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.
Contractors who submit permit applications to the Department of Licenses and Inspections will have to submit “tax clearance” forms and show they have insurance. Contractors also must show they have insurance coverage for general liability, workers compensation and automobile liability.
Authorities are cracking down on a few properties that have become neighborhood nuisances, said Pete Specos, the Frankford Civic Association’s president.
A Bustleton home that in July was found filled with vermin, trash and animal waste as well as several dead cats likely will be torn down.
The circumstances of the death of a 22-year-old Port Richmond man last year are under investigation by the Philadelphia Fire Department. His family says the tragedy is the result of negligent paramedics.
By Mikala Jamison
City Controller Alan Butkovitz, fresh off a resounding re-election win, now has about a year to ponder a big question.
You voted, we listened. Here are the 2013 winners of the Best of the River Wards, Part I. Click through the photos below to see snapshots of each winner. See Part II for the rest of the winners.
U.S. Reps. Allyson Schwartz and Bob Brady have written a letter to a Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration official, urging her agency to halt development of a proposed methadone clinic at 7900-04 Frankford Ave.