John Campisi of the Northeast Times reports on last week’s meeting of the Frankford Civic:
While they lost round one of the fight, the Frankford Civic Association vowed to keep pressing ahead in its quest to deny the Wedge Medical Center sanctuary in the neighborhood.
During an association meeting on May 1, president Frances Clay told those in attendance that representatives of the civic group had been unable the previous day to persuade the city Zoning Board of Adjustment to block Wedge from opening a drug- and alcohol-treatment center at 4243-47 Frankford Ave.
The plan has been strongly opposed by the civic group, which thinks there already are too many of those facilities in the neighborhood.
Not counting Wedge, 16 similar facilities operate throughout Frankford, Clay said.
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