23 hours ago

Have a Pretzel

You can get a really good pretzel, right here in Frankford.  It’s up at 5331 Oxford Avenue.  Pretzel Works has been there a long time baking pretzels and bagels for commercial customers.  Mike Naselsky, the owner, decided to open up a storefront window for people to buy retail and I stopped by to see what was happening.

    Have a Pretzel
    You can get a really good pretzel, right here in Frankford. It's up at 5331 Oxford Avenue. Pretzel Works has been there a long time baking pretzels and bagels for commercial customers. Mike Naselsky, the owner, decided to open up a storefront window for people to buy retail and I stopped by to see what was happening.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

27 hours ago

Why Does a Restaurant Need Bullet Proof Glass

Don’t know and don’t care

    Why Does a Restaurant Need Bullet Proof Glass
    It isn't really about restaurants though. It's about Stop and Go stores that are operating with an LCB license for a restaurant. If they did not have that license, they would not be selling beer and liquor by the shot. So, if they are doing that in violation of the regulations, their license should be revoked.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

38 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE 3/4" WATER SERVICE-PA1#20173422321-"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"

    5344 OAKLAND ST Issued December 12, 2017 Comment

41 hours ago

Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphi...

    GreatPhillySchools
    Deadlines are coming up and charter schools across #Philly are accepting the Standard App: a single form that you can use to apply to over 80 different charter schools in the city. Check out our...
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2 days ago

Big thanks to @templelaw for sponsoring our H...

Big thanks to @templelaw for sponsoring our Holiday Toy Drive that we do every year with @teamdawkins. We love being able to do these events in addition to the work we do with local businesses and affordable housing, working with the community to make Frankford stronger.

    Frankford CDC
    Big thanks to @templelaw for sponsoring our Holiday Toy Drive that we do every year with @teamdawkins. We love being able to do these events in addition to the work we do with local businesses and...
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2 days ago

Big thanks to Temple University Beasley Schoo...

Big thanks to Temple University Beasley School of Law for sponsoring our Holiday Toy Drive that we do every year with Rep. Jason Dawkins. We love being able to do these events in addition to the work we do with local businesses and affordable housing, working with the community to make Frankford stronger.

    Frankford CDC
    Big thanks to @templelaw for sponsoring our Holiday Toy Drive that we do every year with @teamdawkins. We love being able to do these events in addition to the work we do with local businesses and...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphi...

    Code Blue in effect in Philadelphia
    With the temperature expected to dip well below freezing, a Code Blue was placed in effect for the area Tuesday night. Officials said the weather conditions will prove dangerous for the homeless, who are sleeping out on the streets. "These are dangerous conditions," said Liz Hersh, director of the Office of Homeless.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

The Frankford CDC is excited and honored to b...

The Frankford CDC is excited and honored to be one of this year’s recipients of the PECO Green Region grant! This funding will go toward completing the Frankford Pause Park.

    Frankford CDC
    The Frankford CDC is excited and honored to be one of this year's recipients of the PECO Green Region grant! This funding will go toward completing the Frankford Pause Park.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

6 days ago

Frankford Chargers cheerleaders at Nationals!...

Frankford Chargers cheerleaders at Nationals!

    Frankford CDC
    Frankford Chargers cheerleaders at Nationals!
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

6 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE - FOR REAR PORCH ROOF REPAIR, WINDOW AND DOOR INSTALLATION, REPAIR REAR WALL FROM FIRE PER PLANS TO COMPLY CASE 596729. A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ALTERATIONS THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED ON CASE 596729. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL, AND PLUMBING, AND BUILDING PEPRMIT FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS FOR SFD. CONTACT AREA INSPECTOR PRIOR TO START OF WORK.

    5319 HORROCKS ST Issued December 7, 2017 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT - FOR REAR PORCH ROOF REPAIR, WINDOW AND DOOR INSTALLATION, REPAIR REAR WALL FROM FIRE PER PLANS TO COMPLY CASE 596721. A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ALTERATIONS THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED ON CASE 596721. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL, AND PLUMBING, AND BUILDING PEPRMIT FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS FOR SFD. CONTACT AREA INSPECTOR PRIOR TO START OF WORK.

    5317 HORROCKS ST Issued December 7, 2017 Comment

Dec 08

15th District PDAC Thanks Cops for Their Service

On Saturday December 2nd, the 15th District PDAC (Police District Advisory Council) held its annual holiday meal to thank and honor the police officers of the 2nd and 15th District.   Coordinating this special event was Pete Specos, Treasurer of the 15th PDAC.

    15th District PDAC Thanks Cops for Their Service
    On Saturday December 2nd, the 15 th District PDAC (Police District Advisory Council) held its annual holiday meal to thank and honor the police officers of the 2 nd and 15 th District. Coordinating this special event was Pete Specos, Treasurer of the 15 th PDAC.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Dec 07

Kitty Foyle was a Nice Girl from Frankford

Ginger Rogers won the Oscar for her performance in the title role of the 1940 Movie “Kitty Foyle” about the star crossed love between a girl from Frankford and the son of an aristocratic Main Line Family. The book upon which the movie is based, written by Christopher Morley, contained much coverage of her early years in Frankford but that part of the story line did not make it to the screen.

    Kitty Foyle was a Nice Girl from Frankford
    Ginger Rogers won the Oscar for her performance in the title role of the 1940 Movie "Kitty Foyle" about the star crossed love between a girl from Frankford and the son of an aristocratic Main Line Family.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Dec 07

Frankford NAC to Tackle 6 Zoning Cases to End the Year

The Frankford NAC will meet on Thursday, December 13 at 7 pm at 4667 Paul Street.

    Frankford NAC to Tackle 6 Zoning Cases to End the Year
    The following properties up for review: 5127 Duffield Street- continued from last month - Develop lot into Veterans housing 4562 Hawthorne Street - continued from last month - Auto Repair shop 4623 Mulberry Street - legalization of a three family structure 5216 Horrocks Street - daycare 2021 Orthodox Street - legalization of a 20 foot fence 4250 Torresdale Avenue - legalization of a car repair shop Eligible Voters: Community and Neighborhood Residents/ Residents must have ID in order to vote.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Dec 07

Dec 06

Happy Holidays from our family to yours!!

Happy Holidays from our family to yours!!

    Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia)
    Happy Holidays from our family to yours!!
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Dec 06

Frankford Civic Association Meeting

There will be no meeting of the Frankford Civic Association this month.  The next meeting will on January 4, 2018.

    Frankford Civic Association Meeting
    There will be no meeting of the Frankford Civic Association this month. The next meeting will on January 4, 2018.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Dec 06

Private Schools Show Growth in Some Neighborhoods

There is an interesting story on Philadelphia Neighborhoods about the fluctuations in enrollment at Our Lady of Port Richmond School. Will parents pay more to send their children to what they see as better schools?  Does the presence of those better school choices attract families to a neighborhood?

    Private Schools Show Growth in Some Neighborhoods
    There is an interesting story on Philadelphia Neighborhoods about the fluctuations in enrollment at Our Lady of Port Richmond School. Will parents pay more to send their children to what they see as better schools? Does the presence of those better school choices attract families to a neighborhood?
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Dec 05

THE COFFEE HOUSE at Frankford High School

Frankford High School will be holding its 1st Annual Coffee House on Thursday December 14th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.  The night will consist of work from all classes from the Arts Department. These works of art will include screening of short films, photography assignments, drawings, ceramic pieces, musical performances, and short skits.

    THE COFFEE HOUSE at Frankford High School
    Frankford High School will be holding its 1st Annual Coffee House on Thursday December 14th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. The night will consist of work from all classes from the Arts Department. These works of art will include screening of short films, photography assignments, drawings, ceramic pieces, musical performances, and short skits.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Dec 05

Holiday Greens Workshop

The Frankford Garden Club will host a Holiday​ ​Greens​ ​Workshop on Monday,​ ​December​ ​11 from 10:00​ ​am​ ​to​ ​Noon at The​ ​Daral​ ​Building.  This has been an annual event held by the club.

    Holiday Greens Workshop
    The Frankford Garden Club will host a Holiday​ ​Greens​ ​Workshop on Monday,​ ​December​ ​11 from 10:00​ ​am​ ​to​ ​Noon at The​ ​Daral​ ​Building. This has been an annual event held by the club. Come out and make a festive flower arrangement for your holiday celebrations. All are invited.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Dec 04

Frankford CDC shared City of Philadelphia JOB...

    City of Philadelphia JOBS
    Happy ❄December❄, Philly! These FIVE #PHLCityJobs are opening today! HVAC Mechanic 2 ➡ http://bit.ly/2zG2om8 Plumbing & Heating Maintenance Worker ➡ http://bit.ly/2gXXw3b Building Maintenance...
    https://www.facebook.com

Dec 03

Dec 02

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    3/4" WATER DISTRIBUTION INSTALLATION AND/OR REPLACEMENT - "SELF-CERTIFICATIONS 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."

    5436 SYLVESTER ST Issued November 30, 2017 Comment

Dec 01

You Have Until December 15th to Sign Up for Health Care

Dozens sign up for affordable healthcare at senator tartaglione’s enrollment event.

    You Have Until December 15th to Sign Up for Health Care
    State Sen. Christine M. Tartaglione helped more than 20 people obtain health insurance coverage for 2018 as she hosted the Pennsylvania Senate Democrats' Affordable Care Act enrollment tour at her district office in Northwood on Nov. 21. About two dozen healthcare consumers visited Tartaglione's office at 1061 Bridge St.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Dec 01

McIlvain Tot Recreation Program

McIlvain Playground Tot Recreation Program (Penn and Pratt Streets) still has openings.  Ms. Angel does a great job down there.  Contact her at 215-685-1228 for more information.  See the details below.

    McIlvain Tot Recreation Program
    McIlvain Playground Tot Recreation Program (Penn and Pratt Streets) still has openings. Ms. Angel does a great job down there. Contact her at 215-685-1228 for more information. See the details b...
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Dec 01

Nov 29

Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphi...

    The Delaware Valley Is Hiring
    Regional Rail Conductor / Engineer - Trainee Positions. CLOSE DATE:12/1/2017 APPLY HERE: http://autohire.careershop.com/septajobs/JobSearch/JobCenterViewCndt.asp?JobAd_Id=964164...
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Nov 29

Councilman Oh at Northwood Civic

Councilman Oh stopped by the Northwood Civic meeting on November 21st and talked about his proposed legislation to help homeowners who have been victimized by squatters.  The system at present is an embarrassment in that squatters essential have a green light to steal you home.

    Councilman Oh at Northwood Civic
    Councilman Oh stopped by the Northwood Civic meeting on November 21st and talked about his proposed legislation to help homeowners who have been victimized by squatters. The system at present is an embarrassment in that squatters essential have a green light to steal you home.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Nov 29

Frankford CDC shared Chris Baker Evens Photog...

Local photographer Chris Baker Evens Photography has been taking some awesome shots of Frankford Pause Parks progress during construction!

    Chris Baker Evens Photography
    Verticals of Color. Frankford Pause designed by The Hinge Collective at Frankford CDC.
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 29

Nov 29

Nov 27

New Pastor at Second Spanish Baptist Church of Philadelphia

The installation of Rev. Abdel Lastre-Núñez as the new pastor of the Second Spanish Baptist Church of Philadelphia will be held at the church, 4917 Frankford Avenue, on December 9th at 2:00 pm.

    New Pastor at Second Spanish Baptist Church of Philadelphia
    The installation of Rev. Abdel Lastre-Núñez as the new pastor of the Second Spanish Baptist Church of Philadelphia will be held at the church, 4917 Frankford Avenue, on December 9th at 2:00 pm. All are invited and welcome.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Nov 26

Nov 25

Frankford CDC shared a link.

    Click here to support Frankford Chargers D10 Natls... organized by Whitney Lewis
    Frankford Chargers D10 Dance and Cheer squads have made it to AYF Nationals. These girls have worked so hard and a lot of their parents are struggling to come up the monies needed with it being so close to the holidays. Please help them get the money that they need to attend this trip.
    https://www.gofundme.com

Nov 25

Some Thoughts on Thanksgiving

NOTHING BUT LOVE

    Some Thoughts on Thanksgiving
    As we journey through life, we may stumble, we may fall. We may think we have nothing to give, nothing at all. But deep in your heart, you still have love. Even though you think you have nothing to give,nothing at all.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

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