Thursday, March 30, 2017

Spring means snakes are active

Early this week an AT&T contract was bitten by a Copperhead snake in our neighborhood. It is spring and snakes are active.

Copperheads are dangerous and bites require immediate medical attention. 


HOW DANGEROUS ARE COPPERHEAD SNAKES?
ttps://www.ces.ncsu.edu/gaston/Pests/reptiles/copperhead.htm


Not all snakes are dangerous. The following link is an article on Distinguishing between venomous & non-venomous snakes: https://www.ces.ncsu.edu/gaston/Pests/reptiles/venompix.htm


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

HVNNA meeting tonight!

I wanted to make sure that all of you were aware of the quarterly general meeting for Hope Valley North Neighborhood Association that takes place at Piper’s Deli (3219 Old Chapel Hill Rd. Durham) which is only minutes away from the neighborhood. 

It will be on 3/21/17 Tuesday evening at 7pm. Please join us as we discuss what is happening in our neighborhood and also some of the plans we have for the future. You will also have a chance to voice concerns, issues, ideas and so on at the meeting. More importantly you get to see some of your neighbors and hopefully get an opportunity to make new friends. 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

2017 Durham Mardi Gras Parade

Next Tuesday is the 2017 Durham Mardi Gras Parade and After Party: the gathering on the plaza starts at 6:30 at 201 Corcoran St, and parade steps off at 7 pm. The jams get going once we get to MotorcoThe Blue Note GrillThe PitFullsteam, and The Bar Durham, featuring The Sunday SpecialCurtis Eller’s American CircusLakota John, and our perennial, Durham Mardi Gras favorite, the Bulltown Strutters.  Register your krewe, volunteer and donate – together we’ll make this the biggest one yet!

http://www.durhammardigras.com/its-almost-here-are-you-ready/

annual water treatment disinfection changeover process

Beginning Friday, Feb. 24, #Durham water customers may notice a slight change in the taste & smell of their tap water through March. Durham Saves Water is performing its annual water treatment disinfection changeover process. This process is required by federal & state regulations & does not affect the safety or quality of our drinking water. For more details visit http://bit.ly/2kIAGlq.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

break-in on Friday

On Friday we had a break-in in the neighborhood during the day. Police say there were actually several break-ins in the general area. Be on the look out for anything unusual and call the police!

Thursday, January 19, 2017

2017 dues

It's that time of year again. Dues to join the HVN neighborhood association are a mere $25 a year per household. Dues can be given to your block captain, the treasurer or mailed to the PO Box.

HVNNA
PO Box 51006
Durham, NC 27717

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

condolences to the Border's family

John Tyler Daye (father to HVN neighbor Virginia Borders)
June 17, 1921 – December 25, 2016
Mr. John Tyler Daye peacefully entered eternal slumber on December 25, 2016.He was born to the late Mr. Alfred Daye and Mrs. Alice Daye of Granville County, North Carolina.
He started his formal education at Little River High School and completed his education while serving in the United States Army.  He also completed coursework as a machinist, and secured a certification as an automobile mechanic through the veteran’s on-the-job training.
 He was a fast learner and worked his way up through the ranks to become a master repairer during his 30 plus years at American Tobacco Company. Also, as an astute employee during his tenure with American Tobacco Company he made several innovations to the manufacturing machines effectively increasing their efficiency and reliability.  After retiring from the American Tobacco Company he became the proprietor of a successful lawnmower shop that he operated for over 25 years.  He was recognized for his Christian work as a Trustee at Peace Missionary Baptist Church, a position he held until he departed life. He was an avid bowler receiving numerous trophies and was well known for his delivery; and he was a Free Mason. John was preceded in death by a daughter Nancy Daye, son John Anthony Daye (Ann) nine siblings.  He was married to Eloise Jamison Daye from that union three daughters and also married to Dorothy Williams Daye from that union one son.
 He is survived by his loving wife Anne Hamilton Daye of 55 years; daughters Virginia Daye Borders (Larry), and Katie Daye Monroe (Ronald), son Jeffrey T. Daye (Christine), loving sister Emma Daye Gentry. Grandchildren Tammy Minor(Sterling), Craig Daye(Stacy), LaQuettii Barnett(Rodney), Danielle Daye, Aaron Harris, Alan Harris, Stephen Waddell, Makena Daye, ten great grandchildren and a host of family and friends . 

Funeral service is Friday, December 30, 2016, 1:00 pm at Peace Missionary Baptist Church. Visitation on Thursday, at Holloway Memorial Funeral Home from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.