About 200 Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families gave the Frankford Boys and Girls Club a major facelift on Saturday as they made physical improvements inside and outside the club as part of Comcast Cares Day, a corporate event coinciding with the annual National Volunteer Month.
The city of Philadelphia is in the midst of negotiations to renew its franchise agreement with cable service provider Comcast and is hosting a series of public forums to obtain community input for the process. Residents are invited to testify about their cable-related needs and interests.
Crime isn’t as easy as it may seem, even if you’ve got a gun in your hand and a prototypical scowl. Just ask the guy who tried to stick up an ATM patron outside a Summerdale bank on Feb. 24.
City Council has unanimously passed a bill introduced by Councilman Dennis O’Brien and Councilwoman Cindy Bass that would strengthen and simplify ordinances governing the upkeep and collection of trash Dumpsters in the city while facilitating the implementation of a composting program.
An unidentified man went to a Frankford convenience store on Jan. 28 to make a cash withdrawal, but he didn’t use the ATM. Instead, he took money from the cash register.
You better watch out.
Police are looking for a gunman who robbed a woman making a deposit at a Castor Avenue ATM last week.
Dunphy Ford, 7700 Frankford Ave., held its second annual Sledge Hammer Bash on Saturday. People used a sledgehammer to smash a used car painted with Dallas Cowboys colors.
That remote-control key fob you use to lock and unlock your car isn’t the only one like it in the world, according to the American Automobile Association.