ACE Holiday open house tomorrow, Friday

Posted by on Dec 14, 2011 | 0 comments

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.

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. 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...
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Headwaters work gives neighbors headaches

Posted by on Oct 29, 2011 | 0 comments

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.

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. Metro and the city of Portland paid $1.96 million in February to acquire the 20.5-acre Roughton property on the city’s eastern edge, a finger...
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Smith and Adams visit ACE Academy

Posted by on Sep 27, 2011 | 0 comments

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.

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...
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Mid-County mayhem results in stabbing at strip club

Posted by on Jan 21, 2011 | 0 comments

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.

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

Posted by on Nov 23, 2010 | 0 comments

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.

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...
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