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Meet Beaverton’s Super Kids

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Meet Beaverton’s Super Kids

Highlighting Local Kids Who Excel at School Meet 8th grader Jennifer Reyes Meet Jennifer Reyes, an 8th grader who at only 14 years old has finished the Kumon Reading Program which covers advanced high school placement English! About Jennifer My name is Jennifer Reyes. I am 14 years old. I’m an 8th grader currently attending […]

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BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE! Remember, Status Quo is Average

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
BUILD! MAINTAIN! GROW! THRIVE! Remember, Status Quo is Average

By Spencer “The Catalyst“ Rubin I have got to be the most BORING Starbucks customer there is. Ice Water…and Yogurt. Or, Ice Water…And A Banana. Or…just Ice Water. I like water. I like the smell of coffee, but do not like the taste. AND…can you imagine me on caffeine?? I really like Starbucks. I like […]

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Never too Young for Love: Delores, 89 years young marries Bill, age 90

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Never too Young for Love: Delores, 89 years young marries Bill, age 90

By Julie Miller As we are approaching Valentine’s Day, I thought it would only be appropriate to share our “Love Story.” In mid November I was approached by one of our residents Dolores Monahan for advice on preparing for a wedding? Yes a wedding!!! Well of course being the hopeless romantic that I am (due […]

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Local History: Our Town – Our Story: A Ritzy Tea Time

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Local History: Our Town – Our Story: A Ritzy Tea Time

by Byron Delaney Sporting about town in a brand new 1920 Velie Six Touring Roadster purchased at the Loslis & Schlottmann Highway Garage in Beaverton, a dame and her fella might motor right over to the Cady Building and grab some fine tea at Bishop Brothers grocers. Tea was the “bee’s knees” then, and Bishop […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Daniel Fitzgerald, Employed!

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Daniel Fitzgerald, Employed!

By the Dirkse Team Daniel Fitzgerald is a native Oregonian who loves music and singing. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of anything Disney – just ask him! Daniel has autism, a diagnosis that currently affects over 3,000,000 people in the United States. Finding a job that fits the talents and skills of those living on […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Meet New Zoo Director Donald Moore, PhD, Smithsonian Wildlife Expert

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Meet New Zoo Director Donald Moore, PhD, Smithsonian Wildlife Expert

By Oregon Zoo Staff The most-visited paid attraction in the state has a new leader. Donald E. Moore, Ph.D. — a senior scientist at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo with nearly 40 years of experience in wildlife conservation, animal welfare and zoo management — will become the Oregon Zoo’s next director this month. Moore is set […]

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Social Interactions Keep Your Brain Healthy, Know the signs

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Social Interactions Keep Your Brain Healthy, Know the signs

By Regina Ford Relationships are good for you—and your brain. New studies are linking social connections with reduced rates of dementia in older people. In one four-year study by the Mayo Clinic, participants who socialized with others were 55% less likely to develop Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). Another California study of older women tallied the […]

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Beaverton Council on Aging: A Cure for Loneliness

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Council on Aging: A Cure for Loneliness

By Jo Anne Baumann Loneliness is a common thread amongst older adults. As we grow older, we lose spouses, siblings, and long-time friends and the likeliness of us living alone, increases. Adding insult to injury, we lose our ability to drive and our world begins to shrink. We become isolated and over time, the feeling […]

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Beaverton Police Department: Two New Officers Join the Police Force, Introducing Toa and Atlas

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: Two New Officers Join the Police Force, Introducing Toa and Atlas

By Police Staff Officers Jared Lutu and Matt Barrington each have new partners to eventually share a squad car with. Both “partners” will be relegated to the back seat but neither are complaining, in fact, they prefer it that way. If you haven’t guessed already the partners are dogs, two year old male german shepherds […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Driving Through Snow and Ice

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Driving Through Snow and Ice

By Larry “The Car Guy” Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! Many Thanks to those of you who have emailed and called, I am pleased to help each and every one of you. With the recent snow and ice, I have had some readers, call and email about their snow and ice driving experiences. Some have asked […]

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