Carlisle Walk-ability/Bike-ability Working Group

Thu, Apr 16, 6:00 PM Downtown Carlisle Association offices at 53 South Street (basement) https://carlislewestside.nextdoor.com/events/278715/ Are you interested in making Carlisle a more pedestrian friendly place? Do often walk or bike to places in town? Do you have kids and want to make their walk to school safer? Great! Come out next Thursday (4/16) at… Read More Carlisle Walk-ability/Bike-ability Working Group

Frederick, Seibert & Associates, Inc. hired to design Heberlig Palmer Park Construction Plans

We are happy to announce that Carlisle Borough has hired Frederick, Seibert & Associates (FSA) to design construction plans for the Heberlig Palmer Park upgrade.  They will then oversee the construction as contractors implement the different projects within the park.  This project is funded through funds raised from individual, business and grant donations including grants from the Department of Conservation… Read More Frederick, Seibert & Associates, Inc. hired to design Heberlig Palmer Park Construction Plans

Help Carlisle become a more Vibrant, Connected and Playful Community!

The Carlisle Neighborhood Alliance is a network of residents who have come together to develop a sense of community and build relationships between each other and the downtown. To make this vision a reality, we will be focusing on seven working groups (six included in this survey) made up of local residents and community partners… Read More Help Carlisle become a more Vibrant, Connected and Playful Community!

Carlisle West Side Historical Maps 1885, 1890, 1896, 1902, 1909 and 1915

These are a series of historical Sanborn Insurance Maps of our neighborhood dating from 1885, 1890, 1896, 1902, 1909 and 1915.  It’s incredible to see how the area built up over the years and which businesses set up shop in our community. Did you learn anything about your home from these blasts from the past?… Read More Carlisle West Side Historical Maps 1885, 1890, 1896, 1902, 1909 and 1915

Project SHARE Farm Stand Open House, Celebration & Volunteer Day of Sharing

The new Project SHARE Farm Stand on the corner of N. Pitt and Lincoln St. has slowly been taking shape and soon enough it will be finished.  SHARE has reached out to West Side Neighbors, Shiloh Baptist Church, Carlisle Evangelical Free Church and The Tree of Life Church so we can pull together a BIG group of volunteers… Read More Project SHARE Farm Stand Open House, Celebration & Volunteer Day of Sharing

Community Workshop on Ending Poverty – 2/27/15

A Community Workshop on Ending Poverty February 27, 2015 This community workshop will include presentations on local and national poverty conditions and trends, a panel of people who are working in different ways on poverty in our region, and small group discussions. The workshop would be facilitated to yield ideas for effective actions and collaborations… Read More Community Workshop on Ending Poverty – 2/27/15

Carlisle Police Station Open House and Law Enforcement Appreciation Day-Friday, January 9, 2015 4-6pm

One of our West Side Neighbors is the Carlisle Police Department and they have been working to strengthen ties with our community over the past year through outreach.  They have attended, and spoke at, multiple town hall sessions discussing safety and codes, strengthening neighborhoods and community building.  They are now opening their doors to the community… Read More Carlisle Police Station Open House and Law Enforcement Appreciation Day-Friday, January 9, 2015 4-6pm

Free Kings Kamp and Martin Luther King Jr Celebration

Carlisle has 2 great MLK events happening in January and both are in our West Side Community. Sunday, January 18th, 2015 2:45pm 26th Annual MLK Commemoration Carlisle Community Celebration First United Church of Christ 30 North Pitt St. Monday, January 19th, 2015 8:30-4:30 King’s Kamp at the YWCA 301 G St. Free kids camp for 1st-5th… Read More Free Kings Kamp and Martin Luther King Jr Celebration

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Awards Heberlig Palmer Park $78,500 Matching Grant

  Hooray! A year and a half after we started this project and 6 months after we applied for the DCNR grant, we finally have our funding totaling $157,000!  We have always made our park revitalization plan flexible so we could still install most elements even if the funding was less than we anticipated.  It’s wonderful… Read More Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Awards Heberlig Palmer Park $78,500 Matching Grant

YWCA Community Potluck & Discussion 9/9/14-Community/Police Relations-Lessons learned from Ferguson

Community Potluck and Discussion Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6 PM to 8 PM Community/Police Relations Lessons learned from Ferguson Community/Police Relations Lessons learned from Ferguson Enjoy an informal meal with community members. After dinner at 6:30 PM, we will hear from expert panelists who will discuss how we can work together as a community to… Read More YWCA Community Potluck & Discussion 9/9/14-Community/Police Relations-Lessons learned from Ferguson

“Coffee and Conversation” Town Hall Meeting with Rep. Bloom

One of our State Representatives, Rep. Stephen Bloom, is having a “Coffee and Conversation’ town hall meeting in Carlisle this Thursday July 31st.  It’s at borough hall at 7pm.  No matter what your political affiliation might be, it’s  good to have the chance for open dialog with the people who represent us in our local… Read More “Coffee and Conversation” Town Hall Meeting with Rep. Bloom

Home Rule Draft Charter Recommends Changes in Carlisle Government Structure

From the Borough: The Government Study Commission has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, June 2nd at 7:00 p.m. in Borough Hall. The purpose of this hearing is to allow citizens an opportunity to comment on an initial draft of the Home Rule charter. The initial draft charter is the result of over nine months of individual and… Read More Home Rule Draft Charter Recommends Changes in Carlisle Government Structure

Free Summer Concerts & Performances in Carlisle 2014

Carlisle has lined up a great list of free concerts and performances throughout the summer.  All of these are FREE! Mark your calendar for a summer filled with live music. **If we missed an event and you want to have it added, please email carlislewestside@gmail.com with more information.** Summer Artist Series at Thornwald Park Dates: June… Read More Free Summer Concerts & Performances in Carlisle 2014

West Side Neighbors Meeting with Carlisle Police Representative

The upcoming West Side Neighbors meeting on Monday May 19th at 6:30 will be held at 252 A street (Friends Meeting House) and a representative from the Carlisle Police Department will be attending to listen to residents concerns about crime, drugs and other unwanted activity in our community.  Please come out and bring your friends,… Read More West Side Neighbors Meeting with Carlisle Police Representative

Carlisle Police Sponsor Junior Police Academy for 7th Graders

The Carlisle Police Department are offering a Junior Police Academy for rising 7th graders this June.  It sounds like a wonderful FREE program that will expose them to many aspects of law enforcement, emergency services and team building.  Please spread the word to youth in our neighborhood and have them apply by May 15th.     … Read More Carlisle Police Sponsor Junior Police Academy for 7th Graders