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Cambridge Woods Rummage Sale

Our neighboring Neighborhood Association is having a rummage sale… =================================== Cambridge Woods Neighborhood is having their annual fall rummage sale on Saturday,  Sept 14th from 9 am- 3pm and all are welcome.  Stop in at  3215 (garage), 3347. 3307 and 3423 (garage) Bartlett;   3139 and 3307(garage off Hartford) Newhall;  the boat house, 3204,   3226 on Cambridge;  1504(garage) Newport;  and 1529 Hartford. Enjoy a bit

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Lake Park: History and Nature

Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Marcia Coles Community Room 3133 E. Newberry Blvd., lower level.   Are you interested in knowing more about the park you love? Join us as Gil Walter, Lake Park Friends’ history and nature guru, gives a presentation and answers your questions. Refreshments provided. This program is open to all.

A Free Library and a Great Block Party

The 3100-3200 North Cramer Street blocks of neighbors recently had their 8th Annual Block Party with the activity of designing and creating a free library along with fun, scrumptious food and great conversations for all.  The neighbors, their kids, UWM students, friends and relatives gathered on a warm Saturday afternoon and evening to meet new neighbors and renew friendship … but they accomplished something

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East Siders Raise Stink Over Rented Mansions

In case you missed this in the paper… ——————– By Don Walker of the Journal Sentinel Sept. 4, 2013 East side residents living near two mansions that have been rented out to visitors for short-term stays told city officials on Wednesday night they are frustrated more isn’t being done to stop the practice. But Art Dalhberg, commissioner of the Department of Neighborhood Services,

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Armed Robbery Alert

Passing this on from UWM Police. ———————— An armed robbery took place at 12:04 a.m. on Thursday, August 29, 2013 in the 2900 block of N Murray AV about two blocks south of campus between E Locust ST and E Linnwood AV. More details are online at: The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating this incident. Please call its Tip Line, (414) 935-7360, if you

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MHNA Fall Newsletter & UNITE Flyer

Check out the Fall, 2013 (Volume 12, Issue 1) edition of the Murray Hill newsletter on our web page at: Also, read the “Murray Hill Neighborhood Association Welcomes You to the Neighborhood” flyer. This MHNA handout was  delivered to students living off campus in our neighborhood  as part of the University UNITE (University-Neighborhood Initiative to Engage) effort.

Reminder: Report It! Record It!

Good morning, As we all are no doubt aware, the UWM fall semester is about to begin. Those of us who have lived in the area for long know what to expect. We are about to see a dramatic increase in nighttime disruptions. A couple of years ago, MHNA developed the Report It / Record It program with MPD District 1. This program is

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2013 G.E. Community Service Day – A Huge Success!

Riverside University HS – Beautified for the New School Year The 2013 G.E. Community Service day on Wednesday, August 21st at Riverside University High School saw the volunteering efforts  of over 300 G.E. employees as well as students, parents and community members.  The walls, ceilings and radiators were painted; the school grounds were cleaned and upgraded; furniture was moved; and welcoming inspiration wards and quotes

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Invitation to the SSPP Block Party September 14

To: Murray Hill Neighborhood Association You and your neighborhood are invited to the family-friendly SS. Peter and Paul Parish annual festival “Block Party” on September 14, 2013. Again this year we have The Eddie Butts Band playing in the evening. I’d like to get the word out to people who may not be parishioners, but would enjoy this neighborhood festival. We’re on the corner

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