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Mid-County Memo: Rossi Farms gets Taste of Parkrose

Posted by Tim Curran on Mar 13, 2017 The Taste of Parkrose, a free community event, was created by Portland Development Commission’s Historic Parkrose (HP) group in the summer of 2014 to bring people to the business district. HP, one of PDC’s eight mini-urban renewal areas it has created around Portland, is relocating its signature [...]

Mid-County Memo: Rossi Farms gets Taste of Parkrose 2017-05-30T22:06:42+00:00

East PDX News: Trunkloads of Treats Given Out in Parkrose

Story and photos by David F. Ashton Just before Hallowe’en last year, members of the Parkrose Business Association (PBA) and the Historic Parkrose Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative (HP) held their first-ever “Trunk-or-Treat” event at Parkrose High School. Read the original article, here.  

East PDX News: Trunkloads of Treats Given Out in Parkrose 2017-05-30T22:06:42+00:00

East Portland News: Parkrose again hosts Native Arts Festival

Story and photos by David F. Ashton Here’s a look at this year’s Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival, and here’s why it was important to those who participated … This magical, but temporary, Native American village again appears in outer East Portland on the grounds of Parkrose High, as the 2016 edition of the Jim [...]

East Portland News: Parkrose again hosts Native Arts Festival 2017-05-30T22:06:42+00:00

Willamette Week: How One Portland Neighborhood Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Homeless

By Rachel Monahan | Published August 2, 2016 Portland Police Officer Jason Jones arrives early in the morning at Slough Town. Three hand-built wooden rafts sit atop plastic barrels moored to the water's edge in the Columbia Slough. On one raft and on the land nearby are a few camping tents. The other two rafts [...]

Willamette Week: How One Portland Neighborhood Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Homeless 2017-05-30T22:06:42+00:00

East PDX News: Officer Speaks Frankly on Parkrose Public Safety

Story and photos by David F. Ashton Read this, and see how a Portland Police officer sees the changes, including a growing homeless community, that are affecting Parkrose. And you’ll be amazed at how many scholarships were funded during the Parkrose Business Association meeting … Parkrose Business Association Board Members William Keller CPA and Marsha [...]

East PDX News: Officer Speaks Frankly on Parkrose Public Safety 2017-05-30T22:06:42+00:00

Fox 12 Oregon: Grassroots group organizes weekly trash collection for homeless in Parkrose

By Laura Rillos PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) Homeless people in the Parkrose neighborhood are getting a service many of people take for granted: weekly garbage pickup. Danny Ferrin said he and other homeless people don’t want to live with the “garbage that you see all the time on the news,” but they can get in legal [...]

Fox 12 Oregon: Grassroots group organizes weekly trash collection for homeless in Parkrose 2017-05-30T22:06:42+00:00

East PDX News: Jobs by the Hundreds Exposed in Maywood Park

Story and photos by David F. Ashton See how this ‘Job Fair’ connected hundreds of eager outer East Portland job-seekers with dozens of employers … Greeters welcome job-seekers at the 2016 Parkrose Community Job Fair. Last year, officials from Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) thought they did well when two dozen area employers came for [...]

East PDX News: Jobs by the Hundreds Exposed in Maywood Park 2017-05-30T22:06:42+00:00

East PDX News: Deluge doesn’t stop Parkrose ‘Trunk or Treat’

Story and photos by David F. Ashton Judging by the turnout, see why this new Hallowe’en tradition might as well have taken place on a sunny afternoon … Torrential rain doesn’t dampen the spirits of those attending the new “Trunk or Treat” event, put on by Parkrose area businesses on Hallowe’en evening. Story and photos [...]

East PDX News: Deluge doesn’t stop Parkrose ‘Trunk or Treat’ 2017-05-30T22:06:42+00:00