Neighborhood Notes

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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Mt. Tabor May 2018

  By Laura Smith Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) board elections will be held at the May 16 meeting which starts at 7 pm at Mt Tabor Presbyterian Church (SE …

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Richmond  May 2018

  By Rob Mumford RNA held its monthly meeting this past April 9 at Waverly Heights Congregational United Church. Our Annual Richmond Clean-up is Saturday May 19 at Central Christian …

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Montavilla

  By David Linn At our March meeting, Montavilla Neighborhood Association was honored to host Takatoshi Muneno, a professor of Shiga University, Japan, who was studying civil involvement in public …

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Buckman

  By Susan Lindsay It’s almost election time, so join the Buckman Community Association as we present our Spring 2018 Candidate Forum, Thursday, April 12, from 7 to 9 pm …

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Richmond

  By Brendon Haggerty The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its March meeting on Monday March 12. The board moved to provide input on the City of Portland’s Better Housing by …

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North Tabor

  By Joshua Carey North Tabor Neighborhood Association has its general meeting Tuesday, April 17, 6:30 pm, at 4837 NE Couch. Mark Wells, City of Portland Crime Prevention Coordinator, will …

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South Tabor

  By Sandra Hay Magdaleno At the March 2018 STNA meeting Julia Percel with the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Program at PCC spoke and encouraged all to attend or reach …

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Mt Tabor

  By Laura Smith The joint Mt. Tabor/North Tabor neighborhood cleanup will be Saturday, April 28 at Mt. Tabor Middle School. Mark your calendars and start gathering your junk. Recently, …

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South Tabor

  By Sandra Hay Magdaleno At the March 2018 STNA meeting Julia Percel with the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Program at PCC spoke and encouraged all to attend or reach …

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Montavilla March 2018

By Amanda Rhoads The new Montavilla Neighborhood Association board (MNA) continues to gain steam as we reactivate long-dormant committees, start new ones (hello, accessibility) and re-create our online presence. Our …

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Richmond

By Lauren Scher and Allen Field The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on Monday, February 12, 2018 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and SE Woodward St. …

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North Tabor March 2018

By Joshua Carey North Tabor Neighborhood Association will have a business meeting Tuesday, March 20, 6:30 pm, at 4837 NE Couch.  February’s presentation on emergency preparedness had to be postponed …

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South Tabor March 2018

  By Sandra Hay Magdaleno Congratulations and thank you to our new STNA Land Use Chair, Marcelle Thurston who has been appointed to finish the current term! We look forward …

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Mt. Tabor March 2018

By Laura Smith The Thorburn Street Safety Group shared a report from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) about the measured results of the speed cushions recently installed on Thorburn. …

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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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North Tabor

By Joshua Carey North Tabor Neighborhood Association will have a general meeting Tuesday, Feb. 20, 6:30 pm, at 4837 NE Couch to discuss Emergency Preparedness 101. Planning is ongoing for …

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Montavilla

By David Linn Meetings are on the second Monday night of each month. Our meeting February 12 will have updates from our Landuse and Transportation Committee discussing the development of …

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Mt. Tabor

By Joshua Carey   With spring just around the corner, mark your calendars for the annual neighborhood cleanup. Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) and North Tabor Neighborhood Association will hold …

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South Tabor

By Sandra Hay Magdaleno Our first guest speaker was Pete Forsyth on the Eagles Lodge on 50th and SE Hawthorne. The local group was able to stave off a sale …

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HAND

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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Montavilla Jan 2018

By Amanda Rhoads Montavilla Neighborhood Association had an incredible election on October 9, with 22 candidates running for 11 board seats, and over 200 neighbors casting ballots. Since then, the …

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South Tabor Jan 2018

By Sandra Hay Magdaleno While STNA does not hold a board/general meeting in December, on December 20, board president Duane Hanson announced an emergency meeting to address the City’s land …

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Mt. Tabor December 2017

  By Laura Smith A community meeting held November 2 by the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) to discuss proposed car diverters at SE 50th Ave. and Lincoln St. was …

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North Tabor December 2017

  By Joshua Carey Officer elections took place at the November board meeting. Continuing as board officers are Joshua Carey, chair; Charles Tubens, vice-chair; and Sarah Mongue, secretary. Dawn Madden …

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Richmond December 2017

  By Jessica Gillard At Richmond Neighborhood Association’s monthly meeting, the board approved a letter drafted by the Board Chair Erik Matthews to city police and other officials notifying them …

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South Tabor November 2017

By Sandra Hay Magdaleno Our October STNA meeting opened with an introduction to a book about one of our most esteemed neighbors, an artist, historian, effective and generous leader by …

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Richmond November 2017

By Susan Beal   The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on October 9 from 7-9 pm at Waverly Heights Church, SE 33rd and Woodward Street. Meetings are normally …

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Mt. Tabor November 2017

  By Laura Smith The proposed traffic diverters at SE 50th and Lincoln continue to be a concern of residents in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood. To bring more neighbors into …

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North Tabor November 2017

  By Cathy Riddell North Tabor Neighborhood Association’s annual meeting drew an audience of about 80 on a weeknight to meet with Mayor Ted Wheeler and, it was hoped, participate …

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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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Mt. Tabor Oct 17

By Laura Smith Proposed traffic diverters generated a lot of conversation at the September meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA). After hearing feedback from attendees at the July …

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Richmond Oct 17

By Rob Mumford The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on September 11 at Waverly Heights Church at SE 33rd and Woodward St. RNA meetings are held in the …

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South Tabor Oct 17

By Ute Munger   The recent 8th annual Harvest Fest was another success with various vendors representing other neighborhoods and diverse handcrafted wares as well as opportunities for small businesses …

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Montavilla Oct 17

By Robyn Head Neighbors are encouraged to attend the Montavilla Neighborhood Association board election meeting in October. All eleven positions on the Board of Directors are up for election, including …

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North Tabor Oct 17

By Cathy Riddell Providence Portland Medical Center’s annual meeting with neighbors in North Tabor and Laurelhurst  is scheduled for Wednesday, October 11, 7 pm at the Providence Cancer Center Amphitheater, …

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Buckman

By Susan Lindsay 2017 Buckman Picnic is Sunday, September 17, 3-7 pm at Colonel Summers Park. This year in conjunction with Portland Parks and Recreation, we will have the Grand …

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HAND 

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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Mt. Tabor

By Laura Smith Campsites are now a common sight in our city. At the August meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association, officers from the Portland Police Bureau informed attendees …

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South Tabor

By Sandra Hay Magdaleno Ute Munger reported that August National Night Out was a success with many more young people than adults attending this year.  The water events in the …

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Richmond

By Jonathan King   Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting August 14 at Waverly Heights Church. Sheila Parrott, Program Specialist at PBOT, gave an update on Lincoln-Harrison Greenway improvements …

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North Tabor

North Tabor News by Gabe Frayne Sgt. Randy Teig of the Portland Police Bureau’s Neighborhood Response Team presented at the August meeting on the visible increase in homeless encampments and …

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North Tabor

By Gabe Frayne As was widely reported in local media, an early-morning fire destroyed a building on the north side of the 5600 block of Glisan St. on July 13 …

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Richmond

 By Heather Flint Chatto Richmond Neighborhood Association (richmondpdx.org) held its monthly meeting July 10 at Waverly Heights Church, SE 33rd and Woodward St. Crime Prevention/Safety – Hot weather reminder to …

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Mt. Tabor

By Laura Smith One of our neighborhood’s favorite gathering places is TaborSpace, located on the grounds of Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church. Unfortunately, the bell tower and church buildings currently need …

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South Tabor

By Sandra Hay Magdaleno The first key discussion was the response from TriMet to STNA’s proposal of electric buses for the Division Rapid Transit Line. Our hope is that TriMet …

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North Tabor june 17

  By Gabe Frayne North Tabor residents surely have no memory of a crime spree as prolific as that which took place in our vicinity this past Memorial Day weekend. …

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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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Buckman

By Susan Lindsay Buckman Community Association Board Elections will be held Thursday, June 8th at the regular monthly general meeting, 7-9pm in the Multnomah County Board Room, 501 SE Hawthorne …

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Richmond June 17

  By Brendon Haggerty   The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its May meeting on May 8th. The board moved to request that the city exercise its option to purchase land …

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South Tabor June 17

  By Sandra Hay Magdaleno We had a very informative, worthwhile Emergency Preparedness Workshop in May. We appreciate the Red Cross, the City of Portland and NET team leaders and …

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Mt. Tabor

  By Laura Smith At the April meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA), a Thorburn Safety Project committee member gave an update on the results of the traffic …

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Richmond

  By Allen Field The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting on April 9 at Waverly Heights Church, SE 33rd and Woodward St.  The RNA’s representative to SE Uplift …

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HAND

  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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Buckman April 17

By Susan Lindsay The monthly BCA meeting will be April 13 from 7-9pm and feature Portland Public School Administration to present the scope and rationale for their May 700M+ school …

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Mt. Tabor April 17

By Laura Smith The March meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) was lightly attended. We discussed issues important to our neighborhood, so we would love to see more …

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South Tabor April 17

By Sandra Hay Magdaleno WOW, the three L’s, location, location, location or is it Land Use, Land Use, Land Use are upon us. Much of the last few board and …

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North Tabor April 17

By Gabe Frayne NTNA board members were surprised to learn at the monthly board meeting on March 21 that 1000 dollars is being held in reserve for North Tabor by …

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HAND

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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North Tabor March 2017

  By Gabe Frayne A “disaster preparedness” presentation offered by north Tabor residents Sean Besso and Linda Bellerby at the NTNA meeting on February 21 alerted residents to the fact …

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Laurelhurst March 2017

  By Barry Kast The Friends of Laurelhurst Park (FLP) work parties occur from March through October on the second Wednesday of each month from 9 am to noon. Activities …

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South Tabor March 2017

  By Sandra Hay Magdaleno South Tabor Neighborhood Association is being inundated with Land Use requests, issues and concerns. One is a 900 Storage Unit Building Proposed for 62nd and …

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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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Mt. Tabor March 2017

By Laura Smith Due to weather-related issues, the January meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association was cancelled. That made for a full list of topics for the February meeting. …

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Mt. Tabor Feb 17

  By Laura Smith The January meeting of the Mt.Tabor Neighborhood Association was cancelled due to weather-related issues. Please join us at our next monthly meeting Wednesday, February 15, at …

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South Tabor Feb 17

  By Sandra Hay Magdaleno STNA hosts an Emergency Preparedness Workshop, Saturday, May 13, from noon to 4 pm for STNA and surrounding neighborhoods. The location and speakers/activities will be …

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Buckman Feb 17

  By Susan Lindsay During the recent severe cold snap where nearly a foot of snow and ice covered the entire metro region, four homeless persons died of hyperthermia and …

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North Tabor Jan 17

By Gabe Frayne Two tenants from the Chestnut Court apartments on the 5200 block of SE Stark, directly across from the Portland Nursery, presented at the North Tabor Neighborhood Association …

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Buckman Notes

By Susan Lindsay Hopefully third time’s a charm! The December BCA General Meeting and Holiday Gathering had to be canceled twice last month due to inclement weather closures of the …

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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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North Tabor December 2016

  By Gabe Frayne A month-long pause in construction on a half-finished five-unit condo building at the corner of E. Burnside and NE 57th, where a small locksmith business once …

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South Tabor December 2016

  By Sandra Hay Magdaleno At our November STNA board meeting, the two primary topics of discussion were:  Land Use and Inclusion. We were told that Portland is the most …

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Mt. Tabor December 2016

  By Laura Smith The November meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association had a light but interesting agenda. Portland Police Officer Joe Cook reminded attendees about the PDX Reporter …

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Buckman December 2016

  By Susan Lindsay Housing now! This is the call from many who are disturbed to see so many homeless persons living in tents or crafted structures on the sidewalks …

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South Tabor Nov 2016

  By Sandra Hay Magdaleno First order of business was the police report by Officer Carole. PPB anticipates a cleanup and removal of the camp on 75th and Powell within …

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Mt. Tabor  Nov 2016

  By Laura Smith Construction activity related to the Mt. Tabor Park reservoir project will ramp up again starting the first week of November. Work was postponed this summer to …

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Richmond Nov 2016

By Allen Field The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting October 10, at Waverly Heights Church, SE 33rd and Woodward St. RNA meetings are held in the church basement. …

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North Tabor Nov 2016

by Gabe Frayne North Tabor resident Lisa Hersh encountered an unpleasant surprise one day two weeks ago when she went out her back door and discovered that contractors had removed the rear portion …

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Buckman

  By Susan Lindsay Buckman Community Association invites neighbors from Buckman as well as other inner eastside and Central City neighborhoods to our 2016 General Election Forum, Thursday, Oct. 13, …

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North Tabor

  By Gabe Frayne The September NTNA meeting was dominated by a lively discussion of homelessness both citywide and in the neighborhood. One resident typified the ambivalent sentiment in the …

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Richmond

  By Elizabeth Clarkson Williams Richmond Neighborhood Association September topics were updates on the Clinton St. Diverters, Tree Richmond planting deadlines, outcomes of the Safety Solutions meeting, the Chair’s report …

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South Tabor

By Ute Munger The September meeting featured a visit with Joe Tursi, representing the City of Portland and regarding scheduling and planning for the Richmond – South Tabor sewer repair …

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HAND

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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Buckman Sept 2016

By Susan Lindsay The BCA wishes to acknowledge the following for another successful and well attended Buckman Picnic in the Park. First, thank you to our financial and “in-kind” local …

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Mt. Tabor Sept 2016

By Laura Smith A local Portland Police representative attending the August meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association said recent crime in our neighborhood continues to be usual issues like …

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North Tabor Sept 2016

By Gabe Frayne North Tabor’s rapidly increasing residential density continues apace as two new demolition and construction projects were unveiled at Land Use and Transportation Committee meetings over the summer. …

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Mt. Tabor August 16

By Laura Smith The July meeting of Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) had a long list of development topics on the agenda. The Residential Infill Project is still in 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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Buckman August 16

By Susan Lindsay Just 6 weeks until the fabulous annual BCA, “Buckman Picnic in the Park” , Sunday August 14, 4 – 8 pm at Colonel Summers Park, SE 17th …

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 Kerns August 16

By Josie Booth   Come out and celebrate National Night Out with the Kerns Neighborhood Association and your neighbors at our Annual National Night Out picnic on Tues. August. 2 …

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Mt. Tabor July 2016

  By Laura Smith At the June meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA), homelessness issues were a hot topic. Mayor Hales has decreed that all vacant public buildings …

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South Tabor July 2016

  By Sandra Hay Magdaleno The Street Mural, “The Crows Heart”, at the intersection of SE 67th and SE Woodward was just painted.  There were over 50 volunteers from ages …

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Buckman July 2016

  By Susan Lindsay Just 6 weeks until the fabulous annual BCA, “Buckman Picnic in the Park” , Sunday August 14, 4 – 8 pm at Colonel Summers Park, SE …

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