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Send your questions to AskDrNeil@yahoo.com. You will remain anonymous. Tired of being a maid to my family Dr. Neil, I am absolutely done. My whole family is a bunch of slobs who take me for granted. They leave their messes behind for me to clean up. The house is a sloppy mess, and the kitchen… Read more
A North Peninsula Review reporter sat down with Lt. Chadd Stensgaard of the Portland Police Bureau’s North Precinct at his office at 449 NE Emerson to get his observations on reducing North Portland crime. Stensgaard pointed to a staffing chart behind his desk showing lots of vacant shifts. “Our precinct covers everything from Kelley Point… Read more
Lombard Street, North Portland’s civic corridor, main street, and central transportation route, is plagued by several vacant buildings that create blight but fall through cracks of City of Portland code enforcement. After the Farmer’s Barn fire at N. Denver and Lombard on April 19 following a litany of complaints by neighbors citing graffiti, trash and… Read more
Volunteers removed a total 120 tons of concrete and riprap rock uncovering a new south beach at Cathedral Park. The event on Sept. 16 was due to the initiative of community member Casimira Tadewaldt who reached out to Human Access Project (HAP) expressing her desire to continue the work HAP started in 2021 when the… Read more
Dear Dr. Neil, How do I help a sibling who is a hoarder and sometimes goes through the garbage to retrieve items. Our dad was an alcoholic and emotionally unavailable. So was our mother. Concerned sister Dear Concerned, Hoarding behavior, as exhibited by your older brother, affects an estimated 2% to 6% of the population—about 5 to… Read more
The first question to Portland City Commissioner Dan Ryan rang with emotion at an August 22 town hall at the Kenton Fire Station courtyard. Neighbor Linda Wysong cited recent news coverage showing how “third graders who have grown up within two miles of Portland International Raceway had a 6% decline in their standardized test scores“ and how… 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.