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Don’t Get It Twisted


Life can be sweet; life can be insane.
But Mama used to say, don’t never hook up with, a “Gambling Man.”
Because he’ll tell you that he loves you, he’ll tell you that he cares.
When you look around, he’s nowhere to be found.
Because he marches to a different drummer, he marches to a different plan.
Because he follows the games, everywhere.
The next thing you know, you’re in love with, a “Gambling Man.”
So, just look around, and you will see.
There is no future with loving, a “Gambling Man.”
He’ll leave you in a minute, he’ll leave you at the sound – of the dice rolling, cards shuffling, roulette wheel spinning, slot machines ringing.
He loves that crazy sound, cuz he’s, a “Gambling Man.”
So, don’t get it twisted, and you will see, there is no future in loving – a “Gambling Man.”


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Pioneer Color Guard Leads Puerto Rican Day Parade

These are photos from this past Sunday’s Puerto Rican Day Parade on September 25th in Philadelphia.
Our Pioneer color guard led the entire parade and presented the colors for the playing of the “Star Spangled Banner” and the “La Borinquena”.
Color Guard members were left to right cadets Ludwis Reynoso, Mason Krajewski, Steven Kindermann and Tytiana Davis
Deanna Bracy
Cadet Captain, JROTC
Pioneer Public Affairs Officer
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Supreme Court of Pennsylvania at the HSF

The regularly scheduled program of the Historical Society of Frankford for October 11, 2022 will feature a review of the history of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Court’s contemporary work, and the role of state supreme courts generally in our federalist system, This program commemorates the tricentennial of the Supreme Court that occurred on May 22, 2022. The speakers are attorney Chip Becker of Kline & Specter, P.C. and Debbie Gross, Executive Director of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts.

The meeting is open to the public at the Society building at 1507 Orthodox Street at 7:30 PM. In addition it will be live streamed on their Facebook page and available on YouTube live.

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Most of All


I have your picture hanging on the wall, there comes a time when I miss you – MOST OF ALL.
On cloudy days and rain starts to fall, that’s when I miss you – MOST OF ALL.
When the wind blows through the trees, birds and bees bow there heads in sympathy.
That’s when I miss you – MOST OF ALL.
There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t stop, and look at your picture, and gaze into those big brown eyes.
That’s when I miss you – MOST OF ALL.
On holidays when the sun refused to shine, that’s when I really miss you – MOST OF ALL.


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Big Changes Coming to Frankford Library

From Gaspar Santos:

After the Covid 19 delay, the Frankford Renovation is fast becoming a reality.

The Frankford Library would like to invite you to take part in an upcoming meeting regarding the Frankford Library renovation on Thursday, September 15 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in person and virtually on Zoom 

During the meeting, community members will be provided an update on the building design and timeline by the project team. The project manager, architect, and Free Library staff will also be available for a question and answer session.