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The WINTER 2017 NEWSLETTERS are out!

The Winter edition of our newsletter is out and in the mail!  Please click below for your digital copy.  It is the full color, large print edition!

Winter 2017 Newsletter…


Added by Highland West Neighbors on December 30, 2016 at 3:33pm — No Comments

The Fall 2016 Newsletters are out and now available!

The newsletters were mailed out last week and should be on their way to your mailboxes for most of you.  For some of you we are delivering your newsletters by hand due to changes in the routes of the mail carriers.  In the meantime, here is the full color, large print edition.  Just click on the…


Added by Highland West Neighbors on September 26, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Glenwood Community Center Grand Re-Opening is taking place THIS WEEKEND!!!

Please join us this weekend for the Neighborhood Reunion, celebrating the Grand Reopening of the Glenwood Community Center in Glenwood Park. There will be an Open House on Friday, April 22nd from 6:00 to 8:30 PM, which will include Family Fun Night, so bring the whole family.  Then on Saturday…


Added by Highland West Neighbors on April 18, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

Highland West Welcomes Spring!

Thanks to all of our volunteers over the past 3 years who have helped make this entrance feature to the westside into a reality.  There's more work to be done to maintain and to enhance it, so keep your eyes open for opportunities to become a "Friend of Glenwood Park" as we enter into the warmer…


Added by Highland West Neighbors on April 3, 2016 at 12:46pm — No Comments

You CAN report DRUG ACTIVITY directly to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

Here is the link.  Some areas, including part of ours, have had good results from this in the past.  And YES, you can remain anonymous!  Click on the link below, fill out the form, and submit it. 




Added by Highland West Neighbors on February 20, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Proposed Changes to the Highland West Neighors Association Bylaws

1.  To change the name of the "Highland West Neighbors Association" to the "Highland West Civic Association".

2.  To change the southern boundary of "Highland West"

To amend the following:

Section 4.  The area of Highland West defined by boundaries.   The boundaries which define the area known as Highland West shall be the following:

A. Hague Avenue on the west…


Added by Highland West Neighbors on January 24, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The Highland West Winter Newsletters are out!

They are on their way to everyone's homes via the U.S. Mail.  Click on the link to read to full color version!

Click the link below to read!…


Added by Highland West Neighbors on December 16, 2015 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Be sure to join in the fun!

Added by Highland West Neighbors on December 1, 2015 at 12:49am — No Comments


Added by Highland West Neighbors on November 15, 2015 at 11:13pm — No Comments

Mount Carmel Crime Prevention Day - TODAY!!! October 1, 2015

Added by Highland West Neighbors on October 1, 2015 at 11:01am — No Comments

John Roback 1958 - 2015

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…


Added by Highland West Neighbors on August 19, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Video: Holiday Lights 2014 (The Official Version!)

The final video of "Holiday Lights 2014" is done and here it is.   Consider it "Christmas in July"!  We fit as many displays in as possible and only wish we could have included all of them!  Take a moment to pause from the business of life to the beauty and peace of the past holiday season, and get ready for Holiday Lights 2015!

Added by Highland West Neighbors on July 19, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The newly purchased Glenwood Park rose bushes are now in the ground!

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…


Added by Highland West Neighbors on July 18, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Highland West Pride Week was a great success!! Thanks to everyone who participated!

Thanks to everyone who helped make Highland West Pride Week a great success.  Thanks to everyone who helped by going door to door with literature and to those who worked the event.  A word of thanks for Mayor Coleman, his cabinet, Columbus Police, Columbus Fire, and all the City Staff who made themselves available to…


Added by Highland West Neighbors on July 18, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

New Public Work of Art to be Dedicated in Westgate Park, thanks to the efforts of those involved in SummerJam, an annual music and arts festival held in July.

Patti Von Niessen, the Coordinator for SummerJam 2015 to be held Saturday, July 11th in Westgate Park, is excited to announce the unveiling of “On the Wings of Change”.

Everyone is welcome to attend. Please share this information via your mail lists, Facebook and webpages. We’d like everyone to enjoy the unveiling of the Hilltop’s first public art sculpture.

The HWNA has always been a supporter of the SummerJam Festival, so please join us in celebrating this wonderful addition…


Added by Highland West Neighbors on July 2, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Highland West Neighbors Association to Host Community Pre-Pride Informational Meeting Thursday Evening at the Westside Community Health Center, 5:30 - 7:00 PM

You are invited to join us for an informational Community Meeting.

The City of Columbus Pride Program is coming to our neighborhood July 13th– July 17th, and our community will be having many City-Neighborhood sponsored events, including safety programs, health screenings, information on programs to…


Added by Highland West Neighbors on June 15, 2015 at 10:05pm — No Comments



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