FHACA Annual General Meeting – Monday, Sept. 29

Fisher Heights Community Place, 31 Sutton Place

Refreshments and registration at 6:45 pm

Meeting begins at 7:15 pm

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Long Park Tennis Club offers half-price memberships

Tennis balls and racketWith the season halfway over, the Long Park Tennis Club has cut in half its membership rates.  The fees for 2014 are now Family $35, Single Adult $20, Junior (under 18 years) $15.  Gate key is $5.00.   Lessons for adults and children are available on request.  For more information, please call Silvana (after 6 p.m.) at 613-225-4648.


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New Zoning, Increased Density for Merivale Road

Open House Wed. June 18 at Centrepointe

What is your vision for the future of the commercial areas on Merivale Road?  How could traffic be improved? How would the City accommodate more residents or more employment along the strip? What should happen in the ‘Merivale Triangle’ (the open land between Loblaws and Clyde Avenue)?

Join Councillor Keith Egli at the public meeting on the Merivale Road zoning study:

4 pm to 8 pm, Wednesday, June 18

Main Floor of Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Dr.

See more details at: http://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/public-consultations/planning-and-infrastructure/merivale-road-south

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City asks: does Baseline need bus lanes, median stops?

Baseline Road Rapid Transit coverOn Monday, June 2, the city is hosting a public open house on the idea of implementing exclusive bus lanes — perhaps even expanded median for bus stops — along Baseline Road. The meeting starts at 6:30pm at Ben Franklin Place (The Chamber) 101 Centrepointe Drive. Environmental and planning assessments will be presented during the meeting at 7:30pm.

If ultimately approved, the “Baseline Road Rapid Transit” plan would be implemented starting five years from now, in 2019.

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Bicycle rodeo off to a rocking start

bikerodeo2014-158-159-160webMore than 30 young bicyclists – plus at least that many parents and other adults – rode on over to Fisher Heights Park on Saturday, May 24, to help make FHACA’s inaugural Bike Rodeo an unqualified success. Kids and adults alike got their bikes tuned-up for free.   The kids got free lights and bells for their bikes before learning some skills in the park. A group of youngsters then headed out on the open road for a neighbourhood tour led by FHACA board member Doug Yonson. Continue reading

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Dozens pitched in to help clean up our parks

It was under a beautiful blue sky that 70 volunteers pitched in on the morning of Saturday, May 10, to help with the spring clean-up of the neighbourhood’s six parks. By the time noon rolled around, and FHACA board member Lisa Wood had her BBQ going at Fisher Heights Community Place, dozens of garbage and compost bags had been filled to the brim and our parks and playgrounds were ready for another summer. Continue reading

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Fisher Heights resident honoured for promoting peddle power

A resident of Fisher Heights is featured on the front page of Ottawa’s website, being honoured by Mayor Jim Watson and Ward 9 Councillor Keith Egli for his group’s role in promoting bicycling and bike safety in the city. Continue reading

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Community Garage Sale is June 14, but register before June 6

garage saleThe community association advertises this event widely, in our local papers as well as on various websites. Any members who pre-register will be included on a handy sale map giving the street and house number of the participants, to help increase buyer traffic to sellers’ homes. To be included on the map you must contact us no later than June 6. Maps will be delivered to all participants for distribution on the day of the sale. All we ask is that participants be current members of FHACA.  Continue reading

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