3 hours ago

Memorial Day 2018 in Frankford

Monday, May 28th, Keep the Faith in Frankford and friends will gather in the cemetery at St. Joachim Church (Griscom and Church Streets) for a brief ceremony to remember those Frankford residents who died in the service of their country.  It is not to glorify war but to acknowledge their service.

    Memorial Day 2018 in Frankford
    Monday, May 28th, Keep the Faith in Frankford and friends will gather in the cemetery at St. Joachim Church (Griscom and Church Streets) for a brief ceremony to remember those Frankford residents who died in the service of their country. It is not to glorify war but to acknowledge their service.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

8 hours ago

9 hours ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 100A SERVICE,20- SPACE PANEL. REPLACE SWITCHES, OUTLETS, LIGHT FIXTURE. INSTALL SMOKE ALARMS AND C/O DETECTORS. PARTIAL RE-WIRE THROUGHOUT WHERE NEEDED... PER 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    5017 DUFFIELD ST Issued May 24, 2018 Comment

15 hours ago

Police Capture Car Theft Suspect, Find Kids After Wild Chase

As police placed McDonald in custody, they realized the children were not inside the car. McDonald told police he dropped the children off along the 4700 block of Darrah Street, according to Small.

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

The ordeal began Wednesday around 10 p.m. when a 28-year-old woman stopped by her friend's house on the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street to drop something off. The woman parked her white 2010 Toyota Camry in front of the home with the engine running and her two sons, ages 6 and 1, in the backseat.

The woman flagged down a passing police car and reported the theft. Officers spotted the Camry on the 1500 block of Sellers Street, about a mile away from where it was stolen. A police aviation unit began to follow it as it sped off.

    Police Capture Car Theft Suspect, Find Kids After Wild Chase
    Police identified a man accused of stealing a running car with two young children inside, leading to a wild chase in Northeast Philadelphia.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

20 hours ago

Philadelphia man in alleged kidnapping ID'd

...to the scene, according to police. McDonald admitted to dropping the children off on the 4700 block of Darrah Street, police said. At around the same time, a 911 call confirmed their location...

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Lakim McDonald, 23, of the 5600 block of Washington Avenue in West Philadelphia, is charged with robbery of a motor vehicle, fleeing police, two counts of kidnapping, reckless endangerment and other related offenses. He’s being held on $100,000 bail.

...after an unidentified 28-year-old mother stopped at a friend’s house in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in Summerdale to drop something off while her two boys, ages 1 and 6, remained...

    Philadelphia man in alleged kidnapping ID'd
    Lakim McDonald, 23, of the 5600 block of Washington Avenue in West Philadelphia is charged with robbery of a motor vehicle, fleeing police, two counts of kidnapping, reckless endangerment and other related offenses. - Dylan Purcell, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

22 hours ago

Police: Lakim McDonald Charged After Stealing Woman’s Car With 2 Children Inside

The children were not found in the car, but McDonald told police he dropped them off in the 4700 block of Darrah Street. They were not harmed.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

It happened in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in the Lawncrest section of the city.

    Police: Lakim McDonald Charged After Stealing Woman's Car With 2 Children Inside
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A suspect has been charged after Philadelphia police say he stole a car with two children inside on Wednesday night. It happened in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in the Lawncrest section of the city.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

34 hours ago

Car stolen with 2 kids inside leads to police pursuit through Philadelphia; suspect ID'd

Officers checked the car for the children, but McDonald told them he had dropped them off on the 4700 block of Darrah St.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

Police say around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, a 28-year-old woman had left her car running on the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in Summerdale to quickly visit a friend; her two children were in the backseat.

    Car stolen with 2 kids inside leads to police pursuit; suspect ID'd
    Two young children are safe and a suspect has been taken into custody following a car theft and police pursuit in Philadelphia. That suspect was identified by police Friday night as 23-year-old Lakim McDonald. Police say around 9:45 p.m.
    http://6abc.com

44 hours ago

The Free Library will be closed on Monday, Ma...

The Free Library will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

2 days ago

June has three Food Truck Fridays! Get ready!...

June has three Food Truck Fridays! Get ready!

    Frankford CDC
    June has three Food Truck Fridays! Get ready!
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Police: Suspect Arrested After Stealing Woman’s Car With 2 Children Inside

The children were not found in the car, but the suspect told police he dropped them off in the 4700 block of Darrah Street. They were not harmed.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

It happened in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in the Lawncrest section of the city.

    Police: Suspect Arrested After Stealing Woman's Car With 2 Children Inside
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - One person was arrested after Philadelphia police chased a stolen car with two children inside on Wednesday night. It happened in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in the Lawncrest section of the city. Police say a 28-year-old mother was traveling with her kids, ages 1 and 6, moments before her car was stolen.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Everyday in Frankford

“Everyday in Frankford” is a new feature in the Frankford Gazette by photographer Chris Baker Evens.

    Everyday in Frankford
    "Everyday in Frankford" is a new feature in the Frankford Gazette by photographer Chris Baker Evens. Chris grew up in Australia and moved to Frankford with his family three years ago. He is passionate about bringing dignity to local communities and finding joy in small, ordinary moments of life.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

2 days ago

Keep an eye out for the sprinklers! And kids ...

Keep an eye out for the sprinklers! And kids are more than welcome to run through!

    Frankford CDC
    Keep an eye out for the sprinklers! And kids are more than welcome to run through!
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2 days ago

Team Superwomen!!!!!

Team Superwomen!!!!!

    Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia)
    Team Superwomen!!!!!
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3 days ago

Thief steals car with young children inside, leads police on chase in N.E. Philadelphia

When officers did not see the children in the car, they demanded to know what happened to them. The alleged thief said he had left them on the 4700 block of Darrah Street in Frankford. A call came into 911 at the same time reporting the children had been found on the block.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

About 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, a 28-year-old woman stopped on the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in Summerdale to make a quick visit to a friend, leaving the two children in the back seat of her white 2010 Toyota Camry with the engine running.

    Thief steals car with young children inside, leads police on chase in N.E. Philadelphia
    A man is custody after stealing a car with two children inside in Northeast Philadelphia and leading police on a chase that ended a few miles away in Crescentville, officials say. The children, ages 1 and 6, were found unharmed after the thief left them on a residential street and drove off, police said.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

Police Capture Car Theft Suspect, Find Kids After Wild Chase

Police later found both children on the 4700 block of Darrah Street. They were reunited with their mother and are doing okay, according to investigators.

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

...the ordeal began around 9:45 p.m. when a woman pulled up on the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street to quickly visit a friend. The 28-year-old woman told police she left her...

Officers spotted the vehicle on the 1500 block of Sellers Street, about a mile away from where it was stolen. A police Aviation Unit began to follow it as it sped off.

    Police Capture Car Theft Suspect, Find Kids After Wild Chase
    A toddler and a child were reunited with their mom and a suspect is in custody after a car theft led to a wild chase in Northeast Philadelphia.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

3 days ago

Police: Suspect Arrested After Stealing Woman’s Car With 2 Children Inside

The children were not found in the car, but the suspect told police he dropped them off in the 4700 block of Darrah Street. They were not harmed.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

It happened in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in the Lawncrest section of the city.

    Police: Suspect Arrested After Stealing Woman's Car With 2 Children Inside
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - One person was arrested after Philadelphia police chase a stolen car with two children inside on Wednesday night. It happened in the 1000 block of Van Kirk Street in the Lawncrest section of the city. Police say a 28-year-old mother was traveling with her kids, ages one and six, moments before her car was stolen.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

Frankford NAC Zoning OKs Montague Street

The Frankford NAC zoning group, at the May 10th meeting, approved the application by the owner of 5401 Montague Street: PERMIT FOR ADDRESS L&I CASE #589322 FOR BUILDING DECK W/ROOF WITHOUT PERMITS; FOR THE ERECTION OF A ROOF OVER A PREVIOUSLY-APPROVED EZ-DECK (SEE AP#810536 FOR ZONING APPROVAL, AP#810542 FOR BUILDING PERMIT), AT THE REAR OF AN EXISTING SEMI-DETACHED STRUCTURE USED AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLAN/APPLICATION.  There was no opposition.

    Frankford NAC Zoning OKs Montague Street
    The Frankford NAC zoning group, at the May 10th meeting, approved the application by the owner of 5401 Montague Street: PERMIT FOR ADDRESS L&I CASE #589322 FOR BUILDING DECK W/ROOF WITHOUT PERMITS; FOR THE ERECTION OF A ROOF OVER A PREVIOUSLY-APPROVED EZ-DECK (SEE AP#810536 FOR ZONING APPROVAL, AP#810542 FOR BUILDING PERMIT), AT THE REAR OF AN EXISTING SEMI-DETACHED STRUCTURE USED AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLAN/APPLICATION.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

3 days ago

Frankford High Freshman Art Going to Congressional Competition

Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) has selected the artwork of Danelly Cabrera, a 10th grade student at Frankford High to represent the First Congressional District in the 2018 Congressional High School Art Competition.

    Frankford High Freshman Art Going to Congressional Competition
    Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) has selected the artwork of Danelly Cabrera, a 10 th grade student at Frankford High to represent the First Congressional District in the 2018 Congressional High School Art Competition. Miss Cabrera utilized digital media to create her artwork, entitled "Double Exposure."
    http://frankfordgazette.com

3 days ago

#Repost @tp4ccua3 with @get_repost ・・・ We are...

#Repost @tp4ccua3 with @get_repost ・・・ We are excited for this great event this afternoon with/at @frankfordcdc

    Frankford CDC
    Repost @tp4ccua3 with @get_repost ・・・ We are excited for this great event this afternoon with/at @frankfordcdc
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      1600 Block Fillmore St. May 12, 2018 @ 4:51 a.m. Comment

4 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    COMPLETE REWIRE INSTALL 100AMP SERVICE AND NEW GROUNDING SYSTEM AND TOTAL REWIRE OF SFD WITH NEW PLUG,SWITCHES,SMOKE DETECTORS AND LIGHTS AS PER 2008 NEC (EAST DISTRICT) NOTE AS PER NOTARIZED LETTER, CONTRACTOR DOES NOT HAVE ANY EMPLOYEES

    5026 HAWTHORNE ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

15th Police District Community Bike Ride for Peace Sat 06-16-2018 10am-2pm

15th Police District Community Bike Ride for Peace Sat 06-16-2018 10am-2pm

4 days ago

Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphi...

    PJP Marketplace
    WE ARE HIRING at all three of our PJP Marketplace locations. We are looking for friendly, hard-working people to fill a variety of positions. Apply in person at one of our locations, including...
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5 days ago

15th Police District Captain's Townhall Community Meeting Tue 05-22-2018 7pm

15th Police District Captain's Townhall-PSA3 Community Meeting Tuesday May 22nd, 2018 07:00 PM Holmesburg Rec Center 4500 Rhawn Street

5 days ago

Missing Endangered Person – Spencer Rawls – From the 15th District

The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating 63-year-old Missing Endangered Person Spencer Rawls. He was last seen on Tuesday, May 9th, 2018, on the 4700 block of Darrah St.

    Philly Police Blog | Missing Endangered Person - Spencer Rawls - From the 15th District
    The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public's assistance in locating 63-year-old Missing Endangered Person Spencer Rawls. He was last seen on Tuesday, May 9th, 2018, on the 4700 block of Darrah St.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

5 days ago

5 days ago

Frankford CDC shared City of Philadelphia JOB...

    City of Philadelphia JOBS
    These FIVE #PHLCityJobs are opening today! Mammographer ➡ http://bit.ly/2ItAKkG Social Work Services Trainee ➡ http://bit.ly/2rvZcVS Industrial Process Machinery Mechanic ➡ http://bit.ly/2KBm4g6...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

#Repost @weckerlys ・・・ Taste Testers Needed! ...

#Repost @weckerlys ・・・ Taste Testers Needed! If you live in or near Philadelphia we'd love to hear from you. I couldn't tell you how many times people have cracked a sly smile and said "let me know if you guys ever need an official taste tester." That time has come. If you are interested in dedicating an hour of your time to sampling and grading ice cream, we'd really like to hear from you. Please follow the link in our bio to apply. We have about 10 positions available. 📸@nealsantos

    Frankford CDC
    Repost @weckerlys ・・・ Taste Testers Needed! If you live in or near Philadelphia we'd love to hear from you. I couldn't tell you how many times people have cracked a sly smile and said "let me know...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

St. Valentine Parish Flea Market

St. Valentine’s is having a Flea Market on June 9th from 9 am to 5 pm.

    St. Valentine Parish Flea Market
    The church is located at 2330 Margaret Street (at Melrose Street) and will feature many specialty items and some traditional Polish food like golabki and pierogi, as well as hot dogs, for sale. Parking will be available available. For more information, call 267 640 7340/215 535 4978
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 20

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      5000 Block Hawthorne St. May 16, 2018 @ 8:08 p.m. Comment

May 20

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STANDARDS ALTERATIONS- FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    5026 HAWTHORNE ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    NEW APPL CHANGE OUT WITH 80% 60K UNIT EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES- REPLACE WA HEAT ONLY WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.CONTRACTOR WILL VERIFY THE SIZE AND CONDITION OF THE EXT'G CHIMNEY AND COMPLY WITH NFPA 211

    4640 MULBERRY ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment

May 19

May 19

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP AND FAI PA20181311359(SFD)"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    1615 FILLMORE ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment

May 19

Open House at the Peter Bressi Senior Center

The Peter Bressi Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Avenue is welcoming new members! Anyone over the age of 60 is most welcome. I visited there on Friday afternoon and found that there’s much happening there!

    Open House at the Peter Bressi Senior Center
    The Peter Bressi Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Avenue is welcoming new members! Anyone over the age of 60 is most welcome. I visited there on Friday afternoon and found that there's much happening there! Jim Crawford is the Director and Blair Jordan is the Program Coordinator.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 18

Local Primary Election Results

Tartaglione, Dawkins and Hohenstein come out on top

    Local Primary Election Results
    Christine Tartaglione RECEIVED received 11,070 votes - 98.86% Write in 15 votes - 0.14% Write in 27 votes Joe Hohenstein received 1,675 votes - 37.29% Sean Kilkenny received 1,071 - 23.84% Maggie Borski received 1,064 votes - 23.69% Dan Martino received 675 votes - 15.03% Write in 7 votes - 0.16% Patty Pat Kozlowski received 1,534 votes - 99.80% Write in 3 votes - 0.20% Jason Dawkins received 2,131 votes - 75.73% Abu Vincente Edwards received 683 votes - 24.27% There were 3 write in votes
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 18

Mayfair “May Fair” Day

Mayfair “May Fair” day has been cancelled.

    Mayfair "May Fair" Day
    Mayfair "May Fair" day has been cancelled. It was scheduled for tomorrow and has been cancelled due to the weather. There has been announcement of a future date as yet.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 18

It’s food truck Friday again! We’ll be out he...

It’s food truck Friday again! We’ll be out here, rain or shine, with @royal_zarasa

    Frankford CDC
    It's food truck Friday again! We'll be out here, rain or shine, with @royal_zarasa
    http://www.facebook.com

May 18

Love Your Park and Perennial Plant Sale

The Love Your Park and Perennial Plant Sale in Overington Park this Saturday has been canceled due to the weather forecast.

    Love Your Park and Perennial Plant Sale
    The Love Your Park and Perennial Plant Sale in Overington Park this Saturday has been canceled due to the weather forecast. We will have our Perennial Plant Sale on Saturday June 2nd along with our...
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 15

Primaries are today! Polls are open until 8pm...

Primaries are today! Polls are open until 8pm. Visit seventy.org to find your polling place, learn about candidates, and more.

    Frankford CDC
    Primaries are today! Polls are open until 8pm. Visit seventy.org to find your polling place, learn about candidates, and more.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 14

Election Day Tomorrow

“You get the politicians you deserve.”

    Election Day Tomorrow
    Primary Election Day is tomorrow and there are some good reasons to vote. Take a look at the Committee of 70 Digital Ballot Tool available on their page here. It is an easy way to see what choices you have before you get to the polls.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 14

REDISCOVER • • • • Encouraging residents and ...

REDISCOVER • • • • Encouraging residents and visitors to explore all the Frankford has to offer • • • • Stay tuned for more!

    Frankford CDC
    REDISCOVER * * * * Encouraging residents and visitors to explore all the Frankford has to offer * * * * Stay tuned for more!
    https://www.facebook.com

May 14

Man Shot and Killed in Frankford | 6abc.com

Police are investigating a fatal shooting at Adams Avenue and Wingohocking Street.  It happened early in the morning on Monday, May 14th.  See the details in the video below.

    Man Shot and Killed in Frankford | 6abc.com
    Police are investigating a fatal shooting at Adams Avenue and Wingohocking Street. It happened early in the morning on Monday, May 14th. See the details in the video below. Source: Man shot and killed in Northeast Philadelphia | 6abc.com
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 13

Election Day is Tuesday. Are you ready? Find ...

Election Day is Tuesday. Are you ready? Find your polling place, research candidates, prepare a sample ballot and more at seventy.org

    Committee of Seventy - Philadelphia County
    Philadelphia County residents are represented in the Pennsylvania General Assembly by state senators and representatives and in the U.S. House by three congressional members (House Districts 2, 3 and 5). Not sure which state House or Senate district you live in? Find out online. View the new 2018 congressional maps.
    https://seventy.org

May 12

Frankford CDC posted 2 photos.

The Mother’s Day Plant Sale and Market is in full bloom! Swing by Frankford Pause Park and check it out! The Frankford Garden Club has some beautiful plants, and there are vendors too!

    Frankford CDC
    Frankford CDC added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 12

More Than Just a Woman

MORE THEN JUST A WOMAN

    More Than Just a Woman
    She's more than just a woman, who wandered into my life. She's more than just a woman, that I spoke to more than twice. She's the woman who fights back the tears as I hold her through the night. It's more than just anguish. It's more than just the pain.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 11

Friends of Overington Park Flea Market

Friends of Overington Park Flea Market Saturday June 2nd, 9 am to 1 pm

    Friends of Overington Park Flea Market
    Friends of Overington Park Flea Market Saturday June 2nd, 9 am to 1 pm
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 10

Mother’s Day Breakfast at Bressi

PLEASE JOIN US at the Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center at 10 AM, Friday, May 11th, AS WE CELEBRATE ALL MOTHERS AND THE LOVE THAT SURROUNDS THEM AT OUR MOTHERS’ DAY BREAKFAST (SPONSORED BY STATE SENATOR CHRISTINE TARTAGLIONE), 2nd District.

    Mother's Day Breakfast at Bressi
    PLEASE JOIN US at the Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center at 10 AM, Friday, May 11th, AS WE CELEBRATE ALL MOTHERS AND THE LOVE THAT SURROUNDS THEM AT OUR MOTHERS' DAY BREAKFAST (SPONSORED BY STATE SENATOR CHRISTINE TARTAGLIONE), 2nd District.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 10

Deceptive ad paints PA-177 Dem candidate as ‘terrorist sympathizer’ | City & State PA

Race must be tight, time to sling the mud.

    Deceptive ad paints PA-177 Dem candidate as 'terrorist sympathizer' | City & State PA
    Sean Kilkenny, a union-backed candidate in Northeast Philly's 177th House District Democratic primary, has distributed a clutch of attack mailers that inaccurately cites past reporting by City&State PA to paint opponent Joe Hohenstein as a "terrorist sympathizer." The mailers refer to a report from November 2016 that describes an even older attack ad circulated by former Republican state Rep.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

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