Feb newsletter cover People around the neighborhood are becoming increasingly suspicious of solicitors given the increase in burglaries however if you see someone approaching your door this week it may just be our delivery service dropping off the latest newsletter.

If you are not aware of the burglary problem in Allandale and what is being done about it then this issue will be of particular interest. We now have a focused effort to do something about it with the launch of the Allandale Neighbor Patrol.

Other articles in this issue include: minutes from the latest Allandale Neighborhood Association EC meeting, getting your spring garden ready, profiles on local businesses, Dog Talk, news from Gullett, the Lamar school fine arts initiative, the Great Austin Tree Roundup, tips on trash pickup, and more.

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this issue. The newsletter is a volunteer effort. It doesn't get published without the contributions and efforts of local residents interested in our community. If you would like to be one of those contributors or have a suggestion for an article, please contact me. Also, contact me if you did not receive a newsletter. You can download it by clicking on the above newsletter cover.

Tom Linehan
[Email address: allandalereporter #AT# yahoo.com - replace #AT# with @ ]
Editor, Allandale Neighbor