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Residents discuss neighborhood concerns at Police Service Area 1 meeting

Cigs, drugs and locked-up buildings were the concerns residents brought to last week’s Police Service Area 1 meeting at Aria Health’s Frankford campus.


Typhoon relief fundraiser will be held Sunday

The Filipino Executive Council of Greater Philadelphia, in partnership with Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 and the Philadelphia Police Department, will host a fundraiser for typhoon relief in the Philippines on Sunday, Jan. 26, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the FOP’s Heroes Ballroom, 11630 Caroline Road.


Bill will deny welfare to sex offenders who skirt Megan’s Law

Sex offenders who don’t register with authorities as required by state regulations won’t be able to collect welfare benefits if a bill co-sponsored by local legislators becomes law.


Superintendent addresses Northeast Chamber

The end of last week was busy for School Superintendent William Hite. Still, he made it up to the Northeast.


Improvements to Frankford discussed at PhillyRising meeting

PhillyRising’s new Frankford coordinator Sanya Brown last week asked residents what they wanted to see in their neighborhood.


Bustleton zoning board hearing delayed

A yearslong zoning duel between a Bustleton resident and the neighborhood’s civic group has been delayed.


Franklin Mills Advisory Council seeks requests for funds

The Franklin Mills Advisory Council is taking requests for its annual distribution of funds. The deadline is March 1.


Orleans info session is Saturday

Orleans Technical Institute, a nonprofit post-secondary career school at 2770 Red Lion Road, will hold an information session about its human services training program on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m. The next class will begin in March. 


Around town: January 22, 2014

Phanatic coming to Fox Chase


Stack requests state funding to redevelop Liddonfield

State Sen. Mike Stack has requested that Gov. Tom Corbett allocate funding from the state’s 2014 Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program toward the former site of the Liddonfield Homes.