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Frankford Library to Reopen on July 20th

Betsy Baxter, Librarian at the Frankford Library, announced at the Frankford Civic meeting that the work on the library building should be wrapped up in time for reopening on July 20th.  The work included replacement of the heating and air conditioning systems as well as work on the floors, painting, stairs and the telephone system.

Pete Specos, who is President of the Frankford Civic Association is also Treasurer of the 15th Police District Advisory Council (PDAC), reported that they had another successful gun buy back on June 27th.  The event was sponsored by Barbera’s on the Boulevard.

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John Pagano (Barbers’s) , SWAT officer, Pete Specos, Art Carita (Barbera’s), the Bear, Phil Poppas

Kat Hardy talked to the group about the upcoming Frankford Old Head Softball game and cookout on August 22 at Ditman and Wakeling Streets.  See more details at this link.

Several residents from the 4600 block of Penn Street talked about speeding on their block and the dangers of crossing the street in that area.  Darrion Shuford, representing Rep. Jason Dawkins and Kat Hardy representing Sen. Tina Tartaglione both said they would address the issues.  The residents were invited to come to the next PSA1  meeting to talk to the police directly.

The next meeting of the Frankford Civic Association will be held on August 6th at 7 PM at St. Marks Church 4442 Frankford Avenue.