Author Archives: David Arneke

Spartan Open Pantry seeking donations of food and/or money to help feed homeless and hungry students at UNCG

Each year many new and returning Spartans are coming from families who are experiencing challenging economic times. This is presenting unique challenges for many of our Spartans that are trying to do well in school, “fit in,” and figure out … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Watch: Recent reports of crimes nearby that we should be aware of

It may be a fluke, but there have been more serious police reports than usual in neighborhoods in our part of Greensboro recently. As followers of Nextdoor.com know, College Hill has had a few crimes reported this summer — including … Continue reading

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New on Tate Street: Taste of Tate, Thursdays 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., with food deals and special offers every week

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Reminder: Credit union membership open to all in College Hill

All College Hill residents are eligible for membership in the Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union. This eligibility is extended to members of all neighborhood associations that belong to the Greensboro Neighborhood Congress. All College Hill residents (home owners and renters) and property … Continue reading

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Weatherspoon offers free tours and treats on three Thursdays, featuring animals, nanoscience and the UNCG Icicle Tricycle

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No, that wasn’t a ‘baby copperhead’ in your yard

By IAN McDOWELL, South Mendenhall Street Newborn copperheads are 8-10 inches long and look much like mature copperheads except for their greenish or yellow tails, which they may use to attract lizards, and which lose that coloration after the first … Continue reading

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A big tree on Rankin Place gets a big send-off

There was a gigantic red oak tree that towered over Paul and Barbara Phillips’ house at 805 Rankin Place. The house was built in 1910, and the tree probably was there then. By last fall, it was clear that the … Continue reading

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UNCG to stage major-emergency drill Thursday February 1; exercise will include simulated gunfire, several street closings

Don’t be alarmed if you see a lot of police and ambulances on campus on Thursday February 1. The university says it will be conducting one of the largest emergency exercises ever in the UNC system. The drill will focus … Continue reading

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Garbage/recycling collection delayed until Monday, probably

The city has announced that Friday’s collection of garbage and recycling will be postponed until Monday because of the snow. No collections were made Wednesday, and none will be made today (Thursday). City crews plan to work Friday and Saturday … Continue reading

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Condolences to our neighbor Janet Frommann

The College Hill Neighborhood Association extends its condolences to our neighbor Janet Frommann of McGee Street on the death of her daughter, Kirsten Poag. Kirsten, 27,  died Sunday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 2, … Continue reading

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