Categories
Our Neighborhood

April neighborhood meeting

On Tuesday April 23 at 6:30 p.m. In person at Capital Park Wesleyan Church (410 19th St. SE). 6:15 – Social time and welcome6:30 – Introductions, approval of minutes, additions to agenda6:40 – Guests Sgt. Steve Galvin, Salem Police Department, with city updatesAndrea Christiansen, Neighbor to Neighbor, a non-profit mediation serviceLinda Nishioka, City Councilor Ward […]

Categories
Our Neighborhood

March neighborhood meeting – New time!

On Tuesday March 26 at 6:30 p.m. In person at Capital Park Wesleyan Church (410 19th St. SE). 6:15 – Social time and welcome6:30 – Introductions, approval of minutes, additions to agenda6:40 – Guests Crime and Prevention, Salem PD Sgt. Steve Galvin Quiet, Clean Salem resolution, Jim Schepke on phasing out the use of gas-powered […]

Categories
Our Neighborhood

SESNA annual meeting

On Tuesday, November 14 at 6 p.m. In person at the Dye House of the Willamette Heritage Center, 1313 Mill St SE. We’re starting the meeting EARLY next Tuesday, Nov. 14, for a good reason — a delicious buffet, catered by Marc Nassar (back by popular demand). Please join us next Tuesday, Nov. 14 at […]

Categories
Our Neighborhood

August SESNA neighborhood meeting

On Tuesday August 22 at 7 p.m. In person at Richmond School Park (540 24th St SE). Look for us at the picnic tables. Bring a chair and come 15 minutes early to socialize. Agenda 6:45 – Social time for mingling and welcome7:00 – Introductions, approval of minutes, additions to agenda, good news7:10 – Guests […]

Categories
Our City Our Neighborhood

Support local!

If you are looking for takeout, or a holiday gift, or a new hobby; why not support local?! Here are some neighborhood options: Plants and flowers Beer and breweries Restaurants, cafes and coffee Seafood and other markets Crafts and household

Categories
Our Neighborhood Our State

All Aboard! Exploring Cities by Train

Earlier this year, train service in Willamette Valley became more affordable, and the summer vacation is a great time to visit a museum, shop or explore the richness of neighboring Oregon cities. After all, there is no more relaxing way to travel, and it so happens that the Southeast Salem neighborhood is home to Salem’s […]

Categories
Our Neighborhood

The Tale of the Domestic Rabbits Running Wild

Once upon a time, there was a quiet neighborhood where people lived in harmony with their pets. Dogs barked, cats roamed, and birds sang. However, something strange started happening one day – domestic rabbits started running wild! It all began when a few families decided to get rabbits as pets. They were cute, fluffy, and […]

Categories
Our City Our Neighborhood

Invasive Tree of Heaven spotted

Considered invasive in the Pacific Northwest because of its aggressive growth and ability to outcompete native plants, the Tree of Heaven is spreading fast south of Mission St. This tree originates from China but has been introduced to many parts of the world, including North America, as an ornamental plant. It is highly adaptable to […]

Categories
Our Neighborhood

Many tiny libraries make for a big read

One of the most heartening aspects of modern urban life is the rise of the neighborhood tiny library. These charming little book depositories, often created and maintained by dedicated volunteers, serve as a testament to the human desire for knowledge, community, and connection. They bring people together around a shared love of reading and learning. […]

Categories
Our Neighborhood

Neighborhood meeting March 28

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Capital Park Wesleyan Church (410 19th St. SE ) – in person Meeting is open to the public. State Rep. Tom Andersen  – Legislative update from our Dist. 19 rep.Sgt. Steve Galvin: SESNApolice liaison invited. Sid Hariharan Godt – West Coast Home Solutions, new industrial […]