Big Trash Pick-up
A Dumpster will be placed behind the Jaycees Hall for any items (no electronics) to be thrown away. Curbside pick-up of large items, furniture, toys, bikes, etc. (no tires, tv, computers or monitors) will be on May 11.
Dog vaccinations will be given at the fire house on Saturday, June 11 from noon to 1 p.m.
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Alhambra Yard Sales
The annual Alhambra Yard Sales will be held from May 5-7 this year. Maps will be available compliments of Yvonne Green of Equity Fifty-Five. Call Jessie Ketchum (618) 580-5314 to have your sale put on the map for free.
Alhambra Homecoming will be held on June 3 and 4. Parades, rides, lots of food , raffles to win and plenty of cold beer on hand. The parade will start at 7 p.m. on Friday and at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Happy anniversary to all couples on May 1, Pete and Eva Babic; May 2, Charlie and Davina Brown; May 6, Scott and Michelle Warford, Tom and Martha Seest; May 7, Brian and Denise Grandame,; May 8, David and Tina Poggemoeller and, Dave and Lindsey Duffin; May 9, Vernon and Marie Mindrup and Robert and Kelsey Dauderman.
Happy birthday to the following on April 28, David Poggemoeller, Sharon Diesselhorst; April 29, Barb Lotter, Pete Babic, Jeremy Schmidt and Bianca Valsecchi and on April 30, Avery Bright; May 1, Steve Price, Jayden Henschen and Leighton Buzick; May 2, Dawna Mize, Gus Townsen, Sam Ahlmeyer and Deb Hefner; May 3, Russ Reinhardt and Jennifer Henschen; May 4, Tiffany Gillison and Catherine Adolph; May 5,Madison Adolph, Megan Henschen, Sarah Linenfelser and Nicholaus Hanratty; May 6, Tyson Rakers, Jim Davis, Charley Vassier, and Lorene Knackstedt; May 7, Gavin Goodwin; May 8, Kory Brink; May 9, Ashlie Mindrup; May 10, Don Maine II, Connor Carroll, Merilee Mindrup; May 11, Ron Debatin, Larry Henschen, Ronnelle Mindrup, Travis Porter and Carrie Gibbons; May 12, Celia Kirk and Becca Braundmeier.
In the event of an emergency, it is imperative that ambulance and fire fighters are able to find the residents in need. Many houses have the numbers displayed on the front of their houses but they are hidden by vehicles in the driveway, or by grown trees or maybe just faded to the point where they can no longer be easily read.
The next time you drive up to your residence, look to see if your house numbers can easily be read from the street without an emergency responder having to drive past and then back up.
Numbers should be large enough to be read from the street. Reflective numbers will show up better at night with a light shining on them. Rural numbers will be more effective if on both sides of the post. Ambulance services may come from one direction and Fire services from the opposite direction so the numbers need to be seen from both directions.
It is important to put porch lights on to help aid emergency vehicles. Every second counts when a life or property are in danger.
Grass And Property Ordinance
It is an ordinance within the village of Alhambra that all premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds or growth in excess of 10 inches. All noxious weeds are prohibited. Property must be free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage. Disposal shall be done in a clean and sanitary manner by placing the rubbish in approved containers.
Mosquitoes need 5 days to hatch in still water. Help eliminate breeding sites by contacting the village at 488-3505 for larvicide or more information.
Residents are asked to report street lights that are out to the village hall at 488-3505. Leave a message on the answering machine if call is not during office hours. Please give the location of the light.
Alhambra has a zoning ordinance in effect. Any building or remodeling projects should contact the Zoning Officer, Ralph Buzick at 488-2701 for permits or information.
Alhambra Yard Sales
The annual Alhambra Yard Sales will be held from May 5-7 this year. Maps will be available, compliments of Yvonne Green of Equity Fifty-Five. Call Jessie Ketchum at (618) 580-5314 to have your sale put on the map for free.
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