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  • Connecting the dots
    by thathomewoodkid on July 5, 2012 at 10:45 PM
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    A look at our community farm and a view of the discussion that took place on June 30. The Homewood Agricultural Project is a group here in Homewood that wants folks top think about urban farming and sustainable living solutions. Positive things in our beautiful green neighborhood.

  • Preparing for 4/28/12 tree planting
    by Elwin Green on April 18, 2012 at 4:06 PM
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  • October 22, 2011: One volunteer's perspe...
    by Elwin Green on October 23, 2011 at 10:12 PM
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    Barbara Gordon, of Squirrel Hill, talks about her experience with the Homewood-Squirrel Hill Coalition and Redd-Up.

  • Introduction
    by Elwin Green on October 13, 2011 at 8:17 AM
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    Jason Tigano of the URA introduces the project

  • The Rosedale Block Cluster story
    by Elwin Green on May 13, 2011 at 12:09 AM
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    RBC executive director Dianne B. Swan tells attendees at the May 5 design workshop how the organization started.

  • Homewood house, Las Vegas landlord
    by Elwin Green on April 26, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    Kiva Fisher-Green tells the story of how she met a fellow in Las Vegas who owns property in Homewood.

  • The 2011 Prayer 4 Peace March
    by Elwin Green on April 22, 2011 at 1:47 PM
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    The Salvation Army and Operation Better Block were two of the Homewood organizations participating in the march. Behind the OBB staffers are members of South HIlls' Westminster Presbyterian Church, Jack Watson, Helen Watson and Candi McCarthy.

  • "We did it, Emily!"
    by Elwin Green on June 29, 2010 at 9:07 AM
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    Celebrants end the procession by forming a circle and making joyful noise, after which Emily's older daughter, Gabriel Gray, thanks everyone.

  • Marching to the end
    by Elwin Green on June 29, 2010 at 8:19 AM
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    The procession, which started on Race Street, makes its way down Mount Vernon Street, in the midst of the block party.

  • Starting out
    by Elwin Green on June 29, 2010 at 7:59 AM
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    Celebrants of Emily's life start out from the parking lot of Baptist Temple Church

  • Up and down...
    by Elwin Green on June 9, 2010 at 7:17 AM
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    ...and up and down, at the Kuumba Children's Festival, held at Faison Arts Academy Saturday, June 5, 2010.

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The Homewood Chronicles

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In October 2005, after a bullet came through his living room window, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporter Elwin Green began writing "My Homewood," the first blog on the P-G's website. For 4 1/2 years, "My Homewood" shared stories of tragedy and beauty, of perplexity and hope - stories that live again in "The Homewood Chronicles."

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