Recently there have been some newspaper and magazine articles about the Little Free Libraries in Seattle. Here is an update on one of ours, at 2024 NE 113th St.
In short, it is running gang-busters. Just last night someone, who was out walking his dog, was perusing it by flashlight. I check and tidy [...]
Numerous Seattle Fire Stations will host open houses February 9th, from 10 am to 1 pm. In our area, here are the participating stations:
Lake City Fire Station 39 – 2806 NE 127th St
Northgate Fire Station 31 – 1319 N. Northgate Way
Stop by a station, talk to firefighters and check out the fire [...]
February 9th is Seattle’s 19th annual Neighbor Appreciation Day. It’s a day to reach out and express thanks to those who live or work near us. One way to do that is to send an ecard. You can do that here, and include kids’ artwork from prior years, including the image on this post.
The Victory Heights Community Council is re-forming after a many-year hiatus. The next meeting is Tuesday, January 15th at 7 PM. It’s at the pre-school co-op in Victory Heights Park, 1737 NE 106th St.
Draft bylaws will be discussed and adopted, and trustees and officers will be elected. It’s a great time to get in [...]
This month’s special guests were from the SPD Arson/Bomb Squad. They described the activities of the squad, demonstrated one of their robots, and showed us their 90 pound bomb suit. Dennis, the bomb dog, demonstrated his sniffing skills. He can identify 19,000 substances!
See minutes on that topic and other public safety news [...]
Henry and Hazel – Pinehurst’s cute little Corgis. You may see Henry and Hazel out in the neighborhood on their daily walks. They’re Cardigan Welsh Corgis – with huge bushy tails that are usually wagging happily when they see other dogs and people on their walks (Henry the black one is extremely friendly and [...]
Here is a limited picture of Pinehurst property crime for December 2012. You can see ALL the types of crime at http://web5.seattle.gov/mnm/policereports.aspx. Choose North neighborhood and dates December 1 – 31.
Feet First (www.feetfirst.org) is a Seattle organization that promotes walkable communities. You may have seen their nice walking maps; Pinehurst is on the Northeast Seattle Trails map.
There is an upcoming benefit concert at the Seattle Drum School in Pinehurst – see the flyer below:
It’s a new year and a new start. Regardless of whether you made new years resolutions or not, Pinehurst Community Council wishes you success with all your endeavors in 2013. To start off the new year, Sofia’s art is gracing the Pinehurst Pocket Park in January. Sofia drew it at Pinehurstfest last summer. In these [...]