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OCNA, the Old Catonsville Neighborhood Association



OCNA logo in green

OCNA, or the Old Catonsville Neighborhood Association, is a non-profit group within Catonsville, Maryland. It is bounded by Edmondson Avenue, Frederick Avenue, Melvin Avenue, and the Streetcar Path.


Officers & Board Members of OCNA, 2014-2015:

Officers:
President-shared by: Kirby Spencer, Kristen Strain Wolcheck, Dorothy Noble
Vice President:               Kelly Dudeck
Secretary: Susanne Ogaitis-Jones
Treasurer: Robert Croom
Youth Representative: Gabe Noble

Block Representatives:
Melvin Ave (added 2/16/12) Christy Durst, Scott Walchack
Beaumont Ave (unit) Kevin Mercer
Beaumont Ave (100) Kelly Stevens
Osborne Ave (unit) Ellen McCoy
Osborne Ave (100) Maureen Adams
Wyndcrest Ave (unit) Kevin Hanlon
Wyndcrest Ave (100) Almarie Wood
Glenmore Ave Allison Baird
Beechwood Ave(unit) Mabelle Thomas
Beechwood Ave(100) Dan Prendergast
Summit Ave Susanne Ogaitis-Jones
Rosewood Ave Bob Barbagallo
Smithwood Ave(*) Anne and Todd King
Smithwood Ave (**)     Tom Tacka
Birdwood Ave Chris Brennan
Sugar Ct. Maureen Sweeney Smith
Edmondson Ave Rebecca Morgan

      *     from Hillcrest to Birdwood.
      **   from Edmondson to white apartment house on Birdwood.

At Large Board Members:
Ann Sheridan (on Summit)
Jessie Pulsipher (on Melvin)
Jim Himel
Valerie Androutsopoulos

Past Officer Board Members:

Past President: Kirby Spencer

Selected Committee Contacts: (not necessarily Board members):

Newsletter Committee Ann Quinn, Editor
Newsletter ads Allison Baird
Safety/Security "Needs Chair"
Fellowship Dorothy Noble
Membership Lisa Goodwin, Chair
Yard Sale Meg Tipper, Chair
Cleanup Day Allison Baird/Andy Stephens, Chairs
Code Enforcement Chris Brennan
Web site & email list Larry Wilt, contact by email: larry.wilt@gmail.com
Welcoming Committee     Andrea Camp, Ellen McCoy
Note: Contact information for the above Board and committee members can be found on the back page of your most recent OCNA Newsletter.

General OCNA Inquiries to Larry Wilt:
wilt [use @ sign here] umbc.edu or Phone: (410) 747-1977


2015 OCNA Calendar:
Saturday, April 25 Community Yard Sale
Saturday, May 2 Clean-Up Day
September?    Picnic (tentative)
November? General Meeting

OCNA by-Laws - Current Version, as amended at November, 2008 General Meeting
and further amended by the Board on February 16, 2012 to include Melvin Avenue in the Association.

OCNA by-Laws - 11/2001 to 10/2008 Version, including November, 2001 revisions

OCNA by-Laws Prior to November, 2001 revisions

OCNA Minutes:

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for March 15, 2015

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for November 10, 2014

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for September 16, 2014

Overview of Edmondson Traffic Calming Meeting of June 24, 2013

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for February 25, 2013

OCNA General Meeting Minutes for November 11, 2012

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for October 22, 2012

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for February 16, 2012

OCNA General Membership Meeting Minutes for November 14, 2011

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for July 11, 2011

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for May 9, 2011

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for March 15, 2011

OCNA General Meeting Minutes for November 18, 2010

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for September 13, 2010

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for July 12, 2010

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for May 10, 2010

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for March 8, 2010

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for January 11, 2010

OCNA General Meeting Minutes for November 4, 2009

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for September 15, 2009

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for June 29, 2009

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for May 4, 2009

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for March 9, 2009

OCNA Board Meeting Minutes for February 3, 2009

OCNA Minutes from previous meetings

Historic District, Neighborhood Description:
OCNA: Historic Register material (description of neighborhood)

OCNA: Historic Register material in National Historic Register form

OCNA Historic District map (large format, posted 2/22/03)

OCNA Historic District map (small format, posted 2/22/03)

OCNA: National Register Historic District Information as of February, 2003

1943 aerial photo of OCNA area


Contact for OCNA Historic District is David Wasmund:

For information on the Streetcar Path, which is the Western edge of OCNA, see:

Catonsville Rails to Trails, Inc. page on #8 Streetcar Path


drawings of Edmondson Avenue median bike lanes


OCNA Newsletter Articles by John Didier:

John & Alberta Didier - A Christmas Love Story

The Last Trolley Ride

Famous Ghosts

I Was a Teenage Jerk


OCNA email list: OCNA maintains an email list for neighborhood communication. There are currently well over 200 subscribers to this list. Its address is OCNA[use "@" sign here]lists.umbc.edu, but only subscribers (i.e. members who have signed up to be part of the list through the list owner/manager, Larry Wilt) may send messages to the list; non-subscribers have no access to the list, though list subscribers can forward messages to the list for them. Subscribers to the list are annonymous, except to the list owner/manager. That is, list subscribers cannot see who is on the list, except when a list member sends a message to the list, in which case that member's email address is revealed to list subscribers on the header of the message. If a member of the list wants to send a message to the list anonymously, or if a non-member wants to communicate with the list, please contact the list owner/manager. To join the list, contact Larry Wilt at larry.wilt[use "@" sign here]gmail.com

Rules for OCNA Listserv



CatonsvilleCOP email list: Formed through several neighborhood associations in greater Catonsville, this email list focuses on neighborhood crime watch and on sharing information on local crime. It now has more than 400 subscribers. Its address is catonsvillecop[use "@" sign here]lists.umbc.edu. Contact Larry Wilt at larry.wilt[use "@" sign here]gmail.com to join.

Rules for CatonsvilleCop Listserv




For more information about OCNA web pages, to join the OCNA email list for OCNA news and business, or to join the CatonsvilleCOP email list for sharing neighborhood watch information, send email to Larry Wilt at larry.wilt[use "@" sign here]gmail.com

Above: Irises on Beechwood Avenue


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