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October 16: 2022 Trinity Park Home Tour

The 2022 Trinity Park Home Tour – “Home Renovations – Fresh Ideas in an Historic Neighborhood” – was a great success, with perfect fall weather and nearly 800 guests. Thanks to all who made it possible – homeowners, volunteers,  sponsors ,

Posted in Arts and culture, Community development, Neighborhood Events

Hyper-local Hunger Relief Efforts with PORCH

By Katy Barron Amy Jones, Executive Director of PORCH-Durham, recently visited Trinity Park to meet with neighbors and to boost enthusiasm for our monthly food drives.  PORCH is a nonprofit that supports hunger programs, such as food pantries at Durham

Posted in Advocacy, Community development, Neighborhood Events, Volunteering

Jerry and Neighborhood Hazardous Waste Pick-up

By Julia Borbely-Brown Several times in the past decades I have organized a hazardous waste collection morning to save you the time and effort of driving to Durham’s Solid Waste site on E. Club Blvd. On the morning of Saturday

Posted in Community development, Environment, Health and safety, Stewardship and beautification

Meet Your Neighbor: Luke Murphy

Interviewed by Stacy Murphy Name and family members:  I’m Luke Nathaniel Murphy and I live with Stacy Murphy (mom), John Utz (step-dad), my sisters Shannon and Sam, two dogs (Lana & Gus), two cats (Salt & Pepper) and I have

Posted in Community development

Congrats to Our Membership Raffle Winners!

By Beth Sheppard Thanks to all who helped make the 2022 March Membership Madness contest a success!  30 neighbors joined TPNA or renewed their membership during March and April: 13 first-time members and 17 renewals, bringing TPNA’s current membership to

Posted in Community development, Membership, TPNA

Meet My Neighbor: Cathy Carinder

Interviewed by Charlie Flowe Name and family members: Cathy, Jude (husband), Abby (daughter), Lizzie (daughter),and Mac (dog) Occupation: Upper Elementary teacher at George Watts Address: 1411 N. Duke St. Why did you move to TP?  I grew up here, then

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Spring Egg Hunt a Success!

Thanks to all who came to our Spring Egg “Hunt” in the Park on Saturday, April 16. Many children and their families gathered from 11am to 1pm, enjoying a beautiful spring day, hunting for eggs, getting bags of candy, and

Posted in Community development, Holidays, Neighborhood Events, Volunteering

Thank You to Our Newsletter Deliverers!

A big thank you to Emily Daly and Annie Ambrose for their kind and dedicated years of neighborhood newsletter delivery. Emily has been delivering for nearly a decade of volunteering and Annie has close to seven years! Welcome to the

Posted in Community development, Volunteering

Halloween 2021

After last year’s pandemic pause, TPNA hosted a Halloween celebration, with a few Covid-friendly changes from previous years. We gave out candy and glow sticks in the park as usual. But in lieu of the traditional costume contest and kids

Posted in Community development, Holidays, Neighborhood Events

National Night Out

Tuesday, August 3, was Trinity Park’s National Night Out – a community picnic bringing neighbors together with local law enforcement and government officials. TPNA provided hot dogs, pizza, drinks, and snacks, and neighbors brought favorite dishes to share.  Julia Borbely-Brown

Posted in Community development, Neighborhood Events