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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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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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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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PPACG Public Meeting

Dear Community Members, The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments, El Paso County, City of Colorado Springs and City of Woodland Park are seeking input on an update to the Regional Nonmotorized Transportation System Plan. The plan will look at addressing current impediments to bicycling, walking and other non-motorized modes of transportation to increase those …

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4th of July!

4th of July Decorating and Parade!   July 3rd: Decorate with us at the Steele Gazebo from 3-5pm   Free Patriotic decorations for the kids bikes! Cookies and lemonade!   July 4th: Ride in the Parade 9a at Boddington Park on Wood Ave   Join kids of all ages for the decades-old Old North End …

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HPA Activities

Sponsored by The Historic Preservation Alliance of Colorado Springs In Honor of Preservation Month Topic: “Shooks Run & Its Surrounding Neighborhoods” When: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to approximately 12 noon Where: Begins with a presentation in the Worship Center at the First Lutheran Church at1515 N. Cascade Ave. and continues with a walking tour …

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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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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.

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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ONEN Loves Photos!

ONEN Loves Photos! Whether you are the type who never leaves home without your camera, or just happened to get lucky with a shot – we welcome your photo submissions Take pictures of your neighbors in action at area events, and send them along to us (including name(s) and any details about activity) – we’d …

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Are You ONEN’s Next Newsletter Editor?

Are You ONEN’s Next Newsletter Editor? Great opportunity for writer/editor to connect neighbors with news and updates from the Old North End Neighborhood. Work with an energetic, activist board and a talented, good-humored and accommodating art director to deliver neighborhood-specific information to 1,500 area residents. The Old North End Neighborhood News publishes three times per …

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