CY starts planning Night Out

August is fast approaching, and that means it’s time for National Night Out! This annual event is held throughout the country to encourage neighbors to get out and meet each other. You can also register your party with Memphis Police Department’s Crump Station to arrange a friendly visit from one of our local MPD officers. It’s always great to meet up and know who helps us out throughout the year. How can you get in on the action? Get...

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Upcoming articles to explore CY crime issues

Do you ever get the feeling that sometimes our neighborhood is on “blast” for unwarranted reasons? Whether it’s some fellow residents of Cooper-Young, local news, or surrounding neighborhoods, these unwarranted words, comments, post, or even “stories” hurt the image of our neighborhood. Sure, we have all types of crime in our neighborhood, but is it really as bad as some make it out to be? Which brings me to my next question. What can...

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CYCA Resolves To Make Big Changes in New Year

By Kristin Schebler On Saturday, January 14th, the Cooper-Young Community Association board of directors got together and created a fantastic plan for 2017. Last year, we focused on learning about your needs through our 5 Year Plan process, and now we’re ready to start working on some of your great ideas. You can check out our specialized teams below to find what most interests you in the neighborhood plus take a look at the schedule...

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Holidays require extra diligence

By Sarah Frierson The holiday season should be nothing more than joyous and celebratory, but unfortunately this time of the year can present a few more challenges as we try to keep the neighborhood safe and sound. Here are a few safety reminders as we enter into December: • Don’t leave valuables in your car. It will be tempting to leave gifts in your vehicle until you are ready to wrap them, but don’t. Same goes for the items that...

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Volunteers Sought for Annual First Responders Gifts

The holiday season is a perfect time to give our thanks to the men and women of the Memphis police and fire departments. These dedicated civil servants help us all throughout the year, so let’s once again come together to show our love and appreciation for these brave individuals by stuffing treat bags for those officers and firefighters assigned to work Christmas Eve. Come on out to the Cooper-Young Community Association office at...

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Tips help make life around festival run smoothly
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Tips help make life around festival run smoothly

Tips help make life around festival run smoothly The Cooper Young Festival is organized each year by our friends at the Cooper Young Business Association. This is one of the biggest neighborhood events for the entire year, so it’s always wise to be prepared and keep some things in mind to help residents deal with the influx of visitors: 1. The festival runs on Saturday, September 19th from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The whole event is free and...

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