Experience Middle Eastern culture at George Antiochian Orthodox Church

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 | 0 comments

The 40th annual Middle East Festival is Sunday, Aug. 27 from noon until 7 p.m. at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 2101 N.E. 162nd Ave. This event features food, entertainment and fun.

Middle East Festival volunteers make meat and spinach pies for the annual Middle East Festival at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 2101 N.E. 162nd Ave. Set for Saturday, Aug. 27, this year is the 40th anniversary of the festival.

The 40th annual Middle East Festival is Sunday, Aug. 27 from noon until 7 p.m. at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 2101 N.E. 162nd Ave. This event features food, entertainment and fun. Middle East Festival volunteers make meat and spinach pies for the annual Middle East Festival at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 2101 N.E. 162nd Ave....
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Argay Terrace Neighborhood Garage Sale Starts Friday, Aug. 4

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 | 0 comments

The Argay Terrace Neighborhood Association, tucked between Northeast 122nd and 148th avenues and I-84 and Sandy Boulevard, is holding its annual neighborhood garage sale Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4, 5, and 6.

The Argay Terrace Neighborhood Association is holding its annual neighborhood-wide garage sale Aug. 4, 5 and 6. If you want to be involved, call ATNA Events Chair Katie Beymer at 503-807-9284.

Official sale hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Last year, more than 45 families participated, and from the rate of initial registrations, it looks to be an even larger event this year.

The Argay Terrace Neighborhood Association, tucked between Northeast 122nd and 148th avenues and I-84 and Sandy Boulevard, is holding its annual neighborhood garage sale Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4, 5, and 6. The Argay Terrace Neighborhood Association is holding its annual neighborhood-wide garage sale Aug. 4, 5 and 6. If you want to be...
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Police Seek Public’s Help Solving East Portland Homicide

Posted by on May 31, 2017 | 0 comments

On Saturday April 15, 2017, around 12:30 p.m., police responded to the area of 128th Avenue and East Burnside Street on the report of gunfire and one person down on the ground.

A witness was able to provide a description on one of the three suspects to a Forensic Sketch Artist, who developed a sketch of the person. Submit an anonymous tip: Text CRIMES (274637) – Type 823HELP, followed by the tip, or online here

When police arrived on the east side of Northeast 128th Avenue, at an entrance to the Menlo Park Elementary School recreation field, they found the victim, 38-year-old Larry Edwin Van Dolah Jr. of St. Helens, Oregon, suffering from gunshot wounds.

On Saturday April 15, 2017, around 12:30 p.m., police responded to the area of 128th Avenue and East Burnside Street on the report of gunfire and one person down on the ground. A witness was able to provide a description on one of the three suspects to a Forensic Sketch Artist, who developed a sketch of the person. Submit an anonymous tip: Text...
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College asks voters for construction bond

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 | 0 comments

Would you be surprised to learn that since principle construction of Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) ended in 1974, voters have turned down every request for capital improvements at the college?

It’s true.

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Mt. Hood Community College President Dr. Debra Derr tells the Memo why passing a capital improvement bond for the college is important to east Portland’s future.

Most recently in May 2016, which forced MHCC officials back to the drawing board after voters turned down a $125 million capital improvement bond by a little over 3,000 votes out of 58,000 cast.

Would you be surprised to learn that since principle construction of Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) ended in 1974, voters have turned down every request for capital improvements at the college? It’s true. COURTESY MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE Mt. Hood Community College President Dr. Debra Derr tells the Memo why passing a capital...
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City Budget Events

Posted by on Apr 18, 2017 | 0 comments

The city invites its citizens to the following public meetings about the annual budget.

The city is holding a hearing about the city budget tonight at Mt. Scott Community Center and a budget hearing in May at City Hall.

The purpose of these meetings is for the Mayor and City Council to receive testimony from Portland residents regarding the citywide budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Whether you’re planning to attend and testify in person, or submit written testimony, here are some tips.

Community Budget Forum
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Mt. Scott Community Center, Auditorium
5530 S.E. 72nd Ave.

The city invites its citizens to the following public meetings about the annual budget. The city is holding a hearing about the city budget tonight at Mt. Scott Community Center and a budget hearing in May at City Hall. The purpose of these meetings is for the Mayor and City Council to receive testimony from Portland residents regarding the...
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Arbor Day Festival set for April 22

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 | 0 comments

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) Urban Forestry presents the city’s annual Arbor Day Festival on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mt. Scott Park, at Southeast 72nd Avenue between Harold and Knight streets.

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Festival-goers prepare for a bucket truck ride at last year’s Arbor Day festival.

Arbor Day 2017 is a free, multicultural festival for all ages. Enjoy food from local vendors and participate in activities for the whole family underneath towering Douglas fir trees. Commissioner Amanda Fritz and PP&R Director Mike Abbaté will welcome guests with brief remarks. Enjoy musical performances all afternoon. Activities include:

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) Urban Forestry presents the city’s annual Arbor Day Festival on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mt. Scott Park, at Southeast 72nd Avenue between Harold and Knight streets. COURTESY PORTLAND PARKS & RECREATION Festival-goers prepare for a bucket truck ride at last year’s Arbor Day...
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Rossi Farms gets a Taste of Parkrose

Posted by on Mar 3, 2017 | 0 comments

Historic Parkrose (HP)—one of eight mini-urban renewal areas the Portland Development Commission has created around Portland—is relocating its signature summer event from the Sandy Boulevard business district to Rossi Farms, according to HP Revitalization Manager Mingus Mapps.

Set for Saturday, June 24, the Taste of Parkrose moves from Sandy Boulevard to Rossi Farms. In its fourth year, the community event is produced by the Portland Development Commission’s Historic Parkrose group.

A free community event, the Taste of Parkrose was created by Portland Development Commissions’s (HP) group in the summer of 2014 to bring people to the business district.

Historic Parkrose (HP)—one of eight mini-urban renewal areas the Portland Development Commission has created around Portland—is relocating its signature summer event from the Sandy Boulevard business district to Rossi Farms, according to HP Revitalization Manager Mingus Mapps. Set for Saturday, June 24, the Taste of Parkrose moves...
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