Safety Reports

These festivals will necessitate changes in your regular travel routes – plan ahead and avoid frustrations. Music Midtown on 9/24 will have 10th Street closed www.musicmidtown.com and click on “neighbor info” for street closings. Battle of the Burgers at John Howell Park on 10/1 will close Virginia Avenue that day. ...

Our Fulton County Commissioners continue to hold we Atlanta citizens in jeopardy as they dance around the real issue of finding a permanent solution to the overcrowding issue on Rice Street. The City of Atlanta’s about face stance as to the sale of our city jail has not helped the problem either. http://m.ajc.com/news/atlanta/atlantas-sale-of-jail-1182109.html ...

The following reports are gleaned from the Zone 6 crime stats for the weeks of 34 and 35 of 2011, with emphasis on our VaHi Beat 603, but with news from around the Zone as it affects us. This report is not meant to scare anyone, but to make you aware of what happens around ...

The very popular monthly electronics recycling co-sponsored by Keep Atlanta Beautiful is making some growing changes. The details at www.keepatlantabeautiful.org The new location in the 4th Ward at the former Walden Middle School on Irwin Street, N.E. is much easier to navigate and has a great skyline view while you wait to unload ...

Today, 9/1, will be the first of three surgeries he is facing on his road to recovery. Here is part of an e-mail I got from Pat recently. ” I am so blessed to have everyone’s support. All the different neighborhoods have been amazing and people from all over have sent donations. ...

We recently had a rash of reports of strangers at our front doors asking for donations or selling magazines for various reasons, and I hope that no one here got taken. This was quite obviously one of the rings that travel around to many cities, hit hard and leave. If this part of ...

The following reports are gleaned from our Zone 6 crime stats for the weeks of 32 and 33 of 2010, with emphasis on our VaHi beat # 603, but with news from around the Zone as it applies to us. Zone 6 is experiencing a drop in criminal activity, thanx to the diligent folks working ...

Our anti-graffiti squad is really making headway at erasing this urban vandalistic painting from our streetscapes by asking commercial property owners to please remove this defacement, and just being out there on a regular basis painting over or erasing paint from public property spots such as utility poles, traffic signs, etc and they are to ...

I always knew that some year we would get rained out – and this was the year!! We were off to a rousing start – a good crowd (in spite of the heat and stifling humidity). lots of Zone 6 personnel, two mounted policemen, our AFR Station # 19 firefighters, good music, good food ...

The following crime reports are gleaned from our Zone 6 stats from weeks 28 and 29 for 2010 with emphasis on our VaHi Beat # 603, but with news from around the Zone as it applies to us. As I always state, these are not meant to scare anyone, but to make you aware and ...

Atlanta’s Finest 5K Race on August 7th to benefit the Atlanta Police Foundation – info at http://www.atlantapolicefoundation.org/AtlantasFinest5K.aspx The new Morningside Mile Race to benefit our AFR Station 19’s planned renovation efforts on September 19th – register at www.active.com or www.Running4Fitness.com Also don’t forget Station # 19’s neat new t-shirts ...

The following report is gleaned from our Zone 6 crime stats for 3 weeks this time – weeks 25, 26 and 27 for 2010 – with emphasis on VaHi beat 603, but with news from around the Zone as it applies to us. As I always state – these reports are not meant to ...

I just learned that Jared Marber, who had stepped forward to lead this important neighborhood initiative has to step away. We have 30 some concerned folks ready to do attack – we just need a new lead person now. Let me know at safety@vahi.org if you would like to take charge of this enthusiastic group. ...

The following incident reports are gleaned from our Zone 6 crime stats for weeks 23 and 24 of 2010, with emphasis on our Beat # 603, but with news from all around the Zone as it applies to us here. Again, I state, these reports are not meant to scare anyone – but to alert ...

The North Highland Avenue pet store, Glamour Paws, is sponsoring two free movies in the new parkland at North Highland at St. Charles Place on 6/19 and 6/26 at about 8 – cleverly enough, both are dog movies. This will be a neat family event – walk to the park and enjoy an evening ...

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