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Entries from June 2011

North Helpline food bank in need

June 15th, 2011 by Support Staff


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Wedgwood Windermere to participate in day of service

June 15th, 2011 by hillaryu

This Friday is the 27th annual Windermere’s Community Service Day. Our local Wedgwood associates will be taking the day off from their normal duties to roll up their sleeves and get dirty. They will be working at the Theodora Housing building on 35th Ave NE. Windermere agents will also be doing work with the Magnuson Park YMCA.

Other local projects in other neighborhoods include:

Green Lake

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Seattle Police advice about dealing with solicitors at the door

June 15th, 2011 by Support Staff

As the days get longer and the weather gets better, it seems like more and more door-to-door salesmen and information peddlers ring the doorbell just as you

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Seattle Public Library seeking volunteer gardeners

June 10th, 2011 by Support Staff

Interested in weeding gardens, raking leaves and picking up litter, all for a good cause and all in your own neighborhood?

The Seattle Public Library is recruiting volunteers to help maintain the garden and grounds at several branch libraries, including the Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E., and the Montlake Branch, 2401 24th Ave. E.

Gardening at the library is an opportunity for friends, family and company teams to volunteer together. High-school students can obtain service-learning hours for graduation requirements. Student volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

The Library

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Community meeting next week on Meadowbrook flooding

June 9th, 2011 by Support Staff

Seattle Public Utilities has called a public meeting next Wednesday, June 15, to talk about the periodic flooding that hits the Nathan Hale High School/Meadowbrook Pond area.

The meeting will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the high school “commons,” 10750 30th Ave. N.E.

Please join Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) to learn more about plans to reduce Thornton Creek flooding impacts, improve stream and riparian habitat, and increase the capacity of Meadowbrook Pond.

More information can be found here.

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New North Precinct crime prevention coordinator sad about upcoming end of program

June 9th, 2011 by Support Staff

This post was written by our partner news site

Terrie Johnston became the crime prevention coordinator for the Seattle Police Department


Update on Pandora

June 8th, 2011 by Support Staff

A “coming soon” sign has popped up on the website and Facebook page for the strip club proposed for

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Medical marijuana dispensary opens nearby

June 7th, 2011 by Support Staff

By Katie Melton

While the fight over medical marijuana raged nationally and in Olympia, a non-profit marijuana dispensary quietly opened at the corner of Lake City Way Northeast and Northeast 98th Street.

The dispensary is Greenside Medical, 9804 Lake City Way N.E., and is a non-profit organization, run by its two founders and a staff ranging from between two to five employees.

According to its website, Greenside Medical:

Is dedicated to being the premier medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle, WA. Here at Greenside Medical, we are committed to providing our patients with a safe and secure environment with the highest quality locally made, natural medicines.

And it has specific requirements for patients:


Plan City Light

June 7th, 2011 by Support Staff

Phone are ringing with a recorded message from Seattle City Light: Come to a planning meeting on Thursday and get a free compact fluorescent light bulb.

In addition to the phone calls, City Light has issued a news release:

Help determine City Light

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Summer Extravaganza Book Sale

June 6th, 2011 by hillaryu

Coming up later this month, the Friends of The Seattle Public Library will be hosting a “Summer Extravaganza Book Sale.”

The group will be selling more than 15,000 children’s books as well as paperback and hardback fiction books for grown-ups. All books are $1 and proceeds support The Seattle Public Library.

Event details:
Date: June 25th
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location:Warren G. Magnuson Park, View Ridge Room in the Brig

For more information, please call the Friends of The Seattle Public Library at (206) 523-4053 or click here.

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