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Support Fire Station #19 at Yeah! Burger on February 17

January 29, 2015

On Tuesday February 17 from 6PM – 10PM, Yeah! Burger at 1017 N. Highland Ave. will donate 10% of sales to the Virginia-Highland Conservation League (VHCL) in support of efforts to restore the neighborhood’s historic Fire Station #19. Please consider supporting this worthwhile cause by patronizing Yeah! Burger during the dine-out. Click here to read…

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APS Puts Hold on Inman Expansion Project

January 29, 2015

By Jack White, VHCA Board President Yesterday, Matt Westmoreland responded to ongoing queries about the status of the Inman expansion with a note saying the Board had decided to defer confirming the pending construction contract. In a letter released last night, APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen confirmed this action, based on APS’ new estimates that project a…

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VaHi Safety Team Report: January 27, 2015

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 is not of importance to someone who has just been the victim of a crime. Yes,…

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No. 19 Fire Station c. 1920s

Fire Station #19 – Onward and Upward

January 23, 2015

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 on its engines, and a good many of us have been treated by the EMT…

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APS Excludes Trees Around Inman Softball Field from Removal Plan

January 22, 2015

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 Greencove Avenue.  They have also removed a 41” oak along Virginia Ave., the removal of…

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