Posted in April 2019

Mower and Tiller for Rent

The grass is green and growing!  It’s mowing time again! You can rent a mower from ELNA for $10 per half day.  You can also rent a tiller for just $20 per half day. Please be prepared to provide your own transportation.  Contact Phil by call or text 785-843-8098 or email to

Spring River Clean Up!

In collaboration with Friends of the Kaw and Kansas Nature Conservancy — Celebrate Earth Month by giving back to the Kansas River! Join us on Saturday April 27 to pick up litter along the river in Lawrence. We’ll meet at the parking lot at 2nd and Locus in north Lawrence and spread out from there. … Continue reading »

Yart Sale 2019 THANK YOU!!

We had a successful Yart Sale this year, and we couldn’t have done it without you.  We thank you all for your helping hands, your music, your art, your donations, and many other contributions.  You’re the best neighbors! Check out the Yart Sale 2019 pictures here. Alonzo Beardshear Ambrosia Winfrey and Addie Unekis Anne Patterson … Continue reading »

Who Was Shelley Miller?

This article was published in the March April 2019 issue of our paper neighborhood newsletter. For even more reminiscences on the illustrious Shelley, Who Was Shelley Miller? Shelley Miller.  It’s a name tossed around from time to time.  Her face is on the New York School kid mural on the Key Press building at … Continue reading »

New York Elementary is turning 150!

Our dear little neighborhood school is getting so old. New York Elementary will celebrate it’s 150th year this year. Plans are in the works for a BIG FUN party, combining with the ELNA Block Party, with a formal reception, a carnival, and a night time party. Stay tuned! Did you attend New York Elementary? Were … Continue reading »