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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

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 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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HAND December 2016

  By Jill Riebesel Officer Leo Yee, who often takes time out from his police duties to give us a rundown on reported crimes and tips on how to avoid …

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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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