Heberlig Palmer Park Community Garden- Free Space Available

HEBERLIG PALMER PARK GARDEN Free Garden Space Available Spring/Summer/Fall 2017 Free seeds | Free Garden Workshops | Free Water No gardening experience required Space Limited Sign Up Now! West Side Neighbors is excited to offer FREE space in the newly built Heberlig Palmer Park Community Garden.  Residents can sign up for a raised garden plot… Read More Heberlig Palmer Park Community Garden- Free Space Available

3rd Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Clean Up Event- 4/29 8am-Noon + Community Picnic

Save the Date! 4/29 8am-Noon Heberlig Palmer Park 131 Lincoln Ave. ” Improving the Neighborhood One House at a Time” For the 3rd year in a row, Local Churches, Neighborhood Organizations and Non-Profit Organizations will come together on the morning of April 29th to help neighbors work on minor external repairs in their yards and… Read More 3rd Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Clean Up Event- 4/29 8am-Noon + Community Picnic

PIRHL -Tire and Wheel Meeting Recap 12/7 & Land Development Plans – 650 N. College St

In December 2017 PIRHL developers held a public meeting at Friends Meeting House to discuss the updated plans for the Tire and Wheel site.  This was a follow up meeting after the updated plans were presented at a small meeting with a few neighbors from the West Side Neighborhood earlier that month.  The main change from… Read More PIRHL -Tire and Wheel Meeting Recap 12/7 & Land Development Plans – 650 N. College St

Fairground Ave Stormwater Park and IAC Site Subdivision Plans

Carlisle Borough held a public meeting on January 26th 2017 to unveil their new plans for the stormwater park the will buffer the IAC redevelopment site and Fairground Avenue.  We saw initial conceptual plans back in May 2014 and these plans further parsed out the new amenities.  The park is designed to both mitigate the issue… Read More Fairground Ave Stormwater Park and IAC Site Subdivision Plans

Heberlig Palmer Park Grand Opening Celebration

Heberlig Palmer Park is renovated and it is finally time to celebrate! Come out for a fun afternoon in the neighborhood and enjoy the many events we have planned. We will have a small ceremony around 1:30 to thank everyone who made this project possible. https://www.facebook.com/events/309113022785794/ The Grand Opening will include: -HP Park History Exhibit… Read More Heberlig Palmer Park Grand Opening Celebration

Planning Commission Meeting-PIRHL-Tire & Wheel Plans

PIRHL Development presented updated plans for the Tire and Wheel site to the Planning Commission on Thursday January 28th, 2016.  PIRHL is asking Borough Council to write a letter of support for their application for federal funding/tax subsidies. They presented the plan to the Planning Commission so they would send a recommendation to Borough Council. There were… Read More Planning Commission Meeting-PIRHL-Tire & Wheel Plans

Tire and Wheel Site Development Meeting Recap-1/11/16

Over 70 neighbors and residents turned out for the West Side Neighbors January Meeting to hear about developments on the Tire and Wheel Site. After a few other agenda items were covered including the bid for construction of HP Park opening and showcasing upcoming events in the neighborhood including an African American History Showcase, Neighbors… Read More Tire and Wheel Site Development Meeting Recap-1/11/16

Neighbors Helping Neighbors-Community Day of Helping-4/9/16

  Neighbors and volunteers are again coming together on April 9th to help neighbors in our community with external upgrades around their yard, fences or porches.  The first day of helping was an incredible success and we are hoping to replicate this again this year. Please email carlislewestside@gmail.com if you have some projects you could… Read More Neighbors Helping Neighbors-Community Day of Helping-4/9/16

West Side Neighbors Meeting Agenda 1/11- Important Tire & Wheel Site & HP Park Updates

Hello Neighbors! We have a good agenda with lots of updates for our upcoming meeting next Monday 1/11 6:30pm at Friends Meetings House (252 A St).  Please email if you have any additional items you would like to add or just bring them up at the meeting as all ideas and conversations welcome. Tire and… Read More West Side Neighbors Meeting Agenda 1/11- Important Tire & Wheel Site & HP Park Updates

HP Park Raised Garden Bed Dedication and Carpentry Certificate Award Ceremony Recap

A celebration for the graduation of 5 carpentry students (Layton Brooks, Abdul Nyero, Scott Webber, Nafee Larrimore) who built 3 raised garden beds was held in Heberlig Palmer Park on Saturday October 10th. The 7 week course was part of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative that Mayor Tim Scott has been leading. The Employment Skills… Read More HP Park Raised Garden Bed Dedication and Carpentry Certificate Award Ceremony Recap

HP Park Garden Bed Dedication Ceremony & Carpentry Program Certificate Presentation

Saturday, October 10th 1:30 pm Heberlig Palmer Park (131 Lincoln Ave) You are invited to the Basic Carpentry Pilot Program Certificate Presentation and Dedication Ceremony. The Employment Skills Center carpentry students will be awarded their class certificates, and we will be dedicating the new community garden planters that the students built. Join us in celebrating our… Read More HP Park Garden Bed Dedication Ceremony & Carpentry Program Certificate Presentation

Dickinson College First Year Students volunteer in HP Park West Side Neighborhood

We had the pleasure of hosting 40+ Dickinson College first year students for their community service work. They weeded, mulched and planted around the alleys of Heberlig Palmer Park, trimmed low hanging branches, cleaned up litter, mulched and weeded tree wells on neighboring streets and cleared storm drains. They worked extremely hard all afternoon and… Read More Dickinson College First Year Students volunteer in HP Park West Side Neighborhood

Creative Building Concepts buys Hollinger Building; Plans renovation

The Tire and Wheel site has been quiet since demolition ceased many months back and we check in periodically with the current owners to see if they have any updates for the neighborhood.  The main site is still actively seeking developers but the Hollinger Building on the corner of B St and North College has been sold… Read More Creative Building Concepts buys Hollinger Building; Plans renovation

Heberlig Palmer Park Renovation Design

On Monday, June 15th, Chris Chiampi from Frederick, Seibert & Associates, Inc. presented the final design for the park renovation. The design was refined from the original concept that was created in 2013 from feedback from the community.  There has always been an area that was set aside for a natural playscape space to expand recreational areas for… Read More Heberlig Palmer Park Renovation Design

22nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration & Unity Walk at Hope Station

Sat, Jun 20 Noon-Unity Walk Celebration 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Hope Station at Memorial Park, West Penn Street, Carlisle, PA Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1864 when slaves in Galveston Texas learned they were free. This is the 22nd year Carlisle will have a celebration marking Juneteenth. The celebration will be coordinated by Hope Station,… Read More 22nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration & Unity Walk at Hope Station

Heberlig Palmer Park Design-Public Meeting -6-15-15 6:30

When: Monday June 15th 6:30pm Where: Heberlig Palmer Park 131 Lincoln Ave (Rain Location Friends Meeting House 252 A St) What: Heberlig Palmer Park Redesign Plans will be presented to the community. The West Side Neighbors started working on a redesign project of Heberlig Palmer Park in March 2013 and after months of fundraising, organizing… Read More Heberlig Palmer Park Design-Public Meeting -6-15-15 6:30

Cumberland County Penn State Master Gardeners donate plants to HP Park

We received a wonderful donation of plants from the Penn State Extension – Master Gardeners of Cumberland and Perry Counties. These were leftovers from their recent plant sales. The plants were promptly planted throughout Heberlig Palmer Park. Our raised bed garden now has basil, thyme, hot peppers, tomatillos, and tomatoes! Our flower bed and Frog… Read More Cumberland County Penn State Master Gardeners donate plants to HP Park

Day Of Sharing Recap- Project SHARE Farm Stand Grand Opening & Celebration In HP Park

On Saturday, May 16th, our community came together for a Day of Sharing, initiated by Project SHARE and Carlisle E-Free Church, to celebrate our community and the opening of Project SHARE’s new Farm Stand.  After their initial ideas were laid out, more and more community churches and organizations joined forces to create a day of… Read More Day Of Sharing Recap- Project SHARE Farm Stand Grand Opening & Celebration In HP Park

Security Camera to be installed in HP Park this Spring

This spring, the first of many planned upgrades will finally be installed in Heberlig Palmer Park as the borough will be adding a security camera that connects with their surveillance system.  Improving the safety in and around the park was the first priority when we started discussing improvements with neighbors.  Again and again, requests for… Read More Security Camera to be installed in HP Park this Spring