Former Starbucks President Gives Free Speech at MHCC

Posted by on Nov 25, 2016 | 0 comments

Former Starbucks President Howard Behar will be speaking on the topic of Servant Leadership at a free lunchtime presentation on Monday, Nov. 30, from Noon to 1 p.m. at the Mt. Hood Community College Theater, 26000 S.E. Stark St. Former Starbucks President Howard Behar Gives Free Speech at Mt. Hood Community College Monday, Nov. 30. For 21 years...
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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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Mt. Hood Visual Arts Department Presents Annual Student Art Exhibit

Posted by on May 12, 2016 | 0 comments

The Annual Mt. Hood Community College Student Art Exhibit is now on display in the Visual Arts Theater, 26000 S.E. Stark St., in Gresham through June 2. There is an opening reception today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Visual Arts Gallery. A diversity of works and mediums, including jewelry, ceramics, mixed media, sculpture, painting and...
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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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Historic Bronco Season Comes to End

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 | 0 comments

Last month, capping their most successful season in decades, the Parkrose boys basketball team went to their first on-site state basketball tournament since 1991. By winning two home play-in games—which included a victory over defending state champion Silverton—the Broncos made it to Gill Coliseum, 5A’s championship site.  ...
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