14 hours ago

Coming up on Wednesday!

Coming up on Wednesday!

    Frankford CDC
    Coming up on Wednesday!
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16 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

18 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

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

3 days ago

4 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL KITCHEN SINK (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    4639-41 DITMAN ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment

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

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    - FOR (REMOVAL AND REPLACMENT OF DAMGAGED PORTIONS OF MAIN ROOF AND FRONT PENT, ALL REPAIRS WITH LIKE IN KIND MATERIALS, NO CHANGE IN SIZE OR LOCATION, ADDITIONAL PLANS AND PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ROOF RAFTER REPLACEMNT IN EXCESS OF 1/3 OF TOTAL NUMBER OF RAFTERS) TO RESOLVE CASE 628992. ABUTTING SIDEWALK MUST BE CLOSED WITH FENCING A MINIMUM OF 6' IN HEIGHT. SEPARATE STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMIT REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE. A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ALTERATIONS THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED ON CASE 628992

    4605 TACONY ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment

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

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 15

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    PARTIAL WIRE RECEPTS, LIGHTS, SWITCHES, FIXTURES, SMOKE/CO DETECTORS AS PER 2008 NEC (EAST DISTRICT)

    4639-41 DITMAN ST Issued April 13, 2018 Comment

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

Fire damages home on Tacony St. in Philadelphia

Crews were called to the 4600 block of Tacony Street at 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

    Fire damages home on Tacony St. in Philly
    A house in Philadelphia was badly damaged in an overnight fire. Crews were called to the 4600 block of Tacony Street at 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Fire was coming from a 2-story twin home. Firefighters were able bring the flames under control in less than 30 minutes. The neighboring house had some smoke damage.
    http://6abc.com

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
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Apr 13

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMO OF A VACANT SFD AS PART OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA DEPT. OF LICENSES & INSPECTIONS DEMOLITION PROGRAM. ADDITIONAL SPECS:NO STUCCO! INSTALL 60' OF 6' HIGH CHAIN LINK FENCE DOWN SIDE C/W 4634 DITMAN ST.

    4632-34 DITMAN ST Issued April 11, 2018 Comment

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 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

Robbery 1601 Walnut St DC 18 09 012542

Homicide 4500 Melrose St DC 17 15 003410 - Duration: 3:34. PhiladelphiaPolice 26,490 views

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Assault 801 S Broad St DC 15 03 042384 - Duration: 3:08. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,457 views

Robbery 2210 Oregon Ave DC 18 01 011775 - Duration: 2:53. PhiladelphiaPolice 176 views

Shooting Incident 1371 N 76th St DC 18 19 024823 - Duration: 2:09. PhiladelphiaPolice 676 views

Fraud 7119 Rising Sun Ave 9475 Roosevelt Blvd DC 18 02 010563 DC 18 08 004077 - Duration: 1:13. PhiladelphiaPolice 46 views

Fraud 7119 Rising Sun Ave 9475 Roosevelt Blvd DC 18 02 010563 DC 18 08 004077 - Duration: 1:13. PhiladelphiaPolice 46 views

Vandalism 3200 block of Memphis St DC 18 24 026446 - Duration: 2:01. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,700 views

Commercial Robbery 3705 Germantown Ave DC 18 25 025396 - Duration: 2:14. PhiladelphiaPolice 196 views

Commercial Burglary 3020 S Broad St DC 18 01 007811 - Duration: 2:16. PhiladelphiaPolice 97 views

Burglary 1325 N 15th St DC 18 22 0241199 - Duration: 1:28. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,727 views

    Robbery 1601 Walnut St DC 18 09 012542
    On March 30, 2018, at 2:25 pm, an unknown black female entered Rag N Bone retail store located at 1601 Walnut Street and selected several items and attempted to leave the store without paying for the merchandise. When an employee attempted to stop the suspect, the suspect sprayed MACE on the employee then fled the area with the items valued at $2,775.
    https://www.youtube.com/

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 11

  • LU WEI

    4639 Tacony St., Philadelphia, 19137-1121 April 9, 2018 Comment

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

Theft 1700 Melon St DC 18 09 012789

Homicide 4500 Melrose St DC 17 15 003410 - Duration: 3:34. 26,490 views

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Theft 1700 Melon St DC 18 09 012789

Arson 456 N 5th St DC 18 06 011377 - Duration: 2:11. PhiladelphiaPolice 79 views

Aggravated Assaut Shooting 4401 N 5th St DC# 13 25 075033 - Duration: 2:35. 39,495 views

Homicide 3300 block of N 2nd St DC 17 25 025839 - Duration: 3:06. 25,167 views

Aggravated Assault 4800 N Broad St DC# 13 35 047639 - Duration: 2:48. PhiladelphiaPolice 94,933 views

Robbery 2210 Oregon Ave DC 18 01 011775 - Duration: 2:53. 176 views

Assault 801 S Broad St DC 15 03 042384 - Duration: 3:08. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,457 views

Aggravated Assault 6757 N 5th St DC 17 35 090484 - Duration: 2:51. PhiladelphiaPolice 6,475 views

Shooting 3100 N 6th St DC 15 25 029442 - Duration: 2:29. 10,064 views

Shooting 1600 S 24th Street DC# 13-17-001006 - Duration: 1:39. PhiladelphiaPolice 16,095 views

Shooting 801 W Indiana Ave DC#13 25 091320 - Duration: 1:59. 77,621 views

Commercial Robbery 5540 N 5th St DC 17 35 67761 - Duration: 4:53. 4,378 views

Robbery Shooting 7228 Ogontz Ave DC#13 14 064873 - Duration: 3:28. PhiladelphiaPolice 164,539 views

    Theft 1700 Melon St DC 18 09 012789
    On March 31, 2018, at 2:49 pm, an unknown black male was captured on surveillance video on the 1700 block of Melon Street approaching a private residence taking a delivered package from the complainants step then leaves the area. Suspect Description: Black male in his 30 years-of-age, 5'8", medium build, wearing a green knit hat, light colored jacket, and jeans.
    https://www.youtube.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

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Commercial Robbery 5540 N 5th St DC 17 35 67761 - Duration: 4:53. 4,378 views

Aggravated Assault 4800 N Broad St DC# 13 35 047639 - Duration: 2:48. 94,933 views

Homicide 3300 block of N 2nd St DC 17 25 025839 - Duration: 3:06. PhiladelphiaPolice 25,167 views

Robbery 11000 Roosevelt Blvd DC# 14 07 011194 - Duration: 2:50. 10,667 views

Commercial Robbery 7236 Germantown Ave DC 18 14 013878 - Duration: 3:46. 988 views

Robbery Shooting 7228 Ogontz Ave DC#13 14 064873 - Duration: 3:28. 164,539 views

Robbery 5818 Woodland Ave DC# 14 12 039767 - Duration: 2:04. 24,845 views

Robbery 8012 Frankford Ave DC# 14 08 002354 - Duration: 2:40. 3,676 views

Shooting 458 E Wyoming Ave DC # 14 25 018047 - Duration: 1:41. 22,886 views

Robbery 4700 N Broad St DC #15 35 087828 - Duration: 3:17. 2,118 views

Gunpoint Robbery 5143 Walnut Street DC# 12-18-026792 - Duration: 1:54. PhiladelphiaPolice 15,290 views

Commercial Burglary 1851 S Columbus Blvd DC 17 03 000076 - Duration: 4:59. 2,863 views

Robbery 6645 Woodland Ave DC# 14 12 085473 - Duration: 2:19. PhiladelphiaPolice 4,034 views

Shooting 3100 N 6th St DC 15 25 029442 - Duration: 2:29. 10,064 views

Robbery 2722 Germantown Ave DC# 14 25 108486 - Duration: 3:15. 2,553 views

Robbery 4671 Frankford Ave DC# 14 15 072828 - Duration: 2:17. 51,478 views

Residential Burglary 7912 Pickering Ave DC 15 14 061311 - Duration: 3:12. 1,858 views

Stabbing 5527 Lansdowne Ave DC# 14 19 075894 - Duration: 3:01. PhiladelphiaPolice 55,515 views

    Commercial Robbery 3705 Germantown Ave DC 18 25 025396
    On April 6, 2018, at 7:29 pm, an unknown black male entered the Dunkin Donuts located at 3705 Germantown Avenue, approached the counter and handed an employee a threatening demand note. The employee then looked at the suspect at which time he pulled a handgun from his waist area.
    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

Arson 456 N 5th St DC 18 06 011377

Homicide 4500 Melrose St DC 17 15 003410 - Duration: 3:34. PhiladelphiaPolice 26,490 views

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Homicide 1900 N 25th St DC 16 22 092529 - Duration: 1:38. 24,289 views

Homicide 3300 block of N 2nd St DC 17 25 025839 - Duration: 3:06. 23,996 views

Shooting 801 W Indiana Ave DC#13 25 091320 - Duration: 1:59. PhiladelphiaPolice 77,621 views

Assault 801 S Broad St DC 15 03 042384 - Duration: 3:08. 1,457 views

Shooting 400 W Huntingdon St DC#13 26 065220 - Duration: 2:16. PhiladelphiaPolice 4,765 views

Shooting 458 E Wyoming Ave DC # 14 25 018047 - Duration: 1:41. 22,886 views

Aggravated Assault 6757 N 5th St DC 17 35 090484 - Duration: 2:51. PhiladelphiaPolice 6,475 views

Shooting 5000 N 5th St DC 17 35 023081 - Duration: 2:02. PhiladelphiaPolice 17,558 views

Homicide 209 W Wyoming Ave DC# 13-25-004977 English - Duration: 3:06. 12,552 views

Shooting 3100 N 6th St DC 15 25 029442 - Duration: 2:29. 10,064 views

Homicide 2000 Haines St DC 16 14 060118 - Duration: 2:22. PhiladelphiaPolice 14,142 views

Robbery Shooting 7228 Ogontz Ave DC#13 14 064873 - Duration: 3:28. 164,539 views

    Arson 456 N 5th St DC 18 06 011377
    The City Wide Arson Task Force is investigating a fire that occurred outside a loading dock area of the Yards Brewery located at 456 North 5th Street. The fire occurred on March 17, 2018 at 4:17 am, when an unknown individual set fire to a dumpster.
    https://www.youtube.com/

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

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