Posts Tagged ‘Outer east portland’

ACE Holiday open house tomorrow, Friday

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

The staff at ACE invites the public, ACE parents, alumni, and industry partners to its annual holiday open house tomorrow and Friday. This special event, both days from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school, is a showcase for students’ handcrafted work.

You can buy a gingerbread house at the ACE Academy Annual Holiday Open House tomorrow and Friday.

Christmas and toy items will be on sale, proceeds in support of ACE students and programs.

Custom designed gingerbread houses, hand finished mantles, magical toy trebuchets, and a robot challenge are examples of display items.

Headwaters work gives neighbors headaches

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

At the recent Wilkes Community Group open house held to answer questions about the city’s newly acquired future hybrid park — Wilkes Creek Headwaters Natural Area — angry neighbors vented frustrations to a panel of city representatives about stabilization work the city did on it in August.

At last month’s Wilkes Community Group open house, Steve Lynch, right, expresses his frustrations to a panel of Portland Parks & Recreation and Environmental Services bureau representatives about stabilization work at the 20-acre Roughton farmstead property the city acquired in February to someday build a hybrid park.

Smith and Adams visit ACE Academy

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Mayor Sam Adams and Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith visited east Portland’s Academy for Architecture Construction and Engineering last month to learn more about the innovative public charter technical high school that draws from seven east county high schools — Parkrose, Reynolds, Centennial, Gresham, Barlow, Springwater Trail, and Sandy.

A wide-ranging conversation from construction industry representatives centered on why ACE’s industry partners are committed to the success of the design-build centric school and ways the mayor and Portland Public Schools can get more involved.

Mid-County mayhem results in stabbing at strip club

Friday, January 21st, 2011

A news release from the Portland Police Bureau about a stabbing at an outer east Portland strip club follows:

At approximately 1:30 a.m., this morning, January 21, 2011, Portland Police responded to a fight at the Dream On Saloon located at 15920 Southeast Stark Street.  After an initial investigation, officers learned that a 21-year-old male, later identified as Dontrelle Williams, was armed with a knife and fighting with two unidentified males.

During the altercation, Williams stabbed a 21-year-old male who was not part of the fight.  The 21-year-old male victim was transported to an area hospital with a stab wound to his thigh. A 21-year-old female associate of Williams also received minor injuries during the fight. The female victim was transported to an area hospital and later released.

Mill Park man argues with family, shoots at police, commits suicide

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

A news release about Craig Boehler, who opened fire on police after they were called to a Mill Park home during a family argument. The release follows:

At 12:40 a.m. on November 23, 2010, Portland Police Officers responded to a call in the 11000  Block of SE 106th and Cherry Blossom regarding a family disturbance.

When they arrived, they discovered that a father, adult son and adult daughter were in the midst of an argument and gunfire had been exchanged. Officers were able to coordinate getting the father and daughter safely out of the house. However, the son remained in the house and continued to fire at officers.

October 2010 edition online recap

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

The print and online versions of the October 2010  issue of the Mid-county Memo have been published.  A recap follows:

East Portland’s Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization — with help from a Nike grant — treated current and former teenage refugee clients from Bhutan, Myanmar, Iraq, Vietnam and Somalia to an all-day soccer clinic at Knott Park last month.

The Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services, at the former site of the Children’s Receiving Center on Northeast 102nd Ave. at East Burnside St., officially opened last month.

Police investigate east Portland stabbing

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

A news release and update from the Portland Police Bureau follows about morning mayhem in Mid-county’s Glenfair neighborhood:

“On Sunday March 14th, at approximately 1:20 a.m., Portland Police Officers responded to the 14700 block of E. Burnside St. on a report of a stabbing. Officers arrived and encountered a male subject leaving the area. The subject was detained and later determined to be the assailant.

“Officers also discovered an adult female with multiple stab wounds. The female was transported to an area hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time, however, the wounds are serious. It appears the the victim and the suspect knew each other. Detectives responded to the incident and began an investigation. This investigation is currently ongoing.  We hope to additional information later today as the investigation progresses.

Argay Neighborhood association meets Tuesday

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

Argay Neighborhood Association General Meeting is Tuesday, March 16, at Portland Fire & Rescue Station No. 2, 4800 N.E. 122nd Ave., begins at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Valerie Curry at:

• Open House/Open Forum to learn what Argay residents want their Argay Neighborhood Association Board to focus on.
• North Precinct’s Officer Eric Zajac reports on recent incidents in Argay.
• Refreshments will be served.

Annual David Douglas High School rummage sale today, Saturday

Friday, March 12th, 2010

The annual David Douglas High School Rummage Sale is today, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the high school’s South cafeteria. Proceeds benefit the 2010 Senior All-Night Party.

Rummage Sale questions? Call Peter Busby at 503-250-4195. David Douglas High School is at 1001 S.E. 135th Ave in outer southeast Portland.

SnowCap seeks MLK Day volunteers

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

We received a note from SnowCap Community Charities in outer east Portland with a special plea for volunteers on the upcoming holiday. SnowCap Community Charities is a philanthropic organization created to provide food, clothing, advocacy and other services to the poor in a large part of east and outer Portland, including Gresham, Wood Village, Troutdale and Fairview.

“Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an ideal occasion to volunteer for community service and SnowCap Community Charities is setting aside Monday, Jan. 18 for special helpers.