Minock Park’s Renaissance Man

Minock Park resident Anthony Cheatham, 16, is a thinking young man, a young man who pays quiet attention and then, seemingly effortlessly, figures stuff out.  Last summer Anthony participated in the GRDC’s Youth Summer Arts Program.  This was not Anthony’s first venture into art:  “I’ve done art since I was a little kid.  I’m good…

Grandmont #1’s Annual Picnic Celebrates Community

On Saturday June 14, from 12-4pm, the Grandmont #1 neighborhood will celebrate its community with an annual picnic at Acacia Park at Rosemont, affectionately known as Flintstone Park.  Chaired by Vice President Alexander Jones and his wife Shonda Jones, Chair of the Grandmont #1 Youth Development Program, the Annual Picnic promises to be a grand…

Traffic Calming Initiative Continues to Draw Support

On Tuesday, May 27, residents from the Grandmont Rosedale neighborhoods gathered at the North Rosedale Park Community House to hear about the progression of the Traffic Calming initiative for Grandmont Rosedale.  Stacy Pugh, president of the Rosedale Park Improvement Association, welcomed the attendees as well as the Traffic Calming committee members representing all five Grandmont…

Grandmont’s Youngest Entrepreneur

Spend just a few minutes with 12 year old Grandmont resident Marcedes-Antoniya Preston and you’ll be convinced there’s nothing this girl can’t do.  Soon after moving to Grandmont in 2012, she looked for a way to be on the Grandmont Community Association Board.  “I noticed in the Grandmonitor that there was a board, so I…

The Formidable Fan Base of a 200 Year Old Tree

Early this week a familiar friend’s life was saved by the attentive and vocal community of Grandmont Rosedale.  A 200 year old white oak, with the circumference of 144” was scheduled to be cut down for the repaving of Verne Street between Warwick and Shaftsbury.  Word quickly got out that “the tree in the road”…