Neighborhood Notes

Neighborhood Notes June 2021

HAND By Jill Riebesehl The Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association held what might be one of its last Zoom board meetings on May 18. We discussed the situation and decided to wait …

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Neighborhood Notes May 2021

HAND By Jill Riebesehl Within Hosford Abernethy Neighborhood Association’s boundaries lie Ladd’s Addition, Colonial Heights, the Central Eastside Industrial District, OMSI and various and assorted small-businesses, renters, homeowners and people …

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Neighborhood Notes April 2021

HAND By Jill Riebesehl Three main issues dominated Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association’s concerns this winter, none of which required action from the board, which holds elections in May. All are welcome …

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Neighborhood Notes March 2021

HAND By Jill Riebesehl The Hosford-Abernethy board met this chilly, snowy month via Zoom and held wide-ranging conversations on our neighborhood’s needs and problems, such as how we can best …

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Neighborhood Notes February 2021

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association By Jill Riebesehl Now, two months since we last met, the HAND board with many faces, some new, started the New Year with a bang of a …

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Neighborhood Notes – January 2021

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association By Jill Riebesehl The HAND Board has a long hiatus over the holidays, but we anticipate interesting challenges in the coming year. It looks as if Catholic …

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Neighborhood Notes December 2020

HAND By Jill Riebesehl At the HAND Board’s November meeting, it was all action. We celebrated the opening of the Gideon Overcrossing, voted to support Quiet Clean PDX in its …

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Neighborhood Notes November 2020

HAND By Jill Riebesehl                                                      …

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Neighborhood Notes October 2020

HAND By Jill Riebesehl Smoky, rain-and-shine September, and digging out of the coronavirus doldrums, our neighborhood, Hosford-Abernethy, along with others should soon be seeing some urban improvements, one being the …

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Neighborhood Notes August 2020

Montavilla Neighborhood Association By Louise Hoff Montavilla Neighborhood Association Board successfully held a virtual general meeting this month and hopes to do the same on September 14, 6:30 pm. Rachel …

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Neighborhood Notes July 2020

HAND By Jill Riebesehl Although our neighborhood, like most in our town these days, has been going through a sea of changes with a Black Lives Matter family-focused demonstration on …

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Neighborhood Notes June 2020

HAND By Jill Riebesehl The board of the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association met in April using Zoom under the auspices of SE Uplift. We shared how we were faring during these …

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HAND January 2020

By Jill Riebesehl It should be an exciting year for our neighborhood with OMSI finalizing its development plans and the SE 13th Place/14th Ave. pedestrian and bicycle bridge over the …

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Montavilla January 2020

By Louise Hoff During the Montavilla Neighborhood Association (MNA) meeting in December we asked those present what they liked about living in Montavilla and the answers ranged from “friendly,” “sense …

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Mt. Tabor January 2020

By Laura Smith At the November meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA), a representative from the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management gave an informative presentation about Emergency Preparedness …

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South Tabor January 2020

By Pete Forsyth In South Tabor we had a great 2019, and we’re looking forward to an exciting 2020. Last year we hosted a Pancake Breakfast and our 10th annual …

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South Tabor December 2019

By Tina Kimmey  At the November Land Use meeting, we discussed the upcoming speed bumps between 52nd and 75th on SE Woodward, pedestrian safety and other proposed changes along the …

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Richmond December 2019

By Brian Hochhalter  The Richmond Neighborhood Association (richmondpdx.org) convened Monday, November 11 at Waverly Heights Church. Allen Field discussed an updated Good Neighbor Agreement (GNA) between the RNA and Salt …

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Richmond  October 2019

  By Peter Forrest Richmond Neighborhood Association (richmondpdx.org) held its monthly meeting September 9, at Waverly Heights Church, 33rd/Woodward St. Meetings are held in the basement; enter from the east-side …

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Mt. Tabor October 2019

  By Laura Smith The restoration work at Reservoir 1 in Mt. Tabor Park is almost complete, and the basin should be ready to fill with water in November. The …

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Sunnyside October 2019

By Colin Wonnacott The Sunnyside Neighborhood Association is hosting a panel discussion to address challenges we face as the city continues to change. Crisis and Conscience: Understanding and Responding to …

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HAND October 2019

By Jill Riebesehl   Actions this month reflect just two ways the Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood is often asked to lend support. These are examples of how neighborhood associations intrinsically concern themselves …

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South Tabor October 2019

By Tina Kimmey Thanks to everyone that joined us in mixed weather conditions for the 10th Annual Harvest Festival on the 2nd Sunday in September. We enjoyed crafts, corn, cider, …

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Montavilla October 2019

By Brad Donahue With the signs of fall in the air it’s sort of like back to school for the Montavilla Neighborhood Association. In our case it happens that it’s …

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South Tabor September 2019

  By Tina Kimmey Join your neighbors and enjoy a day of community as the South Tabor neighborhood is holding our 10th annual Harvest Festival Sunday, September 8, Noon-4 pm. …

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Richmond September 2019

  By Allen Field Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on August 12, at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd/Woodward St.  RNA meetings are held in the basement; enter …

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Mount Tabor August 2019

Laura Smith Want to learn about Naturescaping? Attend a August 21 meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) and hear all about it from Brandi Boersma of the East …

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HAND August 2019

By Jill Riebesehl Portland neighborhoods are on the brink of losing their formal recognition with the city government. With a minimum of outreach and notification, the newly established Office of …

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Richmond August 2019

By Claire Cofsky Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on July 8 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd/Woodward St. Meetings are held in the basement – enter from …

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Buckman July 2019

  By Susan Lindsay Welcome to: “Buckman in July”, featuring two all inclusive, free events, produced by volunteers of the Buckman Community Association. The first event: Portland Parks Movie Night, …

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Richmond July 2019

  By Kamal Belkhayat and Allen Field Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on June 10. The meeting started with an orientation for new board members. Board member’s fiduciary …

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South Tabor July 2019

  By Tina Kimmey Welcome to Portland Summer! Lots of free activities around the city including movies and music in the park. For details go to portlandoregon.gov/parks/61921. With the warmer …

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HAND July 2019

  By Jill Riebesehl   At our well-attended annual meeting in May, Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood association heard from two major property owners that lie within our borders: St. Philip Neri and …

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Laurelhurst June 2019

  By John Liu The Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association (LNA) seeks neighborhood volunteers for the following positions: SW quad rep to coordinate newsletter delivery (must reside in the SW quad); newsletter …

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Richmond June 2019

  By Brian Hochhalter The Richmond Neighborhood Association held our annual Richmond Spring Clean-up on May 18. We filled four dumpsters of refuse, recycled styrofoam & metal, held a U-Price …

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Mt. Tabor June 2019

  By Laura Smith The Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) held its annual board elections on Wednesday, May 15, and all serving 2018-2019 board members were re-elected. MTNA is a …

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South Tabor June 2019

By Tina Kimmey At our May meeting we saluted our outgoing President Duane Hanson and held an election for a new Neighborhood Association President.  By an overwhelming majority we elected …

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Richmond May 2019

By Allen Field Richmond Neighborhood Association held its April meeting on at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St. Meetings are held the second Monday of the month …

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HAND May 2019

By Jill Riebesehl We could say with spring for sure comes change, or in human terms, at least planning for change. We are looking forward to our annual meeting, which will …

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South Tabor May 2019

By Tina Kimmey South Tabor held a successful neighborhood Pancake Breakfast April 27 with 60+ neighbors attending and a dozen volunteering. We very much enjoyed the community environment and a …

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Laurelhurst

By John Liu The Laurelhurst Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, culminating a twenty-five year effort beginning in 1991. The most recent effort involved hundreds …

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Mt. Tabor April 2019

By Laura Smith Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) holds its annual board elections Wednesday, May 15, at 7 pm at Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church, SE 54th and Belmont St. MTNA …

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Mt. Tabor March 2019

  By Laura Smith At the February meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA), the Disaster Preparedness Coordinator of the Cascades Region of the American Red Cross told attendees …

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North Tabor March 2019

  By Zach Michaud Come by the meeting to connect with the Neighborhood Cleanup committee who, in partnership with Mt. Tabor Neighborhood, will host the Cleanup on Saturday, April 27 …

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HAND March 2019

  Jill Riebesehl   HAND board members don’t want a wall, but we do concern ourselves with happenings just on the other side our borders. Meetings held every third Tuesday, …

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Mt. Tabor February 2019

By Laura Smith Neighbors at the January 21 meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) discussed reactions to the recent diverter installation at SE 50th and Lincoln as part …

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Montavilla February 2019

By Patricia Sanders Fans of old Montavilla and its architecture will be happy to learn that the historic resource survey of the Stark-Washington corridor has officially begun. Brandon Spencer-Hartle of …

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South Tabor February 2019

By Tina Kimmey At our January Land Use meeting, discussion continued regarding the pinch point on SE Woodward between 60th and 62nd. We are working on a temporary solution to …

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Montavilla January 2019

  By Patricia Sanders The theme of the December general meeting of the Montavilla Neighborhood Association (MNA) was street safety, a long Montavilla concern going all the way back to …

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South Tabor January 2019

By Tina Kimmey Welcome to 2019! Lots to look forward to for the new year. We have a new Communications Chair, Pete Forsyth. Here’s to more neighborhood communications for the …

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Mt. Tabor Nov 2018

  By Laura Smith At the October meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA), fiscal sponsorships through SE Uplift were renewed. The five sponsorships provide neighbors with opportunities to …

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Montavilla Nov 2018

By Patricia Sanders This fall has been a very exciting and busy time for the Montavilla Neighborhood Association – new board, new mural, new history project and two successful fundraisers. …

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HAND Nov 2018

By Jill Riebesehl The Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood District Association continues to grapple with several ongoing challenges, a couple of which may soon bear fruit. Tri-Met and the Portland Department of Transportation …

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Richmond Nov 2018

  By Matt Otis Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting Monday, October 8 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and SE Woodward St. Susan Beal reported on the …

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South Tabor November 2018

South Tabor By Tina Kimmey At our October meeting we welcomed new neighbors, established neighbors, and a speaker from Representative Alissa Keny-Guyer’s office. One of our neighbors is a volunteer …

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Montavilla October 2018

  By Amanda Rhoades MNA Annual Meeting And Elections, Monday, October 8 at Montavilla United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 232 SE 80th Ave. Doors open at 6 pm. Annual meeting …

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HAND October 2018

  By Jill Riebesehl   Fall got off to a rousing start at HAND, with appointment of Linda Nettekoven to liaison with the new city bureau that replaces the Office …

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South Tabor October 2018

  By Tina Kimmey Thanks to everyone that made this year’s South Tabor Harvest Fest a big success. The weather was great and the cider was delicious! Trinity Fellowship was …

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Richmond October 2018

  By Susan Beal Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting Monday, September 10 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and SE Woodward St. Vice Chair Kat West started …

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Montavilla

By Amanda Rhoads We’re heading into a busy fall in Montavilla and hosting our annual elections on Monday, October 8. Only current members can vote, so we’re encouraging everyone to …

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Mt. Tabor 

By Laura Smith The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is undergoing the Environmental Overlay Zone Map Correction Project. Environmental overlay zones, or e-zones, and the regulations that accompany them, are …

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HAND

By Jill Riebesehl Summer, 2018: The day we served up ice cream cones for our neighborhood at Piccolo Park was the hottest so far, but we had a lot of …

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Montavilla August 2018

  By David Linn Montavilla Neighborhood Association has been busy this summer and there great events coming up. After hosting two candidate forums in April and May, on June 30, …

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Mt. Tabor August 2018

  By Laura Smith Hopefully our weather will cool off by September 30 for the Tar ‘n’ Trail benefit run and walk which will take place that day in Mt. …

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HAND

  Jill Riebesehl Our neighborhood’s concerns are similar to most others in Portland: how to navigate our narrow streets, how to respond when houseless folks encamp in residential areas, how …

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South Tabor

  By Ute Munger The South Tabor Land Use Committee (LUC) asked for its Neighborhood Association to adopt the Division Design Guidelines as recommended. After review and discussion it was …

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North Tabor

By Joshua Carey North Tabor Neighborhood Association will have a business meeting to discuss a budget plan, Tuesday, July 17, 6:30 pm, at 4837 NE Couch. The meeting is open …

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Buckman June 2018

By Susan Lindsay Buckman Board Elections: Thursday, June 14th, 7pm: Buckman residents: You’re Invited!! Buckman Community Association Board Elections June 14th, 7pm. There’s five open slots to fill with either …

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South Tabor June 2018

By Sandra Hay Magdaleno May was the STNA Annual Meeting and Elections.  The following were elected to a two-year term from June 2018 through May 2020:  Tina Kimmey as SE …

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Mt. Tabor June 2018

  By Laura Smith Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) held their board elections at the May meeting. Six new board members were elected in addition to the re-election of 11 …

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North Tabor June 2018

  By Joshua Carey, North Tabor Neighborhood Association will meet Tuesday, June 19, 6:30 pm, at 4837 NE Couch.  The meeting is open to the public. To contact the board, …

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HAND June 2018

  By Jill Riebesehl At Hosford-Abernethy’s May 15 general board meeting, we held annual elections and heard from three Portlanders deeply invested in making the Willamette River–which borders the neighborhood …

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Richmond June 2018

  By Allen Field The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on May 15, 2018 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St.   RNA meetings are …

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South Tabor May 2018

  By Sandra Hay Magdaleno Coming up:  STNA May Annual Meeting and Elections, Thursday, 5/17/18, 7 – 8:30 pm. We’re in need of a Vice President, Secretary, Communications Chair and …

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Montavilla

  By David Linn This has been a busy year so far for Montavilla, and the parade, street fair and block party seasons are just around the corner. We hope …

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North Tabor May 2018

  By Joshua Carey North Tabor Neighborhood Association will have a board meeting Tuesday, May 15, 6:30 pm, at 4837 NE Couch.  The meeting is open to the public. Mark …

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