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Village Building Convergence Starts Today

Just a reminder, if you’re looking for something to do this weekend, the Village Building Convergence starts Friday, May 28th at St. David’s Episcopal Church on SE 28th & Harrison.

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Share Your Old Family Films with Neighbors

Do you or someone you know from the neighborhood have old 8mm or 16mm films collecting dust in your basement? Why not dust them off and share the oldies with your neighbors!

As part of this year’s Division/Clinton Street Fair (scheduled for Saturday, July 24), the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association is holding a block party called […]

Proposed County Cuts Could Eliminate Tools for Handling Small Crimes

Proposed County budget cuts may eliminate some of our limited tools for discouraging nuisance and livability crimes. Please see the attached letter from the DA’s office for an actual list of the crimes that would no longer be prosecuted.

There will be a hearing on the County budget at their Commission Chambers (Hawthorne and […]

New Mural for the Neighborhood

HAND is home to a new public mural on the corner of SE 22nd & Division Street (Bar Avignon).

This project was organized by building owner North Rim and led by veterans in the Portland mural scene, Joanne Oleksiak, Rodolfo Serna and Jakub Kucharcyk, who acted as mentors and coordinators for the mural project. They […]

CAC Consensus Letter on Division Streetscape Reconstruction Project

After several months of discussions with designers, engineers and experts from PBOT, volunteers on the Division Streetscape Reconstruction Project’s Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) have composed a Consensus Letter to be presented to City Council.

Click here to read a copy of the letter from the committee.

PBOT’s presentation on the Division Streetscape Project to the […]

Distemper Alert

This was sent out via the Hosford Dog Groups list serve (, but is a good reminder to all neighbors who leave a dish out for their pet…

A neighbor found a sick raccoon in his yard last week. Animal control confirmed it was distemper and said there are likely more nearby. This is dangerous […]

Updated Land Use Notices for HAND

Hosford-Abernethy | 05-04-10 | 1569 SE Elliott Ave | Historic Design Review – NOTICE | LU 10-118051 HDZ (PDF Document, 2,800kb)

Hosford-Abernethy | 05-24-10 | 1103 SE Grant St | Design Review – NOTICE | LU 09-180395 DZ (PDF Document, 2,586kb)

Hosford-Abernethy | 05-24-10 | 2729 SE Division St | Adjustment Review – NOTICE | […]

Register for an Evening of Community History Outreach

WHAT: Community History Storytelling: Southeast Portland WHEN: Thursday, June 17th from 6:00pm-8:30pm WHERE: St. David of Wales Church at 2800 SE Harrison St. ABOUT: Connect with the history of Southeast Portland communities.

FREE and open to anyone interested. Hosted by Community Outreach of Our United Villages. Snacks provided. RSVP by Monday, June 14th to […]

DRAFT – HAND Meeting Minutes, May 2010

HAND Neighborhood Meeting – 5/18/2010 St. Phillip Neri, Paulist Center Board members present: Chair Alex Bassos, Vice Chair Amy Lewin, Secretary Carolyn Brock, Treasurer Matthew Masini, Publicity Chair Amy Lewin, Dave Kaplan, Wendy Kunkel, Lindsey McBride, Sue Pearce, Jack Spadaro, Marilee Tillstrom, Ethan Timm Board Members absent: Frank Dufay, Liz Gatti, Lois Hankins, Joseph Murphy, […]

Next HAND Meeting, Tuesday, May 18

Jules Bailey had to cancel. But we still have a great general meeting planned for May 18. We’d love to see you there, Alex Bassos HAND chair

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association (HAND) Community Meeting Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 7:00 PM (The Land Use meeting will start at 6:30) St. Philip Neri Church Paulist Center, […]