Beth Carter

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COST/BENEFIT COMPARISON OF IMPACT OF MASS TRANSIT ON RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS

RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOOD COSTS REDUCED SAFETY • INCREASED HEAVY VEHICLE TRAFFIC THROUGH • SCHOOL ZONES • SCHOOL & NEIGHBORHOOD CROSS WALKS • INTERSECTIONS • DIFFICULTY BACKING OUT OF DRIVEWAYS INCREASED POLLUTION • NOISE • AIR • VIBRATION • EXTREMELY FINE ROAD DUST • CARBON DIOXIDE INCREASED ROAD DAMAGE • THE DAMAGE FROM ONE BUS EQUALS THE …

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2019 ONEN Tree Program

ONEN Tree Planting Program Spring 2019 The ONEN ordered and picked up 43 trees from Trees Across Colorado (TAC) on Thursday April 18th, 2019. ONEN resident, Rob Harrison assisted Vic Appugliese with picking up the ONEN & Middle Shooks Run Neighborhoods orders. Every ONEN neighbor received with their tree/s, planting & watering instructions, free mulch …

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CC End of year activities

To our Old North End Neighbors, Greetings from Colorado College!  The end of our spring semester at Colorado college brings a few large events we want you to know about: Tomorrow, Saturday, May 9th from 2pm-10pm we will hold “Llamapalooza”, which is a large-scale outdoor music festival featuring student bands and national recording artists.  Due …

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ONEN Yard Sale Reflections

ONEN Yard Sale Reflections The ONEN Yard Sale is a great annual neighborhood event. Maybe you’ll be a seller; maybe you’ll be among the hundreds of people who walk through the neighborhood looking for deals. Maybe you’ll find just the thing for just the right price. And maybe, the yard sale event—pedestrian in so many ways—will …

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City continues concrete repair cost-sharing option for homeowners

City continues concrete repair cost-sharing option for homeowners If you missed out on the 2014 ONEN Sidewalk Replacement Program with Groninger Concrete, there is still a way to get a great deal on replacing sidewalks or curbs adjacent to your home. The City of Colorado Springs, with funding from the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority …

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35 Trees Coming in 2014

 ONEN TREE PROGRAM-2014 Spring is HERE and that means the  ONEN TREE PROGRAM will be up and running in April. With the past drought and the new water restrictions we will have 35 trees available to our ONEN neighbors. We continue to support “Trees Across Colorado” and purchase our trees from this very worthwhile organization.  Our …

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Sam’s Story

Sam’s Story Sam Aker is an 11 year old boy, soon to be 12, who lives with his parents, Dean and Kathy, and fraternal twin siblings in the Old North End. When he was four years old he was diagnosed with Sanfilippo Syndrome, a rare and progressive neurological disease which is terminal. One of Sam’s …

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Entryway Sign is Coming Soon

Entryway Sign is Coming Soon In accordance with the ONEN Master Plan adopted in 1990, we set out to bring entryway signs to our neighborhood. Through the tireless work of our ONEN Historic Preservation Committee we have arrived at this amazing design.  This sign was designed by a neighbor and will incorporate the ornate grates recovered …

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35 Trees Coming in April

 ONEN TREE PROGRAM-2013 Spring is coming and that means the  ONEN TREE PROGRAM will be up and running in April. With the past drought and the new water restrictions we will have 35 trees available to our ONEN neighbors. We continue to support “Trees Across Colorado” and purchase our trees from this very worthwhile organization.  Our …

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Ballot Issue Forum

Ballot Issue Forum Offered by the League of Women Voters of the Pikes Peak Region Saturday, March 16, 2013 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. McHugh Commons, Colorado College 1090 North Cascade Avenue Issues to be discussed at the Forum: Trails and Open Space (TOPS) Speakers: Richard Skorman (For) and Susan Davies (Against) Pay for Council Speakers: Anthony …

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Lawn Aeration Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser

NEED YOUR LAWN AERATED?  April 20, 21, 27, 28 Contact Sally Wood at Sally_Wood@KinderMorgan.com (520-4831) or Kim Wetzel at Kimberly_Wetzel@KinderMorgan.com(520-4552) to get on schedule Contact by April 17 Minimum donation of $40 All proceeds go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. If you have a larger lawn, give a larger donation.    

ONEN/Penrose Hospital Design Guidelines Meeting

ONEN/Penrose Hospital Design Guidelines Meeting Wednesday, March 6, 2013 7:00pm-8:30pm First Lutheran Church-Fellowship Hall 1515 N. Cascade Ave. Following the construction of the Penrose Hospital Medical Office Building, the ONEN board formed a committee to work together with key members of the Penrose Hospital administration to establish design guidelines for future development projects within the …

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Concrete Cutting Demonstration

Concrete Cutting Demonstration As part of ONEN’s ongoing effort to improve the walkability of our neighborhood, we have invited Precision Concrete Cutting (PCC) to come to our neighborhood to provide a demonstration of their concrete cutting technique. They use a patented “precision cutting technique” that is different than grinding. They are based in Denver and would like to …

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Stone Soup

Help us Make Stone Soup So we aren’t making stone soup, but we do need your help providing the ingredients for our neighborhood entryway sign at Uintah and Nevada. We have identified a unique type of stone that is common in a lot of our homes and is found naturally in this region (Check out …

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Thank You from CSFD

Neighbors, Fire Station Number 2 sent us this thank you note. We presented them with a cake to celebrate their 116th birthday in August. They really appreciate all the support they receive from this neighborhood.       Bob Sullivan ONEN VP  

Home Research and Plaque Workshop October 20th

This workshop is a hands-on opportunity to learn the requirements for obtaining a historic house plaque and to begin a discovery process that may yield fascinating information about your home and its occupants. Meet with your ONEN neighbors, representatives of the Old North End Historic Preservation Committee, and the professional library staff and learn what …

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ONEN Security Forum Wednesday Aug 15th

ONEN Security Forum Wednesday Aug 15th Date: Wednesday, August 15th Time: 7 – 8:30pm Place: Fellowship Hall, First Lutheran Church 1515 North Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907-7416 ONEN has organized a special security forum for our neighbors. We will have presentations & discussions with Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD), Colorado College (CC) & Cheyenne …

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Carwash in support of the Palmer High School Band!

Please bring your car to the Carwash in support of the Palmer High School Band! When: Saturday, July 28, 7:30am-1:00pm Where: the corner of Platte and Wahsatch Funds earned at the car wash will be used for the band’s Orlando trip this spring, a new brass line, and the general band fund.

Toy Drive for Mountain Shadows

In an effort to help support the many people who where impacted by the fires, we are hosting a toy drive for the kids of Mountain Shadows.  We are collecting new or gently used toys and stuffed animals for the kids. The collection point is now at Fire Station #2 (314 E. San Miguel St)

ONEN Dog of the Year

Jasper is your new ONEN Dog of the Year! Jasper was nominated by Joe & Ronni Kennedy who are neighbors of Jasper and his owner Sharon. Jasper is a mixed-breed rescue dog who lives in the 1600 block of Wood Avenue.  He is the most gentle, well-behaved dog you have ever met.  He is a certified …

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Neighborhood Survey

We Want to Hear from YOU ONEN is now conducting a neighborhood survey Please take a few minutes to complete a brief online survey about the neighborhood. Here’s your chance to let the ONEN board know what’s most important to you. We ask for one response per household only. Please be assured that there is …

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Neighborhood authors participating in 2012 Mountain of Authors Event

2012 Mountain of Authors Event Presented by Pikes Peak Library District Saturday, April 14, 2012 12:30pm-6:00pm PPLD East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. This free event will showcase authors of the Pikes Peak Region, including neighborhood authors Jennifer Wendler Lovell and Robert D. Loevy, co-authors of the book Exploring the North End Neighbrohood of Colorado Springs- …

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100 Trees in April

2012 Tree Program A quick glance at the calendar:  it’s April, it’s springtime – can you believe we made it through another Colorado winter? Time to dust off the shovel, gather some mulch and get busy planting trees in the Old North End. We are proud to announce that this year the ONEN Tree Program …

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Taylor Elementary School Fundraiser this Friday from 6:00 – 8:00

The North End Community is invited to the Taylor Elementary School Chocolate Art Fundraiser 900 E. Buena Ventura Street, Friday, April 13, 2012 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm   Taylor Elementary School will be transformed into an art gallery. ·        View students’ art work ·        Make your own art project ·        Savor a home baked treat   There will …

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