Northeast Neighbors

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Announcements

Community meeting set for September 14 for State Street Corridor Plan

NEN residents are invited to join representatives from the City of Salem on September 14 to talk about different land use and street design options for State Street. The city Community Development Department wants to know what you think about the options that have been developed based on public input as part of the State...

Coffee With a Cop set for August 24

Are you interested in chatting with the law enforcement officers that routinely patrol our neighborhood? If so, check out Coffee With a Cop, a public outreach session hosted by Salem Police Department. The next Coffee session is slated for Wednesday, August 24, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Held at the Starbucks at 1135 Lancaster...

August 2 NEN Meeting cancelled for National Night Out

Tonight’s meeting for the NorthEast Neighbors Neighborhood Association has been cancelled so that NEN board members can take part in National Night Out Block Parties in our neighborhood. Tonight, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., neighbors across Salem will gather for block parties (or parties at a nearby park) to celebrate safe streets, and community...

Training available to become a Court Appointed Special Advocate and help abused and neglected children

There are many children in our community in need of an adult ally and an advocate. You can be a powerful voice in a child’s life! A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer is a trained citizen who is appointed by a judge to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in court....

July 5th meeting cancelled

The July 5th meeting of Northeast Neighbors is cancelled due to the holiday. Enjoy a safe and fun Independence Day!

New bike park and trails planned for Geer Community Park

The Salem Area Trail Alliance has announced plans to develop a new bike park and trail facility at Geer Community Park, located just to the east of NEN off State Street. According to SATA, funding for the project has almost been secured, thanks to a $30,000 grant from Rotary Club of Salem, individual contributions from...

Take in the View of NEN’s Camas Prairie

Did you know that NorthEast Neighbors is the home of a beautiful patch of historic Native American camas prairie? Located in the south parking lot of the Oregon State Fairgrounds (south of Sunnyview Ave. and East of 17th St. NE) are some 240,000 blooms, as shown in these photos taken April 17 by NEN Board...

Safe Families for Children community gathering set for April 21

Residents of Northeast Neighbors and communities throughout salem are invited to attend an upcoming gathering of Safe Families for Children discussing strategies for preventing child abuse and neglect. The meeting, scheduled for Thursday, April 21 in Loucks Auditorium in the Salem Public Library, will feature Walt Beglau, Marion County’s District Attorney. Attendees will: Learn how...

Meeting planned for March 17 on plans for downtown bike lanes

The City of Salem is holding an informational meeting on March 17 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM about plans to add bike lanes to Church and High Streets in downtown Salem.  This project was recommended in the Central Salem Mobility Study, adopted by City Council in 2013.  According to the City, the project will create better...

ODOT to host open house on future plans for Mission Street

The Oregon Department of Transportation is hosting an Open House on March 30 at 4PM for Salem businesses and residents interested in learning about the agency’s plans for improving safety and functionality of Mission Street between 25th and Gaffin Road. ODOT will present its Facility Plan that lays out the future of the road.  The...

Got questions about the development review process? City planning officials want to give answers!

Do You Care About What Develops or Changes In Your Neighborhood? Have you ever received a notice in the mail about a development project in your neighborhood and wondered why? Or have you been curious as to why there are public hearings on some proposed developments but not others? The City’s Planning and Neighborhood Services Divisions are creating...

Psychological First Aid classes to be offered by Marion County Medical Reserve Corps

A series of 8-hour Psychological First Aid (PFA) classes are being offered through the auspices of Marion County Medical Reserve Corps. These classes are designed to address the immediate psychological impact and common stress reactions of disaster survivors. According to organizers, PFA helps individuals in the immediate aftermath of disaster and terrorism incidents to foster...