More than a dozen residents of the 6100 block of Hawthorne St. attended last week’s Mayfair Civic Association meeting to fight a new dollar store and auto parts store proposed for a nearby block of Frankford Avenue. Those neighbors also got a lesson on the sometimes puzzling dynamics of the city’s recently reworked Registered Community Organization regulations.
School fundraising has come a long way from just bake sales and students selling gift wrap door-to-door.
Car tires have been slashed and other vandalism has plagued Mayfair and Holmesburg in recent weeks. Residents are fed up.