Tuesday, August 01, 2000

Come out tonight for events

Crime fight offers food and parties

The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Neighbors all across the Tristate tonight will mark the annual National Night Out against crime with block parties and cookouts.

        The idea: Give drugs and crime a going-away party. Residents are asked to turn on their outside lights, lock their doors and go outside to get to know their neighbors and police officers.

        Among the local events:


  • Cincinnati: The Cincinnati Police Division and neighborhood organizers have a host of events planned.

            Each of the city of Cincinnati Police Districts is hosting events: • District One

            Stanley Rowe — A gathering will be 7-9 p.m., at Stanley Rowe Apartments between Liberty and Linn streets.

            Laurel Homes — A gathering 7-9 p.m. at 554 Derrick Turnbow.

            Ezzard Charles Apartments — A picnic/barbecue 7-9 p.m., 845 Ezzard Charles Drive. • District Two


            Ault Park — Visit the park 6-9 p.m. to eat, drink, and listen to the Most Wanted band. There will be mounted and motorcycle officers, the SWAT and Mobile Command vans.

            Mount Washington — A ribbon-cutting for the new substation will be 1:30-3 p.m., 6229 Beechmont Ave. A National Night Out Celebration will follow from 5-7 p.m. with refreshments, tours and demonstrations from mount ed, bike, and traffic officers.

            Evanston Recreation Center — A celebration will be 6-8 p.m., 3204 Woodburn Ave. • District Three

            Dempsey Pool — Hot dog cookout 5:50-7 p.m., 956 Purcell Ave.

            Police station — Open House 6-9 p.m., 3201 Warsaw Ave., Price Hill. • District Four

            The Paddock Hills district will host ice cream socials 7-9 p.m. at these locations: 1225 Westminster Dr., 1311 Westminister Dr., 919 Egan Hills Dr., 4540 Springmeadow Dr., 1284 Paddock Hills Ave. and Avon Drive. • District Five

    Clifton Heights, University Heights, and Fairview — A get-together will be held 6-9 p.m. at Bellevue Park, 2191 Ohio Ave.

            West McMicken — The West McMicken Improvement Association will host a gathering 6-9 p.m., at 2365 W. McMicken.

            Camp Washington — A pool party, 6-9 p.m. at the Camp Washington Recreation Center, 5170 Winneste Ave.

            Winton Hills — A pool party, 6-8 p.m. at the Winton Hills Recreation Center, 5170 Winneste Ave.

            Mount Airy — The Forest Ridge Apartments will host a pool party 5:50-7:30 p.m., 5065 Hawaiian Terrace. Mount Airy School, 5730 Colerain Ave., from 6-9 p.m. will have contests and games at the pool. Park Valley Apartments pool party 6-9 p.m., 2992 High Forest Lane. For more information contact Sgt. David Fink, 352-3578. • Forest Park: The fire department will stage an emergency extraction at 7 p.m. and K-9 demonstrations at 8:40 p.m. Entertainment includes a magic show, a gymnastics exhibition and 10 p.m. fireworks. Winton Woods High School.


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