City planners come to Fishtown to ask for neighbors' input on fixing areas of outdated zoning - zoning errors can mean developers put in lots of money and time unnecessarily.
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There is a new community relations officer at the 15th Police District, members of the district’s advisory council learned at their Sept. 30 session. Officer Keisha Jacobs, with the department since 1998, is replacing Officer Sharon Krause, who has been the 15th’s CRO for several years and is now the district’s Compstat officer.
Check out our photo gallery from Fishtown's River City Festival.
Rosaries for widows’ fund
The neighbors on the 4600 block of Worth Street see the cars with out-of-state plates and they know why they’re there.
Philadelphia's own La Colombe is planning to open a flagship cafe on Frankford Avenue, and has received zoning approval as well as support from neighbors.
Take note, especially since it's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: a Port Richmond cleaning service offers free house cleaning to women who are afflicted by cancer.
City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.) announced that the Department of Revenue is accepting senior citizen real estate tax freeze applications.
GETAWAY TRAVEL CLUB Oct. 10. “Broadway Now and Forever” at the American Theatre. $68 includes lunch at Shady Maples. $71 for guests. 215-698-8762. ALSO: Nov. 10. “Sugar Babies” at the Ritz Theater. $69 includes brunch buffet at the Coastline Restaurant. $73 for guests. 215-698-8762.