neighborhoods http://wmub.org en 90-Day Neighborhood Enhancment Program http://wmub.org/post/90-day-neighborhood-enhancment-program <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Launched in 2007, the <a href="http://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/community-development/neighborhood-development/nep/" target="_blank">Neighborhood Enhancement Program</a> (NEP) is a 90-day collaborative effort between <a href="http://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/community-development/" target="_blank">City of Cincinnati</a> departments, neighborhood residents and community organizations in an effort to improve the quality of life in our communities. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 25176 at http://wmub.org 90-Day Neighborhood Enhancment Program Neighborhood Enhancment Program Improves Communities http://wmub.org/post/neighborhood-enhancment-program-improves-communities <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>We continue our discussion on the <a href="http://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/community-development/neighborhood-development/nep/" target="_blank">Neighborhood Enhancement Program</a> (NEP), and how local community organizations are working with city departments and various funding sources, with <a href="http://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/community-development/" target="_blank">Cincinnati City</a> Senior Community Development Analyst Ethel Cogen, <a href="https://www.huntington.com/" target="_blank">Huntington Bank</a> Vice President for Community Deve Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 25177 at http://wmub.org Neighborhood Enhancment Program Improves Communities The Cincinnati Neighborhood Summit http://wmub.org/post/cincinnati-neighborhood-summit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">12th</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Annual&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.investinneighborhoods.com/summit.html" target="_blank">Cincinnati Neighborhood Summit</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, presented by <strong><a href="http://www.investinneighborhoods.com/" target="_blank">Invest in Neighborhoods</a></strong>, takes</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> place on&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Saturday, February 22 at Xavier University's&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cintas Center and features many workshops and presentations designed to help&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">community leaders and volunteers improve their neighborhoods and to make them&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">healthier, more attractive and vibrant.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Summit has enlisted the help of experts and professionals to teach participants some best practices. The sessions are intended for individuals fairly new to neighborhood activity as well as for those who have more experience.</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Jim Nolan 22918 at http://wmub.org The Cincinnati Neighborhood Summit City announces neighborhoods for this year's enhancement program http://wmub.org/post/city-announces-neighborhoods-years-enhancement-program <p>Cincinnati officials have announced that East Price Hill and Walnut Hills have been selected for this year’s Neighborhood Enhancement Program. &nbsp;<br /><br />The two areas were selected based on a number of factors.&nbsp; Those include: building code violations, vacant buildings, disorder and drug calls for police service and drug arrests, as well as graffiti, junk cars, litter and weeds.<br /> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 15:30:06 +0000 Jay Hanselman 22488 at http://wmub.org Cincinnati police chief to hold district "town hall meetings" http://wmub.org/post/cincinnati-police-chief-hold-district-town-hall-meetings <p>Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell and his district commanders will host members of the public at town hall meetings in all five of Cincinnati's police districts, beginning Wednesday&nbsp;night.</p><p>Blackwell, a former assistant police chief in Columbus, took over the Cincinnati Police Department in September.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:45:57 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 21503 at http://wmub.org Cincinnati police chief to hold district "town hall meetings"