3 hours ago

Philly ZBA Puts Speed Bump on 5127 Duffield

At the Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting on April 18th, the ZBA rejected plans previously approved by the Frankford NAC and sent the developer, Vaughn Buckley Construction, back to the drawing board.  The application must now be resubmitted and go through another hearing at the ZBA.  This will set the project back by months.

    Philly ZBA Puts Speed Bump on 5127 Duffield
    At the Zoning Board of Adjustment meeting on April 18th, the ZBA rejected plans previously approved by the Frankford NAC and sent the developer, Vaughn Buckley Construction, back to the drawing board. The application must now be resubmitted and go through another hearing at the ZBA. This will set the project back by months.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

3 hours ago

Another beautifully renovated home has been l...

Another beautifully renovated home has been listed for sale on Ditman St! http://ow.ly/1DLq30jHtGj

    6552 Ditman St, Philadelphia, PA 19135
    View 23 photos of this 3 bed, 2+ bath, 1,800 Sq. Ft. single family home at 6552 Ditman St, Philadelphia, PA 19135 on sale now for $194,900.
    https://www.realtor.com

5 hours ago

Tacony Community Development Corporation shar...

    Fink's Hoagies
    We here at Fink's are also celebrating "Take Your Kid To Work Day" with Mr.Fink bringing his son Eric into work today.
    https://www.facebook.com

7 hours ago

Tacony Civic Assoc shared Northeast Times's p...

    NFL Draft party Thursday night at Frankford and Cottman
    The Mayfair Business Improvement District is sponsoring an NFL Draft party on Thursday, April 26, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the intersections of Frankford, Cottman and Ryan avenues. The 3500 block of Ryan Ave. will be closed to traffic. A giant screen facing Ryan Avenue will show NFL Network coverage of the first night of the draft.
    https://northeasttimes.com

8 hours ago

Frankford CDC posted 3 photos.

Having a great time talking to the students at Harding Middle School’s Career Day about what we do as an organization and our individual jobs!

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

11 hours ago

Updated 11 hours ago

Bad work from the city department damage the drainage

I want to know what happend when the city did the work on the street and based that bad work damage my drainage. Anyway its my responsibility fixed that or have any office working with that issues?

This situation have 4 month ago and just left me back and foward

  • I understand if I have issue for my house on my house its my responsibility but, if they damage something on my house I think they need to be responsible.

    Any help I will appreciated

17 hours ago

25 hours ago

Tacony Community Development Corporation shar...

    Councilman Bobby Henon
    I'm holding my second Budget Forum. Tune in, ask questions, and invite others who may be interested.
    http://www.facebook.com

25 hours ago

Check out another beautifully renovated home ...

Check out another beautifully renovated home on Marsden St in TACONY. http://ow.ly/foAX30jGhU5

    6356 Marsden St, Philadelphia, PA 19135 | MLS #1000442292 | Zillow
    For sale: $139,900. West Mayfair home for sale! Enter into an open concept with hardwood flooring throughout. Walk right in to the living room and formal dining room ready to be furnished and customized to your liking. The quaint, straight thru kitchen allows access right into the large, fenced in back yard.
    https://www.zillow.com

30 hours ago

Tacony Community Development Corporation shar...

    Philadelphia Department of Revenue
    The Philadelphia Department of Revenue and the Department of Commerce will be Live on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 starting at 8:30 am ET. Post your questions about starting a small business in Philadelphia!
    http://www.facebook.com

36 hours ago

The Gateway To Your Student’s Academic Experience

The School District of Philadelphia’s Parent & Family Portal gives you access to valuable information about your child’s education and school.

    The Gateway To Your Student's Academic Experience
    The School District of Philadelphia is proud to offer a tool that parents and family members may use to stay connected to their child and their school. You will be able to view your child's academic history, test results, attendance, and more.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

41 hours ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    ERECT 4 INTERNALL ILUMINATED FLAT WALLL SIGNS ACCESSORY TO THE RETAIL GROCERY STORE APPROVED BY ZONING/USE PERMIT #734151. SIGN A: 13'-0" HIGH X17'6" WIDE=227.5 SQUARE FEET.SIGN B: 10'-0" HIGH X13'0" WIDE=130.0 SQUARE FEET.SIGN C: 10'-0" HIGH X13'0" WIDE=130.0 SQUARE FEET.SIGN D: 3'-0" HIGH X25'7" WIDE=76.5 SQUARE FEET.

    5597-99 TULIP ST Issued April 23, 2018 Comment
  • SIGN PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF FOUR (4) STATICALLY ILLUMINATED FLATWALL SIGNS ACCESSORY TO RETAIL SALE OF FOOD AND BEVERAGES IN BLDG "A" AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED.

    5597-99 TULIP ST Issued April 23, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

Tacony Civic Assoc shared Tacony Community De...

    Philadelphia Zoo on Twitter
    Join us this afternoon 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Tacony Branch Library to meet some of our amazing animal ambassadors as part of Philadelphia Science Festival's Science After School event! #GetNerdyPHL
    http://twitter.com

2 days ago

Tacony Community Development Corporation shar...

    Councilman Bobby Henon
    FYI: There will be a Rebuild Oversight Meeting tonight at Disston Recreation Center, 4423 Longshore Avenue at 6pm.
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Tacony Community Development Corporation adde...

Spring is here in Tacony! Our Ready, Willing, & Able cleaning crew is on assignment along Torresdale Ave and our street trees are in full bloom.

    Tacony Community Development Corporation
    Tacony Community Development Corporation added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

The ZOO is coming to the Tacony Library today...

The ZOO is coming to the Tacony Library today from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Tacony Branch Library to meet some of our amazing animal ambassadors as part of Philadelphia Science Festival's Science After School event! #GetNerdyPHL pic.twitter.com/Jri8nesVui

    Philadelphia Zoo on Twitter
    Join us this afternoon 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Tacony Branch Library to meet some of our amazing animal ambassadors as part of Philadelphia Science Festival's Science After School event! #GetNerdyPHL
    http://twitter.com

2 days ago

Summer Jobs

Information session at the CDC on April 25th, 6 to 8 PM.  See flyer below.

    Summer Jobs
    Information session at the CDC on April 25th, 6 to 8 PM. See flyer below.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

2 days ago

Op-ed from John Buffington

Let’s Reverse Trumpery

    Op-ed from John Buffington
    Representative John Taylor has decided to retire, so this year's election for the 177th Pennsylvania House District Seat is the one and only time that Democrats have a good opportunity to rise up in their righteous anger and deliver a stinging blow to Trumpery, gerrymandering, global warming, fracking, gun violence, misogyny, and compulsory pregnancy.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

3 days ago

Coming up on Wednesday!

Coming up on Wednesday!

    Frankford CDC
    Coming up on Wednesday!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Tacony Community Development Corporation shar...

You won't want to miss these awesome upcoming events at the Tacony Library!

    Tacony Community Development Corporation
    Tacony Community Development Corporation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1.3K likes. The Tacony Community Development Corporation is dedicated to the revitalization of the Tacony neighborhood of...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Frankford CDC shared City of Philadelphia JOB...

    City of Philadelphia JOBS
    City of Philadelphia JOBS added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Can You Be A “Turning Point” In A Child’s Life?

Do you have space in your home and your heart for a foster child? Could you be a foster parent – full or part-time or on an emergency basis? This is the question that Latasha Myers and Marcus Wing, Resource Home Coordinators, at Turning Points for Children are asking us to consider. Their “job”, but it is so much than a job, is to build stronger families, giving them and the community a foundation for a brighter future.

    Can You Be A "Turning Point" In A Child's Life?
    Do you have space in your home and your heart for a foster child? Could you be a foster parent - full or part-time or on an emergency basis? This is the question that Latasha Myers and Marcus Wing, Resource Home Coordinators, at Turning Points for Children are asking us to consider.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

5 days ago

Tartaglione Brings Home the Bucks to Post 224

On Saturday April 14th, State Senator Tina Tartaglione presented a check for $100,000 to the Lloyd C. Wilson American Legion Post 224 for the renovation of the Post building.

    Tartaglione Brings Home the Bucks to Post 224
    On Saturday April 14th, State Senator Tina Tartaglione presented a check for $100,000 to the Lloyd C. Wilson American Legion Post 224 for the renovation of the Post building. In introducing Senator Tartaglione, Commander Guy Lewis stated, "This lady has been loyal, dependable, unwavering advocate for the citizens of Pennsylvania, especially those of the 2nd (Senate) District, which includes East Frankford.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 19

Excited to celebrate fellow CDCs and communit...

Excited to celebrate fellow CDCs and community leaders! #PACDCGala


Apr 19

Frankford NAC Approves 4943 Penn

At the Frankford NAC zoning meeting on April 12th the board heard the following cases:

    Frankford NAC Approves 4943 Penn
    At the Frankford NAC zoning meeting on April 12th the board heard the following cases: 4943 Penn Street - PERMIT FOR A MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (4 UNITS) WIHTIN AN EXISITING DETACHED STRUCTURE. It was approved. The plans were updated.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 19

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A VOLUNTEER TO DESIGN OUR ...

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A VOLUNTEER TO DESIGN OUR 2018 CONCERT POSTER

    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 19

TCA SUMMER CONCERT DATES @ DISSTON REC- 7 pm ...

TCA SUMMER CONCERT DATES @ DISSTON REC- 7 pm 14 June - Peace Creeps & SB Deluxe 28 June - Civic Minded Fools & TBD 12 July - Giana Lynn & The Chain Gang 26 July - Charlie Gracie & Su Z

    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 19

  • SIGN PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ACCESSORY, DOUBLE-FACED, STATICALLY ILLUMINATED FREESTANDING SIGN, AS PER PLANS; ACCESSORY TO ALL USES ACROSS PROPERTY; SEPARATE PERMITS FOR ALL ELECTRICAL WORK; NO OTHER WORK ON THIS PERMIT; SEE AP#840790 FOR ZONING APPROVAL; SEPARATE ZONING-REFACE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR REFACING OF BLANK PANELS.

    5597-99 TULIP ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment

Apr 18

Please note the date change for the second bu...

Please note the date change for the second business development workshop. The session on grants for nonprofits will be held TOMORROW, April 19, from 6-8PM. See you there!


Apr 17

All branches of the Free Library of Philadelp...

All branches of the Free Library of Philadelphia will be closed on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 for Staff Professional Development. Normal library hours will resume on Thursday, April 19. Automated telephone renewals and "My Account" on the Free Library website will be available all day Wednesday.

    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 17

Tacony Community Development Corporation shar...

    City Councilman Bobby Henon's City Budget Forums - RSVP
    City Councilman Bobby Henon will be hosting City Budget Forums at James J. Sullivan Elementary School and Saint Jerome's Catholic School. On April 18th at 6:30PM, Councilman Bobby Henon will be hosting his first Forum at James J. Sullivan Elementary School in Wissinoming.
    http://docs.google.com

Apr 17

Lead Awareness is Something You Need in Frankford

With our vintage housing stock, you should be aware of the hazards of lead in your home.  Come to the event at the Boys and Girls Club on April 18th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.  See details below.

    Lead Awareness is Something You Need in Frankford
    With our vintage housing stock, you should be aware of the hazards of lead in your home. Come to the event at the Boys and Girls Club on April 18th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. See details below.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 17

Heart & Soul Skills Challenge

Sunday, April 22

    Heart & Soul Skills Challenge
    In place of our Annual FREE Camp, The Jahri Evans Foundation will partner with The Philadelphia Soul and Simons Heart to sponsor a Punt, Pass and Kick Event at Frankford High School Field, Large and Dryer Streets. All information is on flier! Please register ahead at Jahrievans.com or www.philadelphiaSoul.com/Frankford.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 16

#Repost @jahrievansdotcom ・・・ ***ATTENTION**...

#Repost @jahrievansdotcom ・・・ ***ATTENTION*** In place of our Annual FREE Camp, The Jahri Evans Foundation will partner with The Philadelphia Soul and Simons Heart to sponsor a Punt, Pass and Kick Event at Frankford High School Field Large and Dryer Street on Sunday April 22, 2018 from 9am - 12pm. All information is on flier! Please register ahead at Jahrievans.com or www.philadelphiaSoul.com/Frankford. This is a FREE event in place of The Jahri Evans Annual FREE Camp!!! please spread the word and repost thanks!


Apr 16

Apr 15

Squeaky Wheel Residents Get Some Attention

The 4600 block of Griscom Street has its problems.

    Squeaky Wheel Residents Get Some Attention
    Department of Street Commissioner, Donald Carlton, came out to do a tour of Griscom Street on April 11th. Raymond Gant, of the Ray of Hope Project , contacted him. He took pictures and made a list of problems in the 4600 blocks of Griscom and Penn Streets.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 15

  • OPERATIONS PERMIT

    HOTWORKS: WELDING/CUTTING/SOLDERING/TORCH WORK - PERMIT EXPIRES: 04/13/19

    5825 TACONY ST Issued April 13, 2018 Comment

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