Northeast Neighbors

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Englewood Elementary

Englewood Elementary

Englewood Elementary School opened on September 27, 1910 at a cost of $15,772. In the opening fall, only ten children lived within Englewood's boundaries, but the school drew in children from other schools in the area...
North Salem High School

North Salem High School

North Salem High School's current structure was built in 1936 at 14th and D Streets as the third home for Salem High School...
Parrish Middle School

Parrish Middle School

Parrish Middle School was built on "Parrish Grove", land previously owned by pioneer Josiah L. Parrish. Reverend Parrish was a missionary who was a circuit riding preacher in the Willamette Valley and chaplain at the state prison...
McRae Park

McRae Park

McRae Park is located at 2051 Chemeketa Street NE and is a 2.5 acre park that was purchased in 1956...
Englewood Park

Englewood Park

This 7-acre park offers many features including a multi-purpose court for a game of basketball or tennis or an enjoyable place to relax...
Court/Chemeketa Historic District

Court/Chemeketa Historic District

The Court/Chemeketa Residential Historic District is a 12-block area east of downtown Salem along Court and Chemeketa Streets containing 130 residences and 3 churches...
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Pedestrian Safety Education – ODOT

How can pedestrians stay safe? http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TS/Pages/pedestrian.aspx

Bicyclist Safety Education.

Want to learn more about Bicycle Safety? http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TS/Pages/bicyclistsafety.aspx

Pedestrian Safety

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5TXJwUDveM

How Close Can You Get Close to a Bicyclist When Passing in Your Car

Watch out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTRe-LlT6jc&feature=youtu.be  
Friends of Trees Coming to Your Neighborhood

Friends of Trees Coming to Your Neighborhood

Are you interested in planting a street or yard tree at your house? Or are you interested in helping with restoring natural areas in Salem? We’re Friends of Trees and,with your help, we’ll be turning Salem a little bit greener. Help us plant beautiful trees that will provide numerous benefits such as stormwater absorption, increased...
Nen's Community Garden

Nen’s Community Garden

On 14th street a vacant lot has turned itself into a beautiful bounty of food.

Salem Saturday Market Bike Ride Scheduled for July 25

On Saturday, July 25, all NEN residents are invited to join the Drive Less Save More: Connecting Salem team for a family-friendly, one mile ride to the Saturday Market. Participants will meet at 10 am outside of the Broadway Coffeehouse (1300 Broadway Street NE #100) before the ride for free maintenance and safety tips brought...

NEN Residents Invited to Walking Tour of Historic Grant Neighborhood

Got plans Saturday 7/11/15? Join the Drive Less Save More: Connecting Salem team and the Grant Neighborhood Association for a special tour of the unique architecture, stories and history behind the neighborhood. Meet us at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 11 at North Mall Heritage Park, south of D street between Summer and Winter streets...

Cherriots presentation slated for July 7th NEN meeting

Cherriots is working on a program this summer in the NEN and Grant neighborhoods called “Drive Less Save More: Connecting Salem.” The program will provide residents with resources and information about transportation options in Salem, planning events, and encouraging residents to walk, bike, take transit, and carpool more often. Emily Loberg of Salem-Keizer Transit will...

Town Hall Meeting Planned for Update on North Campus of the Former Oregon State Hospital

The North East Salem Community Association, which represents the community bordering Northeast Neighbors to the East, has announced a Town Hall Meeting with Representative Brian Clem to discuss the latest news regarding redevelopment of the North Campus of the Former Oregon State Hospital, located between Center and D Streets in Northeast Salem. As many of...

Free Street Trees Available for NEN Residents

The City of Salem has a free street tree program for Northeast Neighbors and other neighborhoods throughout the city. There are many acceptable trees (no more sweet gums or walnut trees!) depending on the width of the planting strip and the existence of overhead power lines. See the link below for available tree varieties: http://www.cityofsalem.net/Residents/Parks/UrbanForestry/Pages/StreetTreeDatabase2.aspx...

May 19 NEN Meeting to be Held in Willson House

The NEN meeting scheduled for May 19, 2015, will be held at the United Methodist Retirement Center, commonly known as the Willson House, located at 1551 Center St. Attendees should enter and make an immediate left to go upstairs then make another left into the meeting room. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m., as...