28 hours ago

The Free Library will be closed on Monday, Ma...

The Free Library will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

32 hours ago

June has three Food Truck Fridays! Get ready!...

June has three Food Truck Fridays! Get ready!

    Frankford CDC
    June has three Food Truck Fridays! Get ready!
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2 days ago

Everyday in Frankford

“Everyday in Frankford” is a new feature in the Frankford Gazette by photographer Chris Baker Evens.

    Everyday in Frankford
    "Everyday in Frankford" is a new feature in the Frankford Gazette by photographer Chris Baker Evens. Chris grew up in Australia and moved to Frankford with his family three years ago. He is passionate about bringing dignity to local communities and finding joy in small, ordinary moments of life.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

2 days ago

Keep an eye out for the sprinklers! And kids ...

Keep an eye out for the sprinklers! And kids are more than welcome to run through!

    Frankford CDC
    Keep an eye out for the sprinklers! And kids are more than welcome to run through!
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2 days ago

Team Superwomen!!!!!

Team Superwomen!!!!!

    Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphia)
    Team Superwomen!!!!!
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2 days ago

After too much rain the last two weeks, it’s ...

After too much rain the last two weeks, it’s a great night for softball at the Bridesburg Recreation Center. Freshworks Vs Chug in Men’s Slow Pitch action.

    Bridesburg Recreation Center
    After too much rain the last two weeks, it's a great night for softball at the Bridesburg Recreation Center. Freshworks Vs Chug in Men's Slow Pitch action.
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3 days ago

Frankford NAC Zoning OKs Montague Street

The Frankford NAC zoning group, at the May 10th meeting, approved the application by the owner of 5401 Montague Street: PERMIT FOR ADDRESS L&I CASE #589322 FOR BUILDING DECK W/ROOF WITHOUT PERMITS; FOR THE ERECTION OF A ROOF OVER A PREVIOUSLY-APPROVED EZ-DECK (SEE AP#810536 FOR ZONING APPROVAL, AP#810542 FOR BUILDING PERMIT), AT THE REAR OF AN EXISTING SEMI-DETACHED STRUCTURE USED AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLAN/APPLICATION.  There was no opposition.

    Frankford NAC Zoning OKs Montague Street
    The Frankford NAC zoning group, at the May 10th meeting, approved the application by the owner of 5401 Montague Street: PERMIT FOR ADDRESS L&I CASE #589322 FOR BUILDING DECK W/ROOF WITHOUT PERMITS; FOR THE ERECTION OF A ROOF OVER A PREVIOUSLY-APPROVED EZ-DECK (SEE AP#810536 FOR ZONING APPROVAL, AP#810542 FOR BUILDING PERMIT), AT THE REAR OF AN EXISTING SEMI-DETACHED STRUCTURE USED AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLAN/APPLICATION.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

3 days ago

Frankford High Freshman Art Going to Congressional Competition

Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) has selected the artwork of Danelly Cabrera, a 10th grade student at Frankford High to represent the First Congressional District in the 2018 Congressional High School Art Competition.

    Frankford High Freshman Art Going to Congressional Competition
    Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) has selected the artwork of Danelly Cabrera, a 10 th grade student at Frankford High to represent the First Congressional District in the 2018 Congressional High School Art Competition. Miss Cabrera utilized digital media to create her artwork, entitled "Double Exposure."
    http://frankfordgazette.com

3 days ago

#Repost @tp4ccua3 with @get_repost ・・・ We are...

#Repost @tp4ccua3 with @get_repost ・・・ We are excited for this great event this afternoon with/at @frankfordcdc

    Frankford CDC
    Repost @tp4ccua3 with @get_repost ・・・ We are excited for this great event this afternoon with/at @frankfordcdc
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

4 days ago

15th Police District Community Bike Ride for Peace Sat 06-16-2018 10am-2pm

15th Police District Community Bike Ride for Peace Sat 06-16-2018 10am-2pm

4 days ago

Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphi...

    PJP Marketplace
    WE ARE HIRING at all three of our PJP Marketplace locations. We are looking for friendly, hard-working people to fill a variety of positions. Apply in person at one of our locations, including...
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4 days ago

15th Police District Captain's Townhall Community Meeting Tue 05-22-2018 7pm

15th Police District Captain's Townhall-PSA3 Community Meeting Tuesday May 22nd, 2018 07:00 PM Holmesburg Rec Center 4500 Rhawn Street

4 days ago

Frankford CDC shared City of Philadelphia JOB...

    City of Philadelphia JOBS
    These FIVE #PHLCityJobs are opening today! Mammographer ➡ http://bit.ly/2ItAKkG Social Work Services Trainee ➡ http://bit.ly/2rvZcVS Industrial Process Machinery Mechanic ➡ http://bit.ly/2KBm4g6...
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5 days ago

#Repost @weckerlys ・・・ Taste Testers Needed! ...

#Repost @weckerlys ・・・ Taste Testers Needed! If you live in or near Philadelphia we'd love to hear from you. I couldn't tell you how many times people have cracked a sly smile and said "let me know if you guys ever need an official taste tester." That time has come. If you are interested in dedicating an hour of your time to sampling and grading ice cream, we'd really like to hear from you. Please follow the link in our bio to apply. We have about 10 positions available. 📸@nealsantos

    Frankford CDC
    Repost @weckerlys ・・・ Taste Testers Needed! If you live in or near Philadelphia we'd love to hear from you. I couldn't tell you how many times people have cracked a sly smile and said "let me know...
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5 days ago

St. Valentine Parish Flea Market

St. Valentine’s is having a Flea Market on June 9th from 9 am to 5 pm.

    St. Valentine Parish Flea Market
    The church is located at 2330 Margaret Street (at Melrose Street) and will feature many specialty items and some traditional Polish food like golabki and pierogi, as well as hot dogs, for sale. Parking will be available available. For more information, call 267 640 7340/215 535 4978
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5 days ago

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6 days ago

  • Thank You For Helping Us Argue!

    Mrs. Downey is asking for $395.13:
    My students need "Thank You for Arguing" to improve their argumentation skills, which are the most essential skills they need to acquire for success in an AP Language and Composition class.
    Franklin Towne Charter High School Comment

May 19

1969 Aerial view of the Rohm and Haas Compan...

1969 Aerial view of the Rohm and Haas Company chemical manufacturing plant in Bridesburg, a neighborhood located along the Delaware River in the Northeast section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Aerial view of Rohm and Haas plant in Bridesburg
    Aerial view of the Rohm and Haas Company chemical manufacturing plant in Bridesburg, a neighborhood located along the Delaware River in the Northeast section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    https://digital.sciencehistory.org

May 19

The host web site of this image has the follo...

The host web site of this image has the following description: 1934-Mar-01 (Date of revision) 1933-Oct-21 (Date of creation) Map depicting the facility and grounds of the Charles Lennig and Company chemical manufacturing plant in Bridesburg, a neighborhood located along the Delaware River in the Northeast section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The map is color-coded to indicate when each building was erected between 1925 and 1936.

    Map of Charles Lennig & Company plant in Bridesburg, Pennsylvania
    Map depicting the facility and grounds of the Charles Lennig and Company chemical manufacturing plant in Bridesburg, a neighborhood located along the Delaware River in the Northeast section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The map is color-coded to indicate when each building was erected between 1925 and 1936.
    https://digital.sciencehistory.org

May 19

Open House at the Peter Bressi Senior Center

The Peter Bressi Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Avenue is welcoming new members! Anyone over the age of 60 is most welcome. I visited there on Friday afternoon and found that there’s much happening there!

    Open House at the Peter Bressi Senior Center
    The Peter Bressi Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Avenue is welcoming new members! Anyone over the age of 60 is most welcome. I visited there on Friday afternoon and found that there's much happening there! Jim Crawford is the Director and Blair Jordan is the Program Coordinator.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 18

Mayfair “May Fair” Day

Mayfair “May Fair” day has been cancelled.

    Mayfair "May Fair" Day
    Mayfair "May Fair" day has been cancelled. It was scheduled for tomorrow and has been cancelled due to the weather. There has been announcement of a future date as yet.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 18

Local Primary Election Results

Tartaglione, Dawkins and Hohenstein come out on top

    Local Primary Election Results
    Christine Tartaglione RECEIVED received 11,070 votes - 98.86% Write in 15 votes - 0.14% Write in 27 votes Joe Hohenstein received 1,675 votes - 37.29% Sean Kilkenny received 1,071 - 23.84% Maggie Borski received 1,064 votes - 23.69% Dan Martino received 675 votes - 15.03% Write in 7 votes - 0.16% Patty Pat Kozlowski received 1,534 votes - 99.80% Write in 3 votes - 0.20% Jason Dawkins received 2,131 votes - 75.73% Abu Vincente Edwards received 683 votes - 24.27% There were 3 write in votes
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 18

It’s food truck Friday again! We’ll be out he...

It’s food truck Friday again! We’ll be out here, rain or shine, with @royal_zarasa

    Frankford CDC
    It's food truck Friday again! We'll be out here, rain or shine, with @royal_zarasa
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May 18

Love Your Park and Perennial Plant Sale

The Love Your Park and Perennial Plant Sale in Overington Park this Saturday has been canceled due to the weather forecast.

    Love Your Park and Perennial Plant Sale
    The Love Your Park and Perennial Plant Sale in Overington Park this Saturday has been canceled due to the weather forecast. We will have our Perennial Plant Sale on Saturday June 2nd along with our...
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 17

A sneak peek at tonight's final demonstration...

A sneak peek at tonight's final demonstration for those unable to attend. If you can make it late, we may still have pool bricks for sale! Only $10, proceeds benefit the gymnastics program!

    Bridesburg Recreation Center
    A sneak peek at tonight's final demonstration for those unable to attend. If you can make it late, we may still have pool bricks for sale! Only $10, proceeds benefit the gymnastics program!
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May 17

Going on right now - tremendous display tonig...

Going on right now - tremendous display tonight! Selling pool bricks too, only $10!

    Bridesburg Recreation Center
    Going on right now - tremendous display tonight! Selling pool bricks too, only $10!
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May 15

Bridesburg Historical Society shared The King...

    The King's Highway
    The King's Highway added 38 new photos.
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May 15

Primaries are today! Polls are open until 8pm...

Primaries are today! Polls are open until 8pm. Visit seventy.org to find your polling place, learn about candidates, and more.

    Frankford CDC
    Primaries are today! Polls are open until 8pm. Visit seventy.org to find your polling place, learn about candidates, and more.
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May 14

Election Day Tomorrow

“You get the politicians you deserve.”

    Election Day Tomorrow
    Primary Election Day is tomorrow and there are some good reasons to vote. Take a look at the Committee of 70 Digital Ballot Tool available on their page here. It is an easy way to see what choices you have before you get to the polls.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 14

REDISCOVER • • • • Encouraging residents and ...

REDISCOVER • • • • Encouraging residents and visitors to explore all the Frankford has to offer • • • • Stay tuned for more!

    Frankford CDC
    REDISCOVER * * * * Encouraging residents and visitors to explore all the Frankford has to offer * * * * Stay tuned for more!
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May 14

Man Shot and Killed in Frankford | 6abc.com

Police are investigating a fatal shooting at Adams Avenue and Wingohocking Street.  It happened early in the morning on Monday, May 14th.  See the details in the video below.

    Man Shot and Killed in Frankford | 6abc.com
    Police are investigating a fatal shooting at Adams Avenue and Wingohocking Street. It happened early in the morning on Monday, May 14th. See the details in the video below. Source: Man shot and killed in Northeast Philadelphia | 6abc.com
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 14

May 13

Election Day is Tuesday. Are you ready? Find ...

Election Day is Tuesday. Are you ready? Find your polling place, research candidates, prepare a sample ballot and more at seventy.org

    Committee of Seventy - Philadelphia County
    Philadelphia County residents are represented in the Pennsylvania General Assembly by state senators and representatives and in the U.S. House by three congressional members (House Districts 2, 3 and 5). Not sure which state House or Senate district you live in? Find out online. View the new 2018 congressional maps.
    https://seventy.org

May 12

Armed Forces Day Saturday, May 19, 2018. #Kno...

Armed Forces Day Saturday, May 19, 2018. #KnowYourMil

    Bridesburg Historical Society
    Armed Forces Day Saturday, May 19, 2018. #KnowYourMil
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May 12

Frankford CDC posted 2 photos.

The Mother’s Day Plant Sale and Market is in full bloom! Swing by Frankford Pause Park and check it out! The Frankford Garden Club has some beautiful plants, and there are vendors too!

    Frankford CDC
    Frankford CDC added a new photo.
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May 12

More Than Just a Woman

MORE THEN JUST A WOMAN

    More Than Just a Woman
    She's more than just a woman, who wandered into my life. She's more than just a woman, that I spoke to more than twice. She's the woman who fights back the tears as I hold her through the night. It's more than just anguish. It's more than just the pain.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 11

Friends of Overington Park Flea Market

Friends of Overington Park Flea Market Saturday June 2nd, 9 am to 1 pm

    Friends of Overington Park Flea Market
    Friends of Overington Park Flea Market Saturday June 2nd, 9 am to 1 pm
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 10

Bridesburg Historical Society shared The King...

Pictures from Mya 9th, 2018 Trolley Bus Tour of The King's Highway

    The King's Highway
    Sponsored by the Bridesburg Historical Society
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May 10

JUST A REMINDER...While Tuesday is Election D...

JUST A REMINDER...While Tuesday is Election Day for the primaries, all classes for programs will meet as scheduled. And parents, grandparents, and everyone over 18 years of age, please come out and vote your conscience. Thank you.

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May 10

Mother’s Day Breakfast at Bressi

PLEASE JOIN US at the Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center at 10 AM, Friday, May 11th, AS WE CELEBRATE ALL MOTHERS AND THE LOVE THAT SURROUNDS THEM AT OUR MOTHERS’ DAY BREAKFAST (SPONSORED BY STATE SENATOR CHRISTINE TARTAGLIONE), 2nd District.

    Mother's Day Breakfast at Bressi
    PLEASE JOIN US at the Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center at 10 AM, Friday, May 11th, AS WE CELEBRATE ALL MOTHERS AND THE LOVE THAT SURROUNDS THEM AT OUR MOTHERS' DAY BREAKFAST (SPONSORED BY STATE SENATOR CHRISTINE TARTAGLIONE), 2nd District.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 10

Deceptive ad paints PA-177 Dem candidate as ‘terrorist sympathizer’ | City & State PA

Race must be tight, time to sling the mud.

    Deceptive ad paints PA-177 Dem candidate as 'terrorist sympathizer' | City & State PA
    Sean Kilkenny, a union-backed candidate in Northeast Philly's 177th House District Democratic primary, has distributed a clutch of attack mailers that inaccurately cites past reporting by City&State PA to paint opponent Joe Hohenstein as a "terrorist sympathizer." The mailers refer to a report from November 2016 that describes an even older attack ad circulated by former Republican state Rep.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 09

Another Opinion from John Buffington

All readers are welcome to submit opinions or rebuttals.  Guest opinions are not those of the Frankford Gazette.  Email gil@frankfordgazette.com

    Another Opinion from John Buffington
    All readers are welcome to submit opinions or rebuttals. Guest opinions are not those of the Frankford Gazette. Email gil@frankfordgazette.com Primaries and general elections often turn nasty at the last minute, because desperate, unethical candidates tend to save their nastiest, least legitimate slurs for the end.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

May 08

Frankford CDC posted 6 photos.

We had a great time with the folks at Meadowbrook Farm picking out some plants for our upcoming spring community planting day in Frankford Pause Park! @ PHS Meadowbrook Farm

    Frankford CDC
    Frankford CDC added a new photo.
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May 08

1 dead, 2 injured in triple shooting in Frankford  | 6abc.com

One person was killed and two others were injured in a shooting on the 1500 block of Arrott Street in Frankford about midnight on May 7th.

    1 dead, 2 injured in triple shooting in Frankford | 6abc.com
    One person was killed and two others were injured in a shooting on the 1500 block of Arrott Street in Frankford about midnight on May 7th. Source: 1 dead, 2 injured in triple shooting in Frankford section of Philadelphia | 6abc.com
    http://frankfordgazette.com

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