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Calendar (September 29, 2011)

Friday, Sept. 30EVENTSArts and Crafts Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. Suitable for ages 5 to 12. Fridays. 7 to 8:30 p.m. $25 per month. 215–685–1242. Also at: Russo Park Playground, 7321 Torresdale Ave. For...

Casino Trips (September 29, 2011)

Seniors on the Go Oct. 6 and Oct. 19. Showboat. $20, includes bus and $30 reel play. Bus leaves Hellerman and Walker streets at 9:30 a.m. Inf.: 215–744–4391.Golden Friends Oct. 11. Delaware Park. $50,...

Frankford High is ringing with success

The Frankford High School baseball team received their championship rings last week during a ceremony held at the Oxford Ave. school. The Pioneers claimed the Public League title after defeating Thomas Edison High School,...

The Crime Log, Aug. 29 through Sept. 11

Aug. 29 through Sept. 11As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics offenses or other specific crimes investigated by specialty police units. All locations listed by block, not by exact address.2nd Police District•...

Maggie’s Cafe is topic of East Torresdale meeting on Monday

The East Torresdale Civic Association will hold a special general membership meeting on Monday to discuss several zoning applications at Maggie’s Waterfront Café, at Delaware Avenue and Arendel Street.For much of the last two years,...

Parker’s film is fun escapism for harried moms

(L-R) SARAH JESSICA PARKER and CHRISTINA HENDRICKS star in I DON’T KNOW HOW SHE DOES ITI Don’t Know How She Does It often feels more like an extended Sex and the City episode than a movie.From...

Cool way to recycle the fridge

A new facility just opened in Bridesburg, and it is bringing new jobs and some eco-prestige to the Delaware River waterfront.Two weeks ago, the Appliance Recycling Centers of America (ARCA) on Delaware Avenue unveiled...

Walk a mile in their shoes

Ceanna Beech, (right) 7, her sister Kylie, 5, and uncle Jim Starns set up a table in front of WaWa on Friday September 9. The 7 year-old has been selling candy and bracelets for...

Proud and heartbroken

There’s a very flattering photo of Jack Slivinski Jr. on the cover of a 2012 wall calendar produced earlier this year by a New York City-based publishing company.The calendar is called Nation’s Bravest: Firefighters...

Frankford Parks Group strives for non-profit status

The Frankford Parks Group, whose members are dedicated to improving and maintaining the neighborhood’s small parks, is trying to get non-profit status with the state, said Kimberly Washington, president.But to do that, the small...
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