16 hours ago

Lawncrest Community Garden shared a link.

    City failing to deliver on community garden promises
    Community gardening is a labor of love and patience. On scraps of reclaimed vacant land scattered across Philadelphia, people of all incomes and hues work hard during the growing season knowing that at the end of the day there's always satisfaction - a new sprout, a new friend, a moment of peace or food for the table.
    http://planphilly.com

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

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR NEW DECKS TO AN EXITING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    5338 LARGE ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    - FOR NEW DECKS TO AN EXITING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    5338 LARGE ST Issued April 20, 2018 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

3 days ago

3 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STANDARDS ALTERATIONS-TO UP-GRADE ONE SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING; INSTALL GYPBOARD, NEW FINISHES, TRIM, KITCHEN CABINETS. FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    1541 BENNER ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

4 days ago

Excited to celebrate fellow CDCs and communit...

Excited to celebrate fellow CDCs and community leaders! #PACDCGala


4 days ago

Lawncrest Community Garden shared their album...

For Throw Back Thursday here are some pictures from our Tree Giveaway in 2015.


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

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

6 days ago

Get ready to #getnerdy! Next Tuesday, April 2...

Get ready to #getnerdy! Next Tuesday, April 24th, we’re hosting Science After School, in conjunction with the Philadelphia Science Festival. The event runs from 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. and will have fun, hands-on science-themed presentations from the Academy of Natural Sciences, Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium, AnimaLearn, and the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education. For more information and a calendar of events visit https://www.fi.edu/psf.

    Philadelphia Science Festival
    The Philadelphia Science Festival returns this spring to educate, inspire, and engage the region with the science and technology that surrounds our everyday world. Organized and led by The Franklin Institute, in collaboration with 200 of the region's premier science, cultural, and educational establishments, the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival offers more than 80 events over nine days in communities all across the region.
    https://www.fi.edu

6 days ago

The Free Library system will be closed on Wed...

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

    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 439 likes · 6 talking about this · 408 were here. A library outranks any other thing a community can do to benefit its people. -...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Lawncrest Community Garden shared a link.

    Philly's urban gardeners are under siege from gentrification. Here's what they're doing about it
    A few years ago, Elmira Smith and her Kensington neighbors got tired of looking at the vacant lot on their block, an overgrown tangle of weeds and trash, and decided to take action. So, they did what good neighbors do.
    http://www.philly.com

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 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

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVE REAR DECK AS PER MAKE SAFE CASE #624654 SEPERATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR REBULD

    5336 LARGE 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

Apr 14

Apr 13

The next meeting of the Lawncrest Community A...

The next meeting of the Lawncrest Community Association is Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 7:00PM at St. William’s Social Hall. Doors open at 6:30PM.

    https://www.facebook.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
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 13

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 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

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