Publication Dates

The Lamppost (OMVNA newsletter) is published four times a year and distributed to over 2400 residences and businesses in the Old Mountain View neighborhood by a dedicated corps of volunteers.

2023 Newsletter Publication dates:

Feb 8, 2023

May 5, 2023

2022 Newsletter Publication dates:

Feb 5, 2022

May 4, 2022

August 3, 2022

October 5, 2022

Submission of ads and payment: 14 days in advance of publication date.

Submission of articles: 16 days in advance of publication date. The articles for the newsletter are republished here on the website. On, you can comment on the articles and see what your neighbors have to say.

  • Newsletter Articles: All neighborhood residents are encouraged to submit articles for the newsletter. Please contact the Editor regarding length limits and with any questions. While we cannot guarantee publication of all submissions, if you don’t send it in, it will definitely not get published! Deadlines are listed below.
  • Newsletter Editor: Our current editor is Susan Bickford. If you have ideas for newsletter articles, she’d love to hear from you!
  • Newsletter Delivery: Our Newsletter Delivery Coordinator, Lorraine Wormald, is always looking for newsletter delivery volunteers, either regular or substitute.  Delivery may be done on either weekdays or the weekend. Contact us if you’re able to help!
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