56 min ago

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 hours 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.


10 hours ago

10 hours ago

10 hours ago

17 hours ago

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

18 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

29 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

34 hours ago

34 hours ago

45 hours ago

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

47 hours 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...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 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

4 days ago

Report: 'The Climb' by Miley Cyrus Written About 38th St. Bridge

In a recent announcement by singer, actress and Penn alum Miley Cyrus, Cyrus revealed that her hit single “The Climb” was written about the Class of 1949 Bridge on Locust Walk and 38th Street.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

In a recent announcement by singer, actress and Penn alum Miley Cyrus, Cyrus revealed that her hit single “The Climb” was written about the Class of 1949 Bridge on Locust Walk and 38th Street.

    Report: 'The Climb' by Miley Cyrus Written About 38th St. Bridge
    Satire Published 51 minutes ago In a recent announcement by singer, actress and Penn alum Miley Cyrus, Cyrus revealed that her hit single "The Climb" was written about the Class of 1949 Bridge on Locust Walk and 38th Street. "Walking up that motherfucker feels like climbing Mt.
    http://www.thedp.com

4 days ago

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

5 days ago

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

6 days ago

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

6 days ago

About

EveryBlock collects 20 types of news in Philadelphia — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 4900-4999 Jackson Pl.

Thousands of neighbors connect and get their news via EveryBlock, including:

Meetoo Creative Philadelphia Kamala Stephanie Rilling Scott Gilligan Xu Ren Sandy Torres Ralph Whitehead Chena Saunders Key Andrews

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address