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Entries from August 2009

Brooklyn Station Gets a Stay of Execution!

August 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Great news postal fans: Brian Dunsmore, President of the Portland Oregon Area Local American Postal Workers Union has informed us that the Brooklyn Station Post Office and the Central Station have been taken off of the USPS’s chopping block. Thanks to all of you that responded to our earlier post and wrote to Congressman Blumenauer. […]

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Marine Board Swamps No Wake Zone

August 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Despite Brooklyn neighborhood support, in a 3-2 decision the Oregon Marine Board on July 27th rejected a plea to have a short section of the Holgate Channel and the Ross Island Lagoon declared a No Wake Zone. Proponents, primarily paddlers of canoes, kayaks, Dragon boats and rowing shells, hoped to protect themselves and that fragile […]

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Act Now to Stop the Closure of Brooklyn Post Office

August 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Read the article below and please call, email, or write Congressman Blumenauer and ask him to help us keep the Brooklyn Post Office from closing.   Earl knows about the issue.  A simple email saying “Please help us stop the closure of Brooklyn post office!” will get the message across. Address:  The Honorable Earl Blumenauer 729 […]

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Movie in the Park, Thursday August 6th at Brooklyn Park

August 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

The record heat wave is over, and  the cooler weather beckons us from our homes and into the outdoors. What better way to spend a summer evening than by sitting on the grass in Brooklyn Park and watching the classic 1980′s movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off?

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