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Neighborhood Notes – June 2024

Buckman Community AssociationBy Susan Lindsay Thursday, June 20 is Election Night at the BCA!! We have four open Board positions, each available for a two-year term. The only requirements are […]

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Neighborhood Notes – May 2024

HANDBy Jill Riebesehl Perhaps because downtown is just across the river from us, the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association (HAND) has taken an interest in a large revitalization effort under consideration by

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Neighborhood Notes – April 2024

HANDBy Jill Riebesehl The Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Board’s March meeting was so busy it kept us overtime. We heard and discussed progress on a brand new school building, a pitch by

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Neighborhood Notes – March 2024

Buckman Community AssociationBy Susan Lindsay Please join the Buckman Community Association (BCA) Thursday, March 12, 7 pm, in our new ground floor, ADA accessible, in-person meeting space at Hinson Church,

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Neighborhood Notes – February 2024

HANDBy Jill Riebesehl The Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association (HAND) Board met January 16 via Zoom due to severe weather. A report from the group that monitors how the Clinton Triangle (TASS)

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Neighborhood Notes – January 2024

HANDBy Jill Riebesehl The Hosford Abernethy Neighborhood District (HAND) Board doesn’t hold a meeting in December unless something urgent comes up. We did, however, enjoy a holiday get-together with friends,

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Neighborhood Notes – December 2023

HANDBy Jill Riebesehl Highlights from the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association’s (HAND) November Board meeting included attendees hearing from Jan Zuckerman, representing a group alerting Portland to what would happen in event

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Neighborhood Notes – November 2023

HANDBy Jill Riebesehl Darkness has overtaken the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association’s (HAND) monthly meetings on the St. Philip Neri campus. We will have a signboard outside the administrative building where we

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Neighborhood Notes – October 2023

HANDBy Jill Riebesehl The agenda for our September meeting was so chock full, we couldn’t get to all the business. Next month we hope for updates on US Rep. Suzanne

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Neighborhood Notes – September 2023

HANDBy Jill Riebesehl In a brief August meeting, the Hosford Abernethy Neighborhood Association (HAND) Board voted to approve a Good Neighbor Agreement that includes the Brooklyn Action Corps, Central Eastside

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Neighborhood Notes – August 2023

HANDBy Jill Riebesehl Hot time, summer in the city and there is lots going on. At our Hosford-Abernethy (HAND) July meeting, we agreed to support the Linnton neighborhood’s struggle over

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Neighborhood Notes July 2023

Buckman Community AssociationBy Susan Lindsay At the June BCA meeting, the Board voted unanimously to support the Alder Map for new Districts and we urge all Buckman residents and our

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Neighborhood Notes June 2023

HAND By Jill Riebesehl A large number of neighbors attended the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association’s first in-person meeting in three years. It was held in Carvlin Hall on the St. Philip

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Neighborhood Notes – May 2023

HAND By Jill Riebesehl Plans are shaping up quickly for a temporary, tiny-house village this summer on a long-neglected open space at SE 19th Ave. just west of New Seasons.

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Neighborhood Notes April 2023

HAND  By Jill Riebesehl City plans call for our neighborhood to host what could be the first of several large encampments for people who are homeless. The Board and other

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Neighborhood Notes February 2023

HAND By Jill Riebesehl In response to the fatality last year at SE 26th Ave. and Powell Blvd., Tom Mills, TriMet’s director of mobility planning and policy, attended our January

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Neighborhood Notes January 2023

HAND By Jill Riebesehl The Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Board took a December break, but didn’t lose sight of some ongoing concerns. Two involve situations that lie on our borders: the river

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Neighborhood Notes December 2022

HAND By Jill Riebesehl  Serious discussion of community involvement dominated the November meeting of Hosford Abernethy NA’s Board and neighbors. Top of our list was working out how to proceed

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Neighborhood Notes November 2022

HAND By Jill Riebesehl Hosford-Abernethy is a neighborhood of contrasts, from St. Phil Neri to a Buddhist temple; customer-owned Peoples Co-op to giant New Seasons; tree-lined streets to three main

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Neighborhood Notes October 2022

HAND By Jill Riebesehl Fall is here, schools are finally back in full session, and we have a handful of issues to attend to in our neighborhood. At the September

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Neighborhood Notes August 2022

HAND By Jill Riebesehl At the July meeting of the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association, Board members and others in attendance moved their attention to the city as a whole. Coming up

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Neighborhood Notes July 2022

HAND By Jill Riebesehl The Board of the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood asked Paul Leistner, who has long been involved in citizen participation in Portland for a brief history. He said we

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Neighborhood Notes June 2022

HAND By Jill Riebesehl A tiny homes village in HAND? The Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood is entertaining the possibility. At its general meeting May 17, residents listened to a report on the

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Neighborhood Notes May 2022

HAND By Jill Riebesehl At our upcoming annual May meeting, the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association (HAND) is inviting our neighbors to hear about and share tentative plans for a tiny house

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Neighborhood Notes April 2022

Buckman Community Association By Susan Lindsay The Buckman Community Association will host a public Candidate Forum virtually Thursday, April 14, 7 pm. All candidates for Multnomah County Chair and Portland

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Neighborhood Notes March 2022

Buckman Community Association By Susan Lindsay At this month’s BCA meeting, developers of a 12-story apartment complex slated for SE 9th Ave. and SE Sandy Blvd., and a new housing

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Neighborhood Notes February 2022

HAND By Jill Riebesehl Every 10 years, Portland looks anew at its charter (in many ways like the Constitution) under which the city is organized. Julia Meier is Portland’s project

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Neighborhood Notes January 2022

Buckman Community Association By Susan Lindsay The Buckman Community Association will meet Thursday, January 13, 7-9 pm. We meet on Zoom, so email us anytime for the link and password

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Neighborhood Notes December 2021

Buckman Community Association By Susan Lindsay Buckman Community Association, buckmanpdx.org, meets Thursday, December 9, 7-9 pm virtually. Contact BCA anytime at buckmanboard@googlegroups.com for the link or to bring any item

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Neighborhood Notes November 2021

Buckman Community Association By Susan Lindsay The Buckman Community Association will deviate ever so slightly in November and meet Thursday, November 18, 7 pm. This is due to the national

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Neighborhood Notes October 2021

Buckman Neighborhood Association By Susan Lindsay Buckman Community Association meets the second Thursday of the month, 7-9 pm. Currently we are meeting virtually, as our regular meeting hall, the Multnomah

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Neighborhood Notes September 2021

HAND By Jill Riebesehl The Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association Board had planned to reconvene in-person meetings in September, but will review that decision given the rise of the new delta COVID-19

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Neighborhood Notes August 2021

HAND By Jill Riebesehl Pressing business for the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association was a request to sign onto a petition initiated by the Linnton Neighborhood, and joined so far by more

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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

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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  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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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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HAND March 2018

By Jill Riebesehl   Fire and medical rescues, building changes, and open space landed on the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood District Association board’s agenda in late February. At  the HAND board’s invitation, Portland Fire

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By Jill Riebesehl   Neighborhood streets and greenways, historic preservation and public outreach concerns filled our January agendas this new year. The Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood District Association board has been worrying

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HAND Oct 17

By Jill Riebesehl Over the summer the Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood (HAND) welcomed several new members to the board; had a blast representing the neighborhood at the Division-Clinton Business Association’s street fair;

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By Susan Pearce We at Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood District (HAND) continue following and responding to proposals regard changes in zoning, street designations and greenways/bikeways, as well as the proposed Division Transit

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HAND June 17

  By Jill Riebesehl   Summer is here, and the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association Board is gearing up for sunny days, with one event specializing in free ice cream and another

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  By Jill Riebesehl Call it the thrill of spring and all its joys and demands. The Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association HAND board has been busy addressing a myriad of issues,

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By Jill Riebesehl It’s that time of the year when our neighborhood association, Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood District Association or HAND,  takes stock of the past and gears up anew for the

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HAND March 2017

  By Susan Pierce The Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood runs from SE 28th Ave. to the river, but a good half of it is the Central Eastside Industrial District, which extends to

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By Jill Riebesehl It’s fall. Gone are the summer days of ice cream socials and movies in the parks. Gone is one item of concern to many in the neighborhood. The

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HAND August 16

By Jill Riebesehl The Hosford-Neighborhood District Association (HAND), in our mission to advance livability and safety, welcomes all local residents’  input and participation. Our neighborhood is at the epicenter of

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HAND By David Kaplan   At the HAND Annual Meeting, three new members were elected to the Board of Directors.  Griffin Gonzalez, Patrick Vinograd, and Liz Potter were elected to

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By Dave Kaplan The HAND Board has passed a resolution requesting that regulatory bodies make a comprehensive study of the impact of coal trains passing through our neighborhoods on it’s

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HAND November 2012

By David Kaplan The last time Portland updated zoning to support the Comprehensive Plan was in 1988.  That effort was a blueprint for increasing density in transit oriented neighborhoods that

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