Category Archives: Updates

Transportation Working Group, next meeting June 11 (mark Calendar for August 27)

Hello neighbors, Please click on the link below for the latest minutes of the Transportation Working Group, focused on neighborhood safety and livability in the area surrounding Providence, largely along Glisan, sometimes includes Burnside. PPMC transportation plans The next meeting of the … Continue reading

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Healthier Hospitals, and Slideshow from Community Meeting

Hospitals are being pushed to be healthier! Ironic, isn’t it. Fortunately, for citizens like you and I, who live next door to a hospital, this is brilliant news. In fact, it turns out, the push isn’t coming from neighborhood activists, … Continue reading

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Annual Community Meeting at Providence Portland Medical Center, 2014

The most recent Good Neighbor Agreement between Providence Portland Medical Center (PPMC), North Tabor Neighborhood Association (NTNA), and Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association (LNA) states as follows: Annual Community Meeting:  i.  PPMC will host an Annual Community Meeting; ii. The purpose of the … Continue reading

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If Neighbors Seem Adversarial aka What’s Wrong With What Providence Does?

At a neighborhood meeting not that long ago, comments were made that indicated that Providence Corporation thinks the neighbors in the Providence Portland area are adversarial. Yes, that’s what my sources say. We want crossings marked so the seniors who … Continue reading

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Nonprofit hospitals in Oregon are increasingly pushing to take newly acquired property off public tax rolls, and assessors in cash-strapped counties are pushing back. Nationwide, hospitals are swallowing private practices, hiring their practitioners, absorbing their patients, and buying or leasing … Continue reading

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Protest over Providence Pool closure caught the eye of KOIN6

Why is Providence closing the warm-water therapy pool? We keep hearing that the pool will close at the end of August 2012. How can that be true? Why would it close then? Construction on remodeling the Professional Plaza, the building … Continue reading

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Alert: Providence Therapy Pool users plan a demonstration

This announcement was posted on the Facebook page for Save Providence Therapy Pool: all you portland people, come out this saturday, aug. 4th at 130 pm to show your support for the save providence therapy pool. rally will be held … Continue reading

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