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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November general meeting tackles safety concerns

The CYCA will be hosting our monthly general meeting at our office (2298 Young Avenue) on Tuesday, November 11, at 6 p.m. This month we plan to discuss personal safety tips including a demonstration of some basic techniques and information about area classes in self-defense. We will also be announcing winners and presenting awards for the Light the Way 4-Miler Party Competition and the Great Pumpkin Decorating Competition. As always,...

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Owners, residents, police meet about Celtic Crossing

On August 11, Cooper-Young residents, representatives of Celtic Crossing, and the Memphis Police Department met at Co-Work at 902 S. Cooper to discuss neighborhood complaints stemming from the restaurant. Neighbors near the business at 903 S. Cooper had a long list of complaints about the popular nightspot, including excessive noise, illegal parking, littering, public nuisances and indecencies and overall safety. Owners of Celtic...

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Crime Map: July 22-August 22

  Crimes reported July 22-August 22 Map compiled by Ben Boleware The LampLighter is working with the CYCA to bring you meaningful crime information. In addition to the crime map, which details crimes within a one-mile radius of the Cooper-Young intersection, we also included a list of crimes that happened within our neighborhood. The list includes the case number, which you can use to get more details from police. The information...

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Fall weather bring good times,  need to refresh on fire safety rules
Sep15

Fall weather bring good times, need to refresh on fire safety rules

That time has come again. Summer is over, the kids are back in school, and we are all preparing for fall fun and the holidays to follow. This also is the time of year when we all need to refresh ourselves on the finer points of fire safety. Over the coming months, many of us will be hosting large family gatherings and parties in our yards. There will be cookouts, fire pits, cozy nights in front of the fireplaces, and holiday trees...

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National Night Out returns, promotes safety in C-Y
Aug01

National Night Out returns, promotes safety in C-Y

by Kristen Schebler National Night Out will fall on Tuesday, Aug. 5 this year and the Cooper-Young Community Association wants your block to be a part of the action. The event is meant to increase awareness about police programs in communities, such as drug prevention, neighborhood watch and other anti-crime efforts. It is also a great way to meet your neighbors and be aware of what is going on on your street and neighborhood, in...

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