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Posted by Highland West Neighbors on November 17, 2015 at 3:20pm
Help Launch the Camp Chase Trail Hilltop Action team
Saturday, December 5, 2015; 10am-11:30am at the Hilltop YMCA
Exciting News! The Camp Chase Trail is now 12 miles and the final 3 miles are currently under construction on the Hilltop!
We are reaching out to neighbors and trail enthusiasts to make the trail the ultimate community destination. Are you willing to help us turn this dream into reality?
The Hilltop Action team will engage in many fun trail related activities. In the coming years we plan to host trailside events and participate in the local community festivals. We will create a trail map with community destinations and amenities to encourage trail users to visit the Hilltop businesses. We will advocate for trailside amenities such as parking, restrooms and drinking water. Volunteers will be eyes on the trail looking out for litter, debris and broken glass and communicate with officials when appropriate. The group…Continue
Posted by Jody Dzuranin on November 17, 2015 at 8:54am
Posted by Highland West Neighbors on October 1, 2015 at 11:01am
It is with sadness we announce the passing of John C. Roback who has been a resident in our community on North Oakley Avenue for 17 years and a contributor to this website for the past 5 years. John was a man who felt things very deeply, seeming to internalize just about every cause he ever took upon himself to fight for. On Monday morning, August 17, 2015, he decided to end his life in front of City Hall by setting himself on fire. He died the following morning, August 18, 2015. Please withhold judgment and do not let the essence of his message…Continue
Posted by Highland West Neighbors on August 19, 2015 at 7:30pm
June event RESCHEDULED for WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 9:30am – 1pm
Come anytime to learn more or lend a hand during our launch event!
Five acres of the land directly behind the health center located at 2300 West Broad Street off North Wheatland Avenue is being converted into an Urban Farm that will grow healthy food, provide training programs, and foster civic engagement.
We will soon be working to get a portion of the land ready to farm and plant a small section of late season vegetables to be harvested in fall 2015.
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Posted by John R on July 22, 2015 at 8:26pm
Posted by Highland West Neighbors on July 19, 2015 at 2:00pm
A special thank you to Kenneth Roberts, Sharry Carey, Stephanie West, Charlotte Colvin, and Geoff Phillips, who gathered this morning at Glenwood Park to plant the rose bushes we purchased as a part of a grant we received from the United Way and their partners, Bob Evans, The Columbus Foundation, and PNC Bank, to replace those that were lost during the cold winters of 2013 and 2014. It is a part of the extension of the Highland West Community Garden out into the "community" itself, to add beauty and pride in the entrance to not only Highland West, but all the communities to our west as well. The weather has caused us to postpone the planting, so we really appreciate those that were willing to come out and help with but a moment's notice so we could grab a moment of "no rain" to get the job…Continue
Posted by Highland West Neighbors on July 18, 2015 at 4:00pm
Here's what goes in the blue cart:
Aluminum and steel cans - and lids.
Flattened cardboard and pizza boxes (free of food and grease).
Newspaper, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, computer paper, cereal and other dry food boxes and phone books.
Glass bottles and jars.
Cartons and juice boxes.
Here's what doesn't:
No trash or yard waste. The blue cart is for recyclables only.
No plastic bags.
No hazardous materials, such as oil, pesticides, paints, cleaners or batteries.
No electronics or light bulbs.
No window glass, mirrors, dinnerware, ceramics or pots and pans.
No buckets or butter tubs.
No foil juice pouches.
No sorting required. Put all recyclables in the blue cart.
Lids, caps and labels can be kept on recyclable containers.
Do not place dirty recyclables, like un-rinsed jars, in the cart.
Reference the graphic on the lid of your blue cart if you are unsure whether or not an item is accepted.
The recycling cart should be set out for collection in the same location as trash is collected. So, if a household's trash is collected in the alley, the blue recycling cart should be placed in the same location used for collection of the green 90 or 300-gallon trash container on the designated recycling collection day. If a household's trash is collected at the curbside in front of the home, the blue recycling cart should be placed at the curbside.