looking to expand advertising inthe newsletter Additionally,
reaching out for good photographs to grace thecover of the newsletter.News events are preferred,but we are going to have at least one 'non news' photograph for the next edition. It could be yours!Please direct any ques-tions, submissions, or corres-pondence to oevcanews[at]gmail.com Guido Mulder
A personal appeal
New editor wants photos,story ideas from readers
March 20, 2011 Old East Village News 3
Committee will monitor follow-up
There‘s something new in the tool
-box for Old East householders withconcerns about properties where:
criminal behaviour is suspected;
there is a longstanding pattern of anti-social behaviour; or
poor maintenance creates healthor safety concerns.
It‘s a ―tracking sheet‖ they can use
to document problems for action byan Old East Village CommunityAssociation committee headed bySteven Duncan.
Developed in consultation with the
London Police Service‘s
(Com-munity-Oriented Response) unit, thesheet will become available after theannual general meeting of the com-munity association, April 7.The committee has come up witha multi-stage plan for dealing withproblems, and it can be seen atoevca. blogspot.com.In brief, the committee will takeproblems to the authorities when
they can‘t be resolved neighbour
-to-neighbour, and it will keep tabs onthe action taken.
BAC registrationMarch 22, 24, 26
Registration for activities of theBoyle Activity Council (see pages9 and 10) takes place from 6:30 to8:30 pm March 22 and 24 at LorneAvenue Public School and from9:30 to 11:30 am March 26 at theCarson Library.
Taste It! comesto the market
The tastes of the London regionare on the menu March 29 at the
Western Fair Farmers‘ and Artisans‘
Market, in the ConfederationBuilding at Dundas and Ontario.
The occasion is Taste It!, ―a
culinary event showcasing local
farmers and chefs,‖ sponsored by
the Southwest Ontario Local FoodConnection. The $20 admissionincludes five tasting tickets andmore tickets can be purchasedonsite.Earlier in the day, the market
is hosting this year‘ Farmer/Food
Buyer Networking Event, alsosponsored by the Connectionorganization. It brings farmers andother producers together with chefs,retailers, processors, distributorsand others, to meet and developbusiness relationships.
As of this printing, the next
newsletter will be circulated on or before June 5th. As youread this, I will be takingover the editorial and organization functions for this newsletter.These are big shoes in-deed to fill, so I will bereaching out to the reader-ship for anything note-worthy and newsworthythey might like to share with their community.We may have some format changes
if you have any ideas for that theyare most welcome.This newsletter is your newsletter,so if you have content ideas,comments, or suggestions, pleaseshare them.
We’re still looking for news you
can use, events in the area, highlightsof things that you think areimportant.It is through all of our individualdaily contributions that collectivelymake Old East a great place to live,work, and play.If possible and in keeping with the
traditions of the newsletter, I’m
Ten new trees forpark this spring
The ―reforestation‖ of Queen‘s Park
continues with 10 more trees to beplanted this spring.Funding for the next phase of park re-development is being pursued.Meanwhile, there is $10,000 on
hand, left over from last year‘s
funding, and one possibility beingconsidered for the coming summeris the installation of artistic featuresthat could double as play structuresfor children.