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Speeder Spotlight: Senior Housing

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Speeder Spotlight: Senior Housing

By Jolene Guptill With so many choices for “Speeder” Housing in the Beaverton area, I thought I’d put together another guide to help you navigate which housing option might be right for you or your loved one.   Retirement Communities: Any housing arrangement designed exclusively for seniors, generally those aged 55 or 65 and over. […]

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Yoga at Elsie Stuhr with Kaycheri

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Yoga at Elsie Stuhr with Kaycheri

It is not every day a yoga instructor turns 80. We are truly fortunate to have one here at the Stuhr Center. Kaycheri (photo left) brings her background of professional dance and acting career to her classes. She says that being 80 allows her to be outrageous without being self-conscious about it. Her students love […]

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Senior News: Worldly Possessions are no Match for Legacy and Love

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Senior News: Worldly Possessions are no Match for Legacy and Love

By Carolyn Best Judging from the amount of junk mail selling burial sites or cremation that has been sent to my address, I decided it was time to get my house in order. So where to begin? I decided I should begin with making a list of what I had and then I asked each […]

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Beaverton Farmer’s Market

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Farmer’s Market

By Ginger Rapport It is that time of the year. I know that you are thinking about your spring garden. If you are like me, you have spent your winter looking at seed catalogs, cleaning up the garden and fantasizing about how I want it to look in July. Even without knowing you, I would […]

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News from TVF&R: Meet Our ‘Top Docs’

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
News from TVF&R: Meet Our ‘Top Docs’

By TVF&R Staff Top Docs Award For the past eight years Portland Monthly Magazine has featured a “Top Doc” List where health care professionals nominate up to three peers in any medical specialty. One basic question was posed in the survey: If you or a loved one needed medical care, which doctor would you call? […]

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Jesse Nathan Griffith, 1852-1942 The Man behind the Street & Park near City Hall

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Jesse Nathan Griffith, 1852-1942 The Man behind the Street & Park near City Hall

By Ann Koppy His name is memorialized by a Beaverton street and park. The Perkins-Kennedy school debate was held on the porch of his store. He married three times, fathered nine children, moved frequently, and found employment in an assortment of occupations. Jesse Nathan Griffith was born February 8, 1852 in Farmington, Washington County, Oregon […]

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Beaverton Historical Society presents Who Was Dr. John McLoughlin?

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Historical Society presents Who Was Dr. John McLoughlin?

After retiring in 2008 as a manager of a small company, I became a volunteer for the National Park Service at the McLoughlin House in Oregon City. As I grew in my calling as docent I wanted to know more about Dr. McLoughlin and the history of the region, so for the last 4 years […]

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Beaverton Historical Society presents Newberg: Oregon’s Hooverville

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Historical Society presents Newberg: Oregon’s Hooverville

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 7:00 PM Admission FREE (Donations Welcome!) The Hoover-Minthorn House in Newberg, Oregon, was home to Herbert Hoover, 31st President of the United States, from 1885-1889. It is now preserved as a memorial to him and to the lifestyle of the Quaker community which shaped his boyhood experience. It has been fully […]

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Patent Medicines, Sure Cures, And Snake Oils

| March 4, 2013 | 1 Comment
Patent Medicines, Sure Cures, And Snake Oils

Medicine in the 18th & 19th Centuries by Ann Koppy Unregulated and often deadly, patent medicines were often the first choice for home health care in the 18th and 19th centuries. These drug compounds– seldom patented, but usually trademarked– originated in England as proprietary medications granted “Patents of royal favor” by kings and queens. Colonists […]

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THPRD: Connecting people, parks and nature

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
THPRD: Connecting people, parks and nature

New trail crossing at Walker boosts safety for users New trail crossing at Walker boosts safety for users Users of the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District’s Waterhouse Trail in northwest Beaverton now have a safer, quicker way to cross busy Walker Road. A signalized mid-block crossing is now open to the public between Schendel […]

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