neighborhoods http://wvxu.org en Funding for neighborhood business districts in jeopardy http://wvxu.org/post/funding-neighborhood-business-districts-jeopardy <p>Cincinnati's proposed budget cuts funding for a program that guides revitalization and growth activities in some of the city's neighborhood business districts. &nbsp;<br /><br />The all-volunteer group has received about $1 to $3 million a year from the city for many years.&nbsp; But the currently proposed spending plan cuts a large chunk of city capital money for Cincinnati Neighborhood Business District United.<br /> Fri, 23 May 2014 16:35:19 +0000 Jay Hanselman 27098 at http://wvxu.org Funding for neighborhood business districts in jeopardy Convincing Cincinnati neighborhoods they'll be safer this summer http://wvxu.org/post/convincing-cincinnati-neighborhoods-theyll-be-safer-summer <p>The numbers point to a safer Cincinnati, but the perception for many is that some neighborhoods still aren't. Just today District Three Police Captain Dan Gerard took members of the Board of Realtors on a tour of <strong>Price Hill</strong>, where crime is at its lowest in ten years.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 21:31:58 +0000 Ann Thompson 27026 at http://wvxu.org Convincing Cincinnati neighborhoods they'll be safer this summer 90-Day Neighborhood Enhancment Program http://wvxu.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://wvxu.org 90-Day Neighborhood Enhancment Program Neighborhood Enhancment Program Improves Communities http://wvxu.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://wvxu.org Neighborhood Enhancment Program Improves Communities The Cincinnati Neighborhood Summit http://wvxu.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://wvxu.org The Cincinnati Neighborhood Summit