Category: Crime and Safety

Woodstock survey results: Traffic, theft, bias and acceptance

The results of this summers’ neighborhood survey are in; thanks to all who participated. You can delve into the graphs and responses as time allows — but here’s a quick sketch. Background and acknowledged bias: The survey was online and was promoted here, on Facebook and on NextDoor, in the… Read More»

Spring Gardening Alert: Beware Sinkholes

Beware, gardeners: After a winter’s heavy rain, your yard could swallow you whole. That was one takeaway from the neighborhood association’s February meeting, where Woodstock neighbor David Nordstrom shared his hair-raising encounter with a sinkhole. In short, David stepped out in his yard at SE Insley near 60th one evening,… Read More»

Toward Easing Off-Leash Tension at Woodstock Park

Recent incident raises both fears and hopes Recently at Woodstock Park, a dog strayed from the off-leash area, entered the playground and left a six-year-old child on the swings with “scratches and one puncture-looking cut/bruise,” according to the mother’s account on Nextdoor.com. The incident rekindled concerns over the close proximity… Read More»

Crime Stoppers offers reward in Woodstock Neighborhood homicide

The Portland Police Bureau’s Homicide Detail, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public’s help to solve a homicide that occurred in the Woodstock Neighborhood of Southeast Portland. On Tuesday September 30, 2014, at 11:08 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting… Read More»

SE Uplift Announces 2012 Graffiti Abatement Community Grants Program

SE Uplift and the Office of Neighborhood Involvement are pleased to announce the availability of $7,400 in grant funds through the Graffiti Abatement Community Grants Program. Neighborhood, business and community-based organizations are eligible to apply for community-driven improvement projects in the area of graffiti abatement and attempting to repair the… Read More»