring is here, and the backyard needs something extra for the kids. Follow these tips to create a brag-worthy play area that is also safe.

04/19/2013

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Sandy Hook Memorial Playground Opens In New Jersey

Organizers in New Jersey have opened the first of several memorial playgrounds that are being built across the region in honor the 26 victims of the Newtown, Conn. Schoolhouse massacre.

04/07/2013

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10 Playgrounds To Be Built Honoring Connecticut School Shooting Victims In Sandy Ravaged Communities In NJ

The state’s largest firefighter union is remembering the 26 victims of December’s Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre in Connecticut by building a playground to honor each one in a community recovering from Superstorm Sandy.

02/16/2013

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Brotherly Love: Raising Funds For A Miracle Field

Two grandparents are looking to make life better for children with disabilities. They’re inspired by their own grandson, and they’ve already made a big difference.

05/01/2012

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Play With The Kids By Building A Playground In Philadelphia

Make some memories with the kids by building a backyard playground. It’s not as some may think with these tips.

04/18/2012

Students at Global Leadership Academy Charter School design their dream playground. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Students At West Philadelphia School Design Their Dream Playground

The fourth-grader’s drawings, as well as those from other students from the school, will be incorporated into the playground design.

03/02/2012

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Arson Charges Pending For Two Juveniles Who Torched Burlington County School Play Set

Recess and after school playtime at the M. Joan Pearson Elementary School in Delanco has been somewhat subdued this week after a fire destroyed the playground.

12/14/2011

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Police Investigate Shooting At West Philadelphia Playground

Police are investigating a shooting at a West Philadelphia playground Wednesday night.

08/24/2011

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Volunteers Brave The Heat To Build Playground In West Philadelphia

Even in the heat, a West Philadelphia church built a playground for the neighborhood.

07/23/2011

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Man Who Exposed Unsafe Playground May Face Felony Charges For Illegal Wire Tap

A man who exposed potential hazards at a local playground may face felony charges for illegally recording a conversation with a town employee.

05/23/2011

Two Injured In North Philadelphia Playground Shooting

Playground shooting leaves two men injured; one critical.

05/01/2011

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