Category Archives: Neighbors

SNA to host informal forum for City Council incumbent, write-in challenger

Kevin Jackson, the incumbent member of the Providence City Council, and Marcus Mitchell, the write-in challenger, will appear together at an informal forum to answer constituents’ questions at a forum sponsored by the Summit Neighborhood Association at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the main dining hall of Summit Commons, 99 Hillside Ave. Light refreshments […]

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Annual yard sale gets bigger this year with more sellers plus music and ice cream

The annual fall yard sale put on by the Summit Neighborhood Association seems to be catching on. This year the event, held Saturday, Sept. 13, in the yard of the Church of the Redeemer on Hope Street, had 26 registered sellers, up from a mere 24 the previous year. In addition, this year featured music […]

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Neighbors evaluate their own streets for “treats” potential on Halloween

On Halloween, an inquiry on the SNA listserv as to which streets were best for trick or treating brought a cauldron of suggestions and recommendations. This: Hi all, I never get much traffic in my area (11th Street) and I’m curious what streets might be better to take a 6-year-old? Brought this: – We hear […]

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Annual yard sale attracts throng

The SNA-sponsored yard sale this year drew scores of people, with some participants showing up two hours before the opening bell. The front and side yards of the Church of the Redeemer on Hope Street accommodated at least 24 registered sellers of everything from small household items to baby strollers, boat paddles and clothes. Dozens […]

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Help needed to distribute newsletter

Fans of the SNA newsletter, we need some help. The first edition of 2013 is scheduled to hit the streets in time to announce the annual meeting on Feb. 25, but we are having difficulty getting it delivered to all the households in our neighborhood. All we need is at most a couple of hours […]

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Storm no match for snow shovelers, but more volunteers needed to expand

The first major snowstorm of the winter was met by volunteers from the SNA snow removal-assistance project who helped elderly and handicapped neighbors clear their walks. Tom Schmeling, who manages the program with fellow SNA board member Britt Page, said there were 10 shovelers to take care of five calls for assistance in the Summit […]

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City parking administrator questioned on plan to lift overnight ban

About 30 Summit residents peppered City Parking Administrator Leo Perrotta with questions Tuesday night about the lifting of the overnight-parking ban, sometimes resorting to angry shouting. He was at Summit Commons at the invitation of the Summit Neighborhood Association to explain the details of the city’s plan, but as SNA President Dean Weinberg said in […]

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SNA parking ban haiku

The proposed lifting of the overnight-parking ban in the Summit neighborhood has provoked strong feelings and spirited discussion, some of which have taken the haiku form. Some writers have taken liberties with the traditional format, but here they are, from first to most recent.

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SNA Annual Meeting is on Monday, February 27 at 7pm

Please join us for our Summit Neighborhood Association Annual Meeting, this coming Monday, February 27 at 7pm.  The meeting will be held in the main auditorium of  Summit Commons at 99 Hillside Drive. While we do have some interesting items and speakers on the agenda for the evening, the most important item is you.  Please […]

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Photos from the 2011 Summit Music Festival

Route .44 Midnight Honey Summit Neighbor Mary Ann Rossoni The Mighty Good Boys Miss Wensday & the New Medicinals Thanks for a great festival day!

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