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Cell Towers in Residential Neighborhoods

A workshop for Portland residents Are you concerned about cell towers going up in your neighborhood near homes, schools and parks? Find out what you can do about cell towers in Portland’s residential neighborhoods.

Learn about Federal, state, and local regulations governing cell towers and what we can do to change them. Network with other [...]

SE Uplift Hosts Community Resource Fair

SE Uplift will host a community resource fair focusing on community planning, environmental justice, public health, sustainability and livability on Saturday, November 6, 2010 from 10AM to 1PM. Non-profit organizations from across Portland will gather at SE Uplift to offer community members one convenient place to gain resources, get training and create essential networks.

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Hawthorne Safeway Reconstruction Project, Community Meeting, Thursday Oct 28th

Design Presentation by Safeway Thursday, October 28th 2010 6:30 – 8:30 PM Hosford Middle School Library 2303 SE 28th Place

Over the next two years, our neighborhood Safeway will be undergoing some significant changes including a bigger store, underground parking and new landscaping. The store at SE 27th & Hawthorne (actual address is 2800 [...]

School Pride: Abernethy Bike Trains Featured

Here’s a link to the clip from the new NBC show “School Pride” that aired Friday, Oct. 15 (8-9pm) and showed clips of our neighborhood’s new Abernethy Bike Trains to the world!! (oh, and some other Portland school bike trains too)

http://www.nbc.com/school-pride/video/kiel-johnson/1254775/

Remember, you can join a Bike Train on Tuesday mornings and share [...]

Division Street Survey Underway

For those noticing Division Street being marked and busy with survey teams, here’s an update from Division/Clinton Business Association’s Jean Baker and Community Outreach Specialist for the project Rhetta Drennan:

All of the green, blue, and orange marks spray painted on Division Street are part of the work survey crews are doing to measure and [...]

Invitation to Join the First Portland Master Watershed Stewardship Program!

SE Uplift, the City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, and OSU Extension Service are working to create an urban watershed stewards program in the Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood.

Curriculum will be chosen by the community and delivered by watershed health experts in the area on topics such as [...]

October 2010 Mt. Tabor Revegetation Project Update

Recent work The City of Portland’s Mt. Tabor Invasive Plant Control and Revegetation Project has begun. Work was done in the NW and SW corners of the park (areas highlighted yellow in the map below). Specifically:

* Himalayan blackberry was cut with chainsaws. You will see areas that look more open, with the blackberry cuttings [...]

Portland Fire & Rescue Announces Smoke Alarm Giveaway

Portland Fire & Rescue (PF&R) is handing out free smoke alarms to owners of single family homes in Portland through November 30th. As fire agencies statewide join together in support of the 2010 Fire Prevention Week theme: “Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With”, PF&R wants to reinforce the message that fire safety starts [...]

Central City 2035 Community Symposiums/Forums

The Central City 2035 team is launching a Symposium Series this Friday, October 22nd. Each symposium is an intense and focused work session organized around one of six topics. Participants will learn about and drill into tough issues, identify challenges and opportunities and brainstorm solutions. For a more detailed schedule, click here.

Housing and Community [...]

DRAFT – HAND Meeting Minutes, October 2010

Hosford Abernethy Neighborhood Development Meeting Minutes 10/19/10

Meeting called to order at 7:00 pm

Norway Maples Information on the Citywide Tree Project and its policy on Norway Maples presented by Stephanie Beckman (Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability), Dominic Maze (Bureau of Environmental Services Invasive Species Coordinator), and Jennifer Karys (Bureau of Environmental Services, Grey [...]