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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 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 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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