The main presentation at the June 7 Frankford Civic Association meeting was by David Orphanides on behalf of the Harry Patel, owner of the Quicky Mart at Frankford and Unity.
A zoning application and liquor licencing is in the works to allow for beer sales at the Mart. The owner says he needs the new business to stay competitive. The result would be a remodeled Quickie Mart with indoor seating for over thirty with tables and chairs where you can eat in or take out. There was some fervent discussion on both sides of the issue. Mr. Patel is seeking community support for the change.
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Before the Frankford Civic Association meeting got started Thursday, zoning officer Pete Specos had an announcement.
Alice Henry will withdraw from the board for personal reasons, with Specos taking the helm. Henry joined the board as vice president in January. continue reading »
The small grocery store at Frankford Avenue and Unity Street in Frankford has plans to sell beer and incorporate seating. But before the store makes those changes, the owners are getting community reaction.
The Frankford Gazette reports the store owners were at Thursday’s Frankford Civic Association meeting to float the idea of improving the small strip of stores adding seating and selling take-out beer. No formal steps have been taken with the Zoning Board.
An officer in the 15th District was forced to shoot a dog this morning when it began attacking him. Just before 9 a.m., the officer discharged his gun on the 1400-block of Unity Street in Frankford after being attacked. continue reading »
Joe Hohenstein, the clerk of the Frankford Friends School board committee and a 1979 graduate, discussing expansion plans at the Sept. 9, 2010 Frankford Civic Association meeting.
Updated: 9/10/10 @ 3:56 p.m.
A $1.6 million expansion project that would remake the capacity of a fixture of Frankford was given approval Thursday night by the neighborhood’s civic group.
The Frankford Friends School, at the corner of Penn and Orthodox streets, would see a modern, single-floor, multi-use, 32-foot additional building constructed east of its historic 1833-era school house if the city’s zoning commission approves a change to the property’s zoning distinction.
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