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VaHi Safety Team Report: January 27, 2015

APD Crime Story Interesting story about the changes in crime incidents here in the city over the past few years at http://www.politifact.com/georgia/statements/2014/jan/10/atlanta-police-foundation/police-foundation-target/. I have heard many APD police folks state over the years though that a reduction in crime incidents … Continue reading

No. 19 Fire Station c. 1920s Fire Station #19 – Onward and Upward

By Lola Carlisle Since its opening in 1925, Fire Station 19 (FS19) has been a beloved institution in Virginia-Highland. The firefighters and the building have a unique place in this community. A lot of children in this neighborhood have climbed … Continue reading

IMG_0266 APS Excludes Trees Around Inman Softball Field from Removal Plan

New plan with reduced tree loss may be offered By Jack White As promised last week, APS has filed a revised plan for tree removal at Inman that excludes all the healthy trees on and around the softball field along … Continue reading

image001 Trees Atlanta Announces Expansion of Environmental Education Programs

New opportunities for grade schoolers and tree enthusiasts Trees Atlanta is expanding its youth and adult education programming designed to provide opportunities for everyone to learn proper techniques for planting and caring for trees while also becoming better stewards for the … Continue reading

IMG_0270 Trees Near Softball Field at Inman Middle School to Remain as APS Reviews Plan Design

By Jack White Appeals of APS postings for tree removals at Inman Middle School were filed this week by both the Virginia-Highland Civic Association and individual citizens.  Two appeals filed on Tuesday by VaHi residents included all listed trees on … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Report: January 13, 2015

By John Wolfinger Arrest and Court News Phillip Gamble, who was arrested in a daylight take-down on Virginia Avenue (east of Lanier Boulevard) after a residential burglary on this street on 10/8/14, and who also admitted to other residential burglaries … Continue reading

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Click here to read City Councilperson Alex Wan’s January e-newsletter with updates on: Temporary Move for City Council 2015 Proposed Infrastructure Bond Spotlight on City of Atlanta Government Tweet

FrankowskiFamily-2 Life on the Atlanta BeltLine: Virginia-Highland’s Jenny Wood

The third installment of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.’s Life on the BeltLine video series highlights the story of cancer survivor Jenny Wood, and the role the BeltLIne played in her recovery process. Jenny lives in Virginia-Highland, along with her husband, Matt, … Continue reading

VAHI-LOGO Work Begins on Implementing Master Plan Recommendations

By Jess Windham & Lola Carlisle, VHCA Board As we raised our glasses this New Year’s Eve, we paused to remember – with appreciation and gratitude – the many contributions of neighbors and volunteers during 2013-2014 on the Virginia-Highland Master … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Team Report: December 30, 2014

By John Wolfinger Business Owners Stay Alert I was recently informed about a theft incident at a N. Highland Ave. store that happened the week before Christmas. This happened shortly after opening and all staff members were busy with customers that kept … Continue reading

DSC_0004 Trees Marked for Removal at Inman Middle School

VHCA has closely followed the expansion plans for Inman Middle School. The first construction drawings have just emerged, and a number of trees on campus have been marked for removal. Some of the most relevant school personnel are not back from … Continue reading

2014-Tour-of-Homes-FB-180x180 Tour of Homes Recap

Thanks to all who attended, volunteered for and participated in our 20th anniversary Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes held December 6th and 7th. The tour committee started getting excited after the first day’s strong attendance, rainy though it was. By the end … Continue reading

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By all accounts, the Fire Station #19 Santathon fundraiser was a huge success. If the children’s smiling faces didn’t make it clear, the great turnout in spite of rain and the firemen’s appreciation sure did. We can’t thank the firefighters enough … Continue reading

FTB FINAL Get Your Workout On at Fit: To Be

New Fitness Studio Opens in Retail Space Behind American Roadhouse Fit: To Be has opened in the retail space on N. Highland Ave. behind American Roadhouse. The new workout studio offers classes that help clients sweat, sculpt, and shake their way … Continue reading

VaHi Safety Team Report: December 12, 2014

By John Wolfinger Mailbox Thefts There were reports on the Morningside yahoo message board recently of mail thefts from what I would presume to be streetside boxes. If you are at work or away when the mail is delivered in … Continue reading

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