17 hours ago

Coming up on Wednesday!

Coming up on Wednesday!

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

20 hours ago

Frankford CDC shared City of Philadelphia JOB...

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

22 hours 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

2 days ago

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Shared Reading Materials

    Ms. Baldwin is asking for $413.95:
    My students need these Mercy Watson books for shared reading because they are fun and engaging and the students love them!
    Bridesburg Elementary School Comment
  • Real World Events and Reading

    Ms. Baldwin is asking for $636.02:
    My students need these articles to grow their exposure to literature!
    Bridesburg Elementary School Comment
  • Grammar, Comprehension, and Privacy

    Ms. Baldwin is asking for $414.92:
    My students need the testing partitions for when we take weekly tests in the classroom. The reading comprehension journals to keep them motivated to read. The language journals to practice grammar skills on a daily basis.
    Bridesburg Elementary School Comment

2 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

4 days ago

Excited to celebrate fellow CDCs and communit...

Excited to celebrate fellow CDCs and community leaders! #PACDCGala


4 days ago

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

5 days ago

5 days ago

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!


6 days ago

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

6 days ago

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 14

No It is Not Frankford

The major media in this city seems to be getting worse.

    No It is Not Frankford
    They do not seem to know the city anymore. Philadelphia has a lot of neighborhoods and to a newcomer, that can be confusing but if you are in the news business, you better know where you are when you do a story. The story below is about a stabbing at Tyson and Frankford Avenues.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 14

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    ROOFTOP SOLAR INSTALLATION 6.8KW. 17-LG 400W SOLAR MODULES, 1- SOLAR EDGE SE6000H INVERTER.AS PER 2008 NEC. EAST DISTRICT.

    2793-95 PRATT ST Issued April 12, 2018 Comment

Apr 13

REMINDER!!!! The Free Library system will be...

REMINDER!!!! The Free Library system will be closed on Wednesday, April 18 for staff development. Normal hours will resume on Thursday, April 19.

    Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia)
    Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia), Philadelphia, PA. 158 likes · 2 talking about this · 247 were here. Library
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 12

American Revolution Landmark House in Frankford Safe for Now

It’s Time to Save This Piece of History

    American Revolution Landmark House in Frankford Safe for Now
    Hidden City Philadelphia ran a story yesterday (at this link) that the The Worrel-Winter House at 1548 Adams Avenue would be going to Sheriff Sale in May, unless some action was taken to prevent that.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 12

Frankford 7-11 Shut Down

Customers today, encountered the doors of the 7-11 store at 5028-34 Frankford Avenue closed and locked.

    Frankford 7-11 Shut Down
    The candy striped sign on the door said the business license has been revoked for tax reasons by the city. The word on the street says there is more to it. So far, there has been no comment from the 7-11 Corporate office.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 12

Apr 11

the facade improvements at Frankford Beverage...

the facade improvements at Frankford Beverage Inc aren’t even done yet, and it’s already poppin! So excited about this project with the Storefront Improvement Program and our Neighborhood Partnership program funding.


Apr 11

Mark your calendars. BHS is going on this Tro...

Mark your calendars. BHS is going on this Trolley Tour of The King's Highway on May 9th. Full details will be published soon.

    Hidden history - Northeast Times
    Walking through a stretch of Pennypack Park tucked away between Holmesburg and Frankford avenues, Jason Sherman is devastated to see a forked sycamore tree has been damaged by a fallen trunk. "Someone's gotta fight for those trees," he mutters as we hike back up the slope back to the trail, twigs and rotting leaves crunching under our feet.
    https://northeasttimes.com

Apr 10

Community Health Fair

Coming up on May 3rd at Harding Middle School from 12:30 to 4:00 PM.  Everyone is invited.

    Community Health Fair
    Coming up on May 3rd at Harding Middle School from 12:30 to 4:00 PM. Everyone is invited. *BLOOD PRESSURE TESTING* HIV TESTING * ASTHMA SCREENING * DIABETES * STROKE AWARENESS * FITNESS ADVENTURE...
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 10

Bridesburg Historical Society added an event....

Christina from the Ukraine Cultural Society will share the art of pysanki, the decorating and designing of keepsake eggs.

    BHS Meeting - Pysanki
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 10

Simpson Recreation Center News

LIFEGUARDS ARE NEEDED FOR THE SUMMER OF 2018!

    Simpson Recreation Center News
    Lifeguard screenings and Remedial Swimming Pickett Swimming Pool Mastery Campus Wayne & Chelten Avenue Monday - Thursday 4:30 - 8:30 PM Lincoln Swimming Pool Lincoln High School Rowland & Shelmire Street Monday - Thursday 7:30 - 8:30 PM Lifeguard classes are forming NOW! Summer Camp Registration is now open, registration takes place Monday-Friday from 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 10

Good morning Bridesburg! The Bulletin hit you...

Good morning Bridesburg! The Bulletin hit your step yesterday and we hope we're doing a good job. The Burg wishes our favorite mail lady Lisa Barron a very Happy Birthday and she's retiring from the USPS! we also give a big birthday wish to our very own State Rep John J Taylor! Don't forget to buy your cow chip bingo tickets for $20 to benefit the Memorial Day parade!

    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 09

While our pool will be out of commission this...

While our pool will be out of commission this summer, there are still opportunities city wide for anyone who aspires to be a lifeguard. In this recruitment video, lifeguard Sean Devlin, who worked the last four summers at Bridesburg, explains why he wanted to be a lifeguard. If you are interested in being a lifeguard, contact the Aquatics office at 215-683-3663. https://youtu.be/K7vKICG2irQ

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation: Lifeguard recruitment
    This is an idea and short video series created by Back2Ninety9 Productions for Parks and Recreation. The series is about interviewing Philadelphia lifeguards and lifeguard recruitment. In this video, we are interviewing Sean Delvin of Bridesburg Recreational Center.
    https://www.youtube.com/

Apr 09

Want to learn more about being a certified Mi...

Want to learn more about being a certified Minority Business Enterprise? Come to Wednesday’s free workshop! This is the first of a three-part workshop series for small business owners and those looking to start a new business. Contact Ileana Garcia at 215-743-6580x105 for more info.


Apr 09

  • Running Towards Our Goal

    Ms. Savage is asking for $2553.47:
    My students need easy to use fitness trackers to monitor their progress as they work towards their running goal.
    Bridesburg Elementary School Comment

Apr 07

Bridesburg Historical Society shared a post.

Did any of our local businesses sponsor teams, Allied Chemical, Rohm & Haas? Any online resources?

    Kate Eisenhauer
    Hello all. I was wondering if you could help me. My grandfather, his brothers, and their brother-in-law all grew up in Bridesburg. (2351 Granite St and the brother-in-law on Orthodox St). They played...
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 07

Crafts and Vendor Fair Coming Up at St. James

April 21st from 10 AM to 2 PM at St. James, 5185 Castor Avenue.  It is to benefit St. James Preschool.  See details below.

    Crafts and Vendor Fair Coming Up at St. James
    April 21st from 10 AM to 2 PM at St. James, 5185 Castor Avenue. It is to benefit St. James Preschool. See details below.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 07

Apr 06

Frankford CDC posted 4 photos.

#fbf a few shots from last week’s Week of Service. Pictured with Mizpah Seventh-Day Adventist Church and Marymount Manhattan College.


Apr 06

Veteran of the Month – Fred Prescott

Fred Prescott is a lifelong Frankford resident who grew up on the 2000 block of Margaret Street.  He attended Sullivan Elementary, Harding Junior High and Frankford High Schools.

    Veteran of the Month - Fred Prescott
    Fred Prescott is a lifelong Frankford resident who grew up on the 2000 block of Margaret Street. He attended Sullivan Elementary, Harding Junior High and Frankford High Schools. When he graduated from Frankford in 1960, he worked for a time and then decided to enlist in the Air Force.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 06

Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphi...

    A Philadelphia library gets 'risky' with a new play space
    It's a weekday afternoon just before 3:00 p.m. and Cecil B. Moore Library in North Philadelphia is quiet. But librarian Kayla Hoskinson says when school lets out, kids will flock to the library's newest attraction: a ten-foot-by-ten-foot climbing wall. "They really, really love it," says Hoskinson.
    http://planphilly.com

Apr 06

Full time dispatcher position is available in...

Full time dispatcher position is available in the area! Apply on JobGateway!! https://www.jobgateway.pa.gov/jponline/JobSeeker/JobPostingDetails?myzoJJ89JePUjYRLoD0CCpoBqK0UgA5d@eoWhMEcIvYW5DklilwvY5F7VujneFIp3bVRr9ufw1PQJVA8ATJdvg--RRtbD1mopYCcVGXPOhUVgZk6eN6FfY8sd4V4W4ICUvxpY5_Hb6DV

    JobGateway - Dispatcher
    https://www.jobgateway.pa.gov

Apr 06

Frankford NAC Zoning to Take on 3 Cases This Month

The Frankford NAC Zoning group will meet on April 12th at 7 PM at the Second Baptist Church, Meadow and Mulberry Streets.

    Frankford NAC Zoning to Take on 3 Cases This Month
    4943 Penn Street - PERMIT FOR A MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (4 UNITS) WIHTIN AN EXISITING DETACHED STRUCTURE. 1540 Womrath Street - PERMIT FOR CONVERSION OF SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING TO A TOTAL OF THREE DWELLING UNITS (MULTIFAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING) IN AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 05

Tomorrow! Come see the work of local photogra...

Tomorrow! Come see the work of local photographer @chris_bakerevens at the opening reception for his exhibit, Found in Frankford, at the Daral Building! Light refreshments will be served.


Apr 05

Volunteers Needed for Career Day at Harding Middle School

Harding Middle School from Google Street View

    Volunteers Needed for Career Day at Harding Middle School
    Harding Middle School will host a career day for our students on April 26th, 2018 from 9 am until 2 pm (time is dependent on number of volunteers and may change). Our goal is to expose our students to as many career options as possible before we send them off to high school.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 04

Frankford CDC shared SSC Solutions's post.

    SSC Solutions Presenting to Frankford Business Assn.
    SSC Solutions - I'll be presenting to the Frankford Business Association on May 2, from 6-8pm. The topic will be on retail and real estate.
    https://www.sscphilly.com

Apr 04

Found in Frankford – An Exhibit Opening This Friday

Chris Baker Evans, Frankford resident, will open his exhibit – “Found in Frankford” on Friday, April 6th at the Frankford CDC at 4667 Paul Street.

    Found in Frankford - An Exhibit Opening This Friday
    The opening reception is from 6 to 8 PM. You can sample some of his work here and here. Come out and meet him in person Friday night. About the Artist: Chris Baker Evans is a freelance photographer based in the Frankford neighborhood of Philadelphia.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 04

Spring Cleanup at Overington Park

Hello Friends of Overington Park (FOOPERS)

    Spring Cleanup at Overington Park
    We are having our Spring Cleanup at the Park this Saturday April 7th, 10 AM to 1 PM. Please join us! We need your help in getting our park ready for our 2018 Events. The weather will be a bit chilly, so dress in layers.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 03

New Business in Frankford: Artisan Smiles

Artisan Smiles opened this week at 4821-27 Frankford Avenue.

    New Business in Frankford: Artisan Smiles
    The Artisan Smiles office is open and making appointments for their first week of service starting on April 9th. This is a full service Dental, Oral Surgery and Orthodontic facility. It is an exciting addition to Frankford Avenue. Information about all their services and insurance taken is available at this link.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Apr 02

The demolition of the pool has commenced, a n...

The demolition of the pool has commenced, a necessary step before the construction of the new pool. Here is up to the hour footage from today.

    Bridesburg Recreation Center
    The demolition of the pool has commenced, a necessary step before the construction of the new pool. Here is up to the hour footage from today.
    http://www.facebook.com

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