Plans to create a garden on the 4600 block of Paul Street got a financial boost. Plans have fallen through to put a sculpture at Womrath Park at Kensington and Frankford avenues, Kimberly Washington told members of the Frankford Parks Group on April 29, so some of the $120,000 budgeted for that could be used for improvements to a lot at Paul and Frankford, said Washington, executive director of the Frankford Community Development Corporation.
The Philadelphia Police Explorer Cadet Program meets every Saturday at the Philadelphia Police Academy, at 8501 State Road.
Jake is a sweetheart
The Mayfair Business Association is working with other community groups on a couple of events scheduled for later this month.
Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham has endorsed state Sen. Daylin Leach in the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary.
Never forgotten: Verizon recently donated $8,750 to the Officer Daniel Boyle Scholarship Fund. The check presentation took place at Boyle Playground, named in memory of the slain officer. Pictured are (from left) City Councilman Brian O’Neill; Pat Boyle, Danny’s father; Frank Buzydlowski, Verizon’s director of government relations; and state Rep. Brendan Boyle. ••
When Sarah Boxmeyer was 5, she saw a one-man band. One of the instruments he was playing was an accordion, and she was hooked.
Potholes in Franklin Mills’ driveways and parking lots generate a lot of neighborhood complaints, according to talk last week at the Millbrook Civic Association’s meeting at Calvary Athletic Association on Deerpath Lane.
Even if early education pays, should the state foot the bill?
Kent Lufkin, president and CEO of 3rd Fed Bank, was among six people honored last week at Community College of Philadelphia’s 15th Annual Distinguished Leadership Awards The awards are presented for outstanding contributions to higher education and the local community. Lufkin was honored with the Business Award.