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....
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April 2015 Memo posted online

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Mid-county Memo‘s April 2015 edition posted online. Cristell Gonzalez Perez was named Parkrose High school’s 2015 Rose Festival Princess. In her court are, from left, Lilia Bechtel, Jade Bradford and Theresa Nguyen. This month’s feature stories include: A piece about east Portland’s diverse Rose Festival Court representatives. An article about Mid-county residents desire to secede Our series on Mid-county...
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March 2015 Edition Posted Online

by on Mar 5, 2015 | 0 comments

The March 2015 Mid-county Memo posted online today. Read all about it. THE OREGONIAN/BRUCE ELY For what would be former Trail Blazer Jerome Kersey’s final public appearance the day before his premature death, he visited the Madison High School campus (along with former Trail Blazers Terry Porter and Brian Grant) in recognition of Black History Month in February. Kersey,...
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Teens robbed of iPhones

by on Dec 22, 2014 | 0 comments

Today, around 10:30 a.m., two teenage boys flagged down a police cruiser at Southeast 94th and Division St. in the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood, and reported they had just been robbed of their iPhones after getting off the bus. The victims told police the three suspects, who also got off the bus at the same time, demanded their iPhones, and that...
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Mill Park man with dementia missing

by on Mar 16, 2014 | 0 comments

The Portland Police Bureau’s Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public’s help locating Robert Hodges, who was reported missing from his care facility in the 14300 block of Southeast Main Street in the Mill Park neighborhood at 4 p.m. today. Hodges suffers from dementia as well as other concerning medical conditions, and is considered a vulnerable adult. He...
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Pedestrian struck in unmarked crosswalk dies

by on Dec 14, 2013 | 0 comments

The pedestrian hit by a vehicle on Southeast Powell Blvd. Friday died last night at a Portland hospital, according to police. Investigators learned the 70-year-old woman attempted to cross the street in the 133rd block of Southeast Powell Boulevard when she was struck by an eastbound GMC Yukon driven by a 67-year-old man. There is no marked crosswalk at...
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EPNO awards neighborhood grants

by on Jan 23, 2013 | 0 comments

Earlier this month, the East Portland Neighborhood Office awarded 11 neighborhood grants containing a total of $30,000 to community organizations for special projects. The awards were selected from 28 applications seeking a total of $58,611. The money comes from the City General Fund through the Office of Neighborhood Involvement for disbursement by EPNO and the city’s six other neighborhood...
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Armed robbery attempt at Daily Planet

by on Nov 13, 2012 | 0 comments

At 3:50 a.m. Monday morning, East Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at the The Daily Planet, a nightclub/bar in the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood at 11312 S.E. Powell Blvd. When officers arrived, the bartender told police he was walking to his car after closing the bar when the suspect approached and demanded he go back and...
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