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Frankford: Looking at PhillyRising One Year Later

Frankford: Looking at PhillyRising One Year Later Dec. 6, 2012 Vacant buildings have become spaces for art galleries, overgrown brush in parks has been trimmed, vacant lots have been cleared from short dumping and victory gardens at local schools have … Continue reading

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PhillyRising Grant Awarded to Overington Park

PhillyRising Grant Awarded to Overington Park April 9, 2012 – In acknowledgment of the fine work the Friends of Overington Park have done with Overington Park, PhillyRising gave our group a tool grant consisting of hand spades, hand pruners, saws, … Continue reading

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These computers keep giving

These computers keep giving Jan. 18, 2012 – Students are benefiting from a computer center at the Frankford Community Development Corp. The Frankford Community Development Corporation is now the neighborhood computer center.

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New Computer Center to Open in Frankford

New Computer Center to Open in Frankford Jan. 4, 2012 – You may have noticed on our event calendar an item about the new computer center.  The Frankford CDC has been working closely with PhillyRising toward providing the community with … Continue reading

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Partnership gives Frankford residents a technology boost

Partnership gives Frankford residents a technology boost Jan. 12, 2012 – On the second floor of the old Victorian house, sunlight streamed through the window as Todd Loughton sat alone in the new computer center, the first visitor of the … Continue reading

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Mayor Nutter Opens New Computer Center

Mayor Nutter Opens New Computer Center Jan. 6, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Deputy Mayor and Managing Director Rich Negrin announced the opening of a new computer center at the Frankford Community Development Corporation in partnership with the … Continue reading

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Part 1 of 2: Frankford takes steps toward revitalization

Part 1 of 2: Frankford takes steps toward revitalization Dec. 13, 2011 – This is the first of a two-part look at revitalization efforts in Frankford. For the residents of Frankford, neighborhood revitalization efforts are nothing new. The once thriving … Continue reading

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Walking the walk

Walking the walk July 13, 2011 – Bigwigs in government walk the streets of Frankford to get a firsthand view of blight. It’s an urban given: Walk around any city neighborhood and you’ll spot something that needs fixing. Last week, … Continue reading

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Frankford to be Test Area for PhillyRising

Frankford to be Test Area for PhillyRising March 3, 2011 -We’re investing in our communities and they’re stepping up and joining us in a new partnership to move this city forward. Let me tell you about one of those communities, … Continue reading

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In Full Bloom

In Full Bloom Aug. 8, 2012 – Frankford residents are using the power of flowers to beautify their community.  Gardens grow, and a little community garden in Frankford grew a bit on July 31. A trio of Frankford Junior Gardeners … Continue reading

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