by Tanya Cromartie-Twaddle On any other evening, you might find Erica kickin’ it on the steps in front of her house with her friends. But today the 14-year-old sat down for a serious discussion concerning her feelings on the gas station at the corner of Holton and Burleigh. “I only go over there if I […]
Archive | March 2002
County Supervisor Penny Podell, who represents Riverwest and the East Side in county government, has been campaigning to convince constituents that they should continue to support her, despite her voting for the pay increase that resulted in County Executive Tom Ament stepping down.
By Tarvus Hawthorne and Janice Christensen Neighbors in the Riverwest and Harambee neighborhoods are concerned about the safety and appearances of several gas stations on Holton Street and on North Avenue. Of particular concern are the stations on Holton and Keefe, Holton and Burleigh, Holton and North and 4th and North. “They don’t keep the […]
It is early morning in February. Mom Doe has just said goodbyes to her little ones at the door of their daycare center. She is on her way to the corner of Holton and Burleigh to wait for the #14 that will take her to work. Recently divorced, she has found herself struggling to pick […]
Strong families are an essential part of strong communities. Whether your family fits into the traditional model or not, neighborhoods thrive best when their families — groups of people who support each other with love — have the support they need. Along with adding two new regular columns on pet health and the natural world, […]