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Blasting Away at Crime: Let’s Be Safe

This article originally ran in the March 2012 newsletter.

The University City District (UCD) has begun a regular monthly email blast detailing crime patterns inUniversity City, and steps you can take to be safe. The ­following news was provided in the February 14th notice.

As was noted in January, there were a number of […]


Ms. Jeanette Norman, committee person and neighbor, died on December 12th, 2011. Ms. Jeanette was a committed leader not only to her block of5100 Walton Avenue, but also advocated in the political arena of Philadelphia. She took great pride in rallying for various political leaders and issues, especially when it related to the city and […]

Mariposa Food Co-op is bigger, better

Mariposa Food Co-op New Location Opened SATURDAY, MARCH 17 at 10 a.m.!

As of mid-February, Mariposa Food Co-op had raised $2.5 million. Just as impressive is the fact that $750,000 was raised from individuals — mostly members — and the incredible rate of member participation: 10% (over 100) of co-op members made a loan, 60% […]

Memories and Wisdom: Money Don’t Grow on Trees

A Welcome Submission from Dorothy Crowder, CPN member

When we three girls asked our father for anything extra, he said, “Money don’t grow on trees.” We went to the movies for 15¢ after all chores were done (Saturday all day!) and saw funnies, scenes of the war, and two movies. We also traded comic books […]

CPN Annual Meeting on April 23

The Cedar Park Neighbors annual meeting and Board of Directions election will take place on Monday, April 23, 2012 at 7pm at theCalvaryCommunity Center. All members whose memberships are current may vote in the election.

More information on nominees and meeting agenda will be sent in a special communication before the meeting. Stay tuned!

This […]

Woodlands Cemetery: Victim of Vandalism

By Jessica Baumert, Executive Director of Woodlands Cemetery

This article originally appeared in the March 2012 newsletter. Didn’t get your copy? Consider joining or renewing your membership today.

Woodlands Cemetery was the victim of vandalism on the evening of February 5th. Approximately 25 vandalized headstones, mostly dating from the late 19th to early 20th-century were […]

Thanks to everyone who donated auction items to our Scholarship Fundraiser today

2012 Cedar Park Neighbors Scholarship Applications are now available

The 2012 Cedar Park Neighbors Scholarship Applications are now available. Check the website page for our Scholarship Committee for more information. Remember: they’re due by June 1, 2012.

Monica Allison Recognized for Changing Spaces, Places and Lives

Cedar Park Neighbors was thrilled to learn in early January the good news that our esteemed President, Monica Allison, was chosen as a recipient of the University of Pennsylvania 2012 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Involvement Recognition Award.

The award is presented annually to several community members for their involvement and contributions to building community […]

Membership Committee Update Where Does All That Money Go?

By Laurie Friedman

As you are aware, CPN has taken on the initiative of updating our membership database during the past six months. We appreciate everyone’s patience with this transition and your ongoing ­support. While we have told you about all the work CPN does, you may be wondering where your membership dues actually go. […]