Mortar Build a Dream
a little way down Clarendon Avenue and you will come to one of the best
new developments in the Hilltop. Brick
by brick the dream of a new youth center is becoming a reality.
After more than 30 years of service to the community, the J.
Ashburn Junior Youth Center is about to have its own home.
The new facility and the expanded space will allow the staff to upgrade existing programming and to expand its services to meet the growing needs of the community. The Hilltop will be a better place to live and work Many thanks go to all the individuals, groups and entities both public and private that have supported this project.
Road Scenic Byway Meeting
facilitate the application process and to get good community
involvement, the National
Road through Ohio was divided into three working regions: east, central
and western. Each region has been gathering information and making
recommendations to the consulting firm that will be preparing the
prime importance to the application is the development of a
“management plan” that will provide strategies to preserve the road
through Ohio and make it a travel destination. The strategies will
address a number of issues: how to enhance the traveler’s experience;
how to protect and preserve its historic sites; how to enhance the
road’s safety and design; how to accommodate new development along the
road while maintaining its historic character;
how to market the National Road to visitors; how to interpret the
history, culture and natural setting of the road, and highlight the
Regional Working Group will meet on Thursday, April 19, 7:30 PM at Hoge
Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2930 W. Broad St.
This meeting is being organized by the members of the Scenic
Byway Advisory Group and the Ohio Historic Preservation Office.
Leading the meeting will be Carol Truppi. President, HRG
Consultants, Inc of Washington, D.C. The meeting is free and open to the public,
for more information call the GHCDC at 276-006.
2003 will mark the 200th anniversary of Ohio Statehood and the 200th
birthday of Franklin County.
Do You Remember When?