Monday, October 30, 2006

Fall cleanup

Hi neighbors - it's that time of year again....It's FALL cleanup this Saturday November 4, 2006

10AM to 3PM

Volunteers Needed - it's fun - a way to meet more neighbors and beautify the area

Three 30-yard dumpsters will be located at three sites along Bridgeton Road.
We will accept all types of junk, yard debris, tires, etc.

NO Hazardous Materials such as batteries, gas, oil, paint and chemicals.

NO appliances. We will have a special clean up for bulky items next Spring.

Document shredder. This has become a popular item ;-) We will have three secure locked bins for documents that you want shredded. They will be at Channel's Edge- 207 N. Bridgeton
(We recommend a $5 donation for banker box size amounts.)

We need help in pulling weeds at the Marine Drive/Gantenbein intersection.

Come out and join the fun this Saturday - any help you can offer is greatly appreciated.....

Thursday, October 26, 2006

Customer Dis-service

This morning one of my tires was very low and 2 others were low so I went to a local "place" to get air. I put my money in and put air in the lowest tire. Then I moved to tire #2. At tire #3, the pump stopped pumping air. As I can usually do all 4 tires I was puzzled but put more money in and tried luck - all it did was allow air to escape.

I went to the worker pumping gas who came over, tried putting in more money and then gave the machine a swift kick...It worked. He went to a tire and the gauge said it had 60 pounds in it - I said the gauge was wrong, look at the tire. Nope - he kept allowing air to escape....I finally said stop and by now the tire was almost what did he do? He threw the air hose down and said - I have customers to wait on and walked away. I said what the f*** do you think I am? So now I had two very very very low tires.

Luckily there was an air hose at a nearby other "place" [which, by the way, now charges $.75 for air] and I got air in the two very very low tires....never again will I go to "place" #1 or even #2. I'll go to Les Schwab - even tho they are not that near me - there they actually understand customer service! Fie on the other "places!"

Tuesday, October 24, 2006


We have our ballots - so now it's time to vote....Let's have a very high percentage from Bridgeton....[ right now we are among the areas with very low voting rates : ( ]

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Art Show and Sale

Save the date!

November 19 - 11 Am to 4 PM
Havurah Shalom
825 NW 18th Ave

My art group [ORA] is having an art show and sale. There will be original art from the 12 of us - with prices ranging from $2.50 to $2,500.

We've rented the entire synagogue and each artist will have space for selling many items and many types of items.

I'll post more later - but for those planning ahead - save the date.....

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Path along the levee

Come to a special meeting on October 18th to discuss your ideas for the path/trail/promenade along the levee. Portland Parks will be there to present some ideas for us to comment on.

The meeting is at the Residence Inn at North Harbour
120 N. Anchor Way
7 PM

Note - it is not at our regular meeting place

Monday, October 09, 2006

Are you registered to vote?

Let's have a major voter ballot turn in for our neighborhood this November!

Deadline for registering to vote in Oregon is October 17th.

Here is a link to information on registering and voting: