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Police: Two Injured in Frankford Shootings Monday Night

Posted on 03 May 2016

Two reports of shots last night, May 2nd, that sound like they are of the same event.

Source: Police: 2 injured in Frankford shootings, possibly connected | WTXF

From 6ABC at this link.

 

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Education, Meetings and Events

Consider a Summer Arts Camp This Year in Frankford

Posted on 02 May 2016

Sponsored this year by By Grace Alone Church, It will be held at Oxford Avenue and Dyre Streets right here in Frankford.  Call 267-879-9975 for more details.

BGA 2016 Summer Arts Camp Flyer

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history, Meetings and Events

Step into History Tour Today in Frankford

Posted on 01 May 2016

This month marks historic observance of Decoration Day now known as Memorial Day. This will feature a tour of the GAR museum and library from noon to 12:45 and then participants drive down to St. Joachim Cemetery, the Wilmot Park Cemetery, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Frankford War Memorial at the stadium. The tour will finish up at the Historical Society of Frankford for a tour and light refreshments. Parking available in St. Joachim parking lot on Griscom Street. Free will offering.

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History of Photography on Tap at the Historical Society

Posted on 01 May 2016

It does not get much earlier than Robert Cornelius.  Please join us on Tuesday May 10th at 7:30 PM for a lecture, presented by Rachel Wetzel, Photograph Conservator, on the history of early photography in America and the contributions made by Robert  Cornelius to the Daguerreotype process.

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The lecture will also include information about a scientific research project on the conservation of ungilded daguerreotypes.

The Historical Society of Frankford is located at 1507 Orthodox Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124.

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Meetings and Events

Annual Frankford Garden Club Day-Before-Mothers-Day Plant Sale

Posted on 30 April 2016

Saturday,  May 7th, 2016.
10 AM to 1:00 PM

In Front of the Frankford Branch
Of the Free Library of Philadelphia
4634 Frankford Ave, At the corner of Overington St

Quality Plants from New Jersey Family-Owned Nursery
Hanging Baskets, Flowering Annuals,
Vegetables and Herbs, Flats

With Gardening Advice by Frankford Garden Club Members

Proceeds go to the Frankford Garden Club
For More Information, contact:
Frankford Garden Club
President Janet E. Bernstein
(267) 982-9620
jamberstone@gmail.com

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News

Another Shooting in Frankford | 6abc.com

Posted on 29 April 2016

A man is hospitalized, and two people are in custody after a shooting in Frankford Friday night, April 29th.

Source: 2 in custody after shooting in Frankford | 6abc.com

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Business

Help Wanted at Weckerly’s Ice Cream

Posted on 29 April 2016

Weckerly’s Ice Cream, located at Globe Dye Works at 4500 Worth Street, is looking for a part-time kitchen prep work and baking employee.
Below is more information. Any questions can be directed to Andy Satinsky at andy@weckerlys.com.
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About Weckerly’s Ice Cream: We are a small, but rapidly growing small batch ice cream company looking for a part-time team member. Professional kitchen/food production experience is required, and focus on baking, prep, catering, and institutional work are a plus. Responsibilities include:

-Baking Prep
-Baking
-Cutting cookies, brownies, and cakes
-Assembling ice cream sandwiches
-Packaging and labeling prepared food products
-Cleaning and sanitation

Weekday hours, up to 3 days a week with flexible daytime scheduling.

Emailed resumes or work experience are preferred.

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News

Arrott Transportation Center Update

Posted on 29 April 2016

2000px-SEPTA_text.svgStarting on Monday, May 2, 2016, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO USE THE TEMPORARY PLATFORMS

SEPTA greatly appreciates your patience and understanding while this important construction project is completed.

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Meetings and Events

Laugh Out Loud Saturday

Posted on 28 April 2016

Coming up at Great Awakenings on May 7th- comedy night.  See details below.

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News

Man Shot in Frankford, | WTXF

Posted on 28 April 2016

A man is in critical condition following a late-night shooting on April 27th at Margaret St. and Oxford Avenue.  This followed a shooting in the afternoon on Frankford Avenue near Dyre Street.

Source: Man shot three times in Frankford, in critical condition | WTXF

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