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30 hours ago

Excited to celebrate fellow CDCs and communit...

Excited to celebrate fellow CDCs and community leaders! #PACDCGala


38 hours 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

2 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!


3 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

3 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

4 days ago

#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!


5 days ago

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

6 days ago

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 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 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 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

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 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

Apr 08

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    THE ERECTION OF THREE (3) FLAT WALL SIGN. SIGNS ACCESSORY TO AN EXISTING FOOD,BEVERAGES, AND GROCERIES ON THE FIRST FLOOR, IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING ABOVE.

    1601 VAN KIRK ST Issued April 5, 2018 Comment

Apr 08

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 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 05

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

Mar 31

Frankford Branch (Free Library of Philadelphi...

Frankford’s Easter egg hunt was a great success!!! 🐣🐰🐣🐰🐣🐰


Mar 31

Community Garden Taking Shape in Frankford on Paul Street

Mizpah 7th Day Adventist Church has permission to use the vacant lot next to the church at 4353 Paul Street.

    Community Garden Taking Shape in Frankford on Paul Street
    The planning meeting for the Community Garden was attended by 10 residents last week and everyone brought their best ideas for the project. The good news was that a local neighbor, who knows the owner of the lot next to the church, contacted him and he was happy to give the church use of the property and would be happy to donate the land.
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Mar 29

Big shout out to all of our Week of Service P...

Big shout out to all of our Week of Service Partners! @nycmarymount @beautifulphl @mizpahseventhdayadventist @stmarksfrankford @servephila Keep the Faith in Frankford, and all of our other volunteers


Mar 29

Tartaglione to Host Financial Freedom Event for Working Families

Free tax return help, unclaimed property search, rent/property tax rebate applications and Earned Income Tax Credit help will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Tartaglione to Host Financial Freedom Event for Working Families
    State Sen. Christine Tartaglione invites the community to visit her Bridge Street district office on April 10 to take advantage of a free Financial Freedom for Working Families event. The senator will partner with PA State Treasurer Joe Torsella and the Campaign for Working Families Inc. to "Show YOU the Money!"
    http://frankfordgazette.com

Mar 29

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