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The 2012 National Night Out event is scheduled for Tuesday night August 7th. There's still time for you to work with your existing block club to apply for a permit to close off your street for a block party, with the typical fees waived for this one date.
To all interested residents: The Parkside Community Association invites you to a public meeting to discuss a proposal that would convert the existing church at 34 Elam Place into a single family residence. The proposal is scheduled to go before the Buffalo Zoning Board on Wednesday July 25th. The PCA would like to solicit your feedback before taking a position either in support or opposition before going before the Zoning Board.
On Thursday the June 7th, the 32nd Annual Corporate Challenge is coming to Delaware Park. Given the number of visitors this events attracts, we often see our streets filled with out of town cars parking wherever they can, often times in illegal spots or blocking driveways. By now Parkside residents should have received a poster from the City that you can place on a garbage tote at the end of your driveway indicating that illegally parked cards will be towed.
This coming Wednesday night, Councilman Demone Smith is hosting a public meeting to discuss the proposal to list the Fairfield Library as an historic property.
Mark your calendars now for the 2012 Annual Meeting of the PCA membership, scheduled for Tuesday night, January 17th, to be held once again at St. Mark's Roman Catholic Church, 401 Woodward Avenue. As in years past, the meeting will include a pot-luck supper from 6:00-7:00 in the St.
On Thursday evening, December 8th the PCA is calling for a special meeting of our membership to be held from 7 pm to 8 pm at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 96 Jewett Parkway. Throughout 2011 our Board of Directors has been working on proposed revisions to our by-laws, with an eye towards bringing them more in line with standard non-profit procedures that in some cases are mandated by the State of New York.
On Saturday October 8th, volunteers from the Park School in Snyder came to visit the site of their original location at Jewett and Main, looking to help beautify the neighborhood in advance of the upcoming Preservationist Conference. Students, parents, and faculty spread out with teams removing graffiti from street signs, weeding the flower beds at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, picking up t
On Wednesday October 12th, the PCA will host another meeting to discuss a proposal to develop the currently vacant commercial space on the ground floor of 2626 Main Street as a used car lot. The meeting will be held from 6:00-7:00 pm at the proposed site.
Medaille College has applied for and is pursuing upgrades related to the access of their campus at the intersection of Route 198 and Parkside Avenue. This plan has received City approval, and is waiting on State Department of Transportation review. The overall intention is to improve pedestrian safety as students cross the highway.
More information is available on the PCA Traffic Committee Page.
This Saturday, our beloved though neglected Fairfield Library will be the site of the next "Art-In" hosted by