21 hours 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

22 hours ago

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

Families with babies and toddlers: need some new ideas in the kitchen? Join us at the Richmond Library next Saturday, 4/28 at noon for a FREE session focusing on healthy and affordable cooking for families, presented by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center with guest Fran Alloway! Fran Alloway is a registered dietitian who enjoys working with all ages, from Moms-to-be, our adorable babies taking their first bites to making sure that seniors are eating what they need to stay healthy. She has written curriculum for Penn State Extension, appeared on local cable stations discussing topics from feeding fussy eaters to diabetes diets and presently is a nutrition consultant with Maternity Care Coalition and the Early Head Start program. Sign up today! Call the library at 215-685-9992 or email Barbara at Taitb@freelibrary.org. This event is designed for adults, but kids of all ages are welcome. Light refreshments provided, as well as tastes of all the food!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
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26 hours ago

Don't miss Preschool Storytime this Tuesday! ...

Don't miss Preschool Storytime this Tuesday! Each family that attends will receive a free copy of My Cousin Momo (while supplies last). April 24 at 10:30 am!


37 hours ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    TO INCREASE THE BUILDING HEIGHT OF THE STRUCTURE. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON APPLICATION/PLAN. FOR CONTINUED USE AS WAREHOUSE FOR SALE AND DISTRIBUTION OF POWER TRANSMISSION & MATERIAL HANDLING SUPPLIES.

    4090 FRANKFORD AVE Issued April 19, 2018 Comment
  • ADDITION PERMIT

    ROOF RECONSTRUCTION WORK AS PER APPROVED PLANS. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ANY MEP WORK.

    4090 FRANKFORD AVE Issued April 19, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

TOMORROW! Saturday, 4/21 at noon - join us for a free Babywearing 101 session with Lottie Hansen of Babywearing International! Learn the benefits of babywearing, try on different carriers, and/or get help with a carrier you already have! Babies/children welcome. Coffee/tea provided. The workshop will last about 1.5 to 2 hours.


2 days ago

Juniata Park Academy added 8 new photos.

On Wednesday some of our fabulous readers who raised money as part of the Read for the House read-a-thon for Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House were recognized by the Philadelphia Eagles. Great job reading for a wonderful cause.


2 days ago

Excited to celebrate fellow CDCs and communit...

Excited to celebrate fellow CDCs and community leaders! #PACDCGala


3 days ago

Here are the events for the rest of the week!...

Here are the events for the rest of the week! Thursday: Open 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 2:30 p.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Earth Slime Saturday: Parent Workshop: Babywearing 101 12:00 p.m. LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Movie Day

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch, Philadelphia, PA. 1.4K likes. "I cannot live without books."--Thomas Jefferson. 1815
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3 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

3 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!


4 days ago

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4 days ago

ALL Free Library Locations are closed tomorro...

ALL Free Library Locations are closed tomorrow, Wednesday April 18. Richmond Library will RE-OPEN on THURSDAY at 2PM.


5 days ago

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

Families with babies and/or toddlers! Some reminders about upcoming Read, Baby, Read programs: Wed 4/18 - LIBRARIES CLOSED; NO STORYTIME Thurs 4/19 - Richmond Library opens at 2:00 PM, Baby Storytime (My First Storytime) at 2:30 PM! Sat 4/21 - Babywearing 101 workshop with Lottie Hansen of Babywearing International (at Richmond Library). Coffee/tea provided! Bring baby and try out different carriers! Hope to see you at one or both of these events! Questions? Email Barbara at Taitb-at-freelibrary.org.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
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5 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

5 days ago

Sorry, no Storytime today. Miss Meghan is out...

Sorry, no Storytime today. Miss Meghan is out sick.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch, Philadelphia, PA. 1.4K likes. "I cannot live without books."--Thomas Jefferson. 1815
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5 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

5 days ago

5 days ago

NO YOGA TONIGHT! TEACHER CAN'T MAKE IT!

NO YOGA TONIGHT! TEACHER CAN'T MAKE IT!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch, Philadelphia, PA. 1.4K likes. "I cannot live without books."--Thomas Jefferson. 1815
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6 days ago

No Sensory Storytime today. Miss Meghan is ou...

No Sensory Storytime today. Miss Meghan is out sick. :( Rescheduled for Monday, April 30 at 6:00 p.m.


6 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!


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

LOOKING FOR A NEW CAREER? A SUMMER JOB? COME ...

LOOKING FOR A NEW CAREER? A SUMMER JOB? COME INTO THE LIBRARY ON TUESDAY AND GET JOB LEADS, RESUME ADVICE AND MORE!


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 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 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 09

Updated Apr 11

Someone one broke into my car

Luckly i left the door unlock.. It was no broken windows. Put $100.00 was stolen out my car.. I parked on the 3000 Block of Tulip sy

Apr 11

Apr 10

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

So many great programs for families with babies and toddlers this week at Richmond Library! Wednesday 4/11 @ 6 PM - Pajama Storytime (ages 12-24 months) Thursday 4/12 @ 11 AM - My First Storytime (ages 0-12 months) Saturday 4/14 @ 12 PM - Learn about Lead Exposure with the City of Philadelphia's Lead and Healthy Homes Program staff! ALL FREE!


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

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

Today at 4:00! We have room for 24 children, so be sure to arrive on time to participate!


Apr 09

Check out the Richmond Library events this we...

Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Paint & Plant 4:00 p.m. ESL for Beginners 6:00 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Flower Experiment Wednesday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Flower Thumbprint Painting Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime 6:00 p.m. Thursday: Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Flower Origami Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m. Saturday: Parent Workshop: Learning about Lead Exposure 12:00 p.m. LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Tie Dye Shirts


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 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

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