Homicide near Madison High School

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 | 0 comments

On Sunday, near midnight, police responded to the 2100 block of Northeast 81st Avenue in the Madison South neighborhood after multiple reports of gunfire. When they arrived, police found a man down in the street next to a vehicle. When medical personnel got tot the scene, they determined the man was deceased. Evidence of a gun fight was found at...
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Sheriff’s Operation Undercover Crossing Starts Today

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 | 0 comments

The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office begins Operation Undercover Crossing today from 8 a.m. until noon in Parkrose on Northeast 102nd Avenue south of Prescott Street near the little city of Maywood Park. The Multnomah County Sheriff’s office launched Operation Undercover Crossing today. A series of summertime crosswalk stings in...
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Mt. Hood Visual Arts Department Presents Annual Student Art Exhibit

Posted by on May 12, 2016 | 0 comments

The Annual Mt. Hood Community College Student Art Exhibit is now on display in the Visual Arts Theater, 26000 S.E. Stark St., in Gresham through June 2. There is an opening reception today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Visual Arts Gallery. A diversity of works and mediums, including jewelry, ceramics, mixed media, sculpture, painting and...
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Port Approves 14-acre PDX Logistics Center Phase III

Posted by on May 3, 2016 | 0 comments

The Port of Portland Commission has approved a 14-acre, 50-year lease with locally based Capstone Partners and its investment partner PCCP, LLC to develop Phase III of the PDX Logistics Center. The Port of Portland Commission has approved a 14-acre, 50-year lease with Capstone Partners to develop Phase III of the PDX Logistics Center. At more...
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Spada Opens New Berry and Produce Stand in Wilkes Neighborhood

Posted by on May 2, 2016 | 0 comments

Ron Spada of Spada Farms told the Memo recently that this year he’s farming not just part of the former Bottaro farm in the Wilkes neighborhood, as he did last season, but also all 40 acres from Northeast 150th to 158th avenues between Mason Street and Sandy Boulevard. Longtime East County farmer Ron Spada poses on the old Bottaro farm at...
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Rossi Farms Suspends Spring, Summer Produce Sales; Maybe Forever

Posted by on Apr 30, 2016 | 1 comment

After an eight-year hiatus, then a two-year return from 2014-15, Rossi Farms, in the person of Joe Rossi and his daughter Gabrielle, are again suspending produce and fruit sales at the family barn on Northeast 122nd Avenue in Parkrose. COURTESY JOE ROSSI After a two-year return retailing produce out of the family barn in Parkrose, Joe Rossi and...
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