Community Center Annual Independence Day Celebration July 2

by on Jun 25, 2015 | 0 comments

The East Portland Community Center & Indoor Pool, 740 S.E. 106th Ave., holds its annual Independence Day Celebration Thursday, July 2. COURTESY PP&R The East Portland Community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave., holds its annual Independence Day Celebration Thursday, July 2 at 11:30 a.m. Including a short parade, the fun begins at at 10:30 a.m., and includes face painting and a climbing wall. Join neighbors to watch the festivities or march...
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Crosswalk Sting Tomorrow on Glisan Street at 87th Avenue

by on Jun 22, 2015 | 0 comments

To raise awareness of pedestrian safety and traffic laws, Portland’s Bureau of Transportation and police bureau conduct a crosswalk enforcement action tomorrow, Tuesday, June 23rd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the marked crosswalk of Northeast Glisan Street at 87th Avenue. Portland police and Bureau of Transportation staff conduct a crosswalk enforcement sting tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the marked crosswalk of Northeast Glisan Street...
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Armed Suspect Arrested After Attempt to Pass Bad Check at Gateway Business

by on Jun 13, 2015 | 0 comments

Friday, on a report someone was attempting to pass a bad check at the Gateway Jiffy Lube, police responded to the business at Northeast 108th Avenue and Halsey Street. After a brief struggle with police and citizens, Cory Peterson was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of, among other things,  felon in possession of a firearm, delivery of methamphetamine, four counts of identity theft, and resisting arrest after allegedly...
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June 2015 edition posted

by on Jun 4, 2015 | 0 comments

The June 2015 edition of the Mid-county Memo posted online. Links to stories and departments are below. With nine-month-old daughter Molly in tow Hazelwood resident Jake Herbst often strolls to the Goodwill and Salvation Army stores near his home to shop. Herbst, a 2003 David Douglas High School graduate said he is looking forward to his first Father’s Day. This month’s front page features a Happy Father’s Day wish for not only...
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Did East Portland Action Plan’s director call volunteers racist?

by on May 29, 2015 | 0 comments

Publisher’s note 1: Over the years, the Memo has spoken to many highly cynical individuals who have been involved with East Portland Neighborhood Office‘s system. Did East Portland Action Plan director Lore Wintergreen, right, call volunteers racist for requiring EPAP grantees to fill out IRS forms before receiving taxpayer funds? According to original meeting minutes taken by Alesia Reese, middle, she did. There’s a way the...
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Carter wins Parkrose school board seat; Reynolds levy passing

by on May 20, 2015 | 0 comments

Yesterday’s election results show Dave Carter ahead in the race to replace Thuy Tran on the Parkrose school board. Dave Carter holds a lead over Josh Singleton to replace Thuy Tran on Parkrose School District’s Board of Education. Carter ran for the only contested Mid-county school board position against Josh Singleton and was leading with 60.96 percent of the vote, or 987 votes to Singleton’s 37.92 percent, or 614 votes. In...
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Extra Seat Belt Enforcement in May

by on May 19, 2015 | 0 comments

Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office deputies are working Monday, May 18 through Sunday, May 31 to increase proper safety belt and child car seat use during a coordinated statewide enforcement effort. Until the end of May, local and state police are focusing on seat belt safety laws. “We’ve found in the past that May is a very effective time to ramp up seat belt enforcement efforts,” said MCSO Public Information Officer Lt....
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