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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

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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.


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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

28 hours 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

39 hours 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

2 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

2 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...
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#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

3 days ago

SEPTA bus collides with tractor-trailer, injuries reported

It happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Frankford Avenue and Orthodox Street.

    SEPTA bus collides with tractor-trailer, injuries reported
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Acme owner to buy Rite Aid LIVE VIDEO 10am UPDATE + REPLAYS TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Acme owner to buy Rite Aid LIVE VIDEO 10am UPDATE + REPLAYS A SEPTA bus collided with a tractor-trailer in the Frankford section of Philadelphia, sending more than a dozen people to the hospital.
    http://6abc.com

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