Frankford Civic Association updates on Friends School expansion, recovery home

The October Frankford Civic Association meeting took 30 minutes — and that seemed thin.

No zoning and a no-show from state Sen. Christine Tartaglione, who was double-booked, meant conversation was sparse for the not-quite 10 residents in attendance.

Frankford Civic Association President Francis Clay, Treasurer Tim Wisniewski, Vice President Brian Wisniewski and Zoning Officer Pete Speccos -- there other general board members present at the Octobe
(Frankford Civic Association President Francis Clay, Treasurer Tim Wisniewski, Vice President Brian Wisniewski and Zoning Officer Pete Speccos — there other general board members present at the Octobe)

The Frankford board did update those present on two topics from last month’s meeting:

  • The Frankford Friends grade school was granted city zoning approval for its $1.6 million expansion
  • The city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections is investigating the accused recovery home at 1708 Unity St., said Zoning Officer Pete Specos
Tony Stephens on behalf of state Sen. Christine Tartaglione
(Tony Stephens on behalf of state Sen. Christine Tartaglione)

Also, Tony Stephens, who handles constituent services for state Sen.Tartaglione, announced two upcoming flu shot sessions:

  • Temple University Episcopal Hospital
    100 E. Lehigh Ave., Fairhill, Philadelphia 19125

    Wednesday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

  • Tartaglione’s Bridge Street office 1061 Bridge Street, Frankford, Philadelphia 19124 Wednesday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Direct any questions to the Bridge Street office at 215-533-0440.

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