Category Archives: Newsletter Article

New Sunnyside Board Member – Elena Heller

By Elena Heller A dental hygienist by trade and lover of great neighborhoods, my name is Elena Heller and I have lived in Sunnyside since July 2013. Recent imports from Fayetteville, Arkansas, my husband and I took a huge journey … Continue reading

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Two Sides To A Story: Portland Public Schools’ Labor Negotiations

At the last general meeting, the SNA hosted representatives from Portland Public Schools and from the Portland Association of Teachers.  We asked both parties to submit articles to the SNA Newsletter for those who were not in attendance.   While … Continue reading

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Trees to Enjoy in Winter

By Gregg S. Everhart, Landscape Architect, Sunnyside Street Tree Team Member Winter is a great time to observe and plant trees. Although we often love trees for their flowers, those don’t last long compared to the (seemingly) endless winter. The … Continue reading

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Pesticide-Free Parks—Safe for Kids and 4-Legged Companions

By Michael Wade What strange smells propel our faithful 4-legged friends along the paths we walk? There are many we don’t even know are there, among them the sweet odors of pesticides and herbicides. While not usually harmful after they … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness Committee and NET Need Stuff

By Lee Greer, SNA Emergency Preparedness Committee Co-Chair This month, instead of a preparedness tip, we have a request. The SNA Emergency Preparedness Committee, together with the Sunnyside Neighborhood Emergency Team, now has a space to store supplies and equipment … Continue reading

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