Neighborhood Tree Team Wins Award

Tree Team replaced dead tree with new tree
Tree Team replaced dead tree with new tree

The Albina Neighborhood Tree Team, started in 2014, has just received the 2016 Bill Naito Community Trees Award from the Portland Urban Forestry Commission.  The commission “recognizes groups and individuals for their stewardship, advocacy and commitment to trees in Portland.” ANTT has received this award for their “exemplary actions and achievements as a group” working in this endeavor.

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Air Toxics Q&A

Q & A LogoDo you have questions about arsenic, cadmium and chromium in and around the neighborhood? The Multnomah County Health Department, Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality have produced a Q & A to help answer your questions.

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Portland Winter Light Festival

Portland’s dark dreary nights will soon glow brightly with a dynamic new festival. The Willamette Light Brigade, stewards of the Morrison Bridge’s nightly  color lighting displays,  is presenting Portland’s First Annual  “Portland Winter Light Festival” on February 3rd-6th sponsored by Portland General Electric and powered by PGE renewable energy.

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Letter from Eliot News Editor

EliotNewsFall15There’s a lot going on in Eliot.  From events this past summer sponsored by Legacy Emanuel Medical Center and Portland Parks and Recs to National Night Out, summer was definitely not boring.  Fall gives us a chance to regroup as we start a new school year and we hope to bring to your attention some awareness about new businesses in Eliot, future changes to our neighborhoods and business districts, and unfortunately point out how to avoid the brazen bike thieves that seem to be so very busy lately.

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PDX Reporter App

PDX Reporter App
PDX Reporter App

Don’t know who to call to complain about graffiti or abandoned cars or other urban nuisances?  Well, there is a “app” for that.  The app is provided through PBOT so the reports are limited to abandoned autos, debris in the road, graffiti, illegal parking, park maintenance needs, plugged street drains, potholes, sidewalk complaints and failed or failing streetlights.

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Website Change

SiteThumbOver the next few days you may notice some changes to eliotneighborhood.org as we kick the tires on a new “Look and Feel” of the site. Don’t worry, the great content you have come to love will still be here, and for the most part will be in the same place.  Can’t find something? Have a thought on the design?  Feel free to comment!

Teen Athlete Cardiac Screening

By Maegan Vidal – 

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Pediatric cardiologists James Kyser, M.D. and Peter Chang, D.O. read ECGs at the 2012 Teen Athlete Cardiac Screening

The American Heart Association reports that one in every 30,000 to 50,000 high school aged athletes die annually in the U.S. from sudden cardiac arrest.

The Children’s Heart Program at Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel in partnership with The David Heller Foundation, with generous support from adidas and Health Net of Oregon, present the eighth annual Teen Athlete Cardiac Screening Saturday, October 4, 2014. This year, the Teen Athlete Cardiac Screening is expanding its reach and how it gives back to the community.

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