What about us? What do we think about crime in our neighborhoods?
A city contractor on Monday began tearing down a Frankford home that was heavily damaged in a 2013 fire.
The Frankford Civic Association, which routinely meets on the first Thursday of the month, has pushed its July session to the second Thursday, July 10. Members will gather in the second-floor meeting room of Aria Health’s Frankford campus, 4900 Franford Ave. at 7 p.m.
Some residents who live around the intersection of Worth and Orthodox streets want to talk to police about loitering, drug sales and prostitution in their neighborhood.
Members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council elected board members during their March 31 meeting at the Mayfair Community Center. Alan Leppert, of One Step Forward, is the organization’s new president. Joe Valecce of Council 21 Glassers was elected as the board’s vice president. Phil Pappas of the West Frankford Town Watch was re-elected secretary; Pete Specos of the Frankford Civic Association is back as treasurer; and Gina Panchella of the Northwood Civic Association again will handle public relations.
There’s a walking and biking trail right below Frankford that will grow along the Delaware River in the next few years, members of the Frankford Civic Association were told last week.
Frankford Civic Association members last week were supposed to be asked to support a local businessman’s plan to put a snack bar in his Torresdale Avenue car wash, but the business owner didn’t make a presentation.
Authorities are cracking down on a few properties that have become neighborhood nuisances, said Pete Specos, the Frankford Civic Association’s president.
Members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council will be electing the organization’s officers during their Dec. 30 meeting at the Mayfair Community Center.