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After theft on MAX, deaf man gets new iPad – for free!

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
After theft on MAX, deaf man gets new iPad – for free!

by FOX 12 Staff A week after his iPad was stolen on the MAX, a 62-year-old Beaverton man was surprised with a new one, thanks to generous donations from the community. The Portland Nerdfighters and Portland Singing Christmas Tree surprised Gary Meierotto with a brand new iPad at the Mac Store in Beaverton. Meierotto uses […]

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Speeder Spotlight

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Speeder Spotlight

As the winter months approach, it is a good time to make or revisit your disaster plan. Here are some tips from the American Red Cross and Ready.gov plus a great tip from Washington County Cooperative Library Services. The American Red Cross recommends that senior citizens create a personal support network made up of several […]

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Beaverton History Center – Remembering the Santa Clara

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beaverton History Center  – Remembering the Santa Clara

Shipwrecks occurred with alarming frequency in early coastal seafaring history. Violent storms, heavy seas, and hidden reefs plagued sea captains as they brought vessels across the mouths of rivers into port. One of the most tragic and documented maritime disasters on Oregon’s South Coast was the wreck of the 223’ Santa Clara. The wooden steamship […]

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Beaverton Business: Build! Maintain! Grow! Thrive!

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Business: Build! Maintain! Grow! Thrive!

It’s the 4th Quarter… Is Your Business Ready to WIN??? It’s the 4th Quarter…time is ticking away…the score is tied and you need something special to happen to win the game! You need all of your stars…and role players…to produce big time to secure the W! Or, it could be a scenario where you knew […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen

Thank You Hayao Miyazaki! I know that I am not alone in my adoration of animated movies. Ever since I was little, movies made by Disney, Dreamworks, and Pixar have always fascinated and entertained me with their beautiful art and magical plots. In fact, I have many fond memories of watching movie after movie in […]

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Aloha Community Library

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Aloha Community Library

Adds Hours; Celebrates First Anniversary The Aloha Community Library Association has expanded the library hours from 29 to 37 hours per week, reflecting the growing interest and community support of the library. Currently, 2-3 trained volunteers are available for each hour of operation. With this expansion, the library is now open from 10am to 8pm […]

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3 Dishes Restaurant Review: BJ Willy’s Woodfired Pizza & Pub

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
3 Dishes Restaurant Review: BJ Willy’s Woodfired Pizza & Pub

Located in the Progress Ridge Shopping Center, B.J. Willy’s takes pride in their woodfired oven pizzas as well as serving burgers, salads, pasta and appetizers. One of three locations (the other two reside in West Linn), I was warmly greeted by the restaurant’s Marketing Director, Dana Brown, as well as Warren, this store’s GM. It […]

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THPRD: connecting people, parks and nature

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
THPRD: connecting people, parks and nature

Board OKs new logo that’s clean, simple; rollout to be phased by Bob Wayt THPRD The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District Board of Directors have unanimously approved a new logo — the first major overhaul of the district symbol since the founding of THPRD in 1955. “We wanted a new logo that is fresh […]

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The Literary Corner: Getting to know Susan Hill Long

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Literary Corner: Getting to know Susan Hill Long

Your child brings home a new book and reads it in a day or two. But how long did it take that book to become a book? More than likely a long time. Susan Hill Long’s just-released, middle-grade novel, A Whistle in the Dark started eight years ago when Long heard a story on National […]

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Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Different Isn’t Bad, Literally

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tales of a Beaverton Super-Mom: Different Isn’t Bad, Literally

If I were a tweeter, you could probably find most of my thoughts at #overscheduled #chaosreigns #noonehascleansockstoday. I get that all this busy-ness is self-imposed and that only WE can pull the cord to stop this train; but despite my complaints of being occasionally overwhelmed, I think we’re a reasonably happy family who must be content […]

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