4 hours ago

Taming Roosevelt Boulevard

It’s time, again, to discuss Roosevelt Boulevard.   See the flyer below for details.  Based on past experience, discussion means that there is a plan and its your opportunity to voice your opinion.

    Taming Roosevelt Boulevard
    It's time, again, to discuss Roosevelt Boulevard. See the flyer below for details. Based on past experience, discussion means that there is a plan and its your opportunity to voice your opinion. The meeting will be held at the Regal Ballroom, 5411 Oxford Avenue, on February 27th fro 6 to 8 PM.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

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Maria Quiñones-Sánchez for Congress?

Holly Otterbein, Staff Writer at philly.com speculates on the possibility that the redistricting that was ordered by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, if it becomes a reality, opens the possibility that some new folks may try to unseat the incumbents in 2 Congressional districts.  Since there is little competition from the Republican party, it would be interesting to see some among the Democrats.

    Maria Quiñones-Sánchez for Congress?
    Holly Otterbein, Staff Writer at philly.com speculates on the possibility that the redistricting that was ordered by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, if it becomes a reality, opens the possibility that some new folks may try to unseat the incumbents in 2 Congressional districts.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

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Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphi...

    Deadline today for Philadelphia pre-k enrollment
    Friday is the last day for families to enroll their children in school-based, full day, free pre-kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year. The School District of Philadelphia will offer extended hours at its Education Center Today until 6 p.m. to help families complete applications.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Looking for a job? Impact Services is hosting...

Looking for a job? Impact Services is hosting a hiring fair on March 13! To register, call 215-739-1600.


2 days ago

FURTHER LISTINGS

Mar. 1- State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901.

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Mar. 2- State Sen. John Sabatina & Fox Chase Cancer Ctr. host Breast Cancer Screening at district office, 12361 Academy Rd., 10 a.m. Must be 40+, with prescription. To make app’t or for info: Linda Hammell (215) 728-3554 or Linda.Hammel@fccc.edu.

Mar. 3- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 3- State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., VIP Reception 6 p.m., party 7-12 p.m. Young Professionals $75, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info: Portia Fullard, Chavous Consulting (267) 888-4165.

Mar. 8- State Sen. John Sabatina hosts Cocktail Reception at Del Frisco’s, 1426 Walnut St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. For info: Taylor (267) 671-7208 or re.elect.johnsabatina@gmail.com.

Mar. 9- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Career Expo for persons with criminal records at Temple U., Gittis Stud. Activities Ctr., 1755 N. 13th St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Must register: (215) 425-5708.

Mar. 10- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at John Anderson Cultural Ctr., 5301 Overbrook Ave.10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 12- Stew Bolno leads Conservative Round-Table at TUCC, 1515 Market St., 6:30-8:30 p.m. 6-session noncredit course starting this day. $95 includes participant guide & handouts. To register: code ONCE0362-004, (267) 468-8500 or ncregistrar@temple.edu.

...Christine Tartaglione is hosted Cocktail Reception by Sens. Jay Costa & Vincent Hughes at Pyramid Cl., 1735 Market St., 5:30-7 p.m. Gold $5,000, Silver $2,500, Bronze $1,000, Friend...

Mar. 16- Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Paddy Whack’s, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets $35. For info: (267) 773-3251.

Mar. 17- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Sweet Union Baptist Ch., 1536 N. 59th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 20- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Police Dist., 5510 Pine St., 6-7:30 p.m.

Mar. 22- Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Special guest Ed Rendell. Benefactors $2,500, Friends $1...

Mar. 24- Men for Positive Change hosts Youth Council Forum at Beckett Life Ctr., 1410 N. 16th St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Youth 12-18 invited to serve on council& take action. For info: William Mackey (215) 789-0463 or williamlmackey@gmail.com.

Apr. 21- Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Capital Fund Drive at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 12-3 p.m. For info: (215) 510-1057 or DuckyBirts1@yahoo.com.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Mar. 1- State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901. Mar. 1- Black Clergy of Phila., NAACP & Stadium Stompers host Town Hall Mtg. at Carver H.S., 16th & Norris Sts., 6 p.m. Opposition to proposed Temple stadium.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

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In the news... http://www.philly.com/philly/b...

In the news... http://www.philly.com/philly/business/real_estate/frankford-philadelphia-penn-fruit-supermarket-landmark-septa-20180222.html

    Transit-rich and ripe for revival, Frankford struggles to make space for Penn Fruit landmark - Philly
    The empty, barrel-shaped building at the northern end of the Market-Frankford Line looks like an aircraft hangar long past its useful life. "Art is in the eye of the beholder," said City Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sanchez, who represents the community. "I'm not necessarily the best one, but that is ugly."
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Transit-rich and ripe for revival, Frankford struggles to make space for Penn Fruit landmark – Philly

Philly.com turns the spotlight on Frankford today and aims it at the old Holiday Thriftway at Pratt and Frankford.  It is a landmark and yet it is still vacant 2 years after Thriftway closed.

    Transit-rich and ripe for revival, Frankford struggles to make space for Penn Fruit landmark - Philly
    Philly.com turns the spotlight on Frankford today and aims it at the old Holiday Thriftway at Pratt and Frankford. It is a landmark and yet it is still vacant 2 years after Thriftway closed. It sounds like either nobody wants to use it or more likely, Rite Aid, the owner of the property, has no incentive to cooperate in turning it over to a new owner.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

3 days ago

P.G.I. Frankford – Great People Doing Great Things.

P.G.I. has been around for many years, known as Party Girls Inc. in the Frankford area and was most active in the 1990’s. They have always projected a positive vibe at all their functions and events.

    P.G.I. Frankford - Great People Doing Great Things.
    P.G.I. has been around for many years, known as Party Girls Inc. in the Frankford area and was most active in the 1990's. They have always projected a positive vibe at all their functions and events. There are about a dozen members now and the group is accepting new applications for membership.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

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Frankford Memories from 2001

The video below was produced back in 2001 when there was a great deal of very positive activity on Frankford Avenue.   The five people who were interviewed for their recollections of Frankford give first person accounts of things we can now only read about.  It is only about 20 minutes long but well worth seeing again. Thanks to Joe Menkevich for digging up the old VHS tape.

    Frankford Memories from 2001
    The video below was produced back in 2001 when there was a great deal of very positive activity on Frankford Avenue. The five people who were interviewed for their recollections of Frankford give first person accounts of things we can now only read about. It is only about 20 minutes long but well worth seeing again.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

4 days ago

In the wake of the tragic school shooting in ...

In the wake of the tragic school shooting in Florida last week, here is an excellent link on talking to our children about violence. https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/school-safety-and-crisis/talking-to-children-about-violence-tips-for-parents-and-teachers?mc_cid=8d2de1f1e0&mc_eid=93ced7bb74

    Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers
    High profile acts of violence, particularly in schools, can confuse and frighten children who may feel in danger or worry that their friends or loved-ones are at risk. They will look to adults for information and guidance on how to react.
    https://www.nasponline.org

4 days ago

Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphi...

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Save the date!! We're hosting a brief presentation on Lead Poisoning Prevention at the Richmond Library - two date options! Wednesday, February 21 at 5:30p ***you can come early for this and be out...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

#Repost @mariaqsanchez with @get_repost ・・・ J...

#Repost @mariaqsanchez with @get_repost ・・・ Join us for our upcoming Conversation with the Councilwoman Series as we wrap up February and head into March! We encourage you to RSVP however walk-ins are also welcome!

    Frankford CDC
    Repost @mariaqsanchez with @get_repost ・・・ Join us for our upcoming Conversation with the Councilwoman Series as we wrap up February and head into March! We encourage you to RSVP however walk-ins...
    https://www.facebook.com

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Veterans of the Month for February 2018

100 years ago, the United States was at war.  It became official on April 6th of 1917 and in June of that year, young men all over America and Frankford, began registering for the draft.  The war in Europe had been going on since 1914 and was at a stalemate.  It would take the entry of the United States to bring it to an end.

    Veterans of the Month for February 2018
    100 years ago, the United States was at war. It became official on April 6th of 1917 and in June of that year, young men all over America and Frankford, began registering for the draft. The war in Europe had been going on since 1914 and was at a stalemate.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Feb 17

Price of Children’s Lives

NEAR AND FAR

    Price of Children's Lives
    We must ride the tide for Humanity, dig deep for sanity. No longer can we not face reality, when the nature of life is not a fantasy. When children are dying in buildings that they call sanctuaries. Politicians should hear the call of parent's near and far.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Feb 17

Annual Spring Tea

Catholic Daughters of the Americas – Court of St. Francis DeSales #2617

    Annual Spring Tea
    Join us for an afternoon of fellowship. Fresh made scones with jam, lemon curd and sweet cream, assorted finger sandwiches, assorted mini desserts. Hot tea, regular or decaf and flavored teas. Share the Wealth drawing and Tambola table. Tickets available in advance only until April 5th. Call Mary Moretz 215-850-1975.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Feb 17

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES- REPLACE OIL FIRED WARM AIR UNIT FOR THE INSTALLATION IF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    4818 HAWTHORNE ST Issued February 15, 2018 Comment
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    EZ EXTERIOR WALL COVERINGS- FOR THE APPLICATION OF EXTERIOR WALL COVERINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    4623 MULBERRY ST Issued February 15, 2018 Comment

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