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1967
June 30, 1967

The Highland Park Garden Club Highlights 1966 – 67

                                                      Source: Arlene Davis, Lakeview West Subdivision, Mobile Alabama

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2022
May 30, 2022

Memorial Day 2022 – We Remember

Today we remember those who defended our Nation and laid down their lives so that we may live to carry on the Torch of Freedom. We carry that Torch in their Honor. We are Americans. We live in treacherous times. But we remember those who defended our freedoms and like them: We will Never give […]

May 30, 2022

HPca Annual Members Meeting 2022

NOTICE: There has been no response to calls for membership. There has been no response to renewing membership dues (which is one dollar annually). There is generally no interest from HIghland Park residents in managing the park and lake under its bylaws. There being no quorum at this time the bylaws require HPca Board of […]

April 26, 2022

Why is The Dam at Lake Optimist not on this Project List?

by Sherry Gros April 26, 2022 Look at the millions of dollars in monies given away by Mobile County Commission in the link below. There is no reason in this world why Highland Park and dam could not have been a benefactor from this program could the people had worked for this. The City and […]

April 22, 2022

HPca Annual Meeting 2022

Notice of annual HPca meeting of members to be held on May 30, 2022 at the discretion of the President. This is a preliminary notice. Another notice will be posted not more than 10 days prior but not less than 3 days prior to the meeting so stay tuned. We have 5 members currently including: […]

April 20, 2022

Avian Flu Visits US

4/20/2022 Be aware that avian flu is spreading throughout the United States. It is carried by migrating birds like Canadian geese among others. The watershed at Optimist Lake provides water, a resting place, and is a transitory path for hundreds of migrating species. If you have pet birds who could be susceptible to the avian […]

February 17, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THE HIGHLAND PARK REVIEW ENDORSES DEAN ODLE FOR GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA

February 17, 2022 Sherry Gros, Editor/Owner/Publisher The Highland Park Review The Highland Park Review is proud to announce the endorsement of Dean Odle for Governor of Alabama 2022. If you are a Highland Park resident and you need a Dean Odle sign for your yard, or a bumper sticker, or want a brochure please contact […]

2021
October 2, 2021

Ushering in a New Era of Wetlands and Watershed in Highland Park Subdivision

by Sherry Gros Freelance Writer for Highland Park Subdivision Mobile Alabama 10/02/2021 Lakes were an imporant feature of a neighborhood during the early 1900s subdivision development in the South. There were no climate controlled environments before WWII aside from an open window with a fan or a shade tree and a glass of lemonade to […]

September 2, 2021

RESILIENCE and RESTORATION ~ TIME TO FOCUS

BY SHERRY GROS FREELANCE WRITER FOR HIGHLAND PARK MOBILE AL Good Thursday Morning. Here are a few other things we can add to the growing list of ideas of what to do to recover the dam. 1. Class Action Suit: The “HOA” has liability insurance for their board of directors in the event they make […]

August 31, 2021

“PRIDE GOETH BEFORE A FALL” OPTIMIST LAKE DAM IS NO MORE

BY SHERRY LYNN GROS FREELANCE WRITER FOR HIGHLAND PARK MOBILE AL Catastrophic Failure at around 4 PM on August 30, 2021 Optimist Lake Dam Suffers Critical Injury This article is an update to yesterday’s article. I guess I could feel it coming. Visiting east park yesterday morning watching the lake fill up at 7am and […]

August 30, 2021

The Dam at Optimist Lake after Hurricane IDA

By Sherry Gros Freeland Writer for Highland Park Mobile AL 08/30/2021 Good Monday morning. The dam is overtopping at 7:15 am. The lake is at its high water mark, as high as it can get, and the water is rushing at a good clip from every intake. It’s supposed to rain until tomorrow afternoon. If […]

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2022
May 30, 2022

Memorial Day 2022 – We Remember

Today we remember those who defended our Nation and laid down their lives so that we may live to carry on the Torch of Freedom. We carry that Torch in their Honor. We are Americans. We live in treacherous times. But we remember those who defended our freedoms and like them: We will Never give […]

May 30, 2022

HPca Annual Members Meeting 2022

NOTICE: There has been no response to calls for membership. There has been no response to renewing membership dues (which is one dollar annually). There is generally no interest from HIghland Park residents in managing the park and lake under its bylaws. There being no quorum at this time the bylaws require HPca Board of […]

April 26, 2022

Why is The Dam at Lake Optimist not on this Project List?

by Sherry Gros April 26, 2022 Look at the millions of dollars in monies given away by Mobile County Commission in the link below. There is no reason in this world why Highland Park and dam could not have been a benefactor from this program could the people had worked for this. The City and […]

April 22, 2022

HPca Annual Meeting 2022

Notice of annual HPca meeting of members to be held on May 30, 2022 at the discretion of the President. This is a preliminary notice. Another notice will be posted not more than 10 days prior but not less than 3 days prior to the meeting so stay tuned. We have 5 members currently including: […]

April 20, 2022

Avian Flu Visits US

4/20/2022 Be aware that avian flu is spreading throughout the United States. It is carried by migrating birds like Canadian geese among others. The watershed at Optimist Lake provides water, a resting place, and is a transitory path for hundreds of migrating species. If you have pet birds who could be susceptible to the avian […]

February 17, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THE HIGHLAND PARK REVIEW ENDORSES DEAN ODLE FOR GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA

February 17, 2022 Sherry Gros, Editor/Owner/Publisher The Highland Park Review The Highland Park Review is proud to announce the endorsement of Dean Odle for Governor of Alabama 2022. If you are a Highland Park resident and you need a Dean Odle sign for your yard, or a bumper sticker, or want a brochure please contact […]

2021
October 2, 2021

Ushering in a New Era of Wetlands and Watershed in Highland Park Subdivision

by Sherry Gros Freelance Writer for Highland Park Subdivision Mobile Alabama 10/02/2021 Lakes were an imporant feature of a neighborhood during the early 1900s subdivision development in the South. There were no climate controlled environments before WWII aside from an open window with a fan or a shade tree and a glass of lemonade to […]

September 2, 2021

RESILIENCE and RESTORATION ~ TIME TO FOCUS

BY SHERRY GROS FREELANCE WRITER FOR HIGHLAND PARK MOBILE AL Good Thursday Morning. Here are a few other things we can add to the growing list of ideas of what to do to recover the dam. 1. Class Action Suit: The “HOA” has liability insurance for their board of directors in the event they make […]

August 31, 2021

“PRIDE GOETH BEFORE A FALL” OPTIMIST LAKE DAM IS NO MORE

BY SHERRY LYNN GROS FREELANCE WRITER FOR HIGHLAND PARK MOBILE AL Catastrophic Failure at around 4 PM on August 30, 2021 Optimist Lake Dam Suffers Critical Injury This article is an update to yesterday’s article. I guess I could feel it coming. Visiting east park yesterday morning watching the lake fill up at 7am and […]

August 30, 2021

The Dam at Optimist Lake after Hurricane IDA

By Sherry Gros Freeland Writer for Highland Park Mobile AL 08/30/2021 Good Monday morning. The dam is overtopping at 7:15 am. The lake is at its high water mark, as high as it can get, and the water is rushing at a good clip from every intake. It’s supposed to rain until tomorrow afternoon. If […]

Timeline

1967
June 30, 1967

The Highland Park Garden Club Highlights 1966 – 67

                                                      Source: Arlene Davis, Lakeview West Subdivision, Mobile Alabama

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Arlene Davis, Lakeview West Subdivision, Mobile Alabama