After 34 years working with preschoolers at McIlvain Playground, Angel Brandan has some funny stories to tell. Her favorite is the one about the little boy who brought his mother’s inflatable bra to what turned out to be kind of an advanced placement “show and tell.”
“Is ‘zam’ a word?” asked the boy who had run into Steve Schmidt’s office at the McIlvain Rec Center on Penn Street.
The Frankford Business and Professional Association is looking for more members and also has some holiday events coming up.
Hundreds of volunteers are expected to sweep through the Frankford commercial corridor on Saturday.
Help seniors get ready for winter
Members of the Frankford Civic Association don’t want a chicken restaurant on the 4700 block of Griscom Street.
The Frankford Community Development Corporation is looking for a commercial corridor manager to cultivate relationships with Frankford Avenue’s diverse business operators and to serve as an intermediary for local businesses and city departments and technical assistance providers.
Protestant Home to host concert
Kids don’t wait for ribbons to be cut when there’s new playground equipment to test out. A hour before the official, postponed-a-couple-times, grand reopening of the small park at Hedge and Plum streets in Frankford on July 9, the young clientele was up on the new gear, giving it some appreciative squeals of approval.