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  • City Council candidates’ positions on BottleDrop relocation to St. Johns

    City Council candidates’ positions on BottleDrop relocation to St. Johns

    The North Peninsula Review posed a question about the possible relocation of the BottleDrop to St. Johns’ Dollar Tree to the candidates running for a District 2 City Council seat representing North and Northeast Portland. Thirteen of the 24 candidates responded. Below is a two-part question from Mike Vial followed by the candidates’ responses (Some… Read more

  • What’s brewing with BottleDrop?

    What’s brewing with BottleDrop?

    The BottleDrop situation has been fairly quiet the last few weeks. Too quiet in my opinion. While I believe that we have convinced Oregon Beverage and Recycling Cooperative (OBRC) that moving forward with the Dollar Tree location is not feasible at this time, I won’t rest easy until OBRC formally confirms that they are abandoning… Read more

  • 160-unit St. Johns shelter underway

    160-unit St. Johns shelter underway

    Construction crews have begun to build the planned City of Portland 160-unit homeless shelter north of St. Johns. The site at 10505 N. Portland Road, near Columbia Slough, will have 90 8×8-foot sleeping pods with heat and air conditioning, and 70 slots for RVs and vehicles. The North Portland Road Shelter will be the tenth facility… Read more

  • Beer near here: Beer Guide II

    Beer near here: Beer Guide II

    You suspected it. We’ve confirmed it. North Portland IS one of the state’s nexuses of brewing talent. “A world-class home-brewing community,” says Sam Holloway, a University of Portland business professor who studies the beer industry. Oregon has a high-quality water supply and brewers have close relationships with local growers, Holloway explains. North Portland has more… Read more

  • I-5 Bridge study delayed–again–public records may show why

    I-5 Bridge study delayed–again–public records may show why

    The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program (IBRP) was expected to release its long awaited Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) this spring. But the document’s release has been delayed for the fourth time. Construction of the new bridge cannot begin until the Impact Statement’s release followed by a 60-day public feedback period. The draft impact statement… Read more

  • Northern Lights seen in North Portland

    Northern Lights seen in North Portland

    Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights have been visible in the Portland area due to an unusually powerful solar flairs on the sun. The geomagnetic storm is causing Northern Lights to move south. It’s been visible across the night sky in various unusual locations, thanks to clear conditions. The ideal combination of conditions to catch a glimpse… Read more

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North Peninsula Review is distributed across the North Portland peninsula, from the eastern edge of Peninsula Park west to the St. Johns town center and Linnton and from North Mississippi, to Overlook, Kenton, and Hayden Island neighborhoods.


North Peninsula neighborhood associations

Arbor Lodge

Meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Thursday from 7 to 8:30 PM (informal time from 6:30-7 PM).  Offered in person at the Kenton Firehouse and over Zoom.

Website: ArborLodgepdx.org

Boise

Meetings are every second Monday from 7 to 9 pm at New Seasons Community Room: 3445 N. Williams Ave. You can also attend online.

Website: Boise Neighborhood Association

Bridgeton

Board meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Tuesday. General Meetings are held at the Portland Yacht Club in the Spring and at the Marriott in the Fall. 

Website: LiveBridgeton.com

Cathedral Park

Neighborhood meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Thursday from 7 to 8:30 PM at the Cathedral Village Apartments Community Room, 6520 N. Salem Ave, Portland, OR 97203.

Website: CathedralParkpdx.org


East Columbia

Neighborhood meetings are held quarterly on the 2nd Tuesday of February, May, August, and November from 7 to 8:30 PM currently on Zoom. 

Website: ECNApdx.com

Eliot

Meetings are every third Monday from 7 to 9 pm at Cascadia Garlington Health Center, 3036 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97212.

Website: EliotNeighborhood.org

Hayden Island

Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Thursday beginning at 7 PM.

Website: MyHaydenIsland.com

Humboldt

General Membership meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of February, May, August and November, 7 to 9:00 pm. The Annual Meeting with elections is held in June. Contact humboldtneighborhood@gmail.com for location and Zoom info.

Facebook Page: HumboldtNeighborhoodAssociation


Kenton

Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 PM at the Historic Kenton Firehouse.

Website: HistoricKenton.com

Overlook

Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 PM at Beach Elementary School. No meetings in August and December.

Website: OverlookNeighborhood.org

Piedmont

Meetings are held on 3rd Thursdays from 7 to 9 PM at Trinity Academy.

Website: PiedmontNeighborhood.org

Portsmouth

Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Monday from 5:15 to 6:30 PM on Zoom.

Website: PortsmouthNeighborhood.com


St. Johns

Meetings are held on the second Monday from 7 to 8:30 PM at James John Elementary School.

Website: StJohnspdx.com

University Park

Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 PM on Google Meet.

Website: UPNApdx.org

North Portland Neighborhood Services

One of seven regional neighborhood offices funded by the City of Portland.

Website: NPNSCommunity.org