Monthly Archives: March 2013

Neighborhood Briefs: March 29-April 5

Heartland Mayors Discuss Urban Revitalization INDIANAPOLIS — Former Indianapolis Mayor William Hudnut III, as well as current Mayors Michael Coleman of Columbus, Ohio, and Mayor Karl Dean of Nashville, Tenn., will meet April 2 at the University of Indianapolis for a public discussion on revitalizing urban environments for the 21st … Read More

Novelist Ann Patchett Presents 2013 McFadden Lecture

INDIANAPOLIS — Celebrated author and champion of literary culture Ann Patchett will present the 36th annual Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture, sponsored by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation, on Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at the North Central High School Auditorium, 1801 E. 86th Street. Patchett was named in 2012 … Read More

Energy Assistance Program Accepting Applications

INDIANAPOLIS — The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) provides financial assistance to households with limited income to maintain utility services throughout winter. EAP is a federally funded block grant administered by the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and is designed to help defray heating costs to those in need. … Read More

Courtesy and Competition

Sometimes I think our society has become so competition oriented that we’ve forgotten many of the common courtesies that used to be taken for granted. No matter what we’re involved in, it seems we try to push harder, stretch further and go faster than anyone around us. Our sense of … Read More

Snowed In

This past weekend’s snowstorm was one too many snows for most of us and for those snow lovers it was joyous. It reminded me of our little blizzard the day after Christmas, when we were all snowed in. At least we had Christmas presents to sort and things to put … Read More