Local briefs, April 24

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 07:11 PM

Durham High Forever reunion deadline Friday

DURHAM – Durham High Forever, the reunion for alumni of Durham High School from 65 or more years ago, will be at noon May 3 at the Durham Hilton, 3800 Hillsborough Road.

The deadline to register is Saturday. The reunion costs $20 per person.

For information, contact Mollie Tompkins at 919-886-1876. Tompkins is the daughter of the late Bobby Lougee, who organized the Durham High Forever reunions for the past eight years.

Event to aid domestic violence victims

DURHAM -- Duke's Phi Delta Theta in conjunction with sponsor Charles Ullman & Associates will host a fundraiser for Fraternites4Family to raise money for victims of domestic violence.

The benefit for Families Living Violence Free will be at Devine's Grill & Sports in Durham Thursday from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The goal is to build awareness about domestic violence and raise funds for victims in need.

Portion of Onslow Street to close

DURHAM -- Beginning May 1, the city’s Public Works Department will  close a portion of Onslow Street and its sidewalk at West Markham Avenue to address shallow flooding in the intersection and fix road-shoulder erosion.

Construction is set to begin May 1 and should be finished by May 15, weather permitting. The City’s contractor will provide a detour and signage during construction for motorists and pedestrians. Onslow Street will be accessible to residents from Green Street, and West Markham Avenue will remain open during construction.

The project’s $35,000 cost  will be paid for with funds from the Stormwater Capital Improvement Program.

For additional information regarding this project, residents should contact Engineering Inspector Dave Milkereit with the Stormwater and GIS Services Division in the City’s Public Works Department, at (919) 560-4326, ext. 30236 or by email at Dave.Milkereit@DurhamNC.gov.