Shining Star home for the October issue of the NE Journal
Attendees at the HONNA quarterly meeting Monday evening, September 19, were treated to a Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) mini-seminar. Doris Heitzmann, FFL Manager, took the 70 attendees through the “what, why and how” of using FFL practices to create beautiful gardens while conserving precious water resources and reducing pollution.
This time of year, our thoughts turn to spirits and ghostly goings on. This is the second in our series of stories about Old Northeast hauntings. Coming soon will be the story of a suicide victim haunting his former home on 8th Avenue NE.
I’ve had enough encounters with “unexplainable incidents” to keep a very open mind about the presence of spirts among us. During my journalism career, I had the pleasure of investigating and writing about several spiritual encounters. That said, I don’t go looking for them, they just seem to find me from time to time.
Our neighborhood is full of examples of homeowners’ care for their homes. From a complete makeover to a simple renovation, new landscaping or fresh paint – we’re recognizing our neighbors for the love and attention paid to their home with the Neighborhood Star Award.
In the Historic Old Northeast and surrounding neighborhoods, there are a series of free Small Libraries that give residents of the Historic Old Northeast a way to share a book that they love with the community.