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Street-cleaning teen takes dog along for the ride

Original post made on Oct 23, 2020

A Menlo Park teen is cleaning up Menlo Park streets with dog Ollie.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 23, 2020, 11:28 AM

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Posted by Steven Kryger
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Oct 23, 2020 at 12:12 pm

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I had the pleasure of teaching Alex at M-A last year. Outstanding young man in every way, this does not surprise me. What a great role model for all of us!!!!

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Posted by Sal
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Oct 23, 2020 at 12:39 pm

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Thank you for picking up the litter it means a lot to us. It seems so depressing to have a town covered in litter. We were all raised to not litter and pick up litter. no one feels like they belong here anymore it’s not their town they’re just here for a job for a year or so. I’ve asked people and they say it’s not my town which is sad. I like it to remain a clean nice town that people are proud of so bless you you deserve support!!

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Posted by David Mineau
a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle
on Oct 23, 2020 at 12:40 pm

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I'm inspired by things like this. I have a folder of similar articles on individuals doing the little bit they can to make life better for all of us, e.g., a man in NYC who sweeps the sidewalks of his urban block every morning. It gets me out to Bayfront Expressway to pick up trash every once in a while.

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Posted by [email protected]
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Oct 23, 2020 at 4:27 pm

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Having moved to Menlo Park in the early fifties this article is truly heartwarming. So nice to see someone taking an interest in our town. His comment about noticing the streets where he has picked Up trash seem to stay relatively trash free. Ever since my kids went to M-A and I noticed so much more litter than I remember from the 60s
I maintained people won’t be apt to litter in an area that is clean and kept up. Hats off to you Alex for seeing a real need and doing something about it! Now if we could just get the city maintenance crew to empty the garbage cans throughout the city more often!

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Posted by Joy Koso
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Oct 24, 2020 at 6:19 pm

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Thank you, Alex!

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Posted by Brian
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Oct 26, 2020 at 10:24 pm

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Nice job and a great way to support your community. Thank you

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