Slough Town Inflames Debate Over Who Owns Columbia Slough

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 | 0 comments

Parkrose, a small, often uncharted island in Portland’s greater political sea, has inspired citywide change when it comes to challenging the growing homelessness issue. In November, Danny Ferron was told that he and the other four denizens of Slough Town must pack up and leave. A local pastor, the Historic Parkrose revitalization group, the...
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Bronze Medalist Visits Portland Christian

Posted by on Sep 8, 2016 | 0 comments

Olympic volleyball Bronze medalist Kim Hill, a 2008 Portland Christian Jr/Sr High School alumna, speaks at the Jr/Sr High Pep Assembly on Friday, Sept. 9th at 2:30 p.m.                                                                                                             COURTESY USA VOLLEYBALL Olympic Bronze Medalist Kim Hill visits her...
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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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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 | 1 comment

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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Spring Clean-up Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 | 0 comments

To the Editor: As the area’s representative on the Metro Council, I want to let your readers know about some upcoming opportunities for east Portlanders. The Argay Terrace Neighborhood Association holds their annual cleanup Saturday, May 14 at Shaver Elementary School, 3701 N.E. 131st Place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Several neighborhood associations...
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Grant to help GABA grow membership

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 | 0 comments

Gateway Area Business Association has received a $4,000 grant from Venture Portland as part of the East Portland Pilot Project. COURTESY GABA Longtime Gateway Area Business Association Treasurer Karen Montez, left, and business district organizer Adrienne Sweetwater grip the big check from Venture Portland and grin. The board has approved a...
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