Category Archives: Neighbors

A few things you need to know about College Hill right now … including news of babies, chickens, churches and more …

A few short items worth knowing about College Hill, delivered via the venerable but vanishing journalistic device known as a three-dot column: Save the date: National Night Out is Tuesday August 2, and what better place to hold the official College Hill … Continue reading

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Miriam Herin’s novel on Kirkus Reviews featured book list

Congratulations to neighbor Miriam Herin. Her second novel, A Stone for Bread, heads the March “Indie Books of the Month” list in Kirkus Reviews. The bimonthly magazine reviews several thousand books a year and is widely read among booksellers and librarians. “Only … Continue reading

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Report from Uganda: Neighbors David & Cathy Sevier provide first-hand account of determined voters, officials’ dirty tricks

College Hill neighbors David and Cathy Sevier have been in Uganda since early January. Their work includes consulting and teaching with the Uganda Health Federation and the International Health Sciences University in Kampala. Here is a recent post on their … Continue reading

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Neighbor in the news: Attorney Lewis Pitts makes legal history to spotlight a ‘travesty’: how money rules the justice system

Lewis Pitts is fed up with the justice system, and he’s especially fed up with lawyers. What makes him different from most who feel that way is that he’s a former lawyer himself. In North Carolina, that’s quite a distinction. … Continue reading

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Preservation Hard Hat Tour

    Preservation Hard Hat Tour Come see preservation in progress Date: April 16 (Thursday) Place: 919 Spring Garden Street, College Hill Time: 5pm till 7pm Entry: No charge RSVP: Email or 336-272-5003 The owners and architect restoring the Carrie … Continue reading

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How One Community Deals with “the College Students Next Door”

Below are two links to articles about how one Baltimore neighborhood works with residents who are also college students. NPR Radio carried this story. Thanks to Joe Wheby for sending us the links! http://www.loyola.edu/department/studentlife/housinginformation/offcampushousing http://www.marketplace.org/topics/education/there-goes-neighborhood-college-students-next-door  

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The politics of neighborhoods: Walkability is for liberals

The Pew Research Center does the most interesting public-opinion work you can find these days. Last week, they unveiled a massive project on political polarization. It touched on a variety of topics, including what kind of neighborhoods people prefer. Which … Continue reading

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TED Talk about a Walkable City

‘Interesting in learning more about walkable cities? College Hill resident Joe Wheby invites you to check out this link to the TED Talk on a walkable city. http://video.ted.com/talk/podcast/2013Z/None/JeffSpeck_2013Z-light.mp4

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Condolences: Win Milam

College Hill lost a good friend last week with the passing of Win Milam. Win and his wife, Ann, were residents of the neighborhood in the 80s and 90s.  They restored three beautiful College Hill homes (111, 213 and 438 South Mendenhall … Continue reading

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It’s a Girl!

The population of College Hill increased by one this week! Congratulations to CHNA Treasurer Marjorie Bagley and husband Ian Beatty on the birth of their daughter Eleanor Rose. The proud new parents and their darling daughter are all doing well.

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