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On March 25, 2023, high school students 17-year-old Eskender Tamra, and 19-year-old Babu Daudi, and their 20-year-old friend, Patrick Johnson, were gunned down in a hail of bullets as they drove from University Park adjacent to the Charles Jordan Community Center in the Portsmouth neighborhood. An FBI press conference was held on November 16, 2023,… Read more
Family psychologists tell us that the holidays have the potential to inspire year-end review, reflection, even reconciliation. To see if that might be true, I asked several current and former North Portlanders if they had ever had a deeply moving holiday experience. Several said yes. The unexpected Lifelong North Portland resident Mike Verbout described his… Read more
La Paloma in the heart of St. Johns town center will be hosting Holiday Maker’s Markets on Saturday, December 16, from 12 to 5pm and Saturday December 23, from 12 to 5pm. The markets will feature art, gifts, live music, and food. Located at 8641 N. Lombard, the shop also includes 3 Tracks Music with a wide array… Read more
Key details are emerging for the City’s new 150-unit homeless encampment to open near North Columbia Boulevard in early 2024. The facility will have 130 parking spots for RVs and campers, 20 pods for individuals and no tent spaces, said Hank Smith, a project staffer for Mayor Ted Wheeler. The facility will be at 10505… Read more
As the North Peninsula Review went to press, Portland Public Schools and Portland Association of Teachers negotiators reached a tentative agreement ending the first teacher strike in City history. The teachers’ strike began November 1 and ended on November 26. The interview below illuminates many of the issues leading to the teachers’ strike. The interview… Read more
An EPA nationwide Enforcement Action is holding Schnitzer Steel, now doing business as Radius Recycling, responsible for air quality violations caused by its metal shredding operation at 12005 N. Burgard Road in North Portland. Clean Air Act violations were identified in the general shredding process by EPA when they used more accurate testing equipment to… Read more
North Peninsula neighborhood associations
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.
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.
Neighborhood meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Thursday from 7 to 8:30 PM currently on Zoom.
Neighborhood meetings are held quarterly on the 2nd Tuesday of February, May, August, and November from 7 to 8:30 PM currently on Zoom.
Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Thursday beginning at 7 PM.
Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 PM at the Historic Kenton Firehouse.
Meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Monday from 6 to 7:30 PM. Offered in person at Overlook House and over Zoom.
Meetings are held on 3rd Thursdays from 7 to 9 PM at Trinity Academy.
Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Monday from 5:15 to 6:30 PM on Zoom.
Meetings are held on the second Monday from 7 to 8:30 PM at James John Elementary School.
Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 PM on Google Meet.
North Portland Neighborhood Services
One of seven regional neighborhood offices funded by the City of Portland.