Fairmount Beat – September 2015

by Sergio L. Guadarrama, Neighborhood Patrol Officer Good day ladies and gentlemen! This is your eager crime fighting NPO coming at you live from the confines of the Bat Cave. The summer seems to have blown by in the blink of an eye and Fall will be upon us very

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Fairmount Beat – October 2014

by Sergio L. Guadarrama, Neighborhood Patrol Officer Well it looks like we survived the summer! It was an eventful one but not as eventful as others that I’ve experienced. The summers we experienced here 11 – 13 years ago were some of the most grueling, action packed, horrific, and glorious

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Fairmount Beat – June 2014

by Sergio L. Guadarrama, Neighborhood Patrol Officer “I was constantly amazed by how many people talked me into arresting them.” –- Edward Conlan, Blue Blood. This quote is from the book Blue Blood which was written by a retired NYPD detective. It chronicles his career in the NYPD as he

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Fairmount Beat – April 2014

by Sergio L. Guadarrama, Neighborhood Patrol Officer Greetings my fellow Ryan Place/Fairmount Residents!! This is your friendly NPO speaking. I know that I don’t have to remind you that the silly season is coming. It seems that in some aspects that silly season has already arrived. As I’m writing this

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Fairmount Beat – March 2014

by Sergio L. Guadarrama, Neighborhood Patrol Officer Well it looks like we survived the holidays. Thank goodness! I just wanted to express my gratitude for the warm welcome that I have received from everyone. The past month and a half I have been greeted with open arms and everyone that

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Fairmount Beat – Jan./Feb. 2014

by Sergio L. Guadarrama, Neighborhood Patrol Officer Hello. My name is Sergio L Guadarrama and as many of you might know I am your new Neighborhood Police Officer. I will be taking over for Officer Mark Russell who I know has been a great asset to all of you. Filling

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Holiday Safety Tips

By Madelyn Gibbs As we approach this year’s holiday season, the Fort Worth Fire Department wants everyone to enjoy their time with family and friends as safely as possible. The holidays are a high time for cooking related incidents. While we know that even with the best preparation and precautions,

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Fairmount Beat – December 2013

by Mark Russell, Neighborhood Patrol Officer Happy Holidays everyone! Wow what a fast paced year it has been. It seems like just yesterday people were taking down their Christmas lights and celebrating the New Year. 2014 is almost here and our little part of the city is making such great

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Homeowner offers insight into benefits of home tour

by Robert Wedding My name is Robert Wedding and I have lived in Fairmount for eight years. This year will be my second occasion to have my house be a part of the Fairmount Tour of Historic Homes and I just wanted to write a few lines and share the

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Original wood windows worth keeping older homes

by Roxanna Latifi Unless you were one of the lucky ones who bought a Fairmount home with windows already restored, you can probably tell how windy it is outside from the comfort of your couch. Old windows that have been left to deteriorate or left to the bonds of paint

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