The Frankford Y at Leiper and Arrott went from community asset to community eyesore in the four-plus years since it closed in mid-2009.
Some new life has been breathed into the long-vacant New Frankford Community Y building at Leiper and Arrott streets.
Philadelphia police and the FBI are seeking the public’s help in identifying a gunman who robbed a bank in Fox Chase on Friday afternoon.
A pair of top prosecutors talked law and order at the November meeting of the Northwood Civic Association.
After losing thousands because of cuts in state funding, the Lutheran Settlement House found other ways to continue its adult education programs.
The 35th Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade will take place Sunday afternoon along Frankford Avenue. The rain date is Dec. 4.
Authorities said John Digman didn't wait long to start robbing banks after being released from a local halfway house.