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2016 Corbin Park Yard Sale (June 18)

2016 Corbin Park Yard Sale (June 18)

The annual Corbin Park Yard Sale is running this Saturday, June 18 from 9am to 5pm. All the homes surrounding Corbin Park are able to participate. They typically have plenty for sale: clothes, furniture, kitchen items, books, games, toys and lots more. There will also be various charities with booths selling snacks, baked goods, plus arts & crafts. Show the world you’re attending via the Facebook event.

Neighbor Day Festival (June 3)

Neighbor Day Festival (June 3)

This Friday (June 3) is the Neighbor Day Festival hosted by the West Central Community Center. It will run from 3 to 7pm in A.M. Cannon Park (1920 W Maxwell Ave), which is located right next to the center. Neighbor Day is an annual community-wide festival with live music, free food, face painting, a fun street fair, market-style vendors, crafts and community resource booths. This year’s “Out of this World”-themed carnival is presented by Community Colleges of Spokane. This year promises to…

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Recap of the November 2015 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the November 2015 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

This is a brief recap of the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council meeting that took place on November 11, 2015. Officer Tracy Douglas reported on the monthly statistics for area “P2,” which includes Emerson-Garfield as well as West Central and parts of the North Hill Neighborhood. There were no sexual assaults in our area last month, nor any commercial robberies. There were two robberies of a person, one domestic violence incident, and 14 violent crimes in the last month. For residential burglary, there…

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Materials for the Nov 11 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Materials for the Nov 11 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

The Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council meets tonight (Wednesday, November 11) at 6pm in the Corbin Senior Activity Center (827 W Cleveland) to discuss and/or vote on the following: Allocating $24,145 in remaining 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to the installation of new sidewalks along Cedar, Emerson Park improvements, and the West Central Community Center​. Photos roughly outlining those proposals are below and are also included in the agenda. Recaps of the Fall Cleanup, the NW Blvd Greening Grant planting, and the…

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Recap of the August 2015 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Recap of the August 2015 E-G Neighborhood Council Meeting

Typically the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council holds a very casual meeting with a light agenda after the neighborhood’s Summer Potluck, and this year was no different. However, owing to shifts in the annual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) deadlines, the agenda included preliminary decisions on how the neighborhood intended to allocate its $56,299 for 2016. Here’s a brief recap of some of the discussion and decisions from the August 12, 2015 neighborhood council meeting. (Click here for a photo gallery from the potluck.) Because the proposal due August…

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