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New Website and “Like Us” on Facebook!

We hope you like the new MHNA website!  We hired local Murray Hill resident Jen Casanova of Casanova Creative to update and modernize our website. Check back often for the latest neighborhood news and events as well as an archive of past newsletters, historical articles, and community resources! And, while you’re at it, “like us” on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Murray-Hill-Neighborhood-Association/295369561467) where we’ll also be posting the

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Reminder: Neighborhood Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday

Please plan to attend a Neighborhood Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8 pm at Riverside University High School (auditorium, 1615 E. Locust St.). Speakers include Alderman Kovac, District One Police Capt. Stephen Basting, Heidi Weed from the Department of Neighborhood Services, and a representative from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Updated data on owner occupancy trends and nuisance

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Super Reader Program – Summer Reading Kickoff

Remember that the 2013 Summer Reading Program begins Monday, May 13 but sign-up can be done throughout the spring and summer. Visit any Milwaukee Public Library to sign-up to become a Super Reader- all kids 0-12 years of age and their parents can participate. Receive a yard sign and earn food coupons, free admission to fun places around town and a free book. Pick

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Lake Park Wildflower Walk on Mother’s Day

All are welcome to the traditional and ever popular Wildflower Walk in Lake Park on Sunday May 12 at 1:00 pm. Meet at the Warming House (2975 N. Lark Park Rd.)  It is a great way to see the returning and newly planted Spring wildflowers with your mothers and others!


Neighborhood Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, May 14

From Alderman Kovak: Milwaukee Alderman Nik Kovac invites residents to share concerns and hear from local officials at a Neighborhood Town Hall meeting the evening of Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Speakers include Alderman Kovac, District One Police Capt. Stephen Basting, Heidi Weed from the Department of Neighborhood Services, and a representative from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Updated data on owner occupancy trends and nuisance

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May 8 is Walk/Bike to School Day

Maryland Avenue Montessori School is encouraging participation in Walk/Bike to School Day.  Join children and adults around the nation to celebrate the benefits of bicycling and walking! Remote Drop-off Supervised walk in parade: Meet at East Library, 1910 E North Ave, 7am leave by 7:15am to walk/bike to school with Principal DiCarlo! Or join one of the groups that are biking in to school.

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Help Purge Lake Park of Garlic Mustard

Lake Park Friends is extending an invitation to all the users of Lake Park to help us in the eradication of Garlic Mustard in the ravines.  Because it is not native and is very invasive, we have been working to eradicate it for many years.  We have been successful in reducing the outbreak in the North Ravine, Locust Street Ravine and the Waterfall Ravine

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UWM Annual Hunger Cleanup

Dear Murray Hill Members: Next Saturday, April 27th, UWM will be conducting their annual Hunger Clean-Up. This is UWM’s largest one-day service event where we help local older adults with small tasks around their house (raking, window cleaning, and other yard maintenance), participate in various spring cleaning projects at local non-profits, and take part in a neighborhood clean-up. A free taco bar lunch is

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Message from the Mayor: Residency Requirement Legislation

Passing along this note from the Mayor.  (Note: MHNA as an organization currently has no position on this issue.) ———————- Dear Milwaukee Residents, Business and Community Leaders: I need your help with an issue that’s of critical importance to the City of Milwaukee’s future. Since 1938, Milwaukee has required all city employees to live within its municipal boundaries as a condition of employment. The

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