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YWCA Gets Much Needed Makeover

October 22, 2012

Last Friday October 19, close to 200 volunteers descended on the YWCA on N. Highland Avenue to give the 88-year old building a much needed makeover. Workers inside ripped out and replaced carpet, repainted walls and power-cleaned fixtures. Outside crews focused on pressure washing hard sufaces, trimming branches from trees, replacing rotten timbers in the…

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Reminder to Bag Fall Leaves for Removal

October 19, 2012

By: Peggy Berg With the onset of fall, VaHi residents will once again be treated to the beauty of the seasonal color change – and the challenge of dealing with all those lovely little leaves when they finally fall from their branches. As you implement your leaf removal plan this year, we’d like to remind…

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Volunteers Plant Fall Annuals at VaHi Triangle

October 8, 2012

A handful of dedicated volunteers showed up on Sunday October 7 to plant fall annuals and do some general maintenance at the VaHi triangle island. Here are a few pictures of the volunteers sprucing up one of the neighborhood’s treasured green spaces.  

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Volunteers Needed This Weekend to Help with VaHi Triangle Planting

October 1, 2012

Grab your garden gloves and a water bottle and come join your neighbors for some fall planting this weekend at the VaHi triangle park at the corner of Virginia and N. Highland avenues (in front of Taco Mac and Murphy’s). The group will be planting some colorful fall annuals Sunday, October 7th starting at 1…

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Photo Essay: New Highland Park Construction

September 20, 2012

After nearly four years of fund-raising, designing, permit applications and contractor selection, construction began in mid-September on the new park at N. Highland Ave. and St. Charles Place. Read more about plans for the new park here. For those not able to stop by and see the progress as its made, we thought we’d publish…

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