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UPHA News from the 'HoodDecember 2012
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December 2012 Home of the Month
Steve and Suzie Errico and their children, Brandon (13), Emily (8) and Emmy (5) are your neighbors at 2702 Bedford Avenue.  Steve and Suzie met in Raleigh in 2009 and were married in 2011.  Steve, who grew up in Tarrytown, New York, moved to Cary in 1994. More...
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Dear Neighbor, 

We hope you are well this festive season, and that you can savor some tranquil moments among all the hustle and bustle of holiday preparation. 

We have some fabulous contributions from neighbors in this issue of News from the Hood. Please enjoy the resources and information, and we'll look forward to welcoming you at the upcoming UPHA holiday parties!
If you would like to become more involved and contribute your unique skills to UPHA and the neighborhood in the coming year, we would love to have you join us! Please see below for more information.
Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday and a great start to 2013!
With very best regards,
the UPHA Board of Directors

Join  Us to Celebrate the Season!



WHEN: Saturday, December 15th ,10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Morningside Assisted Living and Memory Care residence, 801 Dixie Trail (corner of Dixie and Wade) 

WHAT: Holiday crafts, activities with residents, musical entertainment, and a visit from Santa Claus!


**Please bring a snack to share.




WHEN: Monday, December 17th , 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: Melvin's at the Alley, 2512 Hillsborough St (Free parking  under the bowling alley)

WHAT: Stop by for some holiday fellowship with your neighbors! Format is the same as past years - order your dinner and drinks, and UPHA will provide desserts. 


White-Tailed Neighbors 

By T. Edward Nickens

Editor-at-Large Field & Stream

Contributing Editor Audubon




Last week, I drove up Everett Ave. in the wee hours of the morning and still had to stop twice for pedestrians to cross the road. No, these weren't college kids rambling back home after Hillsborough Street wanderings. I had to hit the brakes first to avoid a raccoon, and a block later, to let an opossum continue its midnight peregrinations. Read the full article...


The State of the Park...University Park

By Danny Taylor


University Park.  The very name implies large majestic oaks, a diverse mix of college students, tweedy professors, and young professional families that just can't bring themselves to move to "the burbs".  You will find not sign that says University Park...no formal entrance or exit.  Only those "in the know" can feel it when they are in the midst of this wonderfully diverse neighborhood inside the Raleigh Beltline.  Read the full article...

  joel haas benchWhy not consider volunteering for one of the open board positions for 2013?  To be successful, the UPHA board - and the neighborhood - needs members from varied backgrounds with varied experiences.  No one on the board can do it all; we need great people like the University Park residents to get engaged and ensure our success. More...