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  • Join the “pawty” at the Seattle Animal Shelter (2061 15th Ave. W.) on Saturday, Oct. 4, as the shelter participates in Pawsitive Alliance’s third-annual statewide Shelter Open House event.  
  • If you’re interested in becoming a foster parent for cats and kittens from the Seattle Animal Shelter, plan to attend a free orientation session, offered next on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.  
  • The city is seeking candidates to fill seven positions on the Seattle Park District’s newly created Community Oversight Committee. Seattle voters approved the Seattle Park District in August 2014, creating a long-term source of funding for the Seattle parks system. 
  • Creating a platform for patient empowerment
    Madison Park resident Kathleen O’Connor shouldn’t be alive — that’s how she feels anyways, after a stroke put her in the intensive-care unit and a subsequent five-month stint in rehabilitation. 
  • Residents speak out against Dorffel traffic study
    It seems the study of Dorffel Drive East’s traffic is causing quite a stir in Denny-Blaine and the surrounding neighborhoods. One upset resident is Denny-Blaine’s David Jacobson who lives on 35th Avenue East and East John Street. 
  • Madison Park family named Outstanding Philanthropists
    The Association of Fundraising Professionals Washington Chapter has named a Madison Park family among the outstanding philanthropists it will honor at its National Philanthropy Day luncheon on Nov. 5. 
  • Updates from the Leschi, Madison Park and Madrona community councils.  
  • A list of the biggest crimes in Leschi, Madison Park, Madison Valley, Madrona and Washington Park from last month.  
  • Each branch of The Seattle Public Library will close for one day in late September or early October for in-service days so staff members can review the library’s strategic plan, service priorities and goals for serving patrons. 
  • The first round of Metro Transit bus cuts go into effect on Saturday, Sept. 27, with 28 routes deleted and 13 routes revised to match available the agency’s revenues. 
  • The Puget Sound Regional Council is seeking public comment on projects recommended for funding in Seattle.  
  • Head on down to the Seattle Animal Shelter (2061 15th Ave. W.) on Saturday, Sept. 20, for Cool City Pets, an adoption event highlighting small animals looking for their forever homes.  
  • Beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, all state Route 520 lanes across Lake Washington will shut down in both directions between Interstate 405 and Montlake Boulevard for striping of the new lanes and other work. They will reopen at 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 15. 
  • Seattle Animal Shelter has expanded its hours to provide more opportunity to adopt animals, redeem lost pets, bring in strays, surrender animals and participate in other shelter activities. 
  • A 30-year-old motorcyclist was extricated from underneath a car that struck him on Monday, Sept. 8, around 12:50 p.m. in Madrona. 
  • Seattle garbage, food and yard-waste and recycling collections will be on normal schedule for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1. Seattle Public Utilities customers should place their containers out for collection by 7 a.m. to ensure collection. 
  • Traffic study to reveal Dorffel Drive’s local use
    Dorffel Drive, in the middle of the Denny-Blaine neighborhood, has seen more and more cut-through traffic over time. SDOT has finally agreed to a traffic study with hopes of permanent change. 
  • Your monthly update from the Madison Park, Madison Valley and Leschi community councils. 
  • The biggest crimes from Leschi, Madison Park, Madison Valley and Madrona last month. 
  • Picnic in the East Precinct takes place every year to provide the business and residential communities to enjoy a day of celebration with the local police. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Cal Anderson Park. 
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