People and Places

The Porch Press, a Community Service
People and Places

The Porch Press, a Community Service

By Henry Bryant When The Porch Press began 33 years ago, there had been community newspapers in the three neighborhoods of Neighborhood Planning Unit-W (NPU-W) for a while. The Park Bench had served Grant Park, The Sand Paper had served the SAND neighborhoods, and The Fishwrapper had served East Atlanta […]

Time to Support Your Local Library
People and Places

Time to Support Your Local Library

By Carlen Ruth Hultgren It’s time to renew your commitment to your local library branch, the East Atlanta Library. They can make many things happen, but only with your help. A Friends of East Atlanta Library (FEAL) membership helps provide funding for story time and other youth programs, the Summer […]

Five Friends of East Atlanta Library President Mike Pousman with volunteer coordinator Heather Staniszewski. Photo by Marcy Meyers.
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National Friends of the Library Week Celebrated

By Heather Staniszewski Last month, the East Atlanta Library hosted an event to celebrate National Friends of the Library Week.  This event honored twenty three Friends groups, from all over the Atlanta-Fulton Library System. A special congratulation goes to the system’s Friends groups winning the President’s Volunteer Service Award. The […]

Attendees enjoyed delicious food and beverages as well as entertainment by a variety of performance artists, a jazz trio and a jug band. Photos by Tammy and Jim Lyle of LylePhotos.com
People and Places

2017 Neighbor in Need in Need Gala Is a Wrap

By Carlen Hultgren Neighbor in Need East Atlanta (NIN) and East Atlanta Community Association (EACA) want to extend sincere thanks for the generous sponsorship and donations for the recent gala, the Greatest Show in EAV. These contributions will guarantee that the organization can continue to effectively provide low income seniors […]

Trees Atlanta
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EAV Digs in for Annual Tree Planting

By Joe Thomas For the eight year in a row, Trees Atlanta joined with community members and volunteers to plant trees in East Atlanta Village (EAV). Dozens of volunteers met in Brownwood Park and braved cool temperatures and threatening rain clouds on a Saturday in late October to plant, mulch, […]