Simply feeding Newberg’s hungry
published: 12/4/2012 4:01:27 PM
Gary Langenwalter was hoping for 20. Instead, twice that many people — along with 30 volunteers — gathered at the Dundee United Methodist Church recently for its first community dinner, hosted in partnership with Dundee Covenant Church.
Dec. 5 - Community in Brief
published: 12/4/2012 2:59:38 PM
Holiday Book Drive in full swing this week Reading for All hopes to collect 12,000 books in 12 days during its third annual Holiday Book Drive, which kicked off Saturday and will run through Wednesday.
Dec. 12 community briefs
published: 12/11/2012 3:24:38 PM
‘Howl-a-Day’ benefit set at Zion Lutheran Newberg Animal Shelter Friends will hold its “Howl-a-Day” open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church, 301 S.
December Rex Hill Rainfall column
published: 12/11/2012 3:30:52 PM
Our wet November gave us time to pause and be thankful that another harvest year was finished. All of the grapes crushed by the seven wineries at August Cellars are now wine.
LID to come before City Council once again
published: 12/14/2012 11:49:09 AM
A discussion of a new local improvement district (LID) and a public hearing on a new, nonexclusive contract with a cable provider are among the agenda items for the Newberg City Council meeting Monday.
Dec. 15 To Your Health column: Embracing healthy behavior every day
published: 12/14/2012 11:52:28 AM
I write this column each week in the hope it will motivate you and provide information you can use to incorporate safe and effective resistance training, endurance training, stretching and a highly nutritious diet as part of your life.
Monitor helps gauge electricity consumption
published: 12/14/2012 11:55:24 AM
With the recent addition of 21 new locations, 154 libraries around Oregon, including those in Newberg and McMinnville, now offer energy consumers a tool to help save money on monthly bills.
Senior peer support group seeks volunteers
published: 12/14/2012 11:56:32 AM
Northwest Senior & Disability Services, based in McMinnville and Salem, is looking for volunteers to mentor older adults struggling with depression, loneliness, deterioration of physical health and other changes that occur later in life.
Dec. 19 community briefs
published: 12/18/2012 2:07:15 PM
YCOM sets executive board meeting Thursday
The Yamhill Communications Agency, or YCOM, will hold its executive board meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday in Room 32 of the Yamhill County Courthouse.
Tales from `The Grubby End' column: The long struggle to convert Newberg from ‘dry’ to ‘wet’
published: 12/18/2012 2:34:43 PM
Just before Christmas in the year 1912, more than two dozen volunteers from the Protestant churches of Newberg went door-to-door to inventory church affiliation.
Dec. 19 senior meals at the Chehalem Adult Encirhment Centert
published: 12/18/2012 2:35:48 PM
Northwest Senior and Disabilities Services offers meals at the Chehalem Adult Enrichment Center, 101 W. Foothills Drive.
All those age 60 or older and their spouses can take advantage of the hot, nutritious meals.
Proposed birthing center draws ire
published: 12/18/2012 2:39:09 PM
McMINNVILLE — The principles of personal privacy and business freedom clashed with concerns of public health and safety last week during an appeals hearing before the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners on a proposed pregnancy retreat and birthing center on rural Hidden Springs Road north of Dundee.
College Street LID will move forward
published: 12/21/2012 12:46:47 PM
The Newberg City Council directed staff on Monday to prepare a report for the formation of a local improvement district on a half-mile stretch of College Street.
Dec. 22 To Your Health column: Every exercise program should stress strength
published: 12/21/2012 12:54:55 PM
Dear Colin: I’m an overweight 49-year-old woman with heart disease. Do I need to include strengthening with my rehabilitation or can I just walk? I’m willing to do my part, but I hate exercise so if I don’t have to do strengthening, I’d like to avoid it.
Dec. 22 seasonal column: GI’s last Christmas a long way from home
published: 12/21/2012 12:54:36 PM
On a very dry and cold Tokyo December, about two weeks before Christmas, I was at work when my mother called me. She said there was a young American GI shivering in a summer uniform, carrying a big Christmas stocking filled with lots of children’s candies.
Government offices to close over holidays
published: 12/21/2012 12:56:22 PM
Government offices in Newberg, Dundee and St. Paul will be closed various times in the coming weeks in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
Newberg sailor says goodbye to USS Enterprise
published: 12/24/2012 10:44:37 AM
NORFOLK, Va. – James R. Bauer, a 1998 graduate of Newberg High School and current chief petty officer in the United States Navy, recently attended the inactivation ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65).
Dec. 26 community briefs
published: 12/24/2012 10:45:50 AM
Service and celebration on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to include refreshments
Newberg’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration will begin at 5 p.
Birthing center gets approval from county Board of Commissioners
published: 12/31/2012 3:07:36 PM
A low-volume birthing center and pregnancy retreat proposed on rural Hidden Springs Road north of Dundee was confirmed by commissioners last month after the county planning board’s approval of the project was appealed by area residents.
Foundation has cash to give, but few apply in county
published: 12/31/2012 3:09:02 PM
The Oregon Community Foundation, a philanthropic nonprofit organization that manages $1.2 billion in assets and disburses millions in grants annually throughout the state, has contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars over the years to groups and efforts based in and around Newberg and McMinnville.