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Frankford Catholics worried about parish merger's impact on community [video]

The 15th Police District Advisory Council and the Frankford Civic Association honored St. Joachim Pastor Father Steven Wetzel Sunday for his commitment to the community. But the celebration was bittersweet, as…

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Frankford Civic votes down Crown Fried Chicken opening

By Bob Smiley for the Frankford Gazette In an at times contentious meeting of the Frankford Civic Association on April 4th, the membership voted unanimously to oppose the opening of a…

Frankford talks news businesses at civic meeting about old business

There were no zoning issues to discuss at the Frankford Civic Association meeting on March 7, but there was a host of old business to update. 4834 Penn Street which was…

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Methadone clinic hearing had 'misinformation,' treatment advocates say

Beverly Haberle, executive director of The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc., opened the Frankford Civic Association meeting Thursday by addressing an issue that has residents of several Northeast Philadelphia neighborhoods up…

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Frankford Civic member takes Christmas lights seriously [video]

Below is a video from the Frankford Gazette of Christmas Land, and all-out holiday light display at Frankford Civic Association board member Pete Specos' house.

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Neighbors oppose grocery store at site of Frankford murder

In a community meeting at Aria Health-Frankford on Thursday, more than 30 residents came to voice their opposition to a zoning application for a grocery store at 4691 Hawthorne St., the…

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Frankford Civic Association holds special meeting on future of T&T bar

Eighteen months after a 20-year-old was fatally shot at the T&T bar, the Frankford Civic Association will hold a special meeting to discuss the property's future. A new owner took over…

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4th of July | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group Hey Streeters. Hope you had a happy and safe Independence Day and found ways to stay cool. This beastly heat…

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Frankford Quicky Mart owners apply for liquor license

The main presentation at the June 7 Frankford Civic Association meeting was by David Orphanides on behalf of the Harry Patel, owner of the Quicky Mart at Frankford and Unity. A…

    • Neighbors around the 4700-block of Griscom Street between Arrott and Foulkrod say they're worried about drug sales. Image/Google Maps

Drugs a hot topic at Frankford Civic Association meeting

Neighbors around the 4700-block of Griscom Street between Arrott and Foulkrod say they're worried about drug sales. Image/Google Maps A long discussion on the issue of drug sales on the 4700-…

    • Family, friends and neighbors gathered outside the former T&T bar last winter after 20-year-old Chris Spence was fatally shot following a scuffle inside the establishment. Photo/Shannon McDonald

New owner plans grocery store for former Frankford bar where fatal shooting occurred

Family, friends and neighbors gathered outside the former T&T bar last winter after 20-year-old Chris Spence was fatally shot following a scuffle inside the establishment. Photo/Shannon McDonald The Frankford community is…

    • Family and friends gathered last February outside the T&T bar to remember Christopher Spence, who was fatally shout outside the now-closed establishment. Photo/Shannon McDonald

Frankford residents keep an eye on former T&T bar

Family and friends gathered last February outside the T&T bar to remember Christopher Spence, who was fatally shout outside the now-closed establishment. Photo/Shannon McDonald Mention of the T&T bar once again…

Frankford Civic announces new acting president at start of November meeting

Before the Frankford Civic Association meeting got started Thursday, zoning officer Pete Specos had an announcement. Alice Henry will withdraw from the board for personal reasons, with Specos taking the helm.…

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Frankford Quicky Mart owners weigh community reaction to seating plans

The small grocery store at Frankford Avenue and Unity Street in Frankford has plans to sell beer and incorporate seating. But before the store makes those changes, the owners are getting…

5 ways L&I has become a better agency in three years, says city rep

If you had a bad experience in the past with the city's once notorious Licenses and Inspections department, it's time to give it another shot. So went the address Thursday night…

    • The Frankford Civic Association has approved Mastery Charter Smedley's expansion plans for the back of the property.

Frankford Civic Association approves Smedley expansion

The Frankford Civic Association has approved Mastery Charter Smedley's expansion plans for the back of the property. A vote by the Frankford Civic Association last week will allow expansion plans for…

    • Frankford Civic Association board members present, joined by Tim Wisniewski.

Torresdale Avenue flea market is unlicensed nusiance says Frankford Civic Association board

  An apparent un-sanctioned flea market that has waxed and waned various weekends for at least a couple years on Torresdale Avenue in Frankford has grown to a size and a…

Frankford Civic Association meeting postponed

The monthly meeting of the Frankford Civic Association has been delayed a week. The group will instead meet next Thursday, June 9, at 7 p.m. in the second-floor conference room of…

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Frankford Civic Association executive board votes 'No' on the Bridge

The Frankford Civic Association voted Thursday night to write a letter of opposition to the city's Zoning Board, asking it to deny a zoning variance for the development of a new…

    • Jason Dawkins and Maria Quinones-Sanchez comfort Chris Spence's family in front of the Frankford bar where he was fatally shot.

Hearing scheduled as Frankford pushes for shutdown of T&T bar

Jason Dawkins and Maria Quinones-Sanchez comfort Chris Spence's family in front of the Frankford bar where he was fatally shot.As was discussed at Thursday's Frankford Civic Association meeting, a…

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