People and Places

Hurricane Katrina Brings New Life to Dancer
People and Places

Hurricane Katrina Brings New Life to Dancer

Dance 411’s Varnado Expressing Her Joy of Dance – Photos by Jean Hallman By Jean Hallman Kendra Varnado was studying infectious diseases at Tulane University in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck. Varnado got out safely but lost all of her possessions. “I lost everything,” said Varnado, “I don’t think […]

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Retired Neighborhood Leader Passes

By Henry Bryant The Piggyback Yard at Cabbagetown became a protracted neighborhood dispute for all of the neighborhoods in the Porch Press area during the 80s. It gained citywide prominence and was debated in the zoning board and council chambers of City Hall. It went on through the court system […]

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Area Seniors Create Dresses for Haitian Orphans

By Nancy Leighton Several nearby senior citizens’ centers have participated in an effort to make dresses for Haitian orphan girls. The dresses were made for the Haiti Care Mission based in Clearwater Florida. From the Helene Mills Multi-purpose Senior Center, located six blocks north of Oakland Cemetery, Life Enrichment Coordinator, […]

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EACA Wins Award

By Henry Bryant The East Atlanta Community Association (EACA), was awarded the 2011 Ernest Prather Neighborhood of the Year Award by DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson. The Award was made at South DeKalb Mall in December for EACA’s efforts to promote community pride and civic responsibility. Specifically, initiatives like EACA’s […]

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EACA Plans Social at Midway March 9

By Steve Devore The East Atlanta Community Association (EACA) invites all to a social on Friday, March 9 at Midway Pub in East Atlanta Village. The event will be held from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Come on out to learn more about your neighborhood association and to meet your neighbors who […]