Beaver Hills

Countdown To Community

by Molly Montgomery | Dec 10, 2018 8:32 am

MOLLY MONTGOMERY PHOTOPastor Donald Morris was grinning Sunday as he stood in front of a tree he planted 15 years ago that has become a symbol of community in Goffe Street Park. Beside him stood Lt. Manmeet Colon, the neighborhood’s top cop, and its alder, Jill Marks, who organized a lighting of that tree as part of a neighborhood holiday celebration. 

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100+ Tenants Caught In Lead Limbo

by Thomas Breen | Nov 15, 2018 2:54 pm

Thomas Breen photoSyreeta Nicholson’s second-youngest son Marque already had an elevated blood lead level two years ago when his family first moved into the single-family home at 489 Sherman Pkwy.

Marque’s blood lead level quintupled after just five months of living at the property.

It turns out at least 100 renters like Nicholson have moved into federally subsidized apartments without promised lead paint inspections.

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