Two recent reports of Frankford residents arrested for crimes in the news:
Police said yesterday they could not release the name of the victim of a fatal accident at G and Luzerne streets in Juniata at 5 a.m. Sunday.
The driver in that accident, Sylvester White, 32, of Frankford, was charged with driving under the influence, involuntary manslaughter, homicide by vehicle and related offenses, police said.
And also reported was:
A former Navy seaman from the city’s Frankford section was held for trial yesterday on murder and weapons charges in last year’s shooting death of 5-year-old Cashae Rivers.
Noel “Pablo” Garcia, 23, was the second man to be charged in the murder of Cashae, who was riding in the back seat of a white Oldsmobile in Strawberry Mansion when she was shot
Legendary Drummer Butch Ballard & His Trio performed to an appreciative crowd tonight in Frankford’s Womrath park. This event was made possible by the Friends of Womrath Park, the Philadelphia Department of Recreation and a host of other people.
Only steps from the now idled Art Holiday theater, this was the first concert in a series of two. The next is scheduled for Wednesday September 19th at 6:30 PM. That concert will by a performance by the R&B group – Sparrow.
The spotlight this week falls on this pair of twins in the 4700 block of Penn Street. Clean sidewalk, neat and uncluttered porch, hanging baskets and a beautiful mini garden make this one stand out.
We are adding a link to the draft report on the Frankford Creek Greenway to the links list over to the right. Take a look at the potential future of Frankford as proposed by Greenways Inc. It is a very large pdf file that takes some time to load but it is well worth the wait. Take a look: http://www.greenways.com/pages/FrankfordDraft.html