October 25, 2014

Fremont Neighborhood Council Agenda For The Oct 27th Meeting

Kirby Lindsay

FNCLogoOn Monday, October 27th, the Fremont Neighborhood Council welcomes all residents – and anyone – interested in learning more about Fremont’s residential concerns.  The monthly meeting will be held at Doric Lodge #92 at 7p, and is open to the public.

The agenda, set by FNC Board Acting President Toby Thaler, includes a report by Hung Huynh of the Washington Department of Transportation on the plan to repaint the Aurora Bridge.  Also, Tim Croll, of the Seattle Public Utilities, will attend this meeting to discuss a legal agreement made between the City of Seattle and neighbors, including the FNC, regarding development of the North Seattle Transfer Station.

During the meeting, the FNC Board of Directors will also discuss whether to pursue filing for 501(c)3 non-profit status for the organization, and whether or not to grant money to the further maintenance of the 46th Street Mural.

To hear these discussions, or FNC committee reports, attend the meeting on October 27th at Doric Lodge #92, starting at 7p.  Also, find out more about the FNC through the Facebook page, or consider joining, through the FNC website.

 

October 24, 2014

Marking The 122nd Officers Installation At Fremont’s Doric Lodge #92

Kirby Lindsay
After the 122nd Installation, at Doric Lodge #92, the celebration begins.  Photo by Adrian Laney, Oct '14

After the 122nd Installation, at Doric Lodge #92, the celebration begins. Photo by Adrian Laney, Oct ’14

On Saturday, October 18th, Doric Lodge #92 held its 122nd Annual Installation of Officers ceremony, at Fremont’s Free & Accepted Masons.

At a public ceremony, the Masons welcomed in a Senior and Junior Warden, and installed, for another year, a Secretary and Treasurer.  In front of his wife, Jeannette, and his mother, Grant D. Cooper accepted the role as Worshipful Master for #92.

The newest Worshipful Master of Doric Lodge #92, Grant Cooper, surrounded by his wife and his mother.  Photo by Adrian Laney, Oct '14

The newest Worshipful Master of Doric Lodge #92, Grant Cooper, surrounded by his wife and his mother. Photo by Adrian Laney, Oct ’14

After being presented by his mother with the gavel used by his grandfather, a Mason in Idaho, Cooper spoke on his goals for his year as Worshipful Master.  He wants to focus on social services, this year, including helping the homeless who sell ‘Real Change’ newspapers.

With help from members of other, neighboring Masonic Orders, the Doric Lodge completed its installation – and then everyone feasted.  If you want to learn more about the Masons, and our Doric Lodge #92, visit their website.

 

October 23, 2014

Seattle Pacific University Hosts Discussion On ‘Race In America’

Kirby Lindsay

On Tuesday, October 28th, at 7p, Seattle Pacific University (SPU) invites everyone to participate in a community discussion about race relations in our country, called ‘Race In America After Ferguson.’  At Upper Gwinn Commons, SPU faculty will offer a historical and theological context to recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, facilitate an open conversation and provide breakout sessions on a variety of topics.

The recent events in Ferguson have exposed divisions and injustices across our country, and through this we are presented with opportunities to more fully participate in God’s work of reconciliation.  Facilitated by W. Tali Hairston, Director of the John Perkins Center, the evening includes a panel containing Brian Bantum, David Nienhuis, Jorge Preciado, and Kimberly Segall.

This free discussion will give attendees a chance to learn and grow in a caring community.  Find out more information on the SPU website.

 

October 22, 2014

Bike Riding Film Screening At Hub And Bespoke On Oct 27th

Kirby Lindsay

Hub&BespokeOct14_premium-rush-malaysian-posterWatch the action packed film, Premium Rush, about a bike messenger trying to elude a crooked, murderous cop, at Fremont’s fine cyclists’ boutique Hub And Bespoke on Monday, October 27th starting at 6:30p.

The 2012 film, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Michael Shannon, features messengers dodging New York City traffic on bikes, without brakes.  Sounds terrifying – and perfect for a Halloween movie night.

Enjoy the movie with other cyclists.  Bring your own munchies, or dinner, for during the movie.  For more information, visit the Hub And Bespoke blog.

 

October 21, 2014

Reschedule (Again!) For Closures On Stone Way At N 34th St

Kirby Lindsay

Seattle Public Utilities has sent out another notice reporting another delay in the schedule of traffic closures on Stone Way between North 34th & 35th Streets.

Due to rainy weather forecasts, the construction team doing the work on a drainage system related to the rebuild of the North Seattle Transfer Station, has delayed work on Stone Way.

The current schedule is now:

  • Week of October 27th – 24 hour closure of Stone Way between N 34th & N 35th St for daytime excavation work.  Closure is expected to last up to five days.
  • Week of November 3rd – Daytime closure of city sidewalk in front of the Brooks Building (Stone34) for drainage system installation
  • Weeks of November 10th & 17th – Partial daytime closure of N 34th St
  • Week of November 17th – restoration of sidewalk in front of Brooks Building

For more information on the on-going rebuild of the North Seattle Transfer Station, visit the website.  For answer to questions, contact the Project Team at 206/819-5948 or SPU_NTS@seattle.gov

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