Wednesday, June 22, 2011

President Angela Barbash appearance on the Lucy Ann Lance Business Show 1290 AM

By-Monica Ross-Williams
NWWNA Governmental Advisory Board Member
Ypsilanti Township Parks Commissioner

Originally appeared on Ann June 18, 2011 
Recap of article by Lucy Ann Lance
Photo Credit-Ann
Plagued with shootings and distrust of police, Ypsilanti Township’s West Willow  neighborhood is fighting back to save its community. Last summer resident Angela Barbash started a Citizens Patrol to keep watch, and new entryway signs were erected to greet visitors. The New West Willow Neighborhood Association (Barbash is the president) was formed and a comprehensive strategic plan was created. 
Located in the north part of Ypsilanti Township directly west of Willow Run Airport, the neighborhood is bounded by a triangle of I-94, US-12, and Wiard Road - all limited access roads - which tends to isolate the community from the greater Ypsilanti area. West Willow neighbors are taking a novel approach to the rejuvenation of their community. We talked with Barbash, a driving force in these initiatives, on 1290 WLBY this past week (June 14, 2011).
President Angela Barbash of the NWWNA appearance on behalf of residents of the New West Willow Community was a part of the outgoing NWWNA Media effort to promote a positive view about our historical community to the populist at large. Listen to the entire interview, with radio host Lucy Lance at her website, near the bottom of the page.

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