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Brooklyn Street Skate Spot

Neighbor Colin Sharp joined the HAND meeting this month to introduce an informal skate area he and other neighbors have been working to establish near the pedestrian overpass to the Union Pacific train tracks on SE 16th & Brooklyn.

For more information about his project find him on Facebook by searching “Brooklyn Street Skate [...]

HAND’s Pocket Park Efforts Featured in The Oregonian

Tom Hallman, Jr. with The Oregonian recently wrote about HAND’s efforts to explore a park possibility at SE 19th Ave. and Division, if you missed the story, here’s a link: Small neighborhood park proposed for what many thought was a parking lot off Southeast Division Street

Hawthorne Bridge Closed Sunday for Maintenance

The Hawthorne Bridge will be closed to all users this Sunday, October 3 from 7 am until as late as 3 pm during annual maintenance work. During the closure crews will grease the counterweight cables and make adjustments to other cables that help to raise and lower the bridge. The lift span will be in [...]

Prescription Drug Turn In, Saturday, Sept. 25

Prescription Drug Take-Back Saturday Sept. 25, 2010 from 10am to 2pm at a location near you

Are you aware of the threat unused prescription drugs pose to our community? Teenagers and young people are increasingly experimenting with old painkillers found in their parents’ medicine cabinets, at times leading to deadly results. Prescription drug overdoses killed [...]

Central City 2035 Kicks Off With Public Open House

Community members are invited to attend a public Open House hosted by city staff to learn about the recently launched Central City 2035 planning effort. This is your first chance to talk to city staff, learn about ongoing work, ask questions, and find out how you can stay involved and informed.

Central City 2035 [...]

Budget for Portland/Milwaukie Light Rail Project is Tightened, Find Out More

Please join Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project staff for an update on the steps being taken to recalibrate the project to fit lower than anticipated federal funding resources while maintaining quality, the alignment to Park Avenue, and safety and security. The update will include discussion of the project budget and revised scope, along with an opportunity [...]

Next HAND Meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 21

Hi neighbors! Our next Hosford-Abernethy board meeting is this Tuesday, Sept. 21 in the St. Paul classroom at the Paulist Center, St. Philip Neri Parish, SE 16th & Divison.

6:30 p.m. – Land Use & Transportation Committee 7 – 9 p.m. – HAND general board meeting/neighborhood meeting

At this month’s meeting we’ll be reviewing the [...]

HAND Meeting Minutes, September 2010

Hosford Abernethy Neighborhood Development Meeting Minutes 9/15/10

Meeting called to order at 7:00 pm

Announcements – Poster boards and computer slideshows of photographs and maps from the history project shown at the Street Fair are on display during today’s meeting – There is an Oregonian article about HAND’s Park-ing Day on 19th Ave

Agenda Crime [...]

HAND is Celebrating PARK(ing) Day, Friday, Sept. 17

PARK(ing) Day Friday, Sept. 17 SE 19th Ave. & Division Street

Grab a picnic basket and join the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood as we tranform a part of SE 19th Ave. & Division Street into a “parklette.”

From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 17, join us and others around the world for PARK(ing) Day, an annual, [...]

Bike Train to Abernethy!

Next Tuesday, parents and students will be saddling up their two-wheelers for a “bike train” to school. Join the fun, or keep a lookout for the posse coming down the hill!

Next Tuesday morning (Sept. 14) you can be part of a new and exciting way to get your kids to school! Join the Bike [...]