Northeast Portland Neighborhoods

Humboldt

High school athletic facilities renovations nearing completion

High school athletic facilities renovations nearing completion

By Phill Colombo
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The push was on in August to complete summer projects at four Portland Public Schools high school athletic fields by restructuring drainage and modernizing the surface of the facilities. This year’s construction schedule included Madison, Jefferson, Wilson and Marshall athletic fields. Madison High School baseball coach Eric Bennett told the Star, “The upgrade of the athletic fields, specifically the football field, will bring great improvement to … More

Grants offered for neighborhood projects

Grants offered for neighborhood projects

By Janet Goetze
For the Hollywood Star News

The Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods is offering $1,000 grants for projects that improve the quality of life in the 12 coalition neighborhoods.

Applications are due March 14 at the coalition office, 4815 N.E. Seventh Ave. Information is available from Fran Ayaribil, special projects coordinator: gro.n1414207785oitil1414207785aocen1414207785@libi1414207785raya.1414207785narf1414207785 or (503) 388-9188.

The coalition neighborhoods include Alameda, Boise, Concordia, Eliot, Grant Park, Humboldt, Irvington, King, Sabin, More

Rosemary Anderson High School Students to plant free trees in Humboldt, Boise, Eliot neighborhoods

Rosemary Anderson High School Students to plant free trees in Humboldt, Boise, Eliot neighborhoods

By Janet Goetze
For the Hollywood Star News

Residents of the Humboldt, Boise and Eliot neighborhoods are eligible to receive free street trees, planted by Rosemary Anderson High School students and volunteers.

The project is called the Albina Tree Initiative. The leader, Spencer Burton, gained a community watershed stewardship grant from Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services and a special project and community event grant from the East Multnomah Soil More

Good in the Neighborhood returns

By Lee Perlman
For the Hollywood Star News, June, 2010

The Good in the Neighborhood festival will be back again for the 18th time this month. Originally a three-day affair, it has expanded over the years. It will start with a kickoff event from 6 to 10 p.m. June 21 at Kennedy School, 5736 N.E. 33rd Ave., with food, dancing, live music, and a fashion show by Amani. There will … More

Development news: Planned Parenthood headquarters nears completion

By Lee Perlman
For The Hollywood Star News, February, 2010

Another controversial project, a headquarters for Planned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette region, is nearing completion on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at Beech Street. According to president and CEO David Greenburg, the three-story, 42,000-square-foot building will open for business on February 15. It will include meeting facilities, one seating 200 people, that will be available for use by local … More