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Update on Local Historic Designation 

Thanks to all who are engaged on the question of Local Historic Designation in Trinity Park. Several neighbors have expressed interest in continuing the research process to determine the best course of action.  If you would like to participate in

Posted in Advocacy, TPNA

Duke Durham Neighborhood Partnership Grants + New Opportunity!

In a small ceremony on July 21, the inaugural Ellerbe Creek Hall of Distinction sign was re-installed along the trail between Knox Ave. and Club Blvd., after having been removed to correct an error.  Check it out and learn about

Posted in Arts and culture, Stewardship and beautification, TPNA, Volunteering

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

Police Update from Lt. Cloninger

By Ron Gallagher Lt. Nick Cloninger, deputy commander of the Durham Police Department’s District 2, which covers Trinity Park, joined the May TPNA meeting to talk about crime and safety in the neighborhood.  He covered several topics. Larcenies and burglaries: 

Posted in Health and safety, TPNA

Outcomes of June 8 TPNA Meeting on Historic Designation

TPNA’s June board meeting was held at George Watts elementary school on Wednesday, June 8, and was largely devoted to questions about Local Historic District (LHD) designation.  This is a complex issue that we have struggled with as a neighborhood

Posted in Advocacy, Neighborhood concerns, Neighborhood Events, TPNA

June 8 – Neighborhood Meeting about Historic Designation

The Trinity Park Neighborhood Association will host a neighborhood meeting on June 8 at 7 pm to discuss historic designation options for our neighborhood.  We hope to have the meeting in person at George Watts Montessori Elementary School, 700 Watts St., tentatively

Posted in Advocacy, Neighborhood concerns, Neighborhood Events, TPNA

It’s March Membership Madness!

Join or renew your TPNA membership in March (or April) for a chance to win a $40 gift certificate to Miel Bon Bons on Main St. (www.mielbonbons.com) We have 1 prize for first-time members, and 1 prize for renewing members.

Posted in Membership, TPNA

President’s Report: 2021 in Review

By Karalyn Colopy, TPNA President In 2021 we made progress in adjusting to life with Covid. We resumed publication of this newsletter after a pandemic pause, held some of our traditional annual community events, and committed to have a Home

Posted in Advocacy, Neighborhood Events, New Developments, Stewardship and beautification, TPNA, Volunteering