Alameda

Better Essays Equal More Financial Aid

Aug 08,2019

Some colleges, especially private schools, require an essay as part of the admissions process for college freshmen. That essay may also help when it comes to paying for college, according to Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

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Fred Fago &nbsp&nbsp Stephen McDonald won the 2018 PAPO best in show honors with “Dan’s Produce.”

Plein Air Event on Tap

Aug 01,2019

The Frank Bette Center for the Arts’ (FBCA) 14th annual Plein Air Paint Out (PAPO) is currently underway through this Saturday, Aug. 3. Some 40 juried artists will paint homes, streets, shorelines and all over town.

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File photo &nbsp&nbsp Quite the hit last year, the Tinker Bus will make another appearance at this year’s Mini Maker Faire at Alameda Point set for Sunday, Aug. 11.

Makers Unite at Faire

Aug 01,2019

The lineup of makers at the Alameda Mini Maker Faire was announced last week. More than 75 exhibitors will display their works and get people involved in making. 

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File photo &nbsp&nbsp The City of Alameda Swim Meet, the Island City’s official swim competition, starts tomorrow and continues through Sunday.

Three-Day City Swim Meet Starts Friday

Aug 01,2019

Alameda Recreation and Park Department will team up with the Alameda Gators Swim Team tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 2, through this Sunday, Aug. 4, to host the city’s 65th annual City Swim Meet. 

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Hotel Roundup

Jul 30,2019

Two new hotel projects move forward

The Planning Board unanimously approved two hotel projects to move forward on the path to construction at its July 22 meeting. 

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Tree Project Report

Jul 25,2019

The ongoing partner project between the Alameda Sun and Alameda Backyard Growers, Project Tree, now in its second phase, has continued to benefit Alameda residents interested in planting trees. The first phase in 2017 offered a limited variety of fruit or shade trees gratis.

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